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Natural Oil Face Cleanser

WELLNESS

Using oil to clean your face sounds like a contradiction, right?  There is no way this fad could be good for your face or could it? I have been cleansing my face this way for over a year and have experienced great results – no breakouts (not even during my periods),  my skin feels soft...

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Daily Yoga

FITNESS

I’ve practiced Bikram Yoga religiously for many years.  If you are not familiar, Bikram is a form of Hatha yoga, consisting of 26 poses practiced for 90 minutes in a room that is 100 degrees and high humidity.  In fact, Bikram Choudry himself refers to the class as a torture chamber....

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Red Lentil Curry Soup

RECIPES

This soup has become one of my favorites over the years. Especially, when a cold front hits us at an unexpected time. This soup has become one of my favorites over the years. Especially, when a cold front hits us at an unexpected time.This soup has become one of my favorites over the years....

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The Benefits of Lemon Water

WELLNESS

I start every day with lemon water Lemons are not only a beautiful fruit, but the smell and juice or zest of the lemon have been said to improve mood, inhibit depression and increase energy levels. Ayurveda teaches us that our daily choices either support health and prevents disease or fosters...

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Peanut Butter Breakfast Cookie

RECIPES

I fell in love with a breakfast cookie sold a major health food grocery chain, and upon requesting the recipe, I was brutally turned down. Humph. Not one to take no for an answer, I found a version by Jessica Merchant on Seriously Delish. With a couple of modifications, I think these are even...

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Vegetable Lo Mein

RECIPES

I love eating foods from other cultures, or food that I have experienced in my travels. I also adore a great takeout makeover! This recipe fits into all of the above. I used to order Chinese takeout often with the understanding that it was going to a very greasy, salty, indulgent meal that left...

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Anti-Aging Serum

WELLNESS

I have gotten to the point that I don’t put anything on my face that I haven’t made myself with pure, organic, clean ingredients.  And honestly, my skin has never been better.  I used to be religious with my facials, microdermabrasion, Botox, high-end, expensive cosmetics….you get the picture....

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