Posts Tagged Holistic Nutrition

Thai Sweet Potato Soup

Thai Sweet Potato Soup

2 large sweet potatoes 1TBSP butter or ghee 1 onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp chili powder 4 cups water or veggie soup stock 2 TBSP grated ginger 1/4 cup peanut (or almond) butter 1 lime Cilantro, yogurt, tomato for garnish   1.

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West African Vegetable Soup

West African Vegetable Soup

2 TBSP olive oil 1 large sweet onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 cups vegetable soup broth 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped 1 can (14 1/2 oz) diced tomatoes 1/2 cup raisins 1 bag spinach,

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Loving our gut = protecting our health

Loving our gut = protecting our health

I get regular newsletters from “Food Matters” and I wanted to share this article with you. I thought they did a really good job unpacking the importance of gut health and it’s link to strong immune function. Click here to read the article!  

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Fall Yoga Therapy Special!

Join me for a fresh start! This fall I am beginning a new adventure. After more than 12 years I will not be returning to my classroom but will instead be spending the year nourishing and growing Bee Birch! To help celebrate this sense of new-ness, I am offering

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Cakra Recipes: Perfect during a cleanse!

Cakra Recipes: Perfect during a cleanse!

If learning more about the cakra-s interests you, scroll through my blog for detailed explanations, practices, and food choices that resonate with each energy centre of the energetic body. For those of you wanting a quick reference, I’ve put all the recipes for the lower four cakras

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Cleansing Recipes

KITCHARI RECIPE There are many versions of this cleansing dish online but this is my favourite. It was given to me by an Ayurvedic practioner, Eleni Tsikrikas, who lead me through a cleanse last spring. You can eat this dish exclusively throughout your cleanse or simply incorporate

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Week One: The Root Cakra

Location: The root cakra is located at the base of the spine at the perineum Colour: Red Element: Earth Function: Survival, grounding Inner State: Stillness, security, stability Body Parts: Legs, feet, bones, large intestine, blood, immune system, adrenals Malfunction: Weight problems, hemorrhoids, constipation, sciatica, knee troubles… (Wheels

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Tahini Dressing/Dip

Tahini Dressing/Dip

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup Bragg’s (or tamari) 1/3 cup tahini 1/2 cup olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 TBSP raw onion, minced 1 TBSP pure maple syrup 1/4 cup of water (if making dressing) Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Delicious

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West African Vegetable Soup

West African Vegetable Soup

2 TBSP olive oil 1 large sweet onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 cups vegetable soup broth 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped 1 can (14 1/2 oz) diced tomatoes 1/2 cup raisins 1 bag spinach,

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Thai Sweet Potato Soup

Thai Sweet Potato Soup

2 large sweet potatoes 1TBSP butter or ghee 1 onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp chili powder 4 cups water or veggie soup stock 2 TBSP grated ginger 1/4 cup peanut (or almond) butter 1 lime Cilantro, yogurt, tomato for garnish   1.

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