Lisa’s Secrets to Creating the Best Summer of Your Life

Summer means freedom. Freedom to express, write, linger, explore, and dream.

Summer is undoubtedly my favorite time of year. I mean, how can it not be? Between the lingering sunsets, warm beach days, and blossoming flowers, it’s hard not to feel happier during this time of year. This year is an especially significant summer for my family. My son is graduating high school and moving to college, my sister is getting married, and we have some exciting travel plans lined up. I like to make the most of the warm weather and sunshine –– it’s good for the soul.

 

And, I have […]

16 Life Hacks to Help You Feel Decades Younger

We’ve all got our ‘feel good’ life hacks. Whether it be knowing your own sleep cycles to get the deepest rest each night or recognizing which foods help your body feel and perform at its highest. I’ve compiled a list of 16 of the most important health, wellness, and vitality hacks that I use every single day. Sure, some of these might sound rather… unique the first time you hear them, but I promise that after giving a few a try, you’ll swear by them too!

Here are the 16 things I do to live my best life:

1.) I do intermittent […]

Vegetable Satay

Vegetable Satay

Vegetable Satay 
Yield: about 2 1⁄2 cups of sauce

Assemble skewers of any or all of the following: red, orange, or yellow bell peppers ,onions,
yellow squash, zucchini, cherry tomatoes, broccoli, mushrooms

Sauce:

1/2 c almond butter
3⁄4 c. cashews
1 1⁄4 c coconut milk
1⁄2­1 T. red curry paste
1⁄4 c. soy sauce
2 T. lime juice or rice vinegar
cayenne, to taste
sweetener of your choice, to taste
sea salt, to taste

Method:

1. Skewer desired veggies and marinate in any vinaigrette style dressing (I like blending up
ginger, garlic, sesame oil, soy sauce, and lime). Pour over the skewers and marinate
overnight.

2. The next day, place the skewers in the dehydrator. Dehydrate at […]

Thai Vegan Coconut Soup with Shiitake Mushrooms

BIG hit Thai Vegan Coconut Soup
This highly flavorful vegan raw recipe brings coconut milk, ginger, lemongrass, a bit of spice with cayenne, scallions, cilantro and curry powder to taste. Shiitake mushrooms, bell peppers, carrots, bean sprouts make the thai vegan coconut soup into a hardy meal. the health benefits of coconut milk and shiitake mushrooms make this a great choice for restorative properties.

Yield: 2-3 servings

For the broth:
2 cups Homemade coconut milk
½-¾ tsp. Lime juice
2-3 tsp. Chopped fresh ginger
1 tsp. Chopped […]

2 Delicate Micro-green Salads Plus Creamy Green Dressing

MICRO-GREENS! I’m not sure if it’s because Spring is just around the corner, or because each day brings more sunlight, but lately I just cannot get enough micro-greens. Last week I was having guests over and I decided to create some fancy side salads using micro-greens. Both of these salads are loaded with tasty superfoods, easy to build, and will certainly wow your guests!

To make the salad on the left, I used individual serving dishes. I started by making beds of shaved rainbow carrots, and topped them with a smidge of micro-greens. I […]

Why You Should be Drinking Aloe Water

Aloe has long been known for its amazing benefits for our skin. However, did you know that aloe is loaded with nutrients that can help your internal body naturally replenish and heal itself? Aloe helps your body detoxify naturally, leaving you feeling rejuvenated from the inside out. The powers of aloe include the ability to increase your nutrient absorption as well as improve bowel regularity. Aloe is also anti-inflammatory, alkalizing, and offers internal hydration.
Making aloe a part of your day is so easy. You can make your own aloe water or you can simply add the […]

Key Lime Chia Pudding Recipe

This key lime chia pudding recipe is simple, yet tastes delightful. It makes for a great breakfast, snack or post workout fuel. The benefits of chia are endless! Chia is a great source of protein, fiber and loaded with vitamins, minerals, and Omega 3. Combined with all of the other ingredients this is a true power snack!

Chia Pudding
3/4 cup coconut mylk
1/4-1/3 cup chia seed depending on how think you like it
1 teaspoon sweetener of your choice. I used honey but you could use vanilla, coconut sugar, etc.
Whisk together and refrigerate to set

Key Lime Soft Serve
1 frozen […]

Easy Green Juice With Bitters For Better Flushing

Do you experience outrageous cravings? Your body is speaking to you. Likely this means your body is craving a more balanced food plan.
Balancing your digestion is a key component here. And who couldn’t use some help with that? Creating balanced digestion can vary from person to person. You can literally tailor your meal plans to balance these cravings.

Today I find myself craving bitters. Horseradish, Fire cider, ginger root etc. I also find bitters a useful addition to my juice cleansing days. I am always in […]

Thai Butternut Squash Soup with a Zesty Thai Salad

This is a natural and raw Thai Butternut Squash Soup with a Zesty Thai Salad!

Thai Butternut Squash Soup
Yield: 2 ¼ cups (2 servings)
1 cup homemade coconut milk
1 cup butternut squash, cubed for blending
½ lime, juiced
⅛ tsp. curry powder
1 tsp. chopped fresh ginger
1-2 T. coconut oil
2-3 drops liquid stevia
sea […]

Lisa Wilson’s New Years letter To You For 2016

I’m sitting here in my sun room reflecting on 2015 and dreaming about 2016.

I am sipping an elixir that I just made in anticipation for my January 3-9 retreat.

I am incredibly honored that people are once again flying in from around the globe. Here in the US, a family coming in from Texas and internationally we’re honored to be hosting a guest from Turkey this time!

For a full 7 days, we set aside worries of the world, and go within. For one magical week, our only focus is on ourselves. For it is when we nourish ourselves that we can […]