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After I finished my Fall cleanse one thing became very clear to me— I had been violating one of the founding principles of Ayurveda and my body let me know. Ayurveda teaches us that most imbalances in are caused by committing to what is called...

The other day my friend Kelly and I had a delicious lunch at Chaco Canyon, a local organic cafe. Kelly order an amazing squash soup loaded with sage. It has been on mind every since to try and recreate it. I played with several recipes,...

I love the Fall. The cool crisp mornings, wearing sweaters, jeans and boots but most of all pumpkin. All the pumpkin varieties and pumpkin flavors of the Fall, I’m in heaven. Its one of my favorite times of year but the wind, cool weather and...

I have tried a number of kale salads this summer, mostly from the Whole Foods deli counter or salads my friends have brought to social events.  This recipe is my attempt to create a kale salad with all my favorite tastes from the multitude of...

Infusing your water with fruit and herbs is a fun way to keep cool this summer. Sure drinking plenty of water is always a great idea especially in the heat but why not jazz it up with fresh summertime favorites. Plus, infusing your water has...

The season of Summer vacation is here. As a kid that meant a road trip! We would pile in our green Oldsmobile station wagon and head to the beach; some national historic landmark; or if we were lucky Cedar Point (Ohio’s greatest theme park).  Summer...

This week I harvested my first batch of greens from the garden and they were fantastic  By now you know I am BIG fan of eating greens.  One of the first things I did when I began my journey to healthy eating and vibrant living...

Last week I was gifted some amazing rhubarb from a friend at the yoga studio (thanks Beth). I have to admit I had never cooked rhubarb before so I went searching for ideas on how to prepare it. In the end my husband who loves...

It’s official. Summer is here and during the summer season salads are often what is for dinner around our table. Often I look in the fridge, see what’s on hand and toss it all together with my favorite dressing. Sometimes I build the salad around...

This weekend I had the pleasure of participating in the 2nd Annual Celebration of Food Festival.  Thousands of people turned out to learn about the benefits of eating real, how to grow their own food, support local farmers and enjoy delicious samples! I was so...