You wouldn’t think it, but this dish abides by natural laws of nutrition, such as proper food combining and use of simple plant-based wholefoods. This makes it easy to digest and assimilate the nutrients, leaving you free of bloating and with stable blood sugar levels afterwards. Oh, and a huge smile!
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Can yoga help you feel better about your body? What we put into our bodies, be it food, thoughts, beliefs, the air we breathe and the energy of the people we associate with, all have an impact on our health and inevitably how we feel about our bodies. Read this e-interview between Sally McGregor and Dr. Casey Conroy on how your yoga practice can lead to self-acceptance and self-love.
An elegant, chocolatey treat that invokes childhood memories of candied orange peel and jaffa lollies! Who’d have thought something so delicious could be so good for you? Makes 1 pie, serves 8-12 (or 6-8 eager chocolate pie beavers!) The crust: ½ cup almonds ½ cup walnuts ½ cup cashews – you can use any kind of nuts to [...]
When it comes to diet, I advise people to select wholefoods from the bounty of nature rather than eat out of packets. We select the right foods by tuning in to our bodies time and time again until we know exactly how our bodies will react to certain combinations and types of foods – this [...]
Who said green smoothies should only be for your insides? Greens and their goodies are just as wonderful for your skin when applied externally as they are for your body when you drink them in their concentrated form as green juice, or when you whizz them up and slurp down a fruity smoothie that looks [...]
Here is an insanely delicious and sexy dessert, reminescent of a crunchy, gooey cherry ripe, but without the heaviness of typical nut-based raw desserts, and definitely without all the unhealthy refined fats and sugars! You might want to make extra to bring it to work for your colleagues to try. They will undoubtedly be begging for more… that’s just the kind of dessert it is
Acai is a South American berry purported as being a miracle berry – 189643487 times (or something like that) more antioxidants that the strongest goji berry, more powerful than a speeding organic strawberry, and with the potential to change your energy levels from stoned koala to grizzly bear on steroids.
On the final day of our 2 week challenge, we’ll go through some alternate nostril breathing (Nadi Sodhana) before finishing our mexican extravaganza chips and dips – salsa and guac! Enjoy and congratulate yourself on all the hard work you’ve done
December 10, 2010 ( Categories Lesson Plans, Nutrition, Recipes, Yoga | Tags: asana, day 12, flow, forearm balance, green smoothie, lesson, pincha mayurasana, pose, posture, scorpion, sequence, twists, vinyasa, Yoga )
We complete our backbending from Day 11 with some backbend-inversions: Peacock feather (Pincha Mayurasana) and Scorpion (Vrschikasana). These are not beginner postures so build up carefully and use a wall to start with! We then neutralise all that backbending with some soothing spinal twists. We finish off with the beginning of mexican veggie chips – [...]
December 10, 2010 ( Categories Lesson Plans, Nutrition, Recipes, Yoga | Tags: asana, bird of paradise, birds, day 10, Eka Pada Rajakapotasana, flow, green smoothie, hip opener, lesson, pigeon, pose, posture, sequence, vinyasa, Yoga )
Today we focus on all things “birdy”! This sequence culminates in a beautiful balancing posture and twist all in one. This is one version of Bird of Paradise you can work up to. Be careful of shoulders and as always don’t push farther than your body naturally allows. In part 2 we move onto the [...]