Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie Recipes

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Strawberries and Kiwis are a popular combination in a lot of juices. They make a good pair in smoothies, too. Kiwis are in interesting fruit. They are grown commercially in many countries, but most of them come from New Zealand, Italy, Chile and Greece. Here are some more facts about kiwis: Kiwi Facts 1. Kiwis…

Christmas Breakfast Recipes

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There are many recipes for the breakfast on Christmas morning as breakfast recipes for christmas. In many families there is a tradition of to hand down the recipes to next generation and in many families there is a specific recipe which is used every year for Christmas breakfast. Read healthy christmas breakfast recipes. People also…

The Story Behind Austin’s Free Day of Yoga

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In case you haven’t heard: There’s another Free Day of Yoga happening in Austin this Saturday. This is the first year Austin yogis have organized a spring event; the traditional one happens on Labor Day — and last year’s drew an estimated 5,000 students. That’s a lot of yoga. When did it get that big?…

Dive Deep with Relaxation

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I am inspired by the shorter days and longer nights to dive more deeply into a sense of relaxation with my personal yoga practice and partner yoga practice.  My favorite AcroYoga pose this month is Straddle Bat. You can enter the pose through Parsarita Twist or Canon Ball Mount.  I love to add a neck…

I Absolutely ADORE My New Blender

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One morning last week, I was making my usual energizing breakfast fruit smoothie and suddenly my blender shut off and wouldn’t turn back on. I tried unplugging it and plugging it back in, I even tried a different outlet. It simply died—rest in peace. I bought it second hand from Craigslist about three years ago…

Asian flair – stir fry with shrimp and veggies

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The other night, I decided on stir fry. I bought a bag of frozen shrimp from Central Market, picked up a few other items, and cooked it up. It was pretty delish. Check it out. Vegetables included: 3 cloves garlic, sliced 1/2 parsnip, peeled & sliced 1/2 celery root, peeled & sliced 2 stalks celery,…

Morning Ritual

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I love eating well. In recent months, I’ve adopted a new morning routine that has helped me feel better on multiple levels. As such, I feel compelled to share. For ages, I’m talking years, I adored a good Starbucks Chai Soy Latte. Every morning. Every. Morning. Then one day, as change often happens for me,…

Kindness with Quinoa

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I felt the need for a vegetable excursion this evening. I’ve been eating more cheese than I like recently. It’s been cold. I’ve allowed myself more “comfort food” than I normally would, in terms of an occasional dip of queso and/or chips and salsa… stuff I don’t normally eat. As such, it seemed like a…

Garlicky Kale Soup with Parsnips and Celery Root

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This one was a huge hit. My husband is still talking about it. That, my friends, is a first & a victory! Whoop! Ingredients: Garlic -3 cloves, peeled & sliced 1/2 medium white or yellow onion, sliced 1/2 c carrots, sliced 1/2 parsnip, sliced 2 stalks celery, sliced 1/2 celery root, dirty edges trimmed, sliced…

Nurture You…

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When was the last time you did something just for you? She asked, grey eyes burning right through me. Busted. Try as I might, I couldn’t remember the last time I had done something for me. A hot bath? She queried. Nope, can’t leave husband alone that long with all of the babes. Your favorite…