Eating Mindfully

12 Jan 2017
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Quick and Easy Fermented Vegetables for Good Health

  In a few weeks I have the pleasure of partaking in a fermented foods culinary class, open to the public, here at Sunrise Springs with our brilliant and lovely Chef, Rocky Durham. Specifically, we will focus on vegetable fermentation by bacteria, not the fermentation of fruit, grains, and honey by yeasts—aka the kingdom of…

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20 Jul 2016
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Roasted Chicory Root Peach Tea

There is nothing like a cold glass of iced tea on a hot summer’s day! Even better if you’ve made the brew yourself. With summer already in full swing, why not try a few new recipes for yourself?There are many different herbs that can be used to brew a good cup of iced tea. While…

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6 May 2016
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Microbes are Us – How the Gut Influences our Health

We are not alone.Since the beginning of human existence we’ve been in a complex dance with the microbial world. Thanks to new technology we now understand that our lives and theirs are crucially and intimately bound together.Human beings contain an astonishing ten trillion cells, but we host ten times that amount of microbes. That’s 100…

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1 Feb 2016
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6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD Courtesy of Health.comI’m a happiness research junkie. I love reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment. Mindfulness meditation, adequate sleep, laughing, volunteering, and spending time with pets (as well as with happy people) all help. And believe it or not, science shows you can…

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