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Dark Side of the Minestrone Soup

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Taste the rainbow chard, kale, white or kidney beans, elbow macaroni, carrots, tomatoes, purple carrots, did I already say beans? How about today you pack your senses with nothing but the classics? I’ve got what you need: Pink Floyd and pasta. Pasta in soup! Brilliant! But, what? No meat? You can’t have any pudding if   …Continue Reading

And Now The Practice of Yoga Begins

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I began my wellness journey — my journey to being well — while sitting in a cubicle in the earlier days of the internet, circa 2000. Sitting in this box, with fluorescent lighting humming overhead and taking much-too-frequent smoke breaks, I knew deep down that this was not the life for me. I saw my   …Continue Reading

Kitchen Disco…Why?

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Because cooking is and should be fun. Because food is really, really good. Because eating is fun. And pleasurable. And you should put speakers in your kitchen and dance around to your favorite tunes. You should also do spontaneous yoga to this music. The kitchen is the hub, the center, the business center of a   …Continue Reading

The Downward Spiraled Veggies

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This recipe does not contain spiralized vegetables. That shit is ridic. Sure, it may be more appropriate to have some kind of spiral pasta in this dish, but I’m here to persuade you to eat more lentils. Because they’re good and good for you. Today’s dish inspired by: The Downward Spiral, Nine Inch Nails’ 1994   …Continue Reading

Mom Fitness Goals

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I just want to have a few minutes each day to stretch, ok? Yes, I would love a full yoga practice. That sounds luxurious. But, alas, that is not what I get because I have a very active and curious toddler (!). So, I improvise. Making breakfast? Bust out a few warrior poses (1 &   …Continue Reading