Mindful Monday – Sow Crates


Each time You eat something, You are endorsing the journey it has travelled to your mouth so here are some delicious and mindful eating recipes for you to enjoy.



This chilled tomato soup is a classic spanish dish and the addition of a touch of coconut milk, makes it a great way to add a creamy flavor without dairy. The coconut milk pairs very nicely with the garlicy tomato flavour. Use what you have available. Cucumber, celery and any type of pepper work well.



1 kg ripe salad tomatoes, core removed

½ cup cherry tomatoes

½ medium red or yellow pepper, deseeded

1 medium jalapeno (if you like it spicy)

2 garlic cloves, peeled

½ small white onion, roughly chopped

2 teaspoons salt

3 tablespoons olive oil

Garnish (optional)
¼ cup coconut milk
Serves 6 cups
  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender and process on high until smooth and well incorporated. (If all of the ingredients won’t fit all at one time, blend tomatoes in 2 batches and stir everything together in a large bowl.) Taste and adjust salt to liking
  2. Cover soup and chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours. Serve in cold soup bowls, drizzle with coconut milk if desired.

Banting & Vegetarian Friendly

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Please let us know if you have any Mindful Monday recipes you would like to share.

Mindful Eating Fact – It’s Still Legal in South Africa to cage mother pigs

Knowledge is the single greatest threat to factory farming.  It’s legal in South Africa to cage a mother pig (sow) so she can’t turn around for months but conscious consumers can help these sows. Read here for further information and here.

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