January 17, 2011 • in Random Thoughts

The Power and Persistence to Create Change

While today we celebrate Marin Luther King Jr., and the change in the world he helped create, sometimes I can’t help but feel depressed about how long the change process takes. More so than a salmon who swims upstream (who …

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January 14, 2011 • in Breakfasts

Huevos Rancheros: My Favorite Hefty Breakfast!

If for some reason or another I only had one breakfast left on this planet to eat, I would have huevos rancheros. Dinner or lunch, I might need to go with fried chicken, but breakfast…most definitely huevos rancheros. I have …

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January 13, 2011 • in Health & Fitness

A Visit to My Kitchen: Dr. Andrew Weil

Dr. Weil is in my kitchen today, talking about all reasons why he’s organic, his simple-yet-can’t-live-without kitchen staple, and the current news issue on his mind. Andrew Weil, MD, is a world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative …

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January 12, 2011 • in Health & Fitness

Beware of Chemical Miracle Cures of Any Sort: Fluoride, A Case Study…Sort Of.

This is not a Harvard Business School Case study; it’s a Maria’s Farm Country Kitchen case study. Which means I tell it like it is! About 50, maybe even 60, years ago, my grandfather, J.I. Rodale, went on a revolt …

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January 11, 2011 • in Environment

Eat Trash, Save the Planet

By guest blogger Jeremy Seifert After four years of nonprofit work, Jeremy recently cofounded the production company Compeller, focusing on documentaries that tell stories from the heart and seek to reconnect us to each other and the Earth, while inspiring …

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January 10, 2011 • in Environment

Cleaning Is Praying. Praying Is Cleaning!

I recently read a wonderful novel by a Turkish author, Elif Shafak, called The Forty Rules of Love. It’s a powerful book, but one of the lines that struck me most was “Cleaning is praying. Praying is cleaning.” Why? Well, …

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January 07, 2011 • in Breakfasts

My Favorite Healthy Breakfast

OK, let’s get real. This time of year it’s about focusing on health, not indulgence. And as much as some people out there would like to cultivate the fantasy that every morning involves either some sort of breakfast casserole or …

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