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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January 22, 2018

Hi There;

What are you up to for 2018?  What are you wanting to attract, create or achieve this year?  Kicking off 2018 I have been having a lot of fun planning and prepping for this up coming year.  The first thing I do is set a one-word intention for my year.  This year my word is Kick Ass!!!

I don’t like the idea of making New Years Resolutions, but instead I prefer to come up

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January 22, 2018

This soup seduces with sublime, savoury, sinfulness. Shhh!  Don’t tell but it’s incredibly sustaining 💋

Roasted Vegetable Soup

2 tablespoons olive oil

3 cups carrots cut into one inch chunks

3 cups onion cut into one inch chunks

2 cups turnip cut into one inch chunks

2 peppers large dice

6 ribs celery cut into one inch pieces

6 cloves garlic

Himalayan pink sea salt and fresh ground black pepper aggressively to taste

2 cups green beans cut into

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January 22, 2018

Weekly Card Reading; January 22nd 2018

Take a couple nice long deep breaths as you come to your 1-word intention for 2018!

BODY:  Vishnu – Alter – Sacred Space . Ritual

This is perfect validation that we need a physical reminder of our word.  I highly recommend a vision board, repeat your word every morning as you look yourself in the mirror, a piece of jewelry or whatever you can think of to keep bringing you back

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December 7, 2017

Hi all;


I hope you are enjoying December – longer nights, fluffy snow and twinkling lights! There is a lot going on during this time of year so Vicky and I decided to add a couple of book launches too!  Haha.  Grande Prairie on Dec. 9th, Calgary on Dec. 21st.  Please email us if you are able to join us! We are so excited that her book The Intuitive Artichoke – A Year Of Meatless Mondays

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December 7, 2017

Chakra Pizza

Crispy shell, creamy cheese topped with a fresh crunch.

Chakra Pizza

1 whole wheat or gluten free shell

Extra virgin olive oil

Himalayan pink sea salt to taste

Scant ladle pizza sauce

1 cup mozzarella or vegan melting cheese

Grape tomatoes halved

Butternut squash spiralized

Pineapple sliced and chopped

Green pepper chopped

Basil chiffonade

Beet spiralized

Blackberries

Red onion diced fine

Brush pizza shell with extra-virgin olive oil, and sprinkle with salt.  Ladle over small amount pizza

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November 26, 2017

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!!! What you have ALL been waiting for!!!

Our Food Goddess Vicky Gosse’s cookbook The Intuitive Artichoke – A Year Of Meatless Mondays has been ordered and we will have copies for sale in Calgary and Grande Prairie on Dec. 6, 2017!!!!  Please email us if you want to get your copy before Christmas!!!
Her book will also be available on Amazon.
Hi Everyone:

Daren and I had a fantastic time in Mexico, for much needed

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November 26, 2017

Watermelon Pizza

Fresh, clean and juicy!  Kissed with salty, tangy feta and peppery arugula.

Watermelon Pizza 

Watermelon

Olive oil

Feta crumbles

Arugula

White balsamic vinegar

Honey mustard

Himalayan pink sea salt

Fresh ground pepper

Slice watermelon into rounds, brush with Evoo and grill. Mix oil, vinegar and mustard together for a quick vinaigrette. Quantity depends on how much watermelon  you’re making! I use equal parts vinegar and oil with just a shot of mustard to hold it

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November 12, 2017

Are You Looking For Your Tribe?

Sometimes we feel so alone and keep looking for our tribe or in our case A Circle of Women.

I am so passionate about our Circle Of Women.  Every week each participant gets a chance to connect, focus on our topic, answer a couple questions and share what is going on with them.  This is such a supportive and effective way for us all to stay connected to our purpose and

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November 12, 2017

Broccoli Gazpacho

Wholesome broccoli becomes patrician with just a little love.

Roasted Broccoli Gazpacho

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided

2 large broccoli crowns chopped

1 cup onion diced

2 cloves garlic minced

4 cups vegetable broth

Few dashes of hot sauce

freshly cracked sea salt and pepper

Pumpkin seeds for garnish (optional)

Toss with 1 tablespoon olive oil, and season aggressively with fresh cracked sea salt and black pepper. Set the stage by arranging broccoli on a cookie sheet

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October 29, 2017

Happy Halloween!

I hope this fall is finding you all well and happy.  We have just finished another weekend Intuitive Chakra Balancing Training – keep an eye out for this next group of healers in your area! I am so excited to tell you about our 2018 retreat to Mexico!!! It is going to be a fantastic, luxurious week of extraordinary self-care, connection with other women and an opportunity to heal! Please join us for a truly
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