Why Practice Kundalini Yoga?

I love to practice Kundalini Yoga. It is a deeply meditative practice that gets me centered, shuts my mind off and gets me in the moment. It also uplifts the energy in and surrounding my body. I primarily work with Maya Fiennes DVDs. She follows the teachings of Yogi Bhajan. I first became interested in Kundalini Yoga when I heard Gabrielle Bernstein talk about it. She has many Kundalini Yoga Practices in her book Miracles Now. Continue reading

Recipe: Jenn’s Perfect Guacamole

Jenn’s Perfect Guacamole

My favorite cuisine is Mexican. I have perfected what *I* think is the most Perfect Guacamole recipe. I thought it was the best gift to give to you on the First Day of the Year. I hope you enjoy it!
If you think Avocados are bad for you, then you need to look at the latest research. All that talk from the 1980’s that Avocados are bad for you is outdated and incorrect. Avocados do contain fat but they contain the good kind of fat that your body needs. Yes, your body does need some fat to function properly. Avocados contain Monounsaturated & Polyunsaturated Fats.

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Avocado Selection 101

I have had a love affair with the Avocado and Guacamole for decades! I have learned the hard way how to select, ripen and use an Avocado. I walked around blindly until my Aunt Dora Lou’s Sister’s Husband told me the secret to knowing when an Avocado is perfectly ripe. Or was it my Aunt’s Brother? Or maybe her best friend’s Husband? Hehe!

Assignment: Following the guidelines below, buy 3 large or 4 small Avocados to ripen one week from today. On that Thursday, my new post will be my Perfect Guacamole. Additional ingredients will also need to be bought so check out the recipe ahead of time. (Fresh Cilantro on lasts 2-3 days. Don’t use Dried Cilantro. It sucks.)

AVOCADO 101

All three of these areas are important to know if you want to master the art of using the Perfectly Ripe *Haas* Avocado. 1) How to Select Avocados from the Store, 2) How to Know if an Avocado is Ripe or Not and 3) How to Ripen an Avocado

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Recipe: Jenn’s Joint Juice Tonic

Jenn’s Joint Juice Tonic

 I am a big fan of drinking Morning Tonics as soon as I wake up in the morning. When you drink something healthy as soon as you wake up, you start your body off right by giving it a shot of very healthy nutrition. Every ingredient in this drink can help improve your joint health. The ingredients contain Antioxidant Vitamins A, C & E, and Omega 3 Fatty Acids; which help fight radicals in your system, provide building blocks to healing and fights joint inflammation. Drink this Tonic in addition to doing regular exercise to help keep your joints healthy.

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