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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 company’s [...]

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

Most Popular Kombucha Brands

Kombucha on Tap (GT's) photographed by Jeff Skeirik (Rawtographer) at Set and Flow Yoga in Hollywood, CA. Refrigerator cases in retail locations from Whole Foods to convenience stores are becoming increasingly filled with glass bottles of this probiotic brew. One of the first brands to make a splash on the scene was Los [...]

By | March 27th, 2017|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Cooking with Herbs: Oregano, Rosemary, and Thyme

Cooking with fresh herbs can help warm us from the inside, which is particularly helpful in on damp, rainy days, or in the midst of the early spring season. Fresh herbs can make what we think of as comfort foods more easily digestible and actually comfortable for the body, and not only our cravings. According [...]

By | March 3rd, 2017|cooking tips|0 Comments

All About Kombucha

GT's Synergy Kombucha photographed by Jeff Skeirik at Set and Flow Yoga The Intel on Kombucha: How to Brew, How to Buy, and How to Mix So you visited your friend over the holidays and in their kitchen you saw this strange looking floating alien in a jar of liquid. Are they harboring [...]

By | February 25th, 2017|Healthy Eating|0 Comments

Chocolate for Health and Happiness

  Many of us associate the sensuality of chocolate with a guilty pleasure or with heart-shaped boxes that arrive just in time for Valentine’s Day. Yet, chocolate is far more than a sweet treat. When eaten in its raw form of cacao, this true superfood is rich in minerals (including one of the highest concentrations [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Kitchari: The Insider’s Guide to Ayurveda’s Classic Healing Food

The first time I heard of “kitchari” was during preparation for my first Panchakarma (the Ayurvedic cleansing and rejuvenation process) treatment at the Ayurvedic Institute in New Mexico. Kitchari (pronounced kich-ah-ree and sometimes spelled khichadi) is a staple of Indian cuisine and Ayurvedic medicine. It was first used to nourish babies, the elderly, and the [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|ayurvedic food|0 Comments

Power Lunch for Success: Plan in Advance

Preparation is the key to success in most avenues of life, including healthy eating. As a dietitian, I believe taking the extra time at home to prep and cook most of your daily meals can help you maintain a healthy body weight and support your overall vitality. When you make a meal like a power [...]

By | December 8th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments