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Intentional Health

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Here’s an example for you from this morning. I had just poured the boiling water over my tea bag, and during the four minutes it took to steep, I placed greens and veggies in a glass bowl-three actually-which took about the same amount of time as one; a four minute assembly line. I then placed… Read More

Kids and Climate Change

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The next class,  will be the second class in the series we entitled, ‘Almost Any Problem Can Be Solved in the Kitchen’. It will be on Tuesday, March 28th from 5:00 to 7:00, in Santa Rosa, CA. Address to be sent out a few days prior to class. I am teaching this class as part… Read More

The First Class in the Series

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This year-long series of classes comes under the auspice of Almost Any Problem Can Be Solved in the Kitchen. The first 3-part series is on climate change and food choices. The first class was last evening and our guest speaker was Susan Krout Muller from Pasture 42 in the Capay Valley. Please go to www.pasture42.com… Read More

Decompress and Destress…

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It’s been an intense week for most people with a contentious election cycle that left many people out of sorts. What do you do to decompress? More many it’s the healing power of nature. For me it’s a nice hike with my dogs- in the woods or along the beach-but just outside in the country… Read More

Beet Hummus

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Beets have been shown to lower blood pressure, fight cancer and inflammation, and support detoxification. Here is a Beet Hummus Recipe to enjoy! Beet Hummus Serves 5 Prep time: 5 Cook time: 15 minutes Ingredients 2/3 cup chopped beets (about one medium beet) 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas (garbanzo beans) 2 cloves garlic 3 tablespoons… Read More