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Creating Peaceful Food

Facts, nutrition info and top ten super foods to help you make the most of your food choices.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Lettuce Eat!

When you think of spring and summer, what are the first words that come to mind? For me, it’s fresh, crisp and green.

The Legendary Origins of Tea

Today, you are either a coffee drinker or a tea drinker. There could be no more evidence of this than finding a Starbucks at the Great Wall in China, in the back lanes of Beihai Park and at the Forbidden City.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Spring Cooking

Ah, spring! While it’s not the height of produce season in the Northeast and farmers markets are still a distant memory, it IS an exciting season.

Stevia: Nature's Sweet Little Secret

If you want to decrease your sugar intake and are concerned about the safety of artificially manufactured non-caloric sweeteners such as Splenda®, Sweet ’n Low® or Equal®, then consider using stevia.

Test Before You Ingest

For years, in search of the cure for a deep relentless bellyache and inability to digest anything, I tried nearly every diet intervention that I ran across.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: One Pot Wonders

Last week a colleague of mine excitedly showed me a new diet she found. It promised rapid weight loss by eating fast foods like donuts, potato chips, cheeseburgers and frozen meals.

Save the Seed

“The greatest service which can be rendered any country is to add a useful plant to its culture.” — Thomas Jefferson

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Summer Cooking

"Nature transitions from one type of energy to another and it signals our bodies to transition in harmony with it. Each season should result in a change of food choices and cooking styles that help balance the energy of the season.” — Michelle Hirsch

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Tea Time

Curled up on the sofa, the stress of the day releases as you take in the color and aroma of the liquid. You sip and a depth of flavor moves over your tongue.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Use Your Bean

In the midst of the holiday chaos, it’s important to slow down and take time to relax and focus on healthy eating.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Food Choices Are Learned Behavior

Never met a cookie you didn’t like? Wonder why you can’t pass up the chocolate and your friend isn’t even tempted?

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: It's The Small Everyday Choices That Matter Most

Do you ever read the covers of magazines at the checkout counter?

Nourishing Our Children

There were once three little pigs who, shortly after venturing out into the world, each built a house using different building materials.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: An Organized Kitchen

KISS in the kitchen! That’s our theme for today. Think about your kitchen. What first comes to mind? Is it a place you love to be? Or is it a place you dread spending time in?

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: A Diet of Prevention

Heart disease, artery disease, cancer, diabetes…you name the condition and chances are there’s an article about it in the local newspaper.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: The Right Ingredients For Making Life Change

Trying to understand your life’s purpose and succeed in your career? Step 1: Dump the Twinkies! It really is all about the food. A few simple adjustments can change your life.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Grocery Aisle Wanderlust

What’s the next best thing to an exotic summer vacation? Tour your local ethnic markets and grocery stores! I recently visited China, India, Russia, Portugal and Korea all in one day!

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Cooking on a Budget

The one question I can count on being asked each time I do a cooking class is about suggestions on how to keep the cost down.

Cooking Made Easy

Most people understand the link between good health and the foods they choose to consume.

Making Healthier Food Choices

Feeling tired by mid-day? Wish you had the energy to do more of the things you enjoy? Want to improve overall health? If so, try looking to nature for help.

Wild Plants I Have Known.... And Eaten

Russ Cohen is one of the foremost wild edibles experts in New England. His depth of knowledge and passion for foraging make it a topic accessible to everyone.

Cooking with Kids

The celebration of community elders is a way of life practiced by many traditional cultures around the world.

Let Food Be Thy Medicine

Hippocrates stated, “Let food be thy medicine.” He understood that the greatest healers in the world are the people who grow our food and the people who prepare our food.

Food For The Natural Living Pleasure Of It

Food For The Natural Living Pleasure Of It. They’re as varied as the experiences when we feel completely balanced, at peace and in a state of joy. For some it’s stretching out lazily and becoming completely absorbed in a great book.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Kids Meals

Summer vacation is almost here! It’s the time of year when children get to spend more time at home and fill the neighborhood yards with play and laughter.

Whole Foods Healthy Cooking: Recipe Re-do's

I met someone recently who said that he wants to eat healthier and is interested in following a vegetarian diet, but that he can’t afford the time it requires.

New Year's Resolution Recipe Re-do's

What would the New Year be without a discussion about resolutions? Let’s face it: it’s a January tradition to resolve to make at least a few positive changes in our lives.

