Your kitchen can help keep you calm, cool, and collected or it can distract you when its in disarray. Houses speak your language. Rooms take on your sensitivity, mood , attitude and spirit. And when you are feeling discouraged your four walls will comfort you because they will reflect back on you , remind you of your energy and personality. A house becomes your friend. My focus today is on the kitchen. Take the time this week to make your kitchen reflect your unique personality and sooth your senses. By infusing your kitchen with some of the natural, nourishing elements below, you'll have the energy to shine when it matters most.
Sight: Lots of live greenery - easy to care for plants such as lucky bamboo. A beautiful arrangement of Colourful flowers. Pictures of loved ones or artwork strategically displayed on your fridge.
Sound: Delicate wind chimes outside the kitchen window. Soothing music or a small water fountain. Early morning sounds from an open window
Taste: Fresh fruit in a wicker basket or ceramic bowl. A display of teas on your kitchen counter.
Clear mason jars filled with nuts and grains. Oatmeal -Tahini cookies (mmmm-that sounds good)
Here's the recipe!
1/2 Cup agave nectar or honey
6 Tablespoons tahini
1 tsp cinnamon
1 Cup oats
1/2 cup chopped walnuts (or any other nuts)
1/2 Cup Dark chocolate chips (dairy free)-optional
1) Preheat oven to 325 . Mix Agave or honey with tahini, then add oats and cinnamon. Fold in nuts and chocolate chips (optional) Drop by teaspoonfuls on a baking sheet (lightly greased or lined with parchment paper)
2)Bake for about 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned on bottom.
3) Remove from oven and let sit for 1o minutes, then transfer to a rack to cool completley.