This month we are highlighting women in wellness who inspire us and bring so much knowledge, joy and intention into the world of well-being. Every week this month we will be sharing an interview with one of them, learning more about their work, projects, recipes and visions for the future! This week we are featuring Sofiia Manousha, founder of holistic beauty site My Beautyfuel Food and one of the amazing contributors to the Sun Potion Journal since its inception! Sofiia’s incredible plant-based recipes and tonic potions have been a community favorite over the years. We invite you to read our interview and enjoy some of her recipes... including Pearl + Rose Almond Milk, Chocolate Chaga Latte and Beautyfuel Radiant Smoothie!
Journal — holistic beauty
Transformational Foods for a Transformational Life
Welcome to the journal - an online, intersectional wellness platform - to connect, educate and inspire our international community.
CITRUS CUSTARD TART WITH PEARL
Chef, artist and yoga teacher Kelly Mason has created a delightfully delicate dessert with citrus and vanilla, macadamia nuts and our beautiful micro-ground Pearl powder to support inner and outer radiance.
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!
WHITE DRAGON MATCHA FACE MASK
Launette has created a potent and firming face mask that uses Bio-Active Honey as a base, supporting soft and radiant skin. This blend includes our sustainable Pearl powder, high vibrational Solar Rose Water, high oxygen factor Honey and anti-inflammatory White Dragon Matcha, this mask is a new favorite and is now a part of our Friday evening routine!
BEAUTIFYING GODDESS SMOOTHIE
Sofiia Manousha shares a beautifying smoothie recipe that is sure to bring out the goddess in each one of us! Packed with ingredients that are beneficial to inner and outer beauty, it highlights Sun Potion Pearl powder and Green Adaptogen, two potent ingredients for radiant health. We invite you to make this smoothie crafted by Sofiia.
ADAPTOGENS TO CULTIVATE RADIANCE FROM THE INSIDE OUT
It’s Winter in Paris and Sofiia Manousha has whipped up a nourishing healing potion that will not only nourish you all season long but helps you cultivate radiance and beauty, no matter where you are in the world.
A NURTURING + HEALING BREAST MASK
"Breasts are like sponges and soak up anything that is applied to them. They’re also incredibly sensitive and mirror what is manifesting within a woman's heart and mind." - Rachelle Poitras In this article Rachelle shares a deeply medicinal and moisturizing self-care ritual (inspired by love and her healing process) to support breast health.
"On the way home from an afternoon of swimming I notice a small woman plucking branches of tiny white flowers from a tree that grows out over an old fence.... I take the tall branch and lower it down so that the blooms are now near to her..." Laura Johnson shares a mystical, tropical experience with us that began last summer in the port town on Mexico's Pacific Beach, Puerto Escondido, evoking all our desires of summer time, the ocean, fresh fruits and relaxation... We invite you to dive in and perhaps recreate the dreamy atmosphere with her Moringa-infused 'Coconut Lime Bites.'
GOJI BERRY BEAUTY TONIC
This creamy, antioxidant rich beauty and heart nourishing tonic created by slow food Chef and Photographer Rocio Graves is an absolutely dreamy way to begin the day. Rocio follows her intuition in the kitchen - and alchemizes with a beautiful blend of superfoods and adapgogens -Pine Pollen, Pearl, Tocos, Ashwagandha - all added to hemp seeds, goji berries, grass-fed ghee in a tulsi rose tea base ....... divine!
ROSE FIG TARTINE
Writer / storyteller Sophie Haber pulls inspiration from nature and the women around her - all of which can be seen and tasted in this luscious, adaptogenic tartine she created for her monthly Sacred Women’s Writing Circle. In her words, a “treat to offer in honour of the full moon and to invoke the feminine. Yes, it is truly a feast to conjure oxytocin!” What magical nourishment Sophie has created- we need this in our lives.