Inspiration from a Lifelong Vegetarian
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Healing Scents

Healing Scents

While essential oils are only used by two percent of the U.S. population, the fragrant plant oils have long been utilized worldwide for their healing properties available in various forms. The plant products can be used topically, internally, or aromatically (such as...
Nuances of Nut Butter

Nuances of Nut Butter

The timing was perfect. Just as I was becoming bored with Trader Joe’s almond butter and peanut butter occupying space in the fridge, the package of Artisana Foods products arrived, to my delight. I was familiar with the company from snacking on their amazing...
Supporting Refugee Causes

Supporting Refugee Causes

I had the pleasure of seeing Emmanuel Jal (pictured) speak and perform last weekend. This impressive man from Sudan tells powerful stories of growing up in a war zone and refugee camp, losing relatives, and suffering from starvation. He motivated the crowd to make a...