Summer Solstice Salad

Let’s hear it for the official start of summer. The Summer Solstice is June 21st marks the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. It’s a time to honor both the light and the dark. Even though it’s a bit of a downer, acknowledging that the days will get shorter and darker after…

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WTF is The Diet Mentality & Why is it So Bad?

Photo: Clare Winfield from The New Nourishing I’m sure I’m generalizing, but I honestly can’t think of one woman I know who hasn’t gotten sucked into the “Diet Mentality”. Before I go any further, let me define that: The Diet Mentality is the constant awareness of food and the impact we believe it will have…

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How To Create Your Own New Moon Ritual

I love taking some time on both the New Moon and the Full Moon to assess how I’m feeling and what I’d like to change, do, or experience more of. The New Moon is especially good for setting new intentions to help us feel more aligned in our everyday life. Intentions are different than goals,…

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Self-Care for Anxiety

Anxiety. I feel like it’s rare that someone doesn’t suffer from it in some form these days. I notice it especially in New York City, where the collective energy can quickly make your stomach turn to knots and your heart beat faster. There are lots of conventional ways we can deal with this, like seeing…

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Mushroom Chickpea Pasta Dinner for Four

Using a pasta made out of chickpea flour and few simple ingredients, I made a satisfying, simple, and delicious gluten-free vegetarian dinner for four people for just $25. Bargain entertaining at its finest. I love cooking for my friends, but I can easily go overboard on both the amount I cook and the amount I…

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