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Chocolate Easter Treat

With just a week to go until Easter we thought we would give you a little treat to all our lovely customers. It doesn’t mean you can eat the whole torte at once though! It is however the perfect dish to share with family and friends.

Ingredients:

For the base

150g oats

150g nuts (almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, or any other, or a mixture)

100ml melted coconut oil

For the filling

400ml Coconut milk

400ml melted Coconut oil

200ml Honey

1 heaped tbsp raw organic cacao powder

Method

Line the base of an 8inch/20cm cake tin (with removable base) with greaseproof paper. In a food processor blend the oats and nuts until […]

By The Ultimate Retreat Co. |March 23rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Boot Camp’s Very Berry Breakfast Smoothie!

Absolutely delicious, loaded with health boosting fruit & veg & it will keep you full until lunchtime too!

Ingredients:

2 x apples or pears (cored but skin left on) 

1 or 2 carrots (washed but skin left on)

Fresh lemon juice & grated rind to taste

3 x fresh beetroot

3 x fresh courgettes or cucumbers (washed but skin on)

A large handful of your favorite berries such as: blueberries, raspberries, strawberries…

You may of course use good quality frozen berries here if you wish to.

1 x Avocado (not the skin)

1 x measure of organic seed protein powder (this will depend on the variety you have chosen […]

By The Ultimate Retreat Co. |March 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Reviews from our Fabulous Customers in March

We know that choosing the right retreat is important to you, and at the Ultimate Retreat we really do look after you. See what are lovely customers are saying about our Luxury Detox and Wellness Retreat last week.

See the dates of our Retreats plus save £100!

By The Ultimate Retreat Co. |March 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

March Recipe – Super Smoothie

This months recipe has been provided by our lovely naturopathic Doctor, Maria…& it is her favourite Spring time breakfast drink…

This months super juice / smoothie recipe: 

Ingredients:

1 x small zucchini

1 x handful of fresh basil

1 x handful of sprouted seeds

1/4 of a peeled pineapple

2 x tablespoons of fresh lemon juice

2 x tablespoons organic coconut oil

1 x tablespoon of flax seeds

Method:

Just pop everything into the blender & go…

*Sprouted seeds, my favourite are broccoli sprouts, they contain 17 different nutrients, broccoli sprouts are an excellent source of vitamin K, folate, as well as protein & fiber. Sprouts have a much higher nutrient concentration than a seed or […]

By The Ultimate Retreat Co. |March 8th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Time for a Spring cleanse?

Spring cleaning has a rich & long standing history, spanning many continents & cultures, Spring presents the first opportunity to refresh after the long & gloomy months of winter & prepare in anticipation of summer… so why limit a Spring cleanse to our homes? why not our minds & bodies too?
Spring is already in the air here in Spain, it is a fabulous time of year, with beautiful clear blue skies & warm sunny days, nature literally bursts into life & we are surrounded by colourful flowers & the almond & orange trees are loaded with blossom & the air is heavy with their natural perfume…

Join us this Spring & […]

By The Ultimate Retreat Co. |March 6th, 2018|News|0 Comments

A new  addition to our Ultimate team

This month Helen will be joining our team as our psychotherapist & counsellor, Helen is the head of a succesful private practice & is UK qualified & BCAP registered & is absolutely passionate about helping people find their way when life feels difficult. Helen will be offering private 1-2-1 sessions at the retreat, interesting & informative workshops & also an “at home” program for that all important post retreat support.

By The Ultimate Retreat Co. |March 1st, 2018|News|0 Comments

NEW YEAR SPECIAL OFFER!

Join us for the ultimate healthy holiday in 2016 & enjoy a very heathy saving of up to £300.00 per person, but hurry as this very special offer will be ending soon…

By The Ultimate Retreat Co. |December 30th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Delicious & super healthy summer smoothie !

Ingredients:

Morning Glory!

 

Fresh pineapple in large chunks ( a handfull )

Half a fresh but ripe avocado

A small fresh cucumber

Fresh lemon or lime juice

A good handful of fresh cilantro

A good handful of baby spinach, or half a head of romaine lettuce you choose!

A chunk of fresh root ginger

Coconut water

Organic seed or pea protein powder (according to manufacturers instructions )

A little spirulina powder

Don’t fear this smoothies dark green colour & slightly mossy smell: spirulina is a form of micro-algae & is a super-healing detox ingredient.

 

 

 

By The Ultimate Retreat Co. |December 3rd, 2015|News|0 Comments

A really tasty & filling healthy winter soup!

Now that the seasons are changing & the cooler weather is not too far away, why not try this really hearty & warming soup…

Butternut Squash Laksa

 

 

 

 

 

 

Serves 6-8

Ingredients:

4 Lime leaves

600g Butternut Squash peeled & chopped into 1 cm cubes

3 red chillies, deseeded & cut into thin slices

2 lemon grass sticks, chopped

1 bunch fresh coriander

1 large thumb size piece of fresh ginger, chopped finely

3 cloves garlic, peeled & chopped finely

1 teaspoon cumin

1 teaspoon Chinese five spice

2 tablespoons coconut oil

1 large onion, peeled & thinly sliced

2 sticks celery, thinly sliced

200g brown whole rice

500ml Good quality organic vegetable stock

750ml organic coconut milk

Method:

Using a food processor […]

By The Ultimate Retreat Co. |October 30th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Eco yoga mats!

We are very excited as our special delivery has arrived from Germany with our lovely new eco yoga mats! You may think its a simple item to purchase but we have a very strict criteria here at the retreat as we must conform to our environmental policy whilst also meeting the needs of our guests…so after a lot of time spent researching the latest & best mats available we plumped for the new lotus pro with its two-sided cell structure it has great grip, is produced using a newly-developed material, TPE foam which is environmentally-friendly, hygienic and 100% recyclable. […]

By The Ultimate Retreat Co. |August 13th, 2015|News|0 Comments

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