Dreams Do Come True

For years I imagined leading a wild, tropical, yoga retreat that would bring my nature-nerd and yoga-nerd friends together for a down-home nature-loving, yoga-saturated week of awe-inspiring adventure. This winter my dream came true. Six of my most… Read More

Your Food Industrial Complex Makes Me Sick

Dear Department of Agriculture, I’m a total food snob and I’d really like to be able to keep it that way. I like the food I eat. It’s full of minerals and good bacteria, prana-shakti (life force) and love…. Read More

Carving a New Groove

It is not easy to carve a new groove. The old groove is so comfortable, so familiar and dependable. We like what we like and we assiduously avoid the rest. Over time our groove gets narrower and deeper… Read More

More Spicy, Less Raw – Transitioning to Fall Part II

After picking apples all morning we arrived at the Maine Grind with raw fingers and red noses. Given the luxury of choice of  we opted for the warm squash soup over raw vegetable sandwiches on gluten free bread…. Read More

Get Oily not Dry – Transitioning into Fall Part I

Yesterday morning we woke up to clear blue skies and an icy skim on our puddles. My throat was dry and Lucy kept complaining about itchy eyes. So before getting dressed for school both girls gleefully stood in… Read More

Yoga Adventure Retreats

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And the winning cookie is . . .

This morning my daughters and I whipped up two of our favorite mineral-rich, prana-filled, kid-approved concoctions to enter into the No Bake Cookie Contest at this year’s Blue Hill Fair and we won! To be exact, my five… Read More

Flower Salads are Fresh, Wild and Beautiful

Local, seasonal, fresh and beautiful Nasturtiums, violets, rose petals, sorrel, dandelion, plantain leaves and seeds, lanvs quarters, fresh lettuce, raw corn kernels and cherry tomatoes. Dressed with balsamic vinegar, olive oil and sea salt.  Served in a bowl… Read More

Nourish Yourself

Nourish yourself with modern nutrition and the wisdom of Ayurveda. Join my seasonal cleanses or work with me one on one.