What Are You Hungry For

What Are You Hungry For?

I woke up this morning with an Alanis song stuck in my head.  You may remember “Not the Doctor” from Jagged Little Pill.  It’s an anthem to an addict she loves.  She goes on to insist that she doesn’t want to be “the filler” of the “void that’s solely yours.”  The line that was echoing in my […]

Lessons from Hummingbirds

Living in the Hum: Lessons from Hummingbirds

When I ask women if they are incorporating self-care into their lives, I usually get strange looks, tentative nods, and mumblings about having taken a shower day-before-yesterday.  These women often are dedicated women. Dedicated to family, careers, causes, and community.  What I notice, is that, while these are often meaningful commitments, they do not always […]

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Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers: The Acclaimed Guide to Stress, Stress-Related Diseases, and Coping by Robert Sapolsky Why it Resonates with Me:  This was the first book I read on the effects of stress that really made sense to me!  It’s not a “light” read, but it is a fun read.  The author is clever in his explanations […]

The Power of Primary Food: Nourishment Beyond The Plate by Joshua Rosenthal Why it Resonates with Me:  Joshua Rosenthal is the founder and one of the teachers at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (where I earned my Integrative Nutrition coaching credentials).  This book explains one of the underlying premises of the school’s teachings: his notion of primary foods. […]

You Can Heal Your Life by Louise L. Hay Why it Resonates with Me: This is a wonderful book that I’ve owned multiple editions of and have listened to on my Audible account (Louise narrates, which is wonderful!).  She tells her life story and shares how she healed herself from cancer (!), and goes on […]

Empowering Women by Louise L. Hay Why It Resonates With Me: First, let me be transparent: Louise Hay is my HERO.  I love her! That said, this book is an amazing read for women.  She discusses the role of women in society in a fully respectful way, honoring women everywhere.  She does not insist we […]

Very Versatile Mashed Tempeh

Prep Time:  10 minutes Cooking Time:  30 minutes Yields: 2 servings Ingredients: 1/2 cup arame 8 ounces tempeh 1/2 small onion, finely diced 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup finely chopped celery, 1 or 2 stalks 2 tablespoons tahini 1 tablespoon ginger juice 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice Sea salt to taste Directions: Rinse arame and soak […]

Tempeh Croutons

Prep Time:  10 minutes Cooking Time:  45 minutes Yields:  4 servings Ingredients: 1 package tempeh 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoon shoyu Directions: Slice tempeh into bite-size cubes. In a bowl, mix together the oil, vinegar and shoyu. Add tempeh and mix well. Place tempeh in a baking dish or on […]