FOOD THERAPY ADVICE FOR SUMMER

Most of you reading this live in Hot-town Houston where we are all sweating it out together right now. And some of you have escaped to cooler climates…sigh, just thinking about cooler climates brings sweet relief. Yet, even in cooler climates, on our side of the equator, the current season is inescapably summer. “Yes, we know it’s summer, thank…

Happy Autumnal Equinox!

Welcome to Fall, folks. Even in Houston we’re feeling it. Cooler temps, rain, maybe you’re even noticing a change in mood from feeling super care-free to feeling a bit more serious or melancholy. Even if your mood hasn’t changed, we’re guessing your schedule probably has tightened up a bit, right? Below are a few ways…

Fertility, Working with What Is

The word fertility can conjure images of round pregnant bellies, or a field rich with flowers being pollinated by adorable bees, or the food we are blessed to eat from our earth……or tearful women and men because fertility is not coming easily to them. It’s difficult to not feel like there’s something we did, or…

Undressing Libido

What comes to mind when you read the term libido? Oh, come on, don’t be bashful. You know you are thinking that libido is the way we speak about psychic energy that is directed between the polarity of opposites: inner/outer, up/down, full/empty, and so on. Wait, you had something else in mind? Sexual connotations? Well, yes,…

Chocolate – A Labor of Death…Er, Love

Chocolate, believe it or not, does not start out its life as the ooey-gooey deliciousness we love to consume. There’s a lot that goes on from cacao pod with white, bitter, slimy seeds to get to a smooth, decadent chocolate dessert. For starters, the appearance of chocolate beans before they are fermented (a process that…