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Coaching Stories: Ashley

By Lauren | January 10, 2020

by Ashley Dalme My name is Ashley Dalme, and I’m from Louisiana. I am married to my wonderful husband Chris, and we have two kids, Eva and Harrison. I am an art teacher, and I…

Gemmo Memo: Black Honeysuckle

By Lauren | January 3, 2020

The shrub Lonicera nigra, commonly known as black honeysuckle or black berried honeysuckle, is most likely to be discovered under the canopy of a coniferous or mixed forest, where it would bask in the filtered…

Gemmo Memo: Blackthorn

By Lauren | December 20, 2019

Blackthorn, Prunus spinosa, is a shrub native to Europe and Western Asia. Growing 6-10 feet in height, it was commonly used throughout history along with Hawthorn to border fields as a protection from animals. Its…

Gemmo Memo: Black Currant

By Lauren | December 13, 2019

Native to Europe and Asia, black currant shrubs grow well in damp, fertile (but not waterlogged) ground and are intolerant of drought. This moderate-size shrub develops as wide as it is tall, which is about…

Gemmo Memo: Almond, Prunus amygadalus

By Lauren | December 6, 2019

Known for their beautiful pale blossoms, welcoming the early days of spring, almond trees are native to the geographic region known as Iran and its surroundings. Almond trees are actually among the earliest domesticated fruit…

What Gemmotherapy Can Do for Winter Blues

By Lauren | November 15, 2019

The days are shorter, and the skies are darker, and possibly this is not your favorite season. Perhaps if you told the truth, you’d like to skip the next months altogether. Well, one option is…

Coaching Stories: Frances

By Lauren | November 8, 2019

by Frances Lord, LPN, LMT As a massage therapist, helping others is important to me. I practice in Smyrna Beach, Florida, and I had taken Gemmotherapy classes with Lauren in the past. Recently, I chose…

Compassionate Care Retreat in Foix

By Lauren | November 1, 2019

How does a four-day retreat in the French Pyrenees sound? I would love nothing more than to share a few days with you this coming February. We will be guests at La Ciboulette, a tranquil…

Lauren's Kitchen


I adore creating delicious plant based foods for and with the people I love. Here you’ll find recipes I’ve developed myself or borrowed and adapted from others all over the web. Please explore, share and enjoy!

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