Category: Ethical Eats

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My Raw Food Detox Rave

For those of you who have endured my ravings about the raw vegan food detox I attended in October – I KNOW you’re desperate to learn more, (who could blame you?) so here is the link to the Embracing Health website. 

The kind and very talented lady who runs the retreats is Leisa Wheeler and I can assure you, she knows her stuff when it comes to natural health and diet!  During 6 days of detox you learn more about the very essential role a clean diet and lifestyle plays on your health and overall wellbeing than you’re ever likely to remember (thank god for the information folders – thanks Leis!).  You not only cleanse your body during the retreat – you also open your mind, debunk mainstream health and dietary myths, tap into your personal power and before you know it you’re feeling amazing and you’re ready to truly take control of your health – possibly for the first time in your life. 

These retreats are so much more than just detoxing off junk food – they are a tonic for your whole person, an essential education and a truly holistic approach to addressing your health and lifestyle concerns.  I highly recommend Leisa and her amazingly wonderful team to anyone who wishes to heal – on any level – in a safe and compassionate environment. 

Thank you Leisa (and all the participants at the WA Busselton retreat) for gently guiding and supporting me to another level of health, awareness and happiness.

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World Vegan Day – Fun, Food and Laughter

Just wanted to blog quickly to mention our great success in celebrating World Vegan Day. We invited 7 wonderful people to wine & dine with us, to meet the animals, to hear their stories and to share the beautiful vibe of peace and tranquility we enjoy every day here at Willow Springs.

Our group was a small assembly of diverse individuals who eat differing diets but share a common interest in good food, the plight of animals, the environment and our health.  Meeting the animals (some pets – some rescues – all loved) and dining on authentically cruelty free, healthy and environmentally friendly cuisine was symbolic of our shared concerns.  

The vegan dining experience went incredibly well, we were so happy to see everyone enjoy their meals (most reaching for seconds!) and requests for recipes at the end. The menu was as follows;

Chickpea, lentil & barley shepherds pie with cheezy breaded crust; served with tomato & zucchini salsa and blackened brussell sprouts.

Jiffy’s Mongrels (caramel banana tarts with cashew cream – thanks so much Geoff & Ramona!) and Better Than Cheesecake (raw vegan cheesecake with raspberry sauce).  See the droolworthy photo!

The food was delicious, the company was top quality and the focus of the day – Veganism – was inspiring. What an AWESOME day!