Meat, Land And Lifestyle: The Ethics of Eating

When I was much younger, my grandfather gave me some sound advice that has always stuck with me...

Fall Harvest Healthy Eating Recipes

All foods have their season, their time to display themselves in all their glory. And each season contributes a unique energy to these foods. Summer brings an expansive energy to foods to help cool us.
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Daily Astrology

July 17, 2018

Needs are clear and aspirations well grounded early this morning. However, the Virgo Moon is void of course long before most people begin their workday. The resulting low key atmospherics diminish urgency and ambition. Struggling against the cosmic ebb…
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July 2018

Join us for a monthly gathering of like-hearted people to give and receive angelic energy healing. This session is a combination of group meditation and discussion, along with working in pairs...

Cost: Scale $5-$20 ($10 suggested)

Where:
Pathway Of Joy
884 Broadway, Suite 12
Upstairs in the Spiritual Renaissance Center building
South Portland, ME  04106
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Sponsor: Pathway Of Joy
Telephone: 207-329-7192
Contact Name: Linda Huitt
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This special 2-part evening offering. Earn your Integrated Energy Therapy® certification in two evenings, while leaving your summer days and weekends open to enjoy the season. Part 1 is...

Cost: $195

Where:
Pathway Of Joy
884 Broadway, Suite 12
South Portland, ME  04106
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Telephone: 207-329-7192
Contact Name: Linda Huitt
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What better way to end a busy day than with a little bliss. We'll support your body right where it is today and help you to open your spine to find more movement and flexibility. Begin and end...

Cost: $18

Where:
Body Love Wellness Center
484 Bedford St
East Bridgewater, MA  02333
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Sponsor: Bliss Through Yoga
Telephone: 508-331-3564
Contact Name: Janice
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Relax and restore this summer with free outdoor yoga classes on historic Rogers Field! We’re packing the lawn with yogis of all levels for yoga led by experienced practitioners from Dragonfly...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rogers Field
Devens, MA


Sponsor: Dragonfly Wellness Center
Telephone: 978-487-7181
Contact Name: Anne Ferguson
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If you are worried about getting Parkinson’s or have beginning symptoms, check out a free intro on how to rewire your brain from the inside. First and third Wednesdays of the month,...

Where:
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Please note this event is held at an off-site location at the Double Tree Hilton in Danvers, MA There will be a book signing following the mediumship demonstration, and as part of your ticket...

Cost: $45

Where:
Double Tree Hotel
50 Ferncroft Road
Danvers, MA  01923
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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July 20 - 22 The Chinese internal martial arts derive their extraordinary power from the conscious control of one’s subjective state-of-being and the use of jin (internal power)....

Cost: Please see our website

Where:
Eastover Estate & Retreat Center
430 East St.
Lenox, MA  01240
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Telephone: 866-264-5139
Contact Name: Yingxing Wang
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The mission of the 4th Annual Compassionfest is to unite like-minded people that believe in the values of being just, kindness, equality and compassion. We’ll gather for delicious vegan food...

Cost: Free

Where:
Whitneyville Cultural Commons
1253 Whitney Ave
Hamden, CT  06517
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Sponsor: In Defense of Animals
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Saturday, July 21, 10:00am – 4:00pm & Sunday, July 22, 10am – 4:00pm With Patty Collinsworth Get the beginner certification before Linda Howe comes in person to teach a new...

Cost: $170

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
90 Main Street
Andover, MA  01810
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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Saturday, July 21, 10:00am – 5:30pm & Sunday, July 22, 10am – 3:30pm Instructor:  Peyton Pugmire What brings you joy and a sense of purpose?  These are your soul...

Cost: $160

Where:
Creative Spirit
80 Washington Street
Marblehead, MA  01945
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Sponsor: Creative Spirit
Telephone: 617-817-4547
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July 21 - 22 NEMHoFest, is New England’s premiere metaphysical festival. This year’s line-up includes world renowned guest speakers and vendors from across the...

Where:
Augusta Civic Center
Augusta, ME


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The GFAF Expos are the greatest events on earth for those living a gluten-free or allergen-friendly lifestyle. Sample hundreds of products, meet with local and national brands, receive coupons and...

Where:
DCU Center
50 Foster Street
Worcester, MA
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