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Greek yogurt and fruit salad

4 servings Ingredients 2 cups vanilla greek yogurt 2 tablespoons good honey 1/2 orange, juiced 1 banana, sliced 1/2 pint fresh blueberries 1/2 pint fresh raspberries 1 pint fresh strawberries hulled and cut in half 1 bunch seedless green grapes, halved Directions Combine the yogurt, honey, vanilla extract, and vanilla bean seeds in a bowl […]

Fresh shrimp spring rolls

Ingredients 8 spring rolls 2 ounces rice vermicelli 8 rice wrappers (8.5 inch diameter) 8 large cooked shrimp – peeled, deveined and cut in half 1 1/3 tablespoons chopped fresh Thai basil 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 2 leaves lettuce, chopped 4 teaspoons soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon garlic chili […]

Ways to “Live in the Moment”

Simple is best. Consistency is key. Examples: – Consider starting your day in your bed and before you even get up, breathe. Keep your eyes softly closed. Start with 10 deep inhales and exhales, in through your nose and out through your mouth, like you are fogging up a mirror Make every breath feel like you […]

Creativity is maximized when you are living in the moment ~ Lululemon

Did you know? According to cognitive psychologist Robert J. Sternberg, creativity can be broadly defined as “…the process of producing something that is both original and worthwhile.” Creativity is all about finding new ways of solving problems and approaching situations. This isn’t a skill restricted to artists, musicians or writers; it is a useful skill […]

Tips for Staying Healthy at the Holidays

Dr. Joanne Wu from Unity Hospital joined Katrina Irwin on News 8 at Noon. She has some tips to Keep the Holidays Healthy and Well 1.) Practice gratitude – be thankful for the food in front of you, where it came from and who prepared it for you, as well as for the lives you […]

Yoga for the heart

For the last 10 years, yoga has slowly become one of the trendiest forms of exercise. Popular media has marketed yoga to be neat packages of flexibility, strength, beauty and grace embodied in athletes and models. With the rising popularity of such campaigns, many are intimidated to step onto a yoga mat, let alone a […]

My Yoga Journey

“Live passionately and don’t hold back” ~ Anonymous I began my yoga journey through competitive racing in marathons and triathlons around 2003. I have always been an athlete, from basketball to cheerleading, and have had passion in fitness and health. I used yoga and endurance racing to cope with stress and to keep healthy during […]