This week Anxiety Coach, Amrit-Sadhana Khalsa, shares her holistic approach for overcoming anxiety and stress.... in this thoughtful article we learn how to create a healing latte made with Ashwagandha, Reishi, and Mucuna Pruriens along with a potent breathwork practice to cultivate a balanced, calm and empowered nervous system !
Sun Potion Journal
Transformational Foods for a Transformational Life
Welcome to the journal - an online, intersectional wellness platform - to connect, educate and inspire our international community.
CHIA PUDDING WITH CHOCOLATE PANNA COTTA
Sheridan Austin is a lover of panna cotta but wanted to make a version sans refined sugar and with the addition of Omega-3 and fiber rich chia seeds and Lion's Mane, a medicinal mushroom currently being studied for its neuro-protective, memory enhancing properties... we are drooling over this healthy yet decadent brain food!
SUPER CHERRY RECOVERY SNACK
For Olympian and professional snowboarder Elena Hight, routines that support her "joints, muscles, and tissues are imperative." This recipe highlights Eucommia, a traditional tonic herb that works with the tart cherry to support flexibility and muscle recovery - the perfect adaptogenic treat for athletes!
“Seeds are the foundation for everything, tend to them, nourish them...what do they need in order to grow? ” Writer/ Storyteller Sophie Haber has created a seed-filled delicacy featuring our Yin Power and Lion’s Mane for "when you're feeling inward, yet craving that internal fuel for the creative soul."
ASHWAGANDHA SLEEP TONIC
Angelique Booyens shares her go-to recipe for reducing cortisol and enhancing rest. This evening tonic incorporates warming spices and Ashwagandha - an antioxidant rich adaptogen to help manage stress levels (coming from someone diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, for whom managing stress levels is crucial) we are taking notes!
CONNECTING TO YIN (FEMININE) ENERGY
“I allow the energy of love to flow through my life” “I am open to meeting my divine love” In this sensitive and empowering piece, healing artist, yoga teacher and herbalist, Gabi Torres explores the nature of the Feminine - and her personal journey in reconnecting to her feminine essence through herbs, yoga, and spiritual practice . She shares her intentions for this year and how a simple tonic made with our Yin Power blend combined with heart opening movement and affirmations, and being open to communication with the cosmos is an integral part of her tapping into her inner source of Feminine energy.....
COLIN HUDON / CREATOR OF LIVING TEA
"Every morning is an ecstatic tea moment for me. There is, however, a certain indescribable magic that happens when people come together and drop-in together over a beautiful tea. Everything becomes illuminated and glimmers, the senses sharpen, the moment opens, we feel our connectedness and the sacredness of Life." - Colin Hudon Founder of Living Tea, Herbalist, Acupuncturist, and practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine
SACRED ABHYANGA WITH SHEA BUTTER
Writer, artist, and environmentalist Morgan Rae shares her abhyanga practice with us - an intimate ritual she discovered as a way to slow down and heal from chronic health issues. Traditionally completed with sesame oil - Morgan opts to use our Shea Butter for its hydrating, balancing, collagen- producing effects on skin.... we are in love with her radiant energy and intention!
ASHWAGANDHA SWEET POTATO CHIPS
Adaptogenic, plant-based cuisine is chef Joanathan Riccardi's specialty.... this time he incorporates the antioxidant-rich root Ashwagandha into a heavenly yet healthy savory snack - to to satisfy those salty chip cravings while supporting immunity, resilience to stress, hormonal balance, energy levels and libido.... YUM!
EDIBLE BEAUTY: MY MORNING MATCHA
This week our beloved Sky Serge (editor + creative exec assistant) shares her favorite potion to make in the morning for energy, beauty, stress relief and a sense of ritual. Whether our White Dragon Matcha is prepared traditionally with a whisk or in a blender with adaptogenic upgrades, Skylar educates us on how matcha is a staple in her nourishment protocol for activating radiance, resilience and longevity (especially when called in for extra long work days!)