Peace Within

Posted by on Apr 1, 2012 in Blog, Favourite Quotes | 0 comments

“May today there be peace within. May you trust that you are exactly where you are meant to be. May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith in yourself and others. May you use the gifts that you have received, and pass on the love that has been given to you. May you be content with yourself just the way you are. Let this knowledge settle into your bones, and allow your soul the freedom to sing, dance, praise and love. It is there for each and every one of us.” – Mother...

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Raw kale Salad with Garlicky Tahini

Posted by on Mar 27, 2012 in Recipes, Salads & Dressings, Vegan, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Raw kale Salad with Garlicky Tahini This salad is a must try! Not only is it delicious, but it is oh so nutritious, full of protein, B-vitamins, antioxidants, calcium and many more essential nutrients. Massaging the dressing into the kale is a very important step in the recipe, so don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty! The acid from the lemon juice and vinegar help to break down the kale (like steaming would), making all the nutrients more accessible to your body. Ingredients: 1 large bunch organic black...

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Food Films Worth Watching!

Posted by on Dec 27, 2011 in Blog, Tips | 0 comments

Have some extra time this holiday season? Why not kick back and relax with one of these 12 insightful movies? Not only will you get some much needed down time, but hopefuly you’ll learn something new in the process!   Dirt (2009) Briefly focusing on the shortcomings and flaws in our agricultural methods, Dirt allows viewers to better understand how our food grows and the importance of healthy soil. All of our food (fruit, vegetables, meat, etc.) is completely dependent on the soil. Vegetation gathers...

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Healing Hamstring Injuries

Posted by on Oct 10, 2011 in Blog, Tips | 0 comments

3 Phases Of Healing Hamstring Injuries Rest during the inflammation phase (72 hours). Align during the repair phase (6 weeks). Strengthen and lengthen during the remodeling phase (up to a year or more). •Stage 1: Rest. For 72 hours after the initial injury, the student should rest the area completely. This gives the body time to remove damaged tissue and bring in cells that will produce new capillaries and collagen. The student should not attempt any stretching or strengthening activities and should not apply...

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Energy Bites

Posted by on Aug 24, 2011 in Blog, Breads / Muffins / Desserts, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Energy Bites These little morsels of goodness were formerly called “snickers snackers” by my good friend Leanna who so kindly gave me this recipe…loved the recipe but not the name…sorry L! Ingredients ½ cup sunflower seeds ½ cup sesame seeds ½ cup raw honey or raw blue agave syrup ½ cup nut or seed butter (almond works well) ½ cup carob or cocoa powder ¼ cup ground flax ¼ cup unsweetened and unsulfered shredded coconut Directions: Combine ingredients in bowl of food processor. Blend...

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