Posts Tagged ‘recipe’

Turmeric Oats ~ A Cleansing Breakfast by Kristin Dahl

June 1, 2017 | 3 Comments
Turmeric Oats ~ A Cleansing Breakfast by Kristin Dahl

I like a good hearty breakfast since it really balances the blood sugar and helps sustain energy throughout the day. Studies are suggesting that eating breakfast will maintain weight loss by keeping the metabolism moving and active. Once a week I make my favorite kitchari by Kristin Dahl and now she has a delicious detoxifying oat ...

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Absolute Love ~ Solid Perfume for Mother’s Day with Harmanjot

A carrier of consciousness

May 8, 2017 | 6 Comments
Absolute Love ~ Solid Perfume for Mother’s Day with Harmanjot

When Harmanjot Kaur last visited Casa Rosa we explored beautiful meditations on creating heart expansion with certain kriyas. Now she is sharing with us a lovely solid perfume using heart opening oils of rose and geranium. I felt this could be a lovely gift to make to celebrate a mama in your life, or to honor ...

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Persimmon Colored Memories

A recipe for the orange-colored fruit

November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
Persimmon Colored Memories

One of my fondest memories is of having Persimmon cookies made by an adopted grandmother named Betty. She had adopted my father when he was a young exchange student coming to America as a wide eyed 19 year old.  Grandma Betty always smelled of powder, and would always spoil me with persimmon cookies. The texture ...

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Granola Bars with Sweet Laurel

Healthy delicious granola bars to travel with

June 23, 2016 | 2 Comments
Granola Bars with Sweet Laurel

Last summer I had the good fortune of traveling to Kenya to an incredible wild animal reserve and resort with some friends. My friend Laurel who had traveled to Kenya, knew of the long traveling schedule ahead and the lack of healthy items at various airports, so she prepared the most perfect going away gift; ...

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Cauliflower Curried Soup

A delicious recipe for the anti-inflammatory vegetable

May 13, 2016 | 2 Comments
Cauliflower Curried Soup

I have been growing and cooking cauliflower since last fall, and still haven’t grown weary of this cruciferous wonder. Cauliflower can be traced to the wild cabbage and originally haled from Asia Minor. It reappeared in the Mediterranean where it became a standard in Turkey and Italy. Cauliflower is anti-inflammatory and rich in vitamin K, ...

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Rose Cafe on Rose

A visit to the classic Venice cafe

March 30, 2016 | 2 Comments
Rose Cafe on Rose

When I was growing up in LA as a young teen my favorite place was the Rose Cafe on Rose Avenue in Venice. Those were the days when you had to duck your head when driving through some of the streets around Rose, due to the continuous gang warfare going on. We called Venice Ghost ...

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