Strawberry Kale Salad

Strawberry Kale Salad

Kale is a cruciferous veggie full of fibre, Vitamins A, C, K & folate, favonoids. Consumption lowers the risk of cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Strawberries are full of antioxidants and help stabilize blood sugar levels. Avocados are a true superfood –...
7 steps to create a breath-centered practice

7 steps to create a breath-centered practice

I like to think of the breath as a thread that connects both the body and the mind in any given moment. The quality of your breath has an immediate impact on the way your body feels and on the state of your mind: a short, shallow breath immediately creates tension and...
Evolving Consciousness Yoga Retreat with Carla

Evolving Consciousness Yoga Retreat with Carla

November 16-23, 2013: Join Carla at Sky Temple in beautiful Yelapa, Mexico (near Puerto Vallarta) for a week long yoga retreat that will explore our connectedness to the Self and the world around us. Together we will use asana practice, meditation, deep relaxation,...
Paleo Brownies

Paleo Brownies

We are always on the lookout for great recipes that don’t use a lot of sugar or grains, this one has it all – low gycemic index, nutritious and delicious. You won’t believe something so yummy is this good for you! • 1 cup blanched almond flour • ¼...
Adrenal Support Smoothie

Adrenal Support Smoothie

Here is a smoothie that will help nourish your adrenals and get your day off to a great start! It includes Maca powder, one of the ultimate energy boosting superfoods. Maca can reduce the effects of cortisol on the adrenal glands and is known for its adaptogenic...
Gluten Free AND Delicious Pizza Crust

Gluten Free AND Delicious Pizza Crust

We are really trying to eat less gluten in our house and for the most part we do pretty well. But there are a few things that just don’t translate well in the gluten free world and one of them is a pizza crust. Especially for kids. But last night I think I...
Raw Gingerbread Cookies

Raw Gingerbread Cookies

Super simple, takes less than 5 minutes, gluten/grain free and SO yummy. Almonds are full of antioxidants, healthy fats and magnesium. If you can soak, sprout and dehydrate the almonds first even better. 3/4 cup dates 1 cup raw almonds 1/4 tsp ground ginger 1/4 tsp...
Dharma Desk Christmas List

Dharma Desk Christmas List

Holiday madness is upon us and Christmas is just 2 weeks away!! Are you still looking for that perfect gift for the yogi on your list? Here are our top 10 suggestions: 1. Inspired jewelry? The Barbar’s Daughter is the place! Gorgeous pieces with meaning ~ the...
(Healthy) Chocolate Truffles

(Healthy) Chocolate Truffles

It is Christmas time and treats abound everywhere, with most of them filled with refined sugar and other junky things. I made these on the weekend and although they aren’t sugar free, they are a great alternative to the chocolates in a box. 1/3 cup maple syrup...