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We have three current series for your interest. One is a collection of delicious hand picked recipes with true nutritional integrity – Mindful Mondays, the second offers photos and beautiful experiences from our retreat destinations – Postcards from Retreat, and the third offers seasonal nutritional tips




Mindful Mondays Series

A special recipe with a side dish of inspiration!

Handpicked recipes by Dr Deborah Quinn serving nutritional integrity with sensational taste and creativity. Enjoy!

Christmas 2018:

mindful christmas

26th Nov – Christmas Tree Crafts & Honestly Healthy Mince Pies

COMING SOON 3rd Dec – DIY Holiday Smudge Sticks & Christmas Pud!

COMING SOON 10th Dec – Unleash Creative Superpower & Gluten Free Christmas Cake!

COMING SOON 17th Dec – DIY Luxury Bath Bomb & Do Something Fresh with Tired Christmas Day Sides!

COMING SOON 24th Dec – Honestly Healthy Yule Log & festive surprise…

Warming Autumn Soups Series:

19th Nov – Explore the Boundaries (Redeeming Green Soup with Lemon and Cayenne)

12th Nov – Beauty Reaches the Soul (Butternut Squash Turmeric Soup)

Spicy Black Bean Soup

5th Nov – Feed your love! (Skinny Vegetable Soup)

29th Oct – Don’t forget vitamin D! (Celery and Celeriac Soup)

8th Oct – Autumnal Beauty (Pumpkin & Ginger Soup)

Great-tasting Greens Series:

1st Oct – Seeking Freedom (Kale Crisps)

24th Sept – Inspiration as fuel for Wellbeing (Hazelnut Goats Cheese Spinach Pesto)

17th Sept – Reaping Summer’s Inspirations (Watercress Soup)

10th Sept – Wildflowers at Hever Castle (Kale Guacamole)

Clever and Inventive Snacks Series:

3rd Sept – Beauty in the Everyday (Raw Beetroot Chips)

27th August – White Water Lilies (Simple Houmous)

20th August – Poem! (Rosemary Almond Crackers)

13th August: Al Fresco Family Dinners (Carrot & Halloumi Patties)

6th August: Walk into a beautiful sunset (Almond Energy Bars)


Baking with Refined Sugar Series:

30th July – Be Mindful; Be Love (Sugar-Free Chocolate Icing)

23rd July – Be Gentle towards Yourself (Chocolate Banana Bread)

16th July – Think Cool to Keep Cool (Raw Chocolate Cheesecake)

9th July – Cherish Summer Evenings (Stuffed Salted Almond Chocolate Dates)


Fabulous Fish Recipe Series:

25th June – Make Monday YOUR Day (Fish curry with tomatoes and tamarind)

19th June – Being Flexible (Grilled Salmon with Thyme and Lemon)

11th June – Tune senses to sensations of Summer (Garlic Halibut Steak)

4th June – Mondays are for New Beginnings (Grilled Portuguese Sardines)


Vegan Delight Recipe Series:

14th May – The universe in Ecstatic Motion (Black Bean and Sweet Potato Chili)

7th May – Don’t Miss the Little Things (Cashew, Spinach, Cannellini Bean Stew)

30th April – Cherish Water (Creamy Broccoli and Almond Soup)

23rd April – Wake up your senses (Vegetable Curry with Vegetable Turmeric Sauce)

16th April – Cultivate Stillness (Fennel and Chickpeas Provencal)


Dressing Vegetables with WOW Recipe Series:

9th April – Spring!  (Thai Green Curry with a Savory Mango Salad)

26th March – Finding your flow (Salsa Verde Fresco)

19th March – what’s your story? (Vegetables with Walnut Dressing)

12th March – Taking Risks… (Parsnip & Sage Stuffing Salad recipe)

5th March – Change Your Perspective! (Hazelnut Goats Cheese Spinach Pesto recipe)


Breakfast is King Recipe Series:

26th Feb 2018 – Work on Your Inner Glow! (Gallo Pinto recipe)

19th Feb 2018 – Releasing Attachments (Almond Milk Poached Pears recipe)

14th Feb 2018 – Emotional Response (Superboost Porridge recipe)

5th Feb 2018 – Kindness (Tumeric Latte recipe)

29th Jan 2018 – Find a gentle way (Tumeric Broth Detox Soup recipe)

22nd Jan 2018- Savour the peace of winter (Kale, Swiss Chard & Butternut Squash Salad recipe)

Postcards From Retreat

Sending home authentic experiences and beautiful pictures from these carefully selected retreat destinations.

Capture the inspirational essence of the rare process awaiting you…


The Dordogne, France

Chartres Cathedral – France

Dune du Pilat – Arcachon

A February Night in Sarlat

Market Day at Issigeac

Fairy-tale in the Sky

Cycling in the Dordogne

Beauty in Sarlat Cathederal

Exploring the Dordogne Valley in February


South Devon

Bantham Beach in Spring

Hope Cove



Lake Magiori – Italy



Lake Viñuela – Andalusia

Tapas in Frigiliana



Corsica beaches in June

Rockpools in the Mountains of Corsica

For further information about our retreats click Here



Retreats – Articles for more information

How to Create Retreats at Home

Seeing your life in a different light – do you need a retreat?

June Retreats in Corsica

A sketch from the senses

Autumn Retreats in the Dordogne

January Retreats

Where are our Retreats?


Nutrition for Autumn

Sensual delight – break the false idea that healthy equals bland

Delicious salad dressings for Spring!



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