The Grand Voyage Blog

Musings, tricks, tips and recipes on Spirit, Wellness, Herbalism, Holistic Health, and more. 

 
Make an Oxymel with me! Jul 02, 2024

So many herbs are popping up in the garden now! There are so many things you can do with your herbs, but have your tried an Oxymel? Read below for some reasons why you should give this a shot, and...

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The Medicine of Raspberry Leaf May 29, 2024

I harvested these leaves with my daughter the other day with the intention to help her understand how learning about herbs and the natural world is an investment in her lifelong health and...

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Growing food, healthy bodies, and strong communities. May 21, 2024
 
Just a friendly PSA that if we all took it upon ourselves to start growing our own food and medicine this summer we could:

barter with each other
grow and strengthen our communities
stop...

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How to maximize a whole chicken recipes Apr 22, 2024

Food prices are insane right now as I’m sure you know! But you don’t have to compromise your health because you’re a smart cooking and know how to be savvy and make the most of...

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Elderberry Syrup with Warming Spices recipes Oct 20, 2023

 

RECIPE
Ingredients:
- 4 cups fresh elderberries (2 cups if dried)
    -    4 cups water
    -    1 cup raw honey
...

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Healthy Marshmallows featuring real Marshmallow Root recipes Oct 20, 2023

Recipe
If you don’t have your own marshmallow root you can order yours from www.harmonicarts.ca and use code ALISONR15 at checkout for 15% off.
Ingredients:
-2 tbsp grass fed gelatin
-1 cup...

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Nettle & Sea-veggie Gomasio recipes Oct 13, 2023
A nutrient and mineral dense condiment featuring nettle seeds, Harmonic Arts  sea-veg blend, toasted sesame seeds and celtic sea salt. It can be added to salads, soups, rice,...
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Using your Voice in Labour Oct 13, 2023

Did you use your voice in labour? Have you ever thought about the connection between the throat and the cervix? Some musings….

Physiological labour and birth is designed for women to...

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Opening timelines for Postpartum Healing Oct 13, 2023

So many women tell me how they wish they would’ve known about the art of traditional postpartum care when they were having babies.
There is grief around the not having.
There is shame around...

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Traditional Postpartum Care Oct 11, 2023

When we cross into the world of motherhood, we are embarking on a huge shift in our lives.  So often the main focus of the childbearing year is on the pregnancy and birth, leaving the...

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Birthkeeping services Oct 11, 2023

My reasons for becoming a Birth Keeper stem back to my birth experience with my son, which was far from great. It left me physically and spiritually scarred, and also dumbfounded as to how this...

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Cultivating trust within our body Oct 11, 2023

Our bodies are constantly communicating to us what they need. Through hunger, thirst, and elimination, just to mention a few. But for some reason, when it comes to birthing babies, many have a...

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