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    Curried Carrot, Lentil, and Coconut Soup

    A healthy, simple dish, my Curried Carrot, Lentil, and Coconut Soup will chase away those late winter blahs and flood your body with health-giving nutrients! I thought I’d pop in with one soup recipe before winter slips away for another year! It’s hard to believe I haven’t shared any soup recipes on the blog yet. Hopefully I’ll be able to remedy that as time goes on! On the topic of winter, do you love it or would you be a snowbird if you could? I’d say that I fall somewhