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Soda Bread

This makes an easy and traditional yeast-free bread. It takes 5 minutes to prepare and 30 minutes to cook, making a loaf crusty on the outside and crumbly soft on the inside. Lovely fresh with soup (such as bean and butternut), or bean pate and is great ftoasted the next day. Traditionally made with buttermilk, …

parsley-tastic buckwheat tabouleh

Parsley has such a fresh chlorophyll yet earthy taste that just feels like it’s doing you good. And it is: very high in vitamin C it’s a great food for blood vessel health and general infection combatting at winter time. Get a good big bunch from a mediterranean or Asian shop, or grow it yourself. …

Shift Happens

Winter Solstice 2019 Here are some reflections and a soft personal statement about current changes within and without written with yoga colleagues, students and those who know me in mind. Maybe it resonates for you. A paradigm is a framework of unwritten rules that we only notice once it is challenged. A paradigm shift represents …

vegan golden cauli dhal soup & parsley mash

Having a starch with dhal supports a diet with the full range of amino acid to form complete proteins, important in a vegan diet. Warming spices aid digestibility and are just plain TASTY. Vegan Souper Soup in many varieties is a key feature after classes and in workshops here at VG. This one is a …

Blackberry Muffins

This is a great recipe to make the most of fruit in season. In August I had some lovely nectarines, could also be lightly stewed apples in autumn and the classic supermarket blueberries all year round. Right now we have some beautiful blackberries here. Ingredients 12 big muffins (in deep muffin tin) or 24 buns …

Are you looking for a deep stretch that releases physical, mental and emotional tension whilst allowing you to explore within? pre-Covid picture – now socially distanced of course Go to Day Retreats for next Yin opportunities The Yin Approach The key aspect of Yin is that poses are supported and held for three to five …

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