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A woman practices Qi Gong during a wellness retreat amid the shore of Cape Breton Island.

Mind, Body, and Soul | A Wellness Retreat in Nova Scotia

To say the last few months have been stressful certainly seems like an understatement. Current events and the demands of our modern lifestyles can sometimes leave us feeling bogged down and disconnected from our environment. The trapeze act we call life is no easy task, so it’s understandable why so many people are yearning for …

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Fresh Inspiration

July on Cape Breton Island has been defined by beautiful days of warmth  and sunshine, broken up by a handful of rainy days… and our organic gardens here at Cabot Shores are loving it! Thanks to the hard work of our garden-to-table interns, who faithfully weed, water and tend the plots on a daily basis,  …

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Garden to Table: Lettuce Share Our Garden Kale

There is power to food—resilience and subsistence. We need it; we crave it; we bond over it. There is much more behind the meal that nourishes us—the hands and care that go into growing, feeding, harvesting, and preparing the food that is in front of us. We like to be involved in as much of …

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Suzanne’s Roasted Sesame Tofu

Suzanne’s Roasted Sesame Tofu – serves 8-10 Ingredients: 2 lbs extra firm tofu, pressed for 2 hours, then cut into thin 1 x 2 inch pieces Marinade: ½ cup soy sauce 2 inch piece of ginger, grated 3 cloves of garlic, pressed 4 Teaspoon Sesame oil 2 Teaspoon Rice vinegar 1 cup sesame seeds Method: …

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Vegan, Gluten & Sugar-free Chocolate Truffles

Bittersweet Chocolate Truffles – Vegan, Gluten & Sugar-free   Ingredients: 1 ½ cup Chopped dates, softened in a small bowl of 1/2c hot water (30 min) 1 cup Tahini (sesame paste) or Almond butter ¼ – ½ cup Cocoa powder (add more or less depending on how bitter you want the truffles) 1 cup Unsweetened dried shredded coconut …

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