Yoga retreat food from Isle of Yoga

Yoga retreat food recipes that are easy to make and healthy win hearts ever time. At Isle of Yoga we have built up a catalogue of winners and now we are going to share some with you. We think mealtimes during retreat are very special. Hearing a table full of people laughing and being happy is a good end to a day of yoga.

During the prolonged yoga practice times that you often do on a yoga retreat, we get hungry. The body craves healthy food. We have found that an alkaline diet is a very good one for this. What is an Alkaline diet you ask? It is based around the idea that the foods you eat can alter the acidity or alkalinity (the pH value) of your body.

Yoga Retreat food we consider as Alkaline are often so easy to make. Quick to prepare and keep fresh. Students appreciate the idea behind an alkaline diet, as they are looking after their health doing the yoga. So it follows to look your diet too.

A favourite recipe thats bursting with alkalising properties and an absolute favourite at Isle of Yoga is Sweet potatoes, quinoa and chickpea stew. Served warm with brown rice. Served cold with watercress salad.