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November 17, 2019

These organic cacao truffles are creamy, linger on your tongue and satisfy you with just one! Start with organic, non-gmo cacao powder, add some coconut oil, coconut milk, vanilla, honey and voilla! This fast and easy treat brings pure joy to all who partake and are very low in carbs and sugar. Keep them on hand for that chocolate craving to boost serotonin levels, ground anxious energy and give you a boost of anti-oxidants.

Recipe:

Soften 1/2 cup coconut oil in microwave

Add 1/4 tsp fine sea salt

Add 1/4 cup honey

Add 1 tsp vanilla (or other extract or liquor)

Stir well

Add 1 cup cacao and stir until smooth.  Add 1/4 cup of coconut milk or coconut cream

Mix well. Refrigerate til a soft dough like consistency forms. Roll into ball and roll into   confectioner's sugar, cocoa powder, finely chopped nuts or coconut. Serve in mini muffin cups. Enjoy! Happy Holidays!

February 1, 2019

This episode of Inspiration soup is focused on raising vibrations and what feels good. Last week talked about vibration, that negative thoughts can lead to lower vibration and positive thoughts to higher vibration. This week we’re going to enter into the higher vibration and explore what that feels like to you.

We are all accountable for our own vibration.. no one else is responsible for making us happy, however, other people’s influences and differences can pose a challenge to our happy state. It is up to us to figure out what that challenge means and how to correct ourselves from diving too deep into negative emotion. Because those emotions get trapped in our body’s tissues, as they say, our issues are in our tissues, we can experience pain that we CAN control!

When we talk about positive vibration, we are talking about feeling good: feeling, light, happy, joyful, exhilarated, floating, soaring.. Filling our lives with things that bring us up and not down is the key. And if you’re...

January 19, 2019

This recipe is straight from our segment Inspiration Soup on our YouTube channel watch here

Let this chili warm your heart and soul and raise your vibration!

1-2 tbsp Olive Oil

1/3 onion finely chopped

2 cloves garlic finely chopped

1 can beans- red or whatever you like

1 small can diced tomatoes

1 small can plain tomato sauce

½ of 13 oz bag meatless crumbles

2 tsp each coriander and chipotle

1 tsp each paprika and chili powder

1/2 tsp each cumin and turmeric

Heat oil in pot 10-20 seconds. Saute onion in oil 1-2 minutes. Add garlic and saute for 1 minute.

Add frozen crumbles and stir. Cook for a few minutes. Add tomatoes and stir. Add the beans and stir. Add the spices and stir. Continue cooking for at least 15-20 minutes.

Enjoy with your favorite cheese or sour cream (non-dairy as well!)

Feel warm and fuzzy all over! Congratulate yourself for doing something good for you! 

December 21, 2018

Enjoy this Inspiration Soup as Jakki Gioia serves up comforting vegetable soup made with JOY and a reflective heart opening exercise. For the video, go to: https://youtu.be/sI3lghnKxOo

Vegetable Soup

  • 12 cups vegetable broth made with Better than Bouillon

  • 1 15oz can pettite diced tomatotes

  • 2 cups short grain brown rice par-cooked

  • 1-2 tblsp olive oil

  • 1 tbsp cumin

  • 2 tsp coriander

chopped veggies:

  • 1/2 onion

  • 1 leek

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • 3 carrots

  • 2 celery stalks

  • 2 parsnips

  • 1 pkg mushrooms

  • couple handfuls of green beans or 2 cups chopped frozen green beans

  • 1 zucchini

  • 1/2 can sliced olives

  • 2 cups chopped spinach

Saute the onion and leek in the olive oil. Add the carrots, celery, green beans and parsnips and cook for 5 min. Add the broth. Bring to boil and reduce to medium. Add the rest of the veggies, rice and spices. Cook for another 10 min. Serve with crackers or toasted bread. Enjoy!

December 16, 2018

Inspiration Soup is a weekly video series designed to warm the body, mind and spirit with nourishing "ingredients" to enlighten and lighten the load on the road of life. 

This week's episode honors the Thanksgiving Turkey tradition and the act of appreciating. See the full recipe below. Watch our segment on YouTube by clicking HERE

For info on the oils discussed, go to: Divine Creations Aromatherapy

Chicken Pot Pie Soup

Ingredients:

1 rotisserie chicken breast chopped

1-2 tbsp butter or butter substitute

½ sweet lg onion

2 carrots or ½ bag baby carrots chopped

1-2 stalks of celery chopped

2 medium potatoes chopped

1-2 cups chopped mushrooms

½-1 cup peas

1 cup chopped green beans

6 cups broth/stock (chicken) or 6 cups water and 6 tsp bouillon

sprig of fresh thyme or 1 tsp dry thyme

garlic powder, garlic salt or dehydrated garlic- approx. 2 tsp

2 tbsp arrowroot starch or cornstarch

Directions:

  • Saute onion, carrots and celery in tbsp of butter or oil until tender

  • Add potatoes

  • Add broth or wate...

December 16, 2018

Inspiration Soup is a weekly video series designed to warm the body, mind and spirit with nourishing "ingredients" to enlighten and lighten the load on the road of life. 

This week's episode honors the Thanksgiving Turkey tradition and the act of appreciating. See the full recipe below. Watch our segment on YouTube by clicking HERE  

 Turkey Rice Soup Recipe

Turkey Rice Soup Ingredients:

  • For broth: Turkey carcass, 2-3 carrots, 2-3 celery stalks, ½ onion, 1 parsnip, 6 cups water

  • turkey meat chopped

  • ½ -1 leek

  • 1-2 stalks of celery chopped

  • 2 carrots or ½ bag baby carrots chopped

  • 1-2 parsnips chopped

  • 6 cups broth/stock (turkey) sprig of fresh thyme or 1 tsp dry thyme

  • ¾ cup Royal blend rice

Directions:

  • Put all stock ingredients into pot and cook for 4 hours or cook in pressure cooker. Remove all ingredients and save carrots, parsnips and broth. Remove meat from turkey bones.

  • Saute leek, carrots and celery in broth

  • Add broth and bring to...

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