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Delux Miso Soup

Ingredients: ❄️ Ghee for sauteeing ❄️ 5 cm piece of ginger, chopped ❄️ 1 package soft silken tofu ❄️ ½ cup julienned carrots ❄️ 1 courgette (zuchinni) cut into half rounds ❄️ Pak soy (bok choy) sliced into thin strips ❄️ ½ cup sliced radishes or Daikon ❄️ 2+...

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Harmonizing Contradictions with Licorice

There’s so affinities I share with my adopted culture in the Netherlands, but the fondness of the (licorice candy) is not one of them. The fact that kids here grow up with licorice, however, does mean that they’re much more familiar with the woody stick when I mention...

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Nettle: A plant that refuses to be ignored

Here’s a plant that refuses to be ignored, despite its commonplace presence. Urtica dioica, or as you probably first encountered it, the stinging nettle plant you unknowingly brushed up against on your early adventures off the path in the woods. The top growth of the...

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Is Honey Really Toxic?

When they first hear the Ayurveda rule “Don’t heat honey”, it comes as quite a shock for most people. Nearly everyone has put honey in their tea or followed recipes using honey as a “healthy” substitute for sugar. But if you’ve hung out around Ayurveda even briefly,...

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Will you be able to make change for yourself?

If you are ready to take your health seriously, find natural solutions, have more energy, and wake up everyday just feeling better, Vitality Recharge could be the program for you. In this short video, Susan is letting you know all about the program and just how it can...

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Is Honey Really Toxic When Cooked?

In a word, yes. But by following 2 simple rules you can avoid most problems with honey. “Honey when used after cooking it kills (tissue)” - this is the statement from Sutrasthana chapter 5 in the Astanga Hrdayam (one of the Ayurvedic medical textbooks). Not “honey is...

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New Year’s Kickoff: Your Best Self Workshop

Take time out to focus on your wellness goals. Susan will facilitate a practice to help you make getting how you want to look and feel achievable. Discover the essentials to make this achievable, so that you’re amazed at what was possible when you look back from New...

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Are you prepared for your best menopause decade?

If your reaction to the phrase “menopause decade” is dismay, sit down, let me pour you a cup of tea and let’s talk. When I say the “menopause decade”, I mean the 10 years before, during and after your bleeding stops. The technical definition of menopause is when you...

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Recipes for Winter

This winter, we have some delicious warm foods to keep you going and keep your body balanced. Enjoy! Sweet Plantain Guacamole Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. coconut oil 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 large brown plantain, peeled and diced  2 Tbsp. water 3 large avocados, cut in...

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