Posts Tagged ‘health’

White Bean Hummus with Wonder Valley Olive Oil and Black Sesame

July 25, 2017 | 3 Comments
White Bean Hummus with Wonder Valley Olive Oil and Black Sesame

How much do we like hummus? Hummus a high protein dish typically made with chickpeas, but I have been mixing it up using white cannellini beans and adding sesame seeds as a topping. This is such a quick and easy summer dish recipe perfect for summer pot luck evenings or to take for a picnic ...

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Springtime Persian Picnic with Negin

An interview with Negin Niknejad

March 25, 2017 | 4 Comments
Springtime Persian Picnic with Negin

One of my favorite childhood memories from growing up in Iran was how during Norooz which is the Persian New Year, people would celebrate Spring in all its glory. This was a time where everyone would create an altar in their homes to signify the ancient Zoroastrian custom of celebrating the natural world. Zoroastrianism is ...

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Bursting Through Glass Ceilings

Slaying the demon inside our heads

May 18, 2016 | 13 Comments
Bursting Through Glass Ceilings

“Only the worms that are born from the body of the lion itself will feed on the lion’s flesh.” This is Buddhist quote that used to sit on my altar for many years. In essence it means that the only thing that can naturally take down a mighty lion, is something that comes from the ...

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Agent Nateur ~ Holi Stick

An interview with Jena Covello.

February 18, 2016 | 2 Comments
Agent Nateur ~ Holi Stick

Around the age of twenty I developed a lump beneath my arm pit. I began to do some research and even though there wasn’t much information out there then, I realized the toxic implications of using traditional anti-perspirants and deodorants made with aluminim. After not using my traditional antiperspirant the lump vanished. This was way ...

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Staying Resiliant with Traditional Medicinal Teas

Health tips for surviving the winter season

February 9, 2016 | 1 Comment
Staying Resiliant with Traditional Medicinal Teas

This time of year, with the drastic weather changes,  it’s more important than ever to keep my family healthy. That means eating right and using natural wellness products to make sure we’re not getting run down. Here at home I have been pretty consistent with keeping my family on a Traditional Medicinals tea program. My ...

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Coming Home in the Aquarian Age

The Local Rose celebrates 5 years!

January 31, 2016 | 20 Comments
Coming Home in the Aquarian Age

Milestones. Five years ago in February I started The Local Rose. Three years ago in February I started my skin care line. It’s also another revolution around the sun for my natal birthday. So many evolutions being birthed in the Aquarian cycle. When I look back on these moments I see the trials, tears, triumphs ...

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