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Red Moon Curry

Swiss Chard is growing well in our garden at this time of year and is available at farmers’ markets so I thought I’d share a recipe from the new Thirteen Moons cookbook.  This simple curry delish way to include these or other hardy

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Mini Pavlovas & Lemon Curd

This dessert, adapted from a Nigella Lawson recipe, is a great summer dessert idea.  It’s simple to make but a bit time consuming so best to prepare ahead of time.  This recipe makes enough for 8 servings. 4 large egg whites (reserve yolks

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Breakfast Cookies

Great for a quick snack on the run or to pack for a road trip this summer. 1 ripe medium banana, mashed 1 cup quinoa flakes or quick oats 1 cup hemp hearts 1 cup almond or other nut/seed butter

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Rhubarb Squares

From the new Thirteen Moons cookbook, a family favorite shared with by my mom, Elaine, who always has many great dessert recipes. Carnation milk was a favorite of her mom, our Nanny, bringing back many fond memories whenever we use it.

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Thai Salad

  This salad is an adaptation of a recipe shared by my good friend Tara. Recently, napa cabbage has been touted as one of the most nutritious greens. It is delicious raw in a salad or sauteed lightly in a stir-fry.

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Upcoming Events

5:00 pm Women In Joy! Retreat
Women In Joy! Retreat
Sep 8 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 11 @ 3:00 pm
Women In Joy! Retreat @ Thirteen Moons | Norwood | Ontario | Canada
Come nurture and celebrate your mind, body and spirit! Celebrate your Heart and Soul! All women welcome. For a full weekend, enjoy a multitude of wonderful things: energy teachings, labyrinth walk, yin yoga, and fire ceremony. Feel the peace under
12:00 pm Feeling Stuck? Connect with your...
Feeling Stuck? Connect with your...
Sep 17 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Feeling Stuck? Connect with your Inner Wisdom
This workshop is designed to help women bring mindfulness and body-based wisdom to explore areas of personal life challenge. During our time together, we’ll connect as a group through guided mindful meditation and learning about “The Body Compass,” a coaching
5:00 pm Full Moon Dinner & Drumming Circle
Full Moon Dinner & Drumming Circle
Sep 17 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Full Moon Dinner & Drumming Circle @ Norwood | Ontario | Canada
Discover the healing properties of a drumming circle. Throughout history, women have gathered in circles to drum, sing and connect with one another as a community. Thirteen Moons’ drumming circles offer an excellent way for women to explore their own
9:30 am Drum Making Workshop
Drum Making Workshop
Sep 18 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Drum Making Workshop @ Thirteen Moons Retreat | Harcourt | Ontario | Canada
For many cultures and for thousands of centuries the drum has been used in various rituals, ceremonies, celebrations, meditation and healing, a rite of passage for some. The process of making a drum is an amazing journey that will open
6:30 pm Pulses & Plant-Based Proteins
Pulses & Plant-Based Proteins
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
2016 is the year of the pulse, which includes dried beans, lentils, peas and chickpeas. These nutritious food sources are sustainable and cost effective, as well as delicious and gluten-free. Learn how to incorporate these gems into your menu as
5:00 pm Calm Confidence: Renew Your Inne...
Calm Confidence: Renew Your Inne...
Oct 21 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm
Are you hard on yourself sometimes? Many women often are extremely hard on themselves, beating themselves up for every little mistake or goof. If you’re ready to stop being so hard on yourself, you may want to join us for this