Daily Archives: July 22, 2012

Getting that Vitamin D


Here’s a photo of the sun taken at a beach in Boston, MA.

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July 22, 2012 · 4:06 pm


This is a link to the website, Cornucopia.org, that we learned about at Kripalu.  John mentioned it to us.  I have since taken a peek around the site and it’s a great resource for learning more about the organic and natural food industry.  


July 22, 2012 · 12:25 pm

Top 10 Foods to Eat for Heart Health

1. Pumpkin Seeds

2. Kale, Collard Greens

3. Blue, Bill, Black, CranBERRIES

4. Avocados

5. Almonds

6. Oily Fish

7. Garlic

8. Curry/Turmeric

9. Grapefruit

10. Black Mission Figs




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Stove Snack

At Kripalu, we learned that a clove of garlic a day is essential to health. In order to get more garlic, I started leaving a cast iron pan with sautéed garlic cloves on my stove as a snack.

I took one whole garlic, separated the cloves and left the skin on. I placed it in a cast iron pan with some Extra Virgin Olive Oil and rosemary. I lightly sautéed it at a low heat and left it in the pan when it was done.

This way, I have a quick snack to eat. The strong flavor of the garlic is enough to get me through an hour or so.

Note – garlic’s legacy of bad breath isn’t as bad as expected!

This allows me to get more than my daily dose of garlic!


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