Recipe: Fruit Seed Slice

The ingredients in this slice are rich in vitamin B6 and magnesium, which are essential for progesterone production and may help to regulate menstruation, boost mood and reduce PMS.  The dried figs, nuts and seeds are also rich sources of calcium and should be included regularly in the diet for optimal bone health and to support oestrogen production. Ingredients: 150g (1 cup) brazil nuts 160g (1 cup) almonds 160g (1 cup) pitted dates 7 dried figs 40g (¼ cup) chia seeds Grated zest of 1 orange Juice ½ orange 75g (½ cup) sunflower seeds 75g (½ cup) pumpkin seeds 1
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WEDNESDAY WHOOPSIE!

I pushed ‘Publish’ by accident… Well, for those of you who subscribe, you just got a sneak preview at the next blog post, which is still very much in draft form and isn’t due out until the weekend! Read if you like, but please know it isn’t finished and the full version is still to come, so if you don’t like spoilers, perhaps delete without reading…and since the original post has been taken down, I also ask that you please don’t share it as it will lead to a non-existent page for any visitors. Happy Wednesday, and hopefully yours is
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Recipe: Lime Pistachio Cake

Sarah’s latest baked delight for her events is a Lime Pistachio Cake adapted from a Donna Hay recipe. We haven’t changed much, just gone for a healthier sugar option. Sarah made it with rapadura; Kel with coconut sugar. Both worked beautifully, creating a rich, moist, golden-brown loaf. INGREDIENTS 150g unsalted butter, softened ¾ C (165g) rapadura or coconut sugar 1 Tbsp finely grated lime rind 1 tsp vanilla extract 4 free range eggs at room temperature 1½ C (180g) almond meal* 1 C (130g) pistachio meal* Raw honey to serve *You can grind your own nuts to a meal in
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Yoga for balancing your energy system: activating the warrior within

This post is the third in our Yoga for Balancing Your Energy System series. If you missed the first two, check them out here: Mooladhara Chakra (1) and Svadhistana Chakra (2). Chakra three, Manipura, is all about igniting and activating your agni, or inner fire. Manipura is your centre of will, so fostering a strong internal fire here is vital for fulfilling your life purpose. Manipura is where you develop your determination and endurance. Our chakras are not the source of our energy; we need to manage our energy by activating it then channeling it accordingly through our chakra system. A
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