Blissful Spirits Yoga Virginia

February 19, 2023
Body and Spirit During

superfood-bliss-ballsThese yummy sweeties will be offered at Sat Nam Fest, delicious and filled with antioxidants. Antioxidants help scrub free-radicals from the body to keep you looking and feeling young and healthy! The FDA has rated raw Cacao the highest food source for antioxidants!!

These are great for anyone with a sweet tooth like me.

What you need:

• 1 cup pitted medjool dates

• 1 cup activated nuts (I like almonds and walnuts)

• 1/3 cup raw organic cacao powder

• 1/3 cup coconut oil

• ½ cup shredded coconut

• 1 tablespoon chia seeds

1. Soak dates in warm water for 15 minutes to soften.

2. Whilst dates are soaking add nuts, cacao, shredded coconut, coconut oil and chia seeds to processor and mix.

3. Add dates and process.

4. If mixture is too dry add either a tablespoon of filtered water, or a little bit more coconut oil.

5. Let mixture sit for 10 minutes.

6. Roll mixture into bite size ball size.

7. Roll balls in shredded coconut.


Make a massive batch and store these in the freezer.

-Shiv Anter, Sat Nam Fest Chef

About Shivanter:

Shivanter Singh (aka John Barczak) is a 3HO certified Kundalini Yoga teacher, a certified Interdisciplinary yoga teacher, and Integrative Nutrition health counselor. Specializing in health and wellness, he holds degrees in transpersonal psychology, education and restaurant management. With over 3 decades of experience, Shivanter is an energetic advocate for thriving health and abundant living.

As a certified health counselor, Shivanter offers cleanses, classes and one-on-one counseling for healthy lifestyle strategies. His approach is holistic in that it nourishes, supports and enhances people mentally, emotionally and spiritually. His healthy lifestyle cleanses are based on years of research and mindful experimentation. Influenced by the teachings of Yogi Bhajan, a daily Kundalini Yoga and meditation practice, healthy cooking techniques, food sciences information (like the understanding of acid/alkaline diet) and Ayurvedic herbal therapy has made is program one of a kind brilliant.

A food industry professional for more than 30 years, Shivanter is the former general manager of Omega FoodWorks at the Omega Institute in Rhinebak, NY. Co-founder of Naked Foods Café in Nosara Costa Rica, Shivanter passionately provides artistic and fine crafted food for maximum health and energy. He is the director of The Village, a nonprofit also in Nosara, which focuses on creating and supporting community-based enrichment programs for local families and children.

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