Restoring balance

Restoring balance

  ………………… This elixir utilises the healing powers of adaptogenic plants to support your endocrine system, helping balance your hormones, and making you more resilient in all facets of life, giving you energy, focus, strength and a better overall mood. The warming spices and creamy smoothness ground the vata energy that can become aggravated during the [...]

Creamy Pumpkin Coconut Soup (Oil Free)

Creamy Pumpkin Coconut Soup (Oil Free)

  Creamy Pumpkin Soup A delicious and lightly spiced autumnal pumpkin soup. A creamy and comforting injection of colour and immune-boosting nutrients to keep you going through the winter months. Use homemade coconut milk or oat cream to make this recipe zerowaste.  1 Large pumpkin4 cloves Garlic (to roast whole)1 White onion2 cloves Garlic (minced to [...]

Pumpkin Coconut Curry with Wild Rice, Chickweed, and Cashew Salad

Pumpkin Coconut Curry with Wild Rice, Chickweed, and Cashew Salad

  Though Winter is on the way, an array of vibrant produce is still being harvested at The Green Backyard. With the temperatures dropping and pumpkins in season, now is the perfect time to make this warming yet wholesome curry. This hearty and healthy vegan dish was prepared entirely using fresh ingredients grown at the [...]

Raw CBD-infused Chocolate

Raw CBD-infused Chocolate

          Raw CBD Chocolate This raw chocolate is pure soul nourishment, filling your body with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, with CBD & theobromine to soothe the mind, and delivering sensual bliss. 100 g Cacao Butter (finely chopped)50 g Cacao Block (finely chopped) or Powder(Raw CBD OilPinch Pink Himalayan Sea SaltNibs, dried [...]

Sustainability as Success

Sustainability as Success

In our culture the concept of ’success’ is usually associated with accumulating as much money, property, and power you possibly can. To me, this has never felt right. Not that there’s anything inherently wrong with these things, but should they really be the fundamental measures of success? Once our basic needs are met (which I [...]

Plant consciousness: A shaman, a hallucinogenic tea, and the global ecological crisis

Plant consciousness: A shaman, a hallucinogenic tea, and the global ecological crisis

We believe that plant medicines are powerful allies for the global awakening, helping many people to expand their awareness, shed conditioning, address fears, process trauma, heal themselves, realise truth, and take action in the face of the ever-more rapidly approaching ecological crisis. These medicines are living gifts from the Earth that should be treated with [...]

Why Plantbased?

Why Plantbased?

A plant-based diet is the best choice for sustainable personal health, community wellbeing, and planetary thriving. Some of the benefits include: Easily maintain your ideal weight Become energised and increase your fitness Better skin and digestion Disease prevention Boost spirituality and wellbeing Help animals and the planet Help feed the world Save money See our [...]

Plantbased Resources

Plantbased Resources

General WEBSITES https://veganuary.com/myths/ https://www.peta.org/ https://nutritionfacts.org/ https://www.vegansociety.com/lifestyle https://www.happycow.net/ http://www.barnivore.com/ https://forksoverknives.com http://plantbasedresearch.org http://whatthehealthfilm.com   DOCUMENTARY FILMS Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret, AUM Films & Media, 2014 Earthlings, Shaun Monson, 2005 Land of Hope and Glory, Surge, 2017 Food, Inc., Magnolia Pictures, 2008 Forks Over Knives, Virgil Films and Entertainment, 2011 What the Health, AUM Films & Media, 2017 [...]

Focusing your energy

Focusing your energy

'Find your medicine and use it' As part of my spring energetic reset, I'm integrating the Aries new moon energy into my morning ritual with a medicinal mushroom & cacao spiced elixir, breathwork, time in nature, movement, journaling, and healing music. Plant allies can help us heal, get clear, find our inner voice, connect to [...]