Archive for June 2019

Awesome Raw Falafel

I will admit to being a huge falafel fan — and yet I know well that deep frying doesn’t serve my body. All I have to do to remember is eat a few. 😉 So I was thrilled to discover a raw version this week at my favorite Romanian restaurant, Samsara. Of course, everything Samsara…

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My Love for Romania

Whether you admire or skeptically question my wanderlust, let me be honest — I have my own moments of doubt. Like when the fifth plane required to reach Cluj-Napoca, Romania, was delayed. I stood in line beyond the gate, my forehead pressed up against the glass, and watched the sky suddenly turn black. Sheets of…

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Teaching in Dreamy Belgium

It’s been an honor for me to teach on Belgian soil, where Gemmotherapy became a standardized therapeutic resource. Add a generous host, engaged students, and a dreamlike rural setting, and the experience rises to a level of its own. Although I traveled to Belgium during my previous life in Europe, it has been seventeen years…

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Sweet and Spicy Roasted Plantains

When my cookbook-collecting daughter shared a copy of her latest find, Provisions, I immediately took notice. With 150 Carribean-inspired vegetarian recipes, there was plenty to keep my interest. Plantains are a favorite in the Hubele home, so I was immediately intrigued by the Roasted Ripe Plantain with African Pepper Compote recipe. It’s a simple, straightforward…

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Coaching Stories: Barbara

With a heart as big as Texas, Barbara serves her clients as an Intuitive Healer, Chinese Medicine Practitioner/Licensed Acupuncturist and Emotional/Spiritual Coach. However, she shared that she was pretty desperate when reached out with interest in a coaching series several months ago. She had looked at her past few years and realized she was just…

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Vegan Corn and Kale Chowder

Here’s a satisfying way to use sweet and tender fresh corn. Combining it with other seasonal vegetables makes this chowder a meal on its own. The smoky paprika adds a nice depth of flavor, complemented by the tang of fresh lime juice added before serving. Ingredients 5 ears of fresh corn, husks removed and sliced…

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Vulnerability Check

“Vulnerability is the birthplace of connection and the path to the feeling of worthiness.” – Brene Brown Have a look at that picture above and see, can you spot yours truly? Yep, that’s me in the back. If you take a closer look, you will see the face of vulnerability smiling back at you. That’s…

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What Gemmotherapy Can Do for Emotional Immunity

No doubt you are familiar with your physical immunity, but what about your emotional immunity? A sister of physical immunity, your emotional immunity also acts as a filter between you and the outside world. While your physical immunity is filtering tangible substances, your emotional immunity processes your day-to-day experiences. Both immune systems have a 24/7…

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Smoky Black Bean and Quinoa Burgers

One look at Minimalist Baker’s latest veggie burger recipe, and I knew I had to make it. For me, the challenge was skipping the barbecue sauce (not a winner among the German guys I feed) and still achieve a well-seasoned result. I’d call the experiment a success! (and if you happen to be a barbecue…

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