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Diane’s Moroccan Velvet Chickpea Soup

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This warming soup comes from Diane Finlayson, yoga therapist and Dao energy healer. The spice mix in the Velvet Moroccan soup honors traditional Ayurvedic principles of the season. Cumin and coriander are considered some of the finest digestives while cinnamon warms us against the wind. Continue reading “Diane’s Moroccan Velvet Chickpea Soup”

Uniting Our States

A reflection from the Women’s March on Washington

There was a brief moment that will always remind me of all that I want to remember from the weekend of the Trump Inauguration and the Women’s March in Washington. It was on Saturday, as the first speakers were taking their turns on the podium. Crowds of people were still coalescing. The density of the crowd was something I’ve hardly ever experienced. Once on the streets of Varanasi in India, once on a subway platform in New York.

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Paula’s Vegetarian Chili

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Stay warm in the cold weather with a warming chili recipe from Ruscombe practitioner Paula Derry, Ph.D., LMT.

Beans, lentils and other legumes are excellent alternatives to meat protein. They contain incomplete protein, but if you eat other foods made with seeds or grains on the same day it will provide a complete protein. For example, consider serving this vegetarian chili over organic brown rice! Continue reading “Paula’s Vegetarian Chili”