Persimmon Spice Shake

Persimmon Spice Shake

This is a fun, seasonal fruit shake that perfectly combines juicy winter citrus and sweet, ripe persimmons. Blended with warming ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg, this shake truly feels like the holidays. Whip it up for breakfast or enjoy for dessert! Persimmon Spice Shake serves 2 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice 1/4 cup cashews 1 ...

Wild Free Beautiful You :: An Invitation

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The moon is full, and you begin to feel that pull. You know the one – the one that calls your heart into communion with your sacred tribe. In this space, you meet women who are like you, but different in a way that you want to understand. You walk closer towards the gathering…silhouetted bodies ...

Date Nut Bonbons

Date Nut Bonbons

With Halloween just around the corner, I don’t think I’m the only one with candy on the brain! Temptations seem to be everywhere I look. I picked up the most amazing barhi dates at the Santa Cruz farmers’ market and with one bite of their sweet caramel goodness, I was instantly inspired to make my ...

Fall Inspiration: Cultivating Warmth & Golden Cashew Chai

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Cultivating warmth during the Autumn months can do wonders for our well being and help increase immunity. These three simple daily practices help to keep a sense of warmth when the days are cold and crisp. Light a candle upon rising each morning and before going to sleep. Beginning and ending the day with candle ...

Cardamom Rose Almond Milk

Cardamom Rose Almond Milk

Roses have always been a favorite flower of mine. During my childhood, my mom wore rose oil perfume and the scent and sight of roses have always held a maternal quality for me. This fall, as the last of the roses begin to bloom, I stand in awe of their beauty and fragrance. They invite ...

Upcoming Events!

Women's Nature Retreat

We hope to see you at some of these upcoming live events! HoneyRoot Women’s Retreat Nevada City, CA September 28-30, 2012 If you are feeling the need for some deep body and soul nourishment, Honeyroot Retreat is coming up at the end of this month. Join us for this weekend of warm, supportive feminine community amidst ...

Raw Snack Bars: Your Way!

Snack Bars, Your Way!

Many of us in the pure food world buy lots of prepared snack bars for easy nourishment when we’re on the go. I know that I do! But with many of them coming in at around $2-$3 a piece, we can find ourselves hungry for a more affordable option! Taking a small amount of time to ...

Taming Your Critic

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So often I see women attempting to make changes in their lives, and then feeling frustrated, stuck and confused by their own self-sabotaging behavior. They are deeply committed to cultivating a healthy lifestyle, but their old habits continue to resurface and take over. Obviously there are a lot of factors at play in this kind ...

Luminary Profile: Sue Ann Gleason

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Sue Ann Gleason is a culinary nutritionist, nourishment counselor, speaker, and writer. She is the founder of Conscious Bites Nutrition and Chocolate for Breakfast. We’ve been so inspired by Sue Ann’s insights into nutrition and the psychology of eating.   If you could share a piece of wisdom or comfort with a younger version of yourself, what would it be?  ...

Make Juicing Work for Your Budget & Lifestyle

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I’m in love with green juice and drink it whenever I get the chance. There’s nothing like the flood of easy to digest & assimilate nutrients that a rich green veggie juice can provide. Regardless of how good it tastes or how amazing it feels for our bodies, I have heard (and used) so many ...

Luminary Profile: Sara Avant Stover

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Sara Avant Stover is a yogini, inspirational speaker, teacher, mentor, and author of the best-selling book The Way of the Happy Woman. A pioneer in merging modern women’s spirituality and lifestyle, Sara is committed to helping women tap into their true happiness & desire. Her teachings have touched us deeply and we are honored to ...

Fulfilling Raw Meals

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I’m often asked about the meals within the raw realm that will satisfy a deep hunger—for those times when a salad just isn’t going to cut it. When my appetite gets like this, I sometimes reach for dehydrated foods like pizzas & wraps—but when you haven’t planned far enough ahead, dehydrating is out of the ...

Luminary Profile: Indigo Bacal

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Indigo Bacal is the founder of the WILDE Tribe—Women of Inspired Leadership Devoted to Evolution. She inspires and empowers women to reclaim their voices and give birth to their visions. We are deeply inspired by the depth and beauty of Indigo’s work and her dedication to our collective evolution.  If you could share a piece ...

Restoring Balance: Expanding Your Comfort Zone

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Restorative self-care is not just about relaxing. It’s about restoring balance. Most of us tend to associate self-care with slowing down and resting—returning to our comfort zones. The thing is… if this is the only type of self-care we are practicing, we run the risk of ending up sluggish and stagnant. Sometimes the kind of self-care ...

Luminary Profile: Aarona Pichinson

Aarona Pichinson

Aarona Pichinson is a dedicated teacher and guide, sharing dynamic yoga classes in NYC, creating weekly Yoga Soundscape events and hosting adventurous retreats for inspired students across the globe. We are deeply inspired by Aarona’s dedication to true body & soul nourishment and her ability to blend vigor with grace both on and off the mat.   If you ...

Luminary Profile: Chameli Ardagh

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Chameli Ardagh is a leading pioneer in contemporary feminine spirituality. She has inspired thousands of women all over the world with her breakthrough teachings. We are continually inspired by Chameli and we think you will be, too. If you could share a piece of wisdom or comfort with a younger version of yourself, what would it ...

Sweet Satisfaction

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As we’ve been running our Cultivating the Sweet Life course over the last few weeks, I have found myself inspired to refine my own self-care & nourishment practices. We’ve been exploring conscious comfort foods and avoiding those foods that just make us feel out of balance. I’ve been changing my relationship to sugar lately, knowing ...

Luminary Profile: Latham Thomas

Latham Thomas

Latham Thomas is a maternity lifestyle maven, wellness & birth coach, yoga teacher, and author on the vanguard of transforming the maternal wellness movement. A graduate of Columbia University & The Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Latham is the founder of Mama Glow—a holistic lifestyle hub for women to explore their creative edge through well-being. If you could share a piece of wisdom or comfort with ...

5 Simple Strategies for Emerging from Overwhelm

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Everyone has a limited capacity for stress, and we all face challenges that temporarily put us over that limit. This past Saturday morning I recorded some teachings on dealing with overwhelm, emailed the recording to the women in our course, and then immediately proceeded to drop my laptop and shatter my hard drive. Needless to ...

Giveaway: Artisana Organic Foods

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Today we have a delicious giveaway from one of our favorite raw food companies: Artisana! Their organic nut & seed butters are a raw food kitchen staple. From their simply perfect raw almond butter to the decadent & creative cacao bliss, we have loved every single product we’ve tested (which happens to be all of them)! ...