Eat! #6 On the Road

I’ve been on the road this week and I’m focusing on just a few conscious eating tips. The first is water, water, water. After that, remember to eat regularly. Don’t wait for the big restaurant date. Overeating and ordering due to hunger rather than nourishment will ruin your healthy intentions. Buy nuts, fruit, hummus, yogurt, […] Read more »

Eat! #4 Marney Soup

In time for Mothers Day.  May happiness be in the heart of Earth Mothers everywhere.  May we nourish and be nourished through our offerings. This week my friend and colleague Chef Marney White offered one of her healthy (and awesomely easy) recipes for Mystic blog readers to enjoy, and I scooped it up! This is […] Read more »

Eat! #3 Tomatoes

This is the third in our Conscious Eating Series for the month of May, the time when Moms delight in the prerogatives of Mother’s Day, and families get the nudge (or kick in the butt as the case may be!) to create opportunities to appreciate each other and home values.  For me this includes more […] Read more »

Eat! #2 Dumplings

Next up in our series on Conscious Eating – quick and easy Dumplings.  Good and good for you!  Is there anyone out there that doesn’t love fat juicy dumplings stuffed with all sorts of goodies? My Japanese friend Felly used to make them – from scratch. That was awesome. Me? I go to the supermarket […] Read more »

Eat! #1 Vegi Face

One of the first books I remember reading on yogic lifestyle referred to food.  Right up my alley! Written by the controversial Da Free John it was called The Eating Gorilla Comes in Peace. I’ve since come to my own philosophies and guidelines for living a spiritually driven life, but never moved one inch from […] Read more »

Nourishing Ourselves

Another installment on the blessings of a meditative mindset… Last week I led a retreat on Long Island on the beautiful grounds of Planting Fields Arboretum.  The picture above is just a tiny slice of life from their main greenhouse.  Before we gathered in the room I’d set up for our yokibics movement and meditation […] Read more »