Healing Superfoods & Culinary Arts Retreat

Join Monica and Danielle in the kitchen to ​discover new ways to incorporate local vegetables & fruits in your diet and emerge from this weekend with a renewed sense of inspiration to incorporate delicious meals into your everyday routine!​

Healing Superfoods & Culinary Arts Retreat

Join Monica and Danielle in the kitchen to discover new ways to incorporate local vegetables & fruits in your diet and emerge from this weekend with a renewed sense of inspiration to incorporate delicious meals into your everyday routine!

{In English and Spanish – en Ingles y Espanol}

In this 5-day immersion course, discover new ways to incorporate local Nica superfoods and common vegetables and fruits in your diet to optimize health, digestion and overall wellbeing (en espanol abajo).

You will learn:

  • Hands-on Culinary Workshops (learning to make food taste delicious!)
  • Dive into the Science behind how our food benefits the body
  • 11 meals included (Welcome Dinner on Day One, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on Day 2, 3 and 4, Breakfast on Day 5)
  • Magical Swims in our Organic Pool
  • 2 Yoga classes
  • Ecstatic Dance
  • Laughter Liberation Journey
  • Cacao Ceremony infused with local superfoods

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Healing Superfoods & Culinary Arts Retreat

Wanderlust Utopia, Ometepe, Nicaragua

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En este curso de 5 dias vas a descubrir maneras nuevas como incorporar las verduras y frutas locales de Nicaragua en tu dieta para optimizar la salud, la digestión y el bienestar.

 El curso incluye:

Talleres culinarios de una chef vegana que se especializa en alimentación saludable. En los talleres culinarios aprendes como hacer y disfrutas más de 20 recetas usando lo que mas se encuentra en nuestro pais de Nicaragua:

  1. ¿Qué es el microbioma y para qué sirve? Aprende como hacer comida fermentada que contienen ciertas bacterias vivas que siguen actuando una vez están en nuestro organismo aportando diversidad y benificiando la microbiota intestinal.
  2. Hacer le mejor súper sopa para curar nuestro microbiota intestinal
  3. ¿Por qué comer unos crackers “crudos”? Habrás oído hablar de raw food, que traducido literalmente sería comida cruda puesto que en la preparación no se utilizan los métodos de cocción tradicionales. Muchos chefs y expertos en comida raw, sin embargo, prefieren utilizar la traducción “comida viva” que denota la esencia de este tipo de alimentación que mantiene la naturaleza de los compuestos bioquímicos de los alimentos. Aprende hacer crackers “crudos” desde cero.
  4. Todo se trata de la salsa! Aprende hacer 4 salsas versitales que se puede usar en comida o en postres para dar mejor sabor a todo.
  • Lecciónes en la ciensa detras como la comida y en la manera que la preparas para comer beneficia al cuerpo
  • 11 comidas veganas
  • Baila Ecstatica
  • 2 clases de Yoga (Yoga para abrir el corázon y Yoga de Risa )
  • Una Ceremonia de Cacao con superfoods locales

*Opcional y recomendado*

Nadar en nuestra piscina orgánica

  • 5 day immersion course/ 5 dias seguidos

Day 1

  • 3:30 – 4:30: Arrive and check in
  • 6:00 Dinner

Day 2

  • 7:00AM-8AM-
    Opening cacao circle
  • 10:00-12:00
    Workshop
    • The Microbiome
      Boost – Learn to Make Kimchi and Fermented Cashew Cream and Ayote Bacon,
      Tapache (pineapple), Cooking with Jamaica
  • 12:00 Lunch:
    Cashew Caesar Spiral Salad with fresh garden arugula, raw crackers and ayote
    bacon
  • 4:30 Workshop
    • Self-Love
      Ritual: Hair soaking with the Jamaica and ginger
  • 6:00 Dinner:
    • Ayote Parcels
      and Flor de Jamaica with Pan-fried Chaya and Yuca leaves and Garlic
      Crisps and Mango Dijon Vinaigrette

Day 3

    • 6:00AM – Juice
      and Bulletproof Coffee or Tea (with coconut oil)
    • 7AM-9AM Laughter
      Liberation: Cultivate Joy through choice, play & fun & Yoga Flow
    • 9AM Breakfast –
      Fruit bowl with Cashew Milk & Grawnola
    • 10:00-12:00
      Workshop:
      • The Science of
        Soaking: Soaking of flax and chia for the Super Salad Crackers, soak
        chricano beans overnight in epazote, soak jamaica, soak Mung beans for
        mung bean sprouts
      • Savory Super
        Salad Crackers Workshop
    • 1:30-4:00 free
      time
    • 4:00-6:00
       Workshop
      • Energy
        Balls and Raw Cheesecake
    • 6:00
      Dinner: Gallo Pinto, The Next Level
       

Day 4

  • 6:00AM – Juice
    and Bulletproof Coffee or Tea (with coconut oil)
  • 7:00-9AM Heart
    Opening Yoga Flow & Shakti Shakes 
  • 9AM Breakfast-
    Coconut Yogurt and Fresh Fruit and Hippee Dust & Grawnola
  • Free Time
  • 11:00-1:00
    Workshop:
    • Making Coconut
      Milk and Coconut Yogurt
    • Gut-Healing
      Super Soup (onion, quiquiseque, ayote, chayote, yuca, beans, cilantro,
      oregano, lemongrass, ginger, black pepper, turmeric, coconut milk,
      moringa, salt)
  • 1:00 Lunch:
    • Soup, Salad,
      Crackers
  • 400-6:00
    Workshop
    • It’s All About
      the Sauce (Make 4+ more versatile sauces: Ranchito, Hummus, Hot Sauce,
      Pesto and Pineapple Salsa, Noni Cheese Sauce)
  • 6:00 Dinner:
    • Rainbow Protein
      Power Bowls with Ranchito Dressing, (shredded beets and carrots, kimchi,
      beans, rice, fresh sprouts, avocado, arugula, moringa, pan-fried yuca and
      onion with garlic, ginger and turmeric)
    • Raw Cheesecake!

 

Day 5

  •         7AM – Breakfast

    ·     8AM – Cacao ceremony, Ecstatic Dance and closing circle

    ·    11 AM – Check out and (send home with energy balls)

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  • Ayote Caesar Sprials, Cacao Cream Custard Cake, Flax Crackers, StarFruit Pico de Gallo, Overnight Oats and Tropical Jam, Chunky Beetroot Hummus, Basil and Culantro Pesto, Classic Dijon and Cumin Vinaigrette, Tomato Sofrito, Pipian Parcels and stuffed Flor de Calabaza, Pan-fried Chaya and Garlic Crisps Gut Healing Super Soup and Cinnamon-Cardamom Rice Pudding

Location

Wanderlust Utopia

Our home base is on the Island of Ometepe in Nicaragua at an incredible retreat facility called Wanderlust Utopia – a conscious, plant-based, health and wellness retreat center for holistic events and private functions. 

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