Zucchini Pancakes w/Cranberry Jam


Try this fun breakfast alternative!  Pancake Ingredients 6 medium zucchinis, grated 2 avocados 3 stalks of celery 4 prunes 1-1 1/2 C ground golden flax seeds 1 C sunflower seeds, soaked 1 t cinnamon 1/2 t all-spice 1 t Celtic salt 1 vanilla bean Directions Part 1 Grate zucchini in a food processor with the grating blade; add salt and set aside for 20 minutes. Process the remaining ingredients (except flax seeds) in a food processor with the “S” blade until smooth.  Part 2 Squeeze the moisture out of the zucchini with your hands. Place in a large bowl and […]

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A Liberation Lifestyle

A Liberation Lifestyle

There are two levels of dharma. The first is what you do in your life. The second is the ultimate dharma – to know God. If you have the right perspective, everything is pointing that way… but that is the background for the discussion. When we say the prayer, “L’shem yichud”, it is a reminder that we are multi-dimensional beings, living both on the physical plane, the astral plane, the mental plane also on the plane of the Nothing, the plane of chokmah, or wisdom. In the yoga tradition there is a nice way of explaining dharma. It is one […]

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Malai Kofta


Walnut Balls 1 C walnuts, soaked 2 C winter squash, peeled 3 stalks celery, minced 2 T fresh lemon juice 1 t fresh ginger, grated 2 t Celtic sea salt 1 t cumin 1/4 t turmeric 1/8 t coriander 1/8 t mustard seed 1/4 t hing Process walnuts, squash, and minced celery through the juicer with a solid plate. Combine with remaining ingredients and knead by hand to ensure a thorough mixing. Form the dough into golf-ball size pieces and dehydrate on mesh trays at 145 degrees for 1-2 hours. Sauce 2 C walnuts, soaked 1/4 C coconut pulp 1/4 […]

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There is Only God


In Hebrew we say, Ayn Zulato. This means, There is only God. That is a worldview. I’m not talking about a religious view, but a worldview. How is that a worldview? It is seeing God in all things, in all actions, in all people, in all animals, and in all plants on the planet. It is seeing the Divine in the dark as well as the light. It is a non-dualistic point of view. It is the oneness. It is a way of seeing your light. Ayn Zulato is a way of seeing the Divine in every interaction, whether it […]

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Presence & Timelessness

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When we’re in the Presence, there is no time. The concept of time vanishes, and things happen as they’re supposed to. Time creates a significantly different orientation. When there’s time, there’s a goal. When there is the concept of time, the end justifies the means. This doesn’t happen when you’re in the Presence. In the interest of time, we begin justifying actions. Whether it be Mao, who killed 100 million people, because they were taking too long to understand and follow his agenda; or whether it be Stalin or Hitler, they are all the same. They pushed their ideas of […]

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Green Dragon Broccoli


Ingredients 2 C broccoli, chopped 1 bunch kale, finely chopped 1/2 bunch dandelion leaves, stems removed SAUCE: 1/2 C fresh mint, minced 1/4 C raisins 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped 2 T fresh lemongrass, minced 1 T lime leaf, minced 1 T coconut butter 2 t Celtic salt 1 t tarragon water for consistency Directions In a blender, process all sauce ingredients until smooth. Place broccoli into a glass rectangular dish and pour sauce over broccoli. Massage the sauce into the broccoli for 30 seconds. Strain the excess marinade and set aside. Place mixture on a dehydrator tray […]

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101 of Aromatherapy


By Shanti Cousens Essential oils is the essence of living plants on our planet. Essential oils and plants are the vibration of the same living life force energy. With Essential oils being highly concentrated energies, we could say they are the essence of the spirit in the plant kingdom. The frequencies are stronger when grown organic, wildcrafted and with consciousness. With raw foods we eat the plants, with essential oils, we usually distill the plants. Essential oils are about 25 times stronger. This is why the Light force is even more magnified through the synergy of several different oils together. […]

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What is the Chinese Health Assessment?

The Tree of Life is happy to offer a unique combination of traditional Oriental medicine and vegan live food recommendations in an innovative approach that blends ancient Taoism and Dr Cousens’ modern 6 Foundations to health. Dr Liliane Papin joined the staff of the Tree of Life to work and study with Dr Cousens in 2012. Her previous own experience of living in China and Japan, teaching Chinese food therapy, acupuncture and herbology in Chinese medicine schools as well as practicing a macrobiotic lifestyle for many years has given her a comprehensive understanding that enables her to answer a wide […]

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8 Easy Ways to Use Essential Oils

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By Shanti Golds-Cousens Essential oils have been used around the world for centuries, utilizing the plentiful healing benefits found within the purest parts of plants. Here are a few ideas on how to use your oils:  Blend into a spray mist: Use a spray top bottle, add 7-11 drops of Essential Oils, for a spray, Citrus blends are light and refreshing. With a room diffuser: You can choose from a wide range of nebulizers from the complex professional model to a simple round infuser. Add 7 drops to a water infuser or fill a glass nebulizer a quarter full. It will last […]

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Dandelion Green Juice


Ingredients for 32 ounces/one quart: 1 granny smith apple, cored and chopped ½ cup cucumber, chopped ½ cup celery, chopped ½ cup cilantro, with stems ¼ cup fresh basil 1 ½ cups of your dandelion greens 2 TBSP lime or lemon juice Filtered water ½ small avocado Directions Add all ingredients into the blender, EXCEPT the avocado This will be about 4 ½ cups in your blender Or add all ingredients to your juicer and juice Add desired amount of water Add filtered water to 5 cups, or about ½” to 1” above your veggies Blend well Drink as is, […]

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