January 8, 2016

Thanks for visiting our Blog section of the site! This is a place to visit often…a place where our circle of women friends who are stepping into their purpose feel a connection to other Yoginis.

Candace looks forward to keeping you up to date on the latest workshops, retreats, seminars, talks, book club meetings, Meatless Monday recipes and much more.

Please feel free to drop by any time. For more information email: info@candacemckim.com.

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June 24, 2018

Nutty and sweet, tender umami. 


Cabbage Wedges

1 cabbage

Olive oil 

1 bunch green onion, chopped fine

Garlic salt

Fresh ground pepper 

Balsamic vinegar

Cut cabbage into eight wedges and place on a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Brush cut sides with olive oil. Sprinkle with onion, garlic salt and pepper. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar. Fold foil around cabbage and seal tightly. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 20 minutes or until tender. Open foil

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May 28, 2018

What is YOGA?   Clearing up some misconceptions about Yoga and Asana.

I just got back from a big power walk/run and then hit my mat for some asana.  i’m in a bit of “training” for an adventure that we have coming up so have been increasing my daily workouts and checking in with my diet.
Today though, I want to talk about some misconceptions some may have about Yoga and Asana.

1.  Some people don’t think

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May 28, 2018

An homage to the energy vortexes that run along our shushumna. ROYGBIV

Chakra Slaw

1 red pepper sliced fine 

2 cups carrot shredded

1 yellow pepper sliced fine

1 bunch green onion sliced fine

1 bunch parsley rough chopped

1/2 cup dried blueberries

2 cups beets shredded

1 small purple cabbage shredded


1/3 cup maple syrup 

1/3 cup Dijon mustard

2/3 cup apple cider vinegar

Ground pepper lots 

2/3 cup olive oil

Whisk together dressing ingredients,

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May 14, 2018

Happy Mothers Day to all of the mothers out there, as well as the feminine healing energy that our world needs right now. Notice the importance of mother energy and lets fully value it as we see it’s worth in our lives and everyone on this planet.

Here is your 3 – card oracle reading for this next week with a nod to Mothers, Mother Energy and your HerStory!

BODY: CHANTING– Sound . Vibration
Chanting allows

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May 14, 2018

A slap from chilies, the sting of lime, hugged by peanut butter and a ginger kiss!!!

Kohlrabi Noodle Bowl

6 kohlrabi bulbs, peeled and spiralized or grated 


6 tablespoons peanut butter 

3 Tbs. rice wine vinegar

3 Tbs. low sodium soy sauce

1/2 Tbs. sesame oil

1 tsp. sriracha (more or less, depending on heat preference)

2 cloves garlic, grated

2 inch-long knob ginger, grated 

1 lime zested and juiced 


Shredded carrots

Shredded cucumber

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April 30, 2018


What a whirlwind trip Vicky and I were on to Toronto and New York for yoga conferences.  I want to begin with us collectively sending love and prayers to our country.  On the day we left for Toronto, jersey’s were worn showing Humbolt that we are all feeling their loss.  The restaurant we went for dinner in downtown Toronto had a hockey stick leaning at their entrance. Then tragically on the day we left Toronto to

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April 30, 2018

The divinely bland zucchini gets a personality dialysis with an infusion of flavour. 

Vegan Chorizo Zucchini Boats

4 medium zucchini, cut in half lengthwise

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 links vegan chorizo removed from casings 

1 clove garlic, minced

1 small onion, chopped

2 medium vine-ripened tomatoes, chopped

1/2 cup mushrooms, chopped

1/2 small green pepper diced

Himalayan pink sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 cup breadcrumbs or cooked rice 

1/2 cup chopped fresh

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April 16, 2018

Focus:  How to Clean up and organize your Space

BODY: Plow – Slow . Steady
We all want to clean upper homes, environments and lives quickly.  However, we didn’t create a cluttered space overnight, so we need to realize that we won’t be able to clean it up and clear it out overnight either.  We can take it slowly and consciously so that we feel OK about it.

MIND:Meditation – The Place between

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April 16, 2018

Spicy and cheesy, with juicy bursts of vegetable-y goodness.

Mexican Frittata

8 eggs

1/2 c milk

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 

1 teaspoon worchestshire sauce

Extra virgin olive oil

1/2 cup diced onion

Small tin mild green chilies 

1/4 cup corn niblets

1 bunch cilantro, chopped

 Cherry tomatoes cut in half


Heat onion to soften, stir in vegetables and add egg mixture. Cook 5 to 10 minutes until sides and bottom are set, and slight wobble in

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April 2, 2018

Enjoy this fantastic ORACLE CARD READING with Mary Driver on “What’s Your Next Power Step as a Woman”:

BODY: Dhyana – Meditation Between thought and sleep
Get out of the business, take some time for you.  Whatever time you can spare for yourself, know that you are worth it.  Come out of your left brain to sharpen your intuition!!!

MIND:  Shoulder Stand – Queen . Empower
Remember that you are the queen of your mind, what you

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