Top 5 Yoga Safety Tips for Newbies

In this post, I’m going to introduce the most important guideline for yoga that I share with my students: don’t hurt yourself! There are many benefits of practicing yoga (flexibility, balance and stress reduction, just to name a few…). However, in order to gain these benefits, we must first make sure that we are practicing safely Read more about Top 5 Yoga Safety Tips for Newbies[…]

Moroccan Chickpea Chili

PREP AHEAD: CHOP 1 cup chopped onion 3/4 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup chopped carrot 1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic PREP AHEAD: MEASURE 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons paprika 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground red Read more about Moroccan Chickpea Chili[…]

Kitchen Tip: Engage the Kids

When there are children around, the stress quotient while cooking seems to skyrocket for me. Between the whining, fighting and boredom complaints, it is by far my least favorite part of the day. There are days, however, when I strike brilliance and intentionally set the children up with an activity to engage them while I Read more about Kitchen Tip: Engage the Kids[…]