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Staying Present?

Do you ever think that we yoga teachers are calm and serene all the time? Well, I can only speak for myself when I say, I am definitely not! I gravitated towards yoga, at first, for the physical benefits as I think many do. I was a personal trainer and an aerobics instructor for years.

Your Favorite Smoothie Recipe

We will be opening the cafe in just a couple weeks and are gearing up for smoothie season. Please send us your favorite smoothie recipe. If we chose yours to be featured in the cafe you will win a prize!

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Natural Cycles

At this time of year, many of us are coming out of the winter doldrums. Well, at least I am. As you may know, our family unschools which is a way of saying that we educate our children and ourselves through experience. I bring this up because most people have a schedule and structure to

Gluten-Free and Vegan Broccoli Mac and Cheese

My sons have a good friend, Tommy, who is gluten-free and vegan. He spends a good deal of time at our house so I have made it my mission to be able to feed him and then by default everyone else. It is rare that there is less that 10 hungry mouths to feed at

It Is a Beautiful World, It is a Horrible World

On my way to teach class last night, I kept thinking this thought; "God it is a beautiful world," as I gazed at the flowering trees and bright sunshine, listened to the birds, and smelled the spring air. At the same time, I was listening to the news and overwhelmed with the horror, devastation, and

Chocolate-Mint Crinkles AKA Best Vegan Gluten-Free Cookies

Okay, so most of my recipes are adaptations of another recipe that I have used and tweaked. Just like my yoga classes, I have trouble making the same exact recipe twice and am always changing things slightly based on my mood. This one is adapted from a recipe in Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar

When is the Cafe Opening?

Now that the days are a bit longer and the sun seems to be shining more brightly, I feel ready to take on the next phase of O2 Yoga Cambridge. I must admit that last year was both exhilarating and exhausting at the same time. I am not sure my family and I are fully

Winter Fruit Cobbler

I made this for my kids the other day and it was gone within an hour! Okay, they had some friends over but still. It is really delicious and simple to make. Ingredients: 1/2 cup almond flour 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour(I bet you could use a gluten-free flour for this to make the whole thing

Less Talk, More Action

What does it take to live life with a sense of integrity? How many choices do we make each and every day which could reflect and support a belief system? More importantly, how many choices do we make each day which we don't think about? Is it possible to think about everything? Is it advisable

Black Bean Burgers

I do not like cumin. There I said it. Why does every black bean burger seem to have a Tablespoon of cumin? Now, if you like cumin, then just add some to this recipe. If you don't, well, you will probably love these healthy, yummy burgers. They freeze well if you happen to have left