Nature Inspirations: Wild Ginger

My favorite plant in the whole world is Wild Ginger. I first heard of this plant when I was a teen. It was mentioned in passing, and I was briefly curious, but didn’t know enough about it to really follow the curiosity. Next, in a botany class in college, I looked up from my notes to see a brief glimpse of a weird, three-petaled purple-brown flower with leaves that had veins in the shape of a lotus flower. The caption [...]

By |2020-04-29T22:30:00+00:00June 6th, 2020|Gratitude, Happiness, Healing, Healthy Living, Lifestyle, Nature Inspirations, Plants and Greens, Two Rivers Yoga|Comments Off on Nature Inspirations: Wild Ginger

Nature Inspirations with Manon McPeters

I am enchanted by tactile connection with my environment. Sometimes that looks like petting very soft leaves on a plant. Sometimes that looks like running on trails or lifting heavy things. Sometimes that looks like climbing on things or jumping in water. Sometimes that looks like letting slugs crawl on my face! One of my other favorite things is mentoring kids. On the first day of a year-long program, I met my kids, and immediately sensed a challenge. This gaggle [...]

By |2020-04-29T22:11:02+00:00April 29th, 2020|Happiness, Healthy Living, Lifestyle, Nature Inspirations, Plants and Greens, Two Rivers Yoga, wellness|Comments Off on Nature Inspirations with Manon McPeters

The Balancing Nature of Practice

I continue to be humbled and amazed after all of these years of practicing Yoga, at how much I have to learn, and at so many times, unlearn. For years and years in my practice I went after the crazy poses, the longest holds, the fiercest teachers, the deepest emotional state I could bring myself to, and considered it to be the marker for if it was a "good or bad" practice. I had been drawn to and sought after [...]

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Garlic

This recipe was a bomb digity in our local CSA (Community Service Agriculture) Box! I grew up hating Brussel Sprouts, and it has completely won my taste buds over! So simple and outrageously delicious! Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Garlic 1 lb Brussel Sprouts 5 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil, to coat bottom of pan 3-5 Garlic Cloves Salt and Pepper to taste 1 Tbsp Balsamic Vinegar Pre heat oven to 450f. Trim bottom of Brussel Sprouts, and slice each in [...]

By |2014-11-18T23:07:47+00:00October 27th, 2014|Healthy Living, Plants and Greens, Recipes|Comments Off on Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Garlic
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