October 2012

Soup for Tonight

October 31, 2012

We opened a post this morning from Poppytalk that featured this seasonal soup. The picture is so beautiful and it looks just perfect for tonight, before or after trick-or-treating. We also love the use of homemade toasted pumpkin seeds. Happy Halloween! Recipe: Spicy Squash + Black Bean Soup

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Bread Making Weather

October 29, 2012

Inspired by Margaret and the cold, wind and rain from Hurricane Sandy, we decided to bake bread. Following our notes from a bread class taught by Sidra, breadmaking is a bit more effortless and the warmth, smell and taste from baking it at home is so comforting. The Best Tips from the Class: “Grab and […]

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Post Cleanse Follow-Up

October 22, 2012

from Bettina: It was like giving ourselves a big hug! Ten days of detoxing our bodies was a tremendous gift to ourselves and I believe we each gained some invaluable insight in to our own individual bio-dynamics as well. I’d like to sincerely thank Christy Halvorsen-Ross for leading us and cheering us on as we […]

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World Food Day is recognized annually on October 16th. The focus this year is on agricultural cooperatives and their key to feeding the world. What does that mean? The problem is that small farmers are often cut off by their remote location or lack of resources such as new seeds, crop types, fertilizers and farming […]

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Today is the second day of the cleanse. Getting ready for this adventure meant weaning off coffee one week prior, restocking the pantry with lots of whole foods goodness, and ordering a nut milk bag! On Saturday, we soaked raw almonds all day to make fresh almond milk before bed (hence the nut bag) and […]

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DIY Fall Cleanse

October 2, 2012

Bettina is about to begin a 10-day whole foods cleanse developed and overseen by holistic nutrition counselor Christy Halvorsen Ross. Together with an online group of fellow “detoxers”, Christy will guide, support and offer encouragement through the difficult task of cutting out so many everyday foods: sugar, dairy, gluten (wheat, soy sauce, barley, spelt), red […]

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