Fall Cleansing {Wendy Vigdor-Hess}

There are many ways to cleanse including supplements, exercise/sweat, eating whole foods, embracing positive attitudes, and receiving bodywork. Meeting yourself where you are and being honest about it is a good first step. This can alleviate a lot of undue stress, self-criticism and judgment. When ready to implement changes, experimenting with some of the following suggestions might help tweak your process along the way and help you feel lighter and clearer: Eat 1 raw meal […] Read more »

Eating Greens for an Energy Boost! {Wendy Vigdor-Hess}

With the garden bounties happening and more around the corner, I thought it would be fun to write about some greens to add into your diet.  The benefits of greens are countless.  They contain minerals (especially high in vitamin K, magnesium, calcium, and iron), alkalize our bodies and can be incorporated in a variety of ways. Greens are also easy to make and very tasty!  When cooking the dark green leafy vegetables, they can get […] Read more »

Cooking for Fall Equinox – Orange and Purple Curry Roasted Sweet Potato Soup {Hungry Goddess}

Autumn is approaching and Fall Equinox officially happens on September 22 this year. The shift from Summer to Fall is not only in the weather but in the foods that are becoming available to us to delight in the seasonal harvests. Sweet potatoes are not only sacred to the Goddess Oshun, but also happen to be one of my personal favorites. They work for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacking, side dishes, and soups! With lots of opportunities […] Read more »

Clearing the Space for Something New and Antioxidant Punch Smoothie Recipe {Wendy Vigdor-Hess}

  We often speak of clearing and cleansing with seasonal changes.  However, there is always an opportunity to create anew.  An opening exists to receive something new is always at our reach, like a canopy of trees enveloping you as you rest on a hammock on a hot summer day or a chain or string hanging from a fan or light that if you got on your tippy toes, as a child, you can reach […] Read more »

Raspberry Revolution & A Cobbler Recipe {Molly Remer}

…The spirit of adventure     runs through my veins     with the rich color     of crushed raspberry     May it always run so free     may it be blessed     and may I be reminded     of the courage and love     shown in small, wild adventures. June brings out the hunter in me. The mission: wild raspberries.* A friend once laughed to hear me describe picking raspberries as a “holy task,” but it […] Read more »

Bliss Bowl Recipe for the Goddess Annapurna – Giver of Food {Hungry Goddess}

O Mother Annapurna, who is Mother Earth, Governess of all beings, Divine Mother who grants bountiful nourishment and sustenance, whose dark tresses are arranged in braids, who ever nourishes, verily the great Deliverer and bestower of eternal welfare, Presiding Deity of the city of Kashi, O renderer of the support of compassion, grant me alms! ~ Annapurna Ashtakam The Hindu Goddess Annapurna is said to be a form of Parvati, the wife of Shiva. Her name […] Read more »

Dragon Fruit, Coconut, Mango Smoothie Bowl for the Solar Plexus Chakra {Hungry Goddess}

I have been dragging a bit lately. Long work days, a few stressful weeks (months even), and the crazy planetary dance that seems to be sitting on my head have taken their toll. Rather than laying in bed, eating Ring Dings all day, and watching the Real Housewives from Hell duke it out in endless reruns, I chose to take back my “power”. Dragon Fruit, coconut, and mango smoothie bowl to the rescue! Wednesday brought […] Read more »

Spiralized Cucumber and Soba Noodles with Edamame Recipe for Almost Summer {Hungry Goddess}

The WonderVeg Spiralizer strikes again and this time with beautiful hothouse cucumbers from Trader Joe’s! I needed to make a dish for Beltain of about 10 that might also need to hold up for outdoor eating. Since it practically feels like summer most other places here all the time, my mind was practically obsessed with cucumber spiralized noodles. The edamame, peppers, cherry tomatoes, and green onions were lovely, light additions that complemented the cucumber and soba […] Read more »