Wound-ology

Inspiration and musings on a term ‘Wound-ology’ I heard recently coined by Caroline Myss, whereby people almost pride themselves on who has the most wounds and live an existence of rehashing them...dredging, paining and dragging them up over and over, instead of healing and moving on. Why are some of us stuck in our wounding and choose to make it our story...

Fight - Flight - Freeze

Fight, flight and freeze. ⁣⁣⁣ “I did exactly what I was supposed to do, I hadn’t failed I had saved my own life!”⁣ ⁣ The depth in this and how she expresses the ‘freeze’ was such a revelation and explains so much to so many.⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Loving this book Mary Magdalene revealed .  ⁣⁣⁣🌹 🌹 

Mango Cardamom Chia Pudding

This easy to make decadent pudding will leave you satisfied with every spoonful! I was wanting to make an in season fruit pudding using chia seeds for a different desert, I had just bought a ripe mango and thought of combining the two into an exotic flavoured treat. It worked!! 😋 So here is the recipe - 80 grams of Chia seeds - 400 ml's of liquid total (I u...

Roasted Nuts In Ginger Cups

Caramelised Roasted Nuts in Chocolate Ginger Cups Click here to watch the quick video   https://vimeo.com/362506356 Food for me is often like art – a balance of sensory elements and a whole-body experience. The sharp, warming ginger notes combined with the visual toppings and multiple flavour and texture sensations mean that these cups are often requested a...

Macadamia Fudge with Limoncello Ganache

Macadamia Fudge with Limoncello Ganache For a decadent fudge treat, this macadamia slab is so delicious and is topped off with the addition of a limoncello ganache, representing my love for the Italian lifestyle and culture.   Click here to watch the quick video   https://vimeo.com/362506122 Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.  In a food processor or ...

Toffee Nut Crunch Vit-C hit

Toffee Nut Crunch - with a Vitamin C hit! Chocolate base - 3/4 Cup of Cacao Butter         - 3/4 Cup of Cacao Powder - 1/3 Cup of Coconut Oil - 1/4 Cup of Maple Syrup - Pinch of Pink Salt - 1 Tsp Camu Camu Powder (Potent Vitamin C boost) - 1 Tsp Vanilla - 10 Drops of Wild Orange  - 3 Drops of Cinnamon www.shantistar.com   dōTERRA pure food grade oils Toffee...

Your bottled water is most likely Acidic!

Did you know that most bottled water you buy and drink is Acidic. Seriously get a cheap PH tester and see for yourself...some more than others!! 💧 I found this out years ago and researched like crazy to find good sources of water, and unless you live near a crystal clear fresh mountain stream, well it can be a bit hard to come by. You can buy awesome filter...

Medicinal Mushrooms - Tonics of the future

There is much to be said about the properties of the medicinal mushroom families, and they are gaining more and more popularity for good reason. With cool names like Turkey Tail, Cordyceps, Shitake, Chaga, Reishi and Lions Mane , these are just a few of many powerful mushrooms in the Funghi kingdom. Medicinal mushrooms have been used for centuries particula...

Turmeric Latte - Golden Milk

- Golden Milk Drink - Turmeric is anti-inflammatory, fights cancer, is known for control of body sugars (Glucose in particular), treats bowel conditions, purifies your liver, improves digestion, shrinks cholesterol, and augments your immune system. It has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries and has become quite popular today, for its many health gi...

The Essential Skin Care System

The Essential Skin Care System Over the years, I have used many different types of systems from many different companies, and some of them even spending a small fortune on and honestly not really getting the results I was after. Wind back to a few years ago when I was introduced to THIS system! Suitable for all skin types, effective, long lasting skin nouris...

Lifelong Vitality Supplements

We absolutely, positively, categorically LOVE these supplements. We teach in our classes about the importance of proper nutrition and gut health, these awesome supplements tick all the boxes for the right things to put into your bodies! We also take these each and every day with meals to keep us getting the best out of life ❤️ They are.... 💎  Bioavailable...

Healthy cells meditation

This is a meditation to help you energetically create a healthy cell and replicate it throughout your body This is a video version This is an audio-only version As always don't listen when driving or when you need to be concentrating on something. Create some time and space for yourself 

Earth Healing Ring of Light

A short meditation sending a healing ring of light around the earth

Healing and Forgiveness - Ho'oponopono

Hoʻoponopono is a Hawaiian practice of reconciliation and forgiveness. The Hawaiian word translates into English simply as correction and is being used more and more in healing, forgiveness and spiritual practices throughout the world. I've known of this beautiful prayer if you will, for many years, but never really connected with it then, so I wanted to sh...

Coconut Cream Curry

I was inspired to create an easy curry with organic coconut cream and a selection of dōTERRA's amazingly pure food grade essential oils. It was so super easy to make and the taste was so fresh and had that eastern spice taste I love. So when you don't have access to fresh herbs, that also perish really quickly, having these oils on hand makes the possibiliti...

dōTERRA membership advantages

So what does it all mean to have a wholesale account or membership with dōTERRA? ✪ We all love a bargain, to save money where we can and to have access to wholesale prices on products and the best oils. So we really feel that starting your own account is the most sensible thing to do.  ✪ The most cost effective way is to start with an enrolment kit, there ar...

Torn Between Two Countries

Italy versus Australia Living between two countries is both exciting, painful, amazing, enjoyable and comes with lots of challenges. For the last 2 years, we have been blessed with spending half the year in Italy and half in Australia! We love both places although find it more and more difficult to leave Italy each time! We're very lucky to have many friends...

Frankincense The king of essential oils

My earliest memory of smelling Frankincense was in church as a child, as Frankincense is used worldwide for ritual, in churches and temples, for prayer and mediation for millennium and even dates back to the ancient Egyptians. Enabling connection to their higher power, giving sustenance to the mind, body and soul. It's quite fascinating the way these unique ...

Blue Spirulina Chia Pudding

Had a craving for some Chia pudding...so " cacaoaddicted" it up to create this Blue Spirulina, Coconut, Wild Orange🍊and Maple delight.  Topped off with fresh strawberries, coconut chips and cacao nibs!  #instafood #yum #yummy #yumyum #delicious #eat #dessert #food #foodporn #cacaoaddict #shantistarcom #beautiful #breakfast #lunch #love #sharefood #homemade...

Cacao Elixir

Cacao Elixir - By John Croft – “Cacao Addict” When I have a mindfulness or meditation group to facilitate, I find this tonic really assists in opening the heart and stilling the mind. Cacao has been used in ceremonies for centuries as a tonic to bring the mind, body and spirit back into balance. With the addition of the other ingredients it is such a healing...