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Asparagus Mushroom Bowl

Asparagus Mushroom Bowl

Asparagus Mushroom Bowl I don’t normally eat the rice when I order Indian food, but Chris was not around to eat it and I didn’t want it to go to waste. On a separate occasion, I had recently had some delicious roasted mushrooms and wanted to replicate them at home so I decided to conjure [...]

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A Year of Challenges

A Year of Challenges

A Year of Challenges I’m usually up for a challenge and like to challenge myself to all sorts of different fitness goals whether it’s hiking the Appalachian Trail, running a marathon or completing a century bike ride. As some of you know I was an Athleta Sponsored Athlete in 2012. I enjoyed working with the [...]

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Power Up Your Oatmeal

Power Up Your Oatmeal

It’s Oatmeal Season! During the winter I still drink my shake for breakfast and often have oatmeal as a post-practice meal or what ends up being lunch. Oatmeal doesn’t have to be a pale, bland substitute for food. I used to dread it, but now that I add all sorts of yummy stuff to it, [...]

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Foods that Fight Dementia

Foods that Fight Dementia

Foods that Fight Dementia Having dementia and diabetes, a dangerous combination, my Grandmother was just put in assisted living a month ago at the age of 82. I’ve been sadly watching her demise these last few years remembering how we used to have stimulating conversations – to her now not even knowing who I am, [...]

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Staying Healthy During Flu Season

Staying Healthy During Flu Season

Staying Healthy During Flu Season It’s that time of the year …the dreaded flu and cold season. Staying Healthy During Flu Season can be a challenge. It’s cold outside so you spend more time inside surrounded by more people. If you live in a city you may take the subway more often due to inclement [...]

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A Day in the Life of a Yoga Student in Mysore, India

A Day in the Life of a Yoga Student in Mysore, India

A Day in the Life of Mysore, India Interested in going to Mysore, India to study and practice Ashtanga Yoga intensively? I asked Sarah Walsh what her typical day was like for the 5 weeks she was there. We decided to turn her response into a blog posting for those of you interested in what [...]

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Pineapple Spinach Mint Smoothie

Pineapple Spinach Mint Smoothie

Pineapple Spinach Mint Smoothie Another delicious smoothie was the result of playing around in our Indian kitchen searching for a light dinner option before our ridiculously early morning (4:15am) Mysore Ashtanga practice. My Yogi roomie and I were looking for a little green to add the the abundant fruit options in tropical India. There may [...]

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Fall Salads

Fall Salads

Fall Salads Fall Salads are not that different from our Summer Salads or Bean Salad posts, but by changing a few key ingredients you’ll create a hearty dish to fill you during chilly autumn days. Ingredients: 1 cup cooked and cooled Quinoa 1 bag spinach, chopped 1/4 cup Spicy Pepitas 1 can Black Beans 1/4 [...]

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Spicy Pepitas

Spicy Pepitas

Spicy Pepitas These Spicy Pepitas – roasted pumpkin seeds with a kick – are great to keep around and add to salads, especially in the fall. They are simple, delicious and provide some good, healthy fat that our bodies need to prepare for the oncoming winter season…unless of course you are chasing the sun like [...]

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7 Chakra Juices & Smoothies

7 Chakra Juices & Smoothies

7 Chakra Juices & Smoothies You may have read Sarah’s popular article on Mind Body Green – 7 Yoga Poses to Balance Your Chakras. Now here’s 7 Chakra Juices & Smoothies to go along with those postures. Even if you can’t take a week off and join us on a Goan Yoga Retreat, you can [...]

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