Sabotage

Ok this is a BIG one! Why do we see others do it, or why do we find ourselves doing it?? Often we see people desperate for change or are asking for help with their life's situation and seem to not have anywhere else to turn, as it's that bad...So you offer advice, perhaps solutions and a listening ear. But that realisation that "...

Need FOCUS?

Need FOCUS?? There are just so many testimonials of how this blend has helped their child, or adult thrive and express themselves, where previously they had limitations in doing so. With a blend of Amyris Bark, Patchouli Leaf, Frankincense Resin, Lime Peel, Ylang Ylang Flower, Hawaiian Sandalwood Wood, Roman Chamomile Flower essential ...

Brace yourself! Winter is coming!!

🌏 For us living in the Southern Hemisphere it’s getting a bit chilly, people are sniffing, coughing and sneezing already. 🌧 Some tips for everyone to keep their immune systems strong, stay healthy and be well! Plus our favourite ways and blends. ⭐️ When that first Oh Oh sign comes, we always have On guard (Protective Blend) as it is th...

Pro-biotics.....the future is here!

🌏 We reckon these incredible pro biotic’s look space age! The future is here...they are just so good! ☘️ We’ve tried many different pro-biotic's over the years and nothing comes close to these. I love it how they are double encapsulated so the good stuff gets to where it is needed! 🌱 Gut health is SO important, it’s your ...

Reflexology points on the feet

Fantastic resource for body system/oil support.

Serenity and sleep

SLEEP! I regularly post about this topic, as it is the most talked about subject in the classes we teach. We are in a time where sleep is deprived, we are suffering from it, and it is affecting all areas of our lives as a result. The combination of the oils in this blend not only smells just incredible, but is helping so many people who don...

Peace and Calm blend

Our favourite calming, relaxing and chill blend. I mix in this cute little blue glass roller bottle approx 5 drops of each...... 😎 Juniper Berry 😎 Vetiver 😎 Wild Orange 😎 Bergamot 😎 Cedarwood 😎 Fractionated Coconut Oil Rub a few times on the wrists and inhale and in a few minutes you’ll be feeling as chi...

There is more than ENOUGH

There truly is! Stop that comparing bulls**t, stop that self doubt talk, stop that lack mentality...because you know what that does? It literally kinks the hose, and stops the flow. Feel, believe and know there truly is MORE than enough for everyone, open your heart, mind and being to this concept everyday and watch the miracles flow to...

What is stopping YOU

Who tells you that it’s impossible? What stops you from doing the things that frighten you? What is it that gets in the way of living your full self? I can’t get to there, it’s too hard, I can’t possibly do that thing, I can’t do that, I’ve never done it before.....I can’t ....... ...

Cardamom roasted nut slab

❀️ Feeling a craving for a delicious Cardamom, roasted caramelised cacao slab....So I made it. Wanna know the recipe?? πŸ˜€ Cardamom Cacao Caramelised Roasted Nut Slab This is probably one of the most requested recipes to make, as everyone loves roasted nuts, and the honey caramelised taste combined with the flavour of cardamom choco...

Keep CALM

When you’re feeling a tad over worked or overwhelmed with life and it’s many demands, not sleeping well or you’re having anxious feelings. Honestly Vetiver ( aka Horse Tranquilliser ) combined with Copaiba ( Nerve Nectar ) it’s a combo you literally feel sweep over your body.....like in minutes. Taking the edge off the int...

Whipped coconut cream

I was blown away when I first played with making “cream” whipping coconut cream! Delicious and decadent with chocolate, nut creations and in smoothies also. #cacaoaddict #coconut #hacks #shantistarcom #chocolate #healthy #superfoods #cacao #food #letfoodbethymedicine #creations #recipes #vegan #dairyfree #thermomix #organic #glutenfree #g...

Plant TREES

Seriously lets start a TREE revolution......the planet needs us NOW more than ever. Plant a tree or 10 ❀️🌲❀️ #trees#shantistarcom #cacaoaddict #world #nature #plant #motherearth #wellness #planet #moretrees #peoplepower #change #loveyourmother #green

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 #...

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 in...

Superfoods - Hemp Seeds

Absolutely love these seeds! πŸ’™ Such a phenomenal source of clean and complete plant protein. You can get it in a powder form too, which is a perfect addition to smoothies and slices. Approx 1 tbsp is about 7.5 grams of protein!! ⭐️ When I combine my cacao treats with coconut oil, also another great fat like hemp, and add some Frankincen...

Superfoods - Medicinal Mushrooms

Medicinal mushrooms πŸ„πŸ„ - I had been searching for these powders as additions to my smoothies, juices and especially cacao snacks and was lucky to snag some from our friends @superfeast - I particularly like the Masons Mushrooms Mix as it incorporates 8 different types to really boost any foods you add some into. One of my favourite ...

Superfoods - Camu Camu

Camu Camu - Whenever I am making a medicinal chocolate and want a high immunity kick......I’ll add some Camu Camu. - Then add in some Pepita’s as they are really high in Zinc, and add a few drops of On Guard Protective Blend for that trifecta of healthy stuff! You see these superfoods really do give you the perfect balanc...

Superfoods - Maca

Maca Root Most of my cacao recipes I like to incorporate Maca into, it actually comes from the Radish family and is a perfect addition when combined with organic hemp seeds, nuts and a food grade essential oil like Cinnamon. It has a nice malty taste so is also great as an addition to smoothies and juices too!

Superfoods - Cacao

Well what can I say! Well a lot really, so much so I wrote a book on how amazing it is. Cacao is seriously the bomb when it comes to a complex superfood, packed with a powerhouse of nutrients and goodness. The ancients knew this and used cacao as part of ceremony as its energy is very healing and sacred. Chocolate in its naked form...