Posts by Lauren

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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Care to Join Me in Europe?

Six short weeks from now, I will be packing my bags and heading for a teaching tour in Europe. Whether you can make it in person or must travel vicariously with me on Instagram, you are most welcome! All programs are open to the public with prior registration. Fancy a trip to Belgium? I’ll be…

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Salt-Crusted Potatoes with Cilantro Mojo

I am super fortunate to live with two open-minded eaters. They not only put up with my kitchen experiments, they fully participate with suggestions and ideas (sometimes a few more than I am prepared for!). So, when my husband holds up a gorgeous, salt-crusted potato on his fork and declares it perfect, I take him…

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Changing Our Stories

“Keep some room in your heart for the unimaginable.” ― Mary Oliver I’d venture to guess that like me, you have faced a relationship or two you came to see as beyond healing. Perhaps you tried everything, then reached a point where giving up seemed to be the only next step. Your experience may have…

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