CIH Buddha Bowl Recipe

Sweet Potato Kale Chickpea with Tahini Dressing 2 Tbsp olive, melted coconut, or grape seed oil 1/2 red onion, sliced in wedges 2 large sweet potatoes, halved 1 bundle (227 g) broccolini, large stems removed, chopped 2 big handfuls kale, larger stems removed 1/4 tsp...
Food and Mood Starts Here

Food and Mood Starts Here

  I get irritable for no reason I’m not me. This isn’t me. My emotions are all over the place I get emotional for no reason and it bothers me Sometimes we struggle with mood fluctuations that can be perfectly normal.  It is unreasonable to think that...
Beyond Mindful Eating

Beyond Mindful Eating

Eating mindfully doesn’t mean we have to eat in silence or without pleasure and fun.  Eating healthfully doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your favorite foods.  The new term is Compassion Inspired Eating. Compassion is gentle, relaxed without struggle. It...
Johanne’s Tofu Satay

Johanne’s Tofu Satay

Artist Johanne Galipeau is a long term friend offers this simple, heart warming meal on cold, winter nights.  2 cloves garlic – minced 1 tablesp vinegar 1/4 c. peanut butter 2 tablesp. vegetable oil 1 teasp grated ginger root 2 teasp honey 1/4 c soya sauce 1/2 teasp...
Kindfulness

Kindfulness

Mindfulness practice helps us become more aware of what we are experiencing, while we are experiencing it. So we can start to observe ourselves when we are feeling different emotions and reactions and learn how not to react in the moment.  It helps if we can do this...