Rice and Beans

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This recipe is modified from The Yoga Body Diet by Kristen Schultz Dollard and John Douillard, DC. Ingredients: Zucchini – 1 cup, cubed Cumin – 2 tsp. ground Mild Chili Powder – ½ tsp. Paprika – ¼ tsp. Salt – 1 tsp. Coconut Oil – 3 tsp. Onion – ½ cup, chopped Cauliflower – 2 […]

Ayurvedic Daily Oil Self Massage (Abhyanga)

Self-massage is one great way to get the benefits of "touch therapy," an entry point for repairing emotionally-damaged receptors found in the skin.

Average Reading Time: 3 minutes and 37 seconds The purpose of Ayurvedic daily oil massage – also called abhyanga – as part of the daily routine is to balance the nervous system, prevent physiological imbalances and to lubricate and promote flexibility of the muscles, tissues, and joints. The classical texts of Ayurveda also indicate that […]

Eggplant Tacos

Eggplant Tacos

Recipe by Emma Frisch Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Yield: 4-6 tacos Allergens: dairy Ingredients: Eggplant – 1 small Sea salt – 1 teaspoon Coconut oil – 1 tablespoon coconut oil, or substitute with olive oil Yellow onion – 1 yellow onion, sliced Summer squash – 2 small summer squash, more commonly […]

Perfect Baba Ghanoush

Perfect Baba Ghanoush *Photo by The Parsley Thief, on Food 52*

This recipe is adapted from Early Morning Farm. To finish baba ghanoush, I like to drizzle olive oil over the surface and sprinkle smoked paprika and minced parsley on top. Not only does it add a pop of color, but a symphony of flavors with each bite. ~ Emma Frisch Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook […]

Maple Granola

Granola

Recipe by Emma Frisch Ingredients: Oats – 2 cups quick rolled oats Oats – 2 cups regular rolled oats Wheat germ – 1/2 Sesame seeds – 1/3 cup Flax seeds – 1/3 cup Sunflower seeds – 1/3 cup Cinnamon – 1 tsp. cinnamon powder Maple syrup – 2/3 cup maple syrup, B grade Vegetable oil […]

Why Colorado Cleanse?

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Average Reading Time: 4 minutes and 3 seconds Today, we are all victims of a failed dietary strategy that was imposed on us in 1961 when the American Heart Association declared cholesterol a public health concern, putting cholesterol on the “Nutrient Concern” List. (1) When that happened, consumption of cholesterol and saturated fats greatly declined […]

A Super High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Boosts the Heart and Brain

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Average Reading Time: 1 minute and 52 seconds In 2013, The New England Journal of Medicine published a study suggesting that a higher-fat Mediterranean diet would be beneficial to cardiovascular health. (1) Another study, just published in the same journal, is suggesting that a high-fat diet will boost cognitive function as well as heart health. […]

College Survival Kit – Help Your Student Thrive

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Average Reading Time: 7 minutes and 2 seconds College can be one of the most challenging times to stay healthy. Suddenly, things like basic nutrition and sleep are taken for granted, resulting in compromised immunity and making students susceptible to colds, acne, hormonal issues, and more. With six kids, two in college and three college […]