Archive for June, 2014

Vegan Vanilla Coconut Oatmeal

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As fresh berries are in season and at the peak of their yumminess I thought about creating a delicious oatmeal that melts the creamy flavors of coconut and vanilla with the juice taste of fresh strawberries and blueberries.


This bowl of oatmeal is soothing and harmonizing for body, mind and spirit. Close your eyes while taking a bite and let your mind wander off to an ...

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Summer Solstice Salutations ~ Welcome Summer

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As we change to a new season please come and celebrate the beginning of summer with me.

In the week of June 23 – 27th we will focus on a variety of summer sun salutations and the air will be filled with the sunny, refreshing and sweet scent of orange, peppermint and cardamom essential oils. While you are embracing your yoga ...

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Namasté is an ancient Sanskrit greeting that is still being used in India and is not just a mere word but has deep spiritual significance. Yoga was developed in ancient India about 5000 years ago and consists of physical, mental and spiritual practices with the intention to attain a state of permanent peace of mind in order to experience one’s true self.

I realized that ...

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Yes Yoga is for You

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Tanja F DSC_9725    As you may suspect I love sharing my joy of yoga with others.  And although people are genuinely interested in yoga, they are often held back by beliefs like:

  • “Oh, I am not the bendable type”
  •  “I am not very flexible”
  • “I think yoga is great for those who can do it”
  • “I could never do what I have seen others do in ...
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Roasted Beet Salad ~ Version 2

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 Dressing (adapted from Angela Liddon)

  • 3-4 tablespoon EVOO
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1-2 tablespoons tahini
  • Ground salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Maple Syrup
  • Few drops vanilla




  • 1 bunch Kale, Chard or about 4 ounces of Greens (Spring Mix, Baby Spinach or Arugula)
  • about 4 medium sized organic red or golden beets
  • Coconut Oil or EVOO
  • Salt, Pepper
  • Lemon ...
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