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When is stress a problem?

When is stress a problem?

First, a quick story.  During my 20s and early 30s, I thought stress was in my head. "Stress is for wimps," I thought. "I'll deal with it." So, I did. I threw on my blinders and...

Spiced Walnut Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Spiced Walnut Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies

This cookie is a far cry from the usual gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan cookie of my dreams.  And it uses a lot more ingredients than I'd normally care to mess with... But I've...

Liver-loving Green Smoothie

Liver-loving Green Smoothie

This is my go-to green smoothie when I'm feeling run down, or when I just need a pick-me-up. It's a wonderful snack or light breakfast, tastes like a dream and makes a treat for...

Persimmon Ginger Chia Pudding

Persimmon Ginger Chia Pudding

Have you gotten your fill of persimmons this year? If not, hurry - season's almost over! What's a persimmon? If you're not familiar, persimmons make their grand and brief...

Pause & Nourish (Instagram Live Series)

Pause & Nourish (Instagram Live Series)

Pause & Nourish: Managing Stress through Food & Lifestyle When we are stressed, we often turn to our breath or yoga practice. Or, another mindful activity that brings us...

5 tips to cut your food waste in half

5 tips to cut your food waste in half

Moldy strawberries. Soggy herbs. Yellowing greens. Soured milk. Mushy cucumbers. This is my nightmare, exposed big-time during this pandemic. Is it just me, or are you dealing...

Small-batch Flourless Espresso Brownies

Small-batch Flourless Espresso Brownies

OMG. I don't normally rush to post a recipe right after cooking, but here I am, still swooning over possibly the best brownies I've ever made. Granted, my track record of brownie...

Savory Roasted Pumpkin Cashew Dip (Vegan)

Savory Roasted Pumpkin Cashew Dip (Vegan)

I made this dip as a snack for my Spring into Balance stress-management workshop on March 7th at Willow Glen Yoga. The photos could be better, but I'll update them the next time...

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