Peace, Love & Vegetables is an exquisitely designed book, which includes lifestyle advice, mystical poetry, inspiration, tips, menus and over 150 Live-Food and Vegan recipes.
Spiritual nutrition counselor, Marcela Benson, demonstrates how to create delicious, healthy and balanced meals that can heal us from the inside out and change our lives for the better.
This life-changing book includes stunning artwork by Balinese painter, Made Griyawan, and full-color food photography by Ira Rodriguez that brings Marcela’s recipes to life.
This book is a celebration of compassion, love and peace.
Available for pre-order. Launching 2021
Ibu Robin Lim, midwife and author
“Food is medicine,” is what I say to the many expectant mothers I meet everyday. Marcela Benson’s Love, Peace & Vegetables opened the doors of my heart, and made me want to dance, make the recipes for my family, and rejoice in eating for life. This book was birthed and blessed in Bali, Indonesia, where the astonishing art and photos were created. Born from Marcela’s authentic soul, comes an understanding of Mother Earth and Father Time. Balancing nature’s elements in her kitchen, Marcela has created a lifestyle of sacred offerings.
Ayn Cates Sullivan, Ph.D., author
Marcela Benson is a true priestess bringing spirituality into the kitchen. In Love, Peace & Vegetables, she carefully explains not only how to make delicious healthy Vegan and Live-Food meals, Marcela also shows us how to transform the mundane into the sacred. Her recipes are living blessings that truly heal the body, mind and soul. Over time I have incorporated much of this wisdom into my life with miraculous results, and now many of these recipes are an integral part of my blossoming life. Marcela’s nutritional wisdom invites the community to raise consciousness in a way that makes each meal Divine.
David ‘Avocado’ Wolf, author
Marcela’s Love, Peace & Vegetables is a delicious and innovative breakthrough in Vegan and Live-Food nutrition. In this book, Marcela brings you up to speed on plant-based nutrition, healthy lifestyle, spiritual nourishment, and food preparation. This book includes everything from new and novel ways of cleaning and preparing food and drink, to superfoods to organic vegetable preparation to fermentation to quinoa to homemade nut milk to blended shakes to healing herbal tonics to chocolate desserts to ice creams to absolutely delicious cookies. All guilt free and healthy! Now that’s something I have never found all in one book! There is much in here for all types looking to add the power of plants into one’s diet. You’ll savor every page and experience The Best Day Ever
Size: 10"X13" Portrait
[ Hardcover - 978-1947925229 ]
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Into the Nothing: A Spiritual Autobiography of Gabriel Cousens
Join us as Gabriel Cousens MD, shares his wild adventurous mystical life that led to his liberation.
The book takes us through the unique process of classical spiritual awakening and liberation in several paths, including Yoga and Torah-Kabbalistic traditions, and also his experiences in the Lakota Sundance, Eagle Dance and Spirit Dance.
It includes Dr. Cousens’ unique teachings of spiritual nutrition, and the Six Foundations and Sevenfold-Peace, that creates a natural way of living that leads to the Holistic Liberation Way.
Stuart Brody J.D., senior scholar of State University of New York
“Gabriel Cousens achieves a rare feat here: articulating our loftiest spiritual aspirations yet offering a rich and versatile narrative of personal experience to show how to achieve it. Avoiding platitudes and pandering, he weaves the immensely varied spiritual influences of his life into a rich tapestry of insight that guides us on the path to liberation. He shows how the trajectory of spiritual evolution is both urgent and difficult; one cannot just suddenly ‘get it’ without spiritual work. This book—a splendid unfolding—shows how.”
Marcela Benson, author of Love, Peace & Vegetables
“Into The Nothing invites us into the possibility of seeing our lives as a teaching. In his autobiography, Gabriel Cousens intimately shares his life experience, spiritual awakening, and the integration of the great mystery into a life of selfless service—that of a liberated teacher and guide. Read his words, and sense into the space between the printed letters, and experience the direct teaching from a liberated master.”
Rabbi Gershon Winkler, PhD, Author of Magic of the Ordinary:
Recovering the Shamanic in Judaism
“Into the Nothing is far more than an intriguing autobiography. It is as much an inspirational guide to meaningfully negotiating the hairpin curves along our sometimes arduous life journey. Gabriel’s personal story shows us how liberation of the spirit is not to be discovered beyond ourselves but deeply within ourselves, veiled by a transparent film of illusion that reveals our possibilities while at the same time impeding them. The pathway to liberation lies beyond the veil, but the portal to it is embedded deep with us, waiting for our initiation. Life’s most rewarding qualities, the author demonstrates in this monumental sharing, is not to be found in the promises of the Something but in the mystery of the Nothing. After all, is that not where the Something came from, to begin with? Into the Nothing is then a fascinating down-to-earth story of a beyond-the-earth journey of one man’s grafting of both realms in his emergence as a liberated and enlightened master. An uplifting read for a downtrodden era.”
Shanti Cousens, MA, Aromatherapist
"Into the Nothing is beyond ordinary. It describes a depth of spiritual awareness that is rarely spoken about and less rarely lived at the level Gabriel is living life. This jewel of a book reveals the spiritual consciousness needed for us to shift into the new paradigm of expanded consciousness and new spirituality.”
Catia Simionato, head of Tree of Life Brazil
“I’ve been close to Dr. Gabriel Cousens for over a decade and his paradoxical way of being, at the same time wild and gentle, a mystic and a scientist, driven by his heart and so down to earth, has always intrigued me. His spiritual autobiography unveils the path that made the man, it shows how life in its infinite wisdom leads us into the depth of ourselves, the unknown, the nothing. For me, it’s a true model of a way of living that guides into Liberation.”
Size: 6" by 9" Portrait
[ Softcover - 978-0997046724 ]