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Brewing Tea: Health Benefits and Varieties from Green to Black and White

Flavors of tea to steep and savor Tea drinking is my most consistent and comforting ritual to cleanse the palate. My typical routine for brewing tea involves boiling water while I’m cleaning up after a meal. I then allow my choice of tea to steep for a bit. Often, I pair the tea  with a [...]

By | November 7th, 2017|cooking tips|0 Comments

Eating for Performance with Gabby Reece

Gabby Reece working out courtesy of FitBit Gabrielle (Gabby) Reece is a powerhouse. The 6’3” former professional volleyball player, athletic shoe designer for Nike, best-selling author, TV and podcast host, and high intensity workout creator (HIGHX and XPT). Gabby Reece lives in Malibu and Hawaii with her husband, big wave surfer Laird Hamilton [...]

By | October 19th, 2017|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

The Secret (and not-so-secret) Life of Rice

Color, texture, flavor, and region are only a few of the distinguishing characteristics of rice - one of the world's most popular grains. Rice is important for human nutrition. It provides one-fifth of the calories consumed worldwide by humans and is a staple food in many parts of the world—especially throughout Asia and India. It’s [...]

By | October 5th, 2017|FOOD + HOME|0 Comments

Los Angeles Events: The Best of September 2017

  Join LA Yoga at the best Los Angeles events for September 2017.   Los Angeles Events: Classes and Workshops Accessible Yoga   Learn how to make classes welcoming to everyone and to approach students in a trauma-informed way with Accessible Yoga Founder Jivana Heyman. Details 7-10 Sep 9am-5pm $550 Spiral Path Yoga, 3115 Foothill [...]

Heirloom Tomato Soup Savoring End-of-Summer Veggies

  We can encourage physical—and mental—balance by adding lots of fresh produce into your diet. At the end of the summer just before fall, we can enjoy seasonal heirloom tomato, zucchini, and sweet corn.   Heirloom Tomatoes We may have a preconceived notion of the perfect red beefsteak tomato: round, smooth, with consistent coloring. In [...]

By | September 8th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

The Benevolent Consciousness of Reishi Mushroom: Spiritual Perception, Enhanced Immunity and the Energy of the Heart

  Reishi is a tree fungus that is highly revered throughout the history of Asian herbalism. Its Japanese name, reishi, is most commonly used. In China it is called lingzhi, and the Vietnamese name is linh chi; all of which mean “soul/spirit mushroom” or “supernatural mushroom.” Reishi is said to support a long, vibrant and [...]

By | July 21st, 2017|ayurvedic food|0 Comments

Find Your True Fork at Wanderlust Hollywood

  Yoga, traditionally an intimate teacher/student relationship, has increasingly become a communal experience as well a personal practice.  Studios, as community centers, are a place to learn more about yourself and the world. Wanderlust Hollywood’s is one of these congregating places for people with the same values. The studio owners’ intention is to carry the [...]

By | July 13th, 2017|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Pro Tips for Your Summer BBQ Grilled Veggies and Fruits

Summer is the season for outdoor cooking. With everything available at the farmer’s markets, it’s the perfect time to fire up your creativity and try grilling a wide array of fruits and veggies. Whether you are a grilling aficionado or novice, try incorporating some of these suggestions for grilled veggies and fruits to create a [...]

By | June 28th, 2017|cooking tips|0 Comments

Uuni provides a portable option for wood-fired pizza

When it comes to cooking outdoors and backyard BBQs, pizza may not be the first menu item on your mind. Why not? Well, it’s a bit of a commitment to install a wood-fired pizza oven in an outdoor kitchen and most of the current grilling options can be hit or miss. Enter Uuni’s portable wood-fired [...]

By | June 26th, 2017|Kitchen Tools|0 Comments

Cast Iron Cooking

Photo Courtesy of Lodge Manufacturing The fire crackles as firelight dances on the wall behind me, while snow softly falls outside of our old Maine farmhouse. The faint smell of wood smoke mixes with the aroma of mulled cider, roasting cranberries, and corn chowder slowly cooking over an open fire in a variety [...]

By | April 7th, 2017|cooking tips|0 Comments