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Malaga alternative: Christmas special

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For our readers already living in Málaga city then our handy guide to alternative Christmas ideas will be perfect for those looking for eco-holistic festive solutions. For the rest of our readers the guide gives you the opportunity to explore the richness of Málaga. Simply follow our map on the previous page and unearth some seasonal gems.

Christmas is about giving, but not in the pile ‘em high, grab as much as we can get way, more in the something from the heart way, something … Continue reading

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Nov 30 & Dec 1: Festival Arte Sano VII en la Carpa

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Over 100 activities, a dynamic market, live shows and practical classes and workshops all weekend.

For the past 6 years the Arte Sano festivals have been bringing healing arts events to San Pedro Alcantara, and at the end of November (Nov 30 & Dec 1) will be celebrating the seventh edition of this popular event in the ‘Carpa’ municipal in the town’s feria ground.

“Many people are looking for new ways of living these days,” explains Monica Bereuther, one of the organisers. “Arte Sano is a … Continue reading

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The culinary garden: garlic chives

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Garlic chives are highly prized in Chinese cuisine, and it is known as “Chinese chives”, it is actually a different species from the common garlic we know, and its Latin botanical name is Allium tuberosum.

The garlic chive is a small perennial plant of 50-70cm, with narrow and flat leaves, unlike the common chive, which is cylindrical and hollow. The whole plant emits a fine aroma of onions. The Chinese collect the flowering stems before the flowers open, making bouquets for sale in markets. Western Chefs … Continue reading

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Healthy Hemp

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Hemp seeds are an incredible vegan source of biologically available and easily digested protein, containing all 10 essential amino acids as well as a healthy anti-inflammatory 3:1 ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 fat. In addition, hemp seeds contain an especially beneficial type of omega-6 fat called GLA (gamma linolenic acid) as well as being rich in disease-fighting, plant-based phyto nutrients and anti-aging antioxidants such as vitamin E, and an assortment of minerals including zinc, calcium, phosphorous, magnesium and iron. The high protein percentage of simple … Continue reading

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Quality of Life: Morning Alkaline Breezer

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Start the day right, give yourself an alkaline boost so that you have more energy, vitality and improve overall wellbeing. Follow these 7 simple steps for 10 days and see how easy it is to live vibrantly. Start the day by hydrating yourself not just with liquid, but alkaline liquid, making a buffer for the stress and events of the day.
Step 1: Lemon juice
As soon as you get out of bed make a 330 ml glass of lemon juice. Squeeze ½ – 1 lemon into … Continue reading

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Oct 4: Practical vegetarian cooking workshop

MÓDULO I: OTOÑO. NUEVA ESTACIÓN, NUEVOS ALIMENTOS.

Pautas prácticas y recetas para enfrentar la temporada entrante: Ensaladas de temporada, Cremas de verdura con cereales integrales, cazuelas de verduras y legumbres, fruta especiada

MODULO II: PROTEÍNAS VEGETALES.

Alternativas sanas y equilibradas a las proteínas de origen animal:

Croquetas de legumbres y cereales, lasaña vegan, estofado de seitán, revuelto de tofu, ensalada de fruta de temporada

Todos los ingredientes son de origen vegetal y biológicos

CUANDO: Viernes 4 de octubre de 16:00 a 20:00 horas

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Aug 24: La comida vegana – fresca, buena y sana

Talleres 2013 en la Finca La Sacristia

• Aprende a preparar deliciosas ensaladas y aliños.
• Aprende cómo integrar plantas silvestres a tu ensalada.
• Aprende a cocinar comida vegana de verduras y cereales
• Aprende a hacer tus propios germinados.
• Aprende a hacer tu propia leche vegetal de nueces y semillas.
• Aprende a preparar pan y galletas a partir de alimentos crudos desidratados.
• Aprende a integrar super alimentos y alimentos detoxificantes como Aloe Vera, zumo de hierba de trigo o centeno, spirulina, chlorella, zeolite, cacao crudo… en tu dieta.

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Coffee Creams Organics: Pure certified organic body care & beauty

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Choosing a product in recently opened Coffee & Creams Organics shop in Laguna Village doesn’t require a degree in chemistry – all the products are 100% certified Organic and 100% natural. In fact, it’s a joy reading the ingredients of every single product, appreciating the care and effort put into them. All the ingredients are sourced from fair trade and organic producers who do not use synthetic pesticides, fertilizers, fungicides, growth hormones or livestock food additives. Discover Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps & Lotions, America’s number … Continue reading

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Biocasa – organic goodness in Fuengirola

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To celebrate Biocasa’s second birthday, La Chispa called by to chat to owner Vanda Laktos about healthy and organic living in Fuengirola. As customers came and went during a typically bustling morning, Vanda told us about setting up the shop and her experiences over the past two years. “It was always my dream to open a shop like this. It is very much a proper organic supermarket, selling a wide range of products. I believe that healthy living starts with our diet, the food we … Continue reading

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