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Vacation (but not summer) is Over…and a Guest Post at Picky Eating RD

August 2, 2011

Good Morning!  I returned from vacation several days ago, and I’ve been busy. I had to cancel my next trip because I didn’t pay attention to the start date of classes (I’m teaching two face-to-face classes this fall), so I will not be spending another week in Santa Monica eating at Planet Raw and walking [...]

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Vegan Cauliflower/Cashew Un-Crust…and Menopause

July 21, 2011

After speculating about how the cauliflower pizza crust could be made vegan with the cashew cheese sauce from the Cheesy Kelp Noodles…I decided to give it a whirl today. As I was heating up the oven, I wasn’t thinking about NY’s outrageous heat index, but shortly thereafter I realized that today should not have been [...]

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Relaxed is the New High Strung, Slow is the New Fast…

July 11, 2011

It is easy for me to get caught up in the feeling that I always need to be doing something productive. Don’t interpret that as implying that I am always productive…I’m not. But when I feel like I should be getting things done, I tend not to plan anything into my life that would just [...]

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Hormone Casseroles and Life Changers

March 10, 2011

The word hormone is widely misunderstood. Bring it up, and people immediately think about sex, mood swings, PMS, or menopause. The truth is, each of us is one big hormone casserole! Hormones are a part of your endocrine system, and in short, they are chemical messengers that control and are affected by every single thing [...]

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Random Stress Management Rule

September 23, 2010

I’ve found that sometimes, rather than trying to control my reactions to stressful situations, it can be easier to just control the situation. This sounds contrary to the standard advice, “You can’t change the situation, you can only change you’re reaction to it.” That’s often true, but let’s tackle this stress monster in multiple ways, [...]

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Vacation Food Conundrum

June 27, 2010

We’re at Disney World. It’s great, but honestly, the food sucks. SUCKS. I suppose if we made reservations at some of the nicer places we could come up with some food that is not out of the freezer and processed (or drenched) beyond recognition—but that’s not on the itinerary this trip because it’s not really [...]

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Summer Vacation

June 24, 2010

The last vacation I went on was to the Kripalu Institute last summer for a yoga workshop.  It was awesome, and Desiree Rumbaugh not only helped me change (improve) my yoga practice, but it also motivated me to try Blue Lotus Yoga in Rochester when I returned home. All I can say is Anusara yoga [...]

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