Posts by Lauren

Meera’s Carmelized Onion Ramen

Vegan chef Meera Sodha wins again when the weekend rolls around and I want to try something new. This wonderful soup is full of flavor and the perfect opportunity to use up any spring braising greens. Here’s her recipe with my adaptations in parentheses. Ingredients 4 tbsp rapeseed oil, plus a little extra to coat…

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Coaching Stories: Suzanne Rogers

Five months ago, longtime client Suzanne Rogers was struggling with her job as a higher ed housing administrator and stuck on how to move forward. She decided to commit to a series of eight coaching sessions as a practical, action-oriented step toward getting unstuck and making changes. Since Suzanne and I had worked together for…

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Super Seeded Crackers

Here is a recipe to beat all boxed versions — and it’s easier than you think. Play around with the seasonings. Your options are endless! Ingredients 1/4 cup brown or white rice flour 1/4 cup teff flour 1/2 cup almond flour 2 tbsp ground flax 2 tbsp hemp 2 tbsp sesame seeds 2 tbsp chia…

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What Gemmotherapy Can Do for Menstrual Symptoms

What you have come to believe is normal during monthly menses may not be natural or necessary. After years working with women to address symptoms like painful cramping, lower back pain, leg discomfort, heavy flow, clotting, spotting and short or long cycles, it turns out these can all be resolved. This prompted my post a…

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More Like Home Each Day

Last night I sat on my screen porch engaged in a favorite activity of sketching out some connecting ideas on paper as darkness descended and a soft rain began to fall. Ruby sat perched on the window ledge, overseeing the deer grazing in our backyard. Strains of Joachim’s jazzy guitar chords mingled with the low…

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Fooduzzi’s Vegan and Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

I declare this to be THE best gluten-free vegan cookie recipe. And to be sure my claim was true I tested the recipe three times in the last two weeks 😉 It feels pretty much no-fail, and to make things even easier we tried it as a bar cookie recipe and it was fantastic. We…

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What Gemmotherapy Can Do For Dental Symptoms

Dental symptoms were not on my list when compiling the topics for this series – that is – until I was faced with a series of my own dental woes. It was hardly my first experience using Gemmos in this way, but it was the first time that it registered that these protocols would be…

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An Adapted Cauliflower Chaat

Honestly, you can’t have too many recipes for cauliflower. This one went together in a snap and was the perfect way to use two sweet and tender heads I picked up at the farmers market this weekend. Here’s a Cauliflower Chaat from the New York Times Cooking Section with some creative adaptations. Ingredients for the…

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Why I Study Gemmotherapy: Dumi

In addition to my work with clients, I’m fortunate to teach courses on the holistic principles behind my method of using Gemmotherapy extracts. As the interest in finding natural ways to restore the body grows so have my classes. There was a time not so long ago that I struggled to fill a Foundations of…

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An Ode to Oaks

Last night I sat on my screen porch engaged in a favorite activity of sketching out some connecting ideas on paper as darkness descended and a soft rain began to fall. Ruby sat perched on the window ledge, overseeing the deer grazing in our backyard. Strains of Joachim’s jazzy guitar chords mingled with the low…

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