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Ginger Turmeric Latté

This latté is delicious and has two of my favorite herbs, turmeric and ginger. I spent a couple of weeks experimenting and checking out other recipes and am so happy with this final drink. I hope you try it and love it!  Science backs up

Hello from Mexico

Welcome again to a month of increasing energy naturally, through food and lifestyle practices, this time from Sayulita, MX. The afternoon we arrived in Mexico I walked down to the sand. Looking out at the waves I committed to 3 daily practices: meditation every morning,

Energy boosting green smoothie

I love this ridiculously awesome smoothie in the morning after my lemon-water and tea. It’s great as an afternoon pick-me-up as well. There are a few great things about this drink besides how delicious it tastes. By combining satsuma and spinach you utilize the satsuma’s

Gratitude practice

Gratitude – An expression of love that can bring great change into your life. Something pretty remarkable has been happening to me the last couple days. I have a history of being scared when my husband is away for the night. I used to go

Deconstructing Cravings

A food craving is an intense desire to consume a specific food, and is different from normal hunger. -Wikipedia I teach people to listen to their body and respond to its needs. To succeed at this it’s important to understand that there are voices within

Learn to LOVE your body.

An important and often challenging part of self-love involves body image. I have so much compassion for how difficult this can be for people. I can vividly remember a time when I was 13 years old and my ballet teacher gave me a tap on


Wikipedia says this and more about Self-Love: … that loving oneself is different from being arrogant, conceited or egocentric … that loving oneself means caring about oneself, taking responsibility for oneself, respecting oneself, and knowing oneself (e.g. being realistic and honest about one’s strengths and

A New Year tune-up for mind and body

After the holidays it’s easy to feel a bit sluggish in the body and mind. For many of us there has been extra sugar, alcohol and general feasting. While this is fun, there usually comes a point when the body shows signs it could use a