Posts by Lauren

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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Creamy, Dreamy Vegan Dressings

The heat is here already in Texas. That means salads brimming with fresh local produce show up on our table every day. While a vinaigrette dressing is always delicious, there are times something rich and creamy is in order. Here are two of my recent go-to recipes. Tahini Ranch Dressing When I saw the words…

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Why I Study Gemmotherapy: Megan

Meet Megan — mom, wife and RN — and learn why she studies Gemmotherapy. Why did you choose to study Gemmotherapy? Because it WORKS!! My son, Calum, was born stuck in fight-or-flight mode, and for three years we desperately searched to find true healing for him. Gemmotherapy was our answer, and it has transformed our…

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What Gemmotherapy Can Do for Kidney Stones

If you have passed a kidney stone, you know two things. It’s incredibly painful. You’d rather not have that experience again. The problem is, if you created one kidney stone, it is highly likely there are more to follow — unless you correct the underlying problem. Let me begin by sharing that you don’t have…

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Chard Packets

Honestly, I don’t know which came first. I LOVE this recipe. I adore the creator’s photography. I am amused by their name — KrautKopf (cabbage head). And I was pleasantly surprised to find this couple lives in Berlin. So, let’s talk about these adorable bundles of goodness I can’t wait to share with you. I…

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