Welcoming winter solstice with this hearty soup by Cassie Brown- a perfect winter recipe, filled with delicious spices and leafy greens and a great one to add your favorite adaptogens into! Cassie has included Astragalus and Rhodiola, two potent herbs to support healthy immune function, decreased stress levels and overall wellbeing. We hope you enjoy this warming soup to nourish your body and spirit!
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Transformational Foods for a Transformational Life
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BANANA DATE CAKE
This Banana Date Cake is our new morning favorite... With the medicinal mushroom Lion's Mane added to the recipe for cognitive support and an option to use a tablespoon of sourdough starter, this cake takes on a whole new level. We hope you IN JOY this recipe and tag us @sunpotion when you recreate!
Kristin Dahl has re-created a classic, but with adaptogens of course! This blend offers a dose of antioxidants rather than refined sugars! Using a coffee substitute, adaptogens and honey, this delicious recipe is a great way to start your morning or enjoy as a midday snack when you need a bit of a pick-me-up.
MORNING ENERGIZER NECTAR
This morning we are waking up with a super dreamy sound mix, morning ritual and an energizing nectar recipe all created for YOU by Andrea Ochoa. We recommend experiencing this ritual this weekend, when you find yourself with a little time to spare in the morning. Take your time, turn on the music and slowly sip on this delicious and energizing nectar. In Joy!
SKIN & SPIRIT TONIC
This morning we are sipping on this delicious Matcha tonic by Amrit-Sadhana Boyd which includes ingredients aimed to support healthy and vibrant skin—including He Shou Wu, White Dragon Matcha, Tocos, Pearl and tremella mushroom. Read on for the full recipe and for more information on each ingredient and its skin health benefits!
RAW CHOCOLATE CHIP ENERGIZING TRUFFLES
Inspired by raw vegan chocolate truffles from a cafe in Cusco, Peru, Sarah Considine of Eat Clean With Sarah shares a recipe for an adaptogenic version of the sweet bites! Including almond and coconut flours, oat milk, maple syrup, and adaptogens Astragalus and Tocos, this recipe is for a delicious clean dessert sans refined sugars. In Joy!
INTUITIVE WRITNG PROMPT #2: CREATING A POEM
Writing and intuitive sense are intricately linked. Writing can be used to connect with our intuition. Writing requires observation, attention and listening, just as intuition does. When we write, we are channeling, we are exploring possibility. When we write we create something that wasn’t there before. Join us for this ongoing series of intuitive writing prompts with writer & poet, Kate Belew.
IN CONVERSATION: JOANATHAN RICCARDI
Plant-based chef Joanathan Riccardi has been a culinary inspiration to us here at Sun Potion for years. Riccardi elevates plants and ingredients to showcase and optimize their bioavailability through a variety of methods and preparations. He is now the culinary director for New York City's Matchaful, where he puts his creativity center and creates food that not only delights our palates but are a total sensory experience. We invite you to read on to get a glimpse into the world, routine and recipes from Chef Joanas Riccardi!
A refreshing lemonade by Kristin Dahl with powerhouse Chlorella. Chlorella is an excellent food to help gently detox the body of heavy metals and toxins, which can be especially helpful after being places with bad pollution or smoke as many of us have experienced this year during this year's fires. The perfect beverage before it gets too cold!
RASPBERRY TART WITH MORINGA & A PISTACHIO CRUST
This plant-based dessert by Kelly Mason is a work of art! With nutrient-rich Moringa, nicknamed the "Miracle Leaf," it has a range of bioavailable minerals, vitamins and nutrients such as amino acids, antioxidants, Potassium, Calcium, Selenium and Magnesium. Look inside for the full recipe!