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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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 […]

Aduki Squash Stew

Prep Time:  10 minutes Cooking Time:  60 minutes Yields:  4 servings Ingredients: 1 pound winter squash (kabocha, butternut) 1 1/2 cups aduki beans, soaked 3 inches seaweed (kombu or wakame) 5 cups of water Sea salt Directions: Peel and cube squash into 2-inch squares (can leave skin on if edible). Place washed beans and seaweed […]

Dulse Dressing

Prep Time:  5 minutes Cooking Time:  0 minutes Yields:  1 serving Ingredients: 1/2 cup water 2-3 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste) 1 tablespoon umeboshi paste 1/2 cup dulse flakes 3 scallions, finely chopped (optional) Directions: Warm the water, add tahini and stir until creamy. Stir or blend in umeboshi paste. Mix thoroughly. Stir in dulse and/or […]

Late Summer Corn Salad

Prep Time:  20 minutes Cooking Time:  10 minutes Yields:  6 servings Ingredients: 4 ears of corn 1/2 small red onion, diced 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped 1/2 bunch cilantro, minced 1 tablespoon olive oil Juice of 1 lemon Sea salt and pepper to taste Directions: Boil corn in a large pot […]