Author: Claire Bartlett

Vegan Waffles – fluffy and gluten free!

Vegan Waffles – fluffy and gluten free!

Several Christmases ago I got a waffle maker just like this one as a gift and we’ve never looked back 😛 Almost every Saturday I make waffles for the kiddos. It’s become our “special breakfast day” tradition. But it’s one I don’t often participate in…

Vegan Creamer – fancy coffee

Vegan Creamer – fancy coffee

We love us some coffee at Free Spirited Sisters and sometimes it’s nice to have a fancy coffee with flavored creamer, but also nice to have one with simple, clean ingredients, and that’s where this vegan creamer comes in! Cashew Cream is a vegan staple…

Chipotle Corn Chowder

Chipotle Corn Chowder

We were celebrating the 2 year anniversary of Free Spirited Sisters and I wanted to make something vegan and yummy that (hopefully!) everyone would like. And what better than a creamy corn chowder in the Fall?  It was very well received, even by the non-veggos!…

Sunshine book

Sunshine book

I had the absolute pleasure of interviewing author Jesse Bennet about her latest book Sunshine. Check out the interview below and hear about her inspiration for all of her books and how they can make a wonderful addition to your yoga house.  

Vegan custard

Vegan custard

Sometimes the veganized version of a well known food just isn’t good. But other times you strike gold, like with this vegan custard! It was adapted from a recipe found on good old Pinterest and it worked a treat…which is what it is! Try it…

The great outdoors – great for the mind

The great outdoors – great for the mind

Research has shown that getting out in nature can help reduce stress, anxiety, and depression. Research has also shown that spending time outdoors can lower blood pressure and reduce cortisol levels (the stress hormone responsible for the fight or flight response). We know that spending…

Seafood  Boil

Seafood Boil

It’s well and truly summer here in California. The days are lazy and warm, there’s lots of time in the water and eating outside as often as possible is the best! We recently hosted my best friend’s birthday party and wanted to make something delicious…

Real wellness change – what does it take?

Real wellness change – what does it take?

One of the major components of our Restore Wellness Program is mindset. When we have our minds focused on what we are doing in a positive way, the results are more likely to be positive, and the process becomes more enjoyable. When we’re able to…

11 minute chakra balancing meditation – get aligned

11 minute chakra balancing meditation – get aligned

We love us some meditation! This chakra balancing meditation is a beautiful way to balance energy within the body and help you feel aligned throughout your day. We always feel much more balanced and just generally happier when we meditate regularly. But, we also understand…

Cucumber noodle salad

Cucumber noodle salad

I was recently introduced to cucumber noodles as an alternative to zucchini noodles, or zoodles.  Why it didn’t occur to me to use them before, I’ll never know, because these cucumber noodles make for a deliciously refreshing salad option! Throw in a couple of other…