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Coconut oil is delicious as a substitute for butter and smells yummy. Here are some of its less-known benefits: 1. Skin Care: Coconut oil is very good as a moisturizer for all skin types. It is especially useful for dry … Read more
This is probably the easiest butternut squash soup you’ve ever made. You can make it even easier by using water with 3 tbsp of olive oil instead of the vegetable stock. I also like using this soup as baby food.
Dry cleaning could get expensive, especially if done regularly. Here are my three favorite alternatives: 1. Most of my dry-clean only clothes do just fine when I run them through the gentle washing cycle with cold water and either line-dry … Read more
This post is by my friend and a fellow Anusara-inspired (TM) yoga instructor, Megan Marie. She is also a foodie and mom of Alexander (5) and James (3) I will try her super smoothie recipe tonight and so should you! Do your … Read more
High fructose corn syrup (HFCS), which is sweeter and cheaper than sucrose, is a sweetener made from corn. It is commonly used in many types of processed foods, from soft drinks to baked goods; it is found in fruit juice, … Read more
Good news for chocoholics: I found a relatively healthy way to enjoy dark chocolate! I just bought those oven-roasted dark chocolate almonds and they taste quite yummy! They are available in dark chocolate and mint chocolate flavors. Have you tried … Read more
Most snacks, given to kids these days are overprocessed and way too high in sugar. Even things like store-bought granola bars or whole wheat crackers or most store-bought breads or the different varieties of puffed rice are essentially processed … Read more
While living in NYC, I loved Angelica’s Kitchen restaurant: a wonderful vegetarian eatery with fresh , mostly local food. They also had cornbread to die for: it was the non-traditional kind; it tasted grainy and hearty. I actually purchased … Read more
I just finished reading this incredible book. Full of well-researched practical information and tips, the book explains what goes on in your kid’s brain. It talks about how children learn, how we can help them and which activities and circumstances … Read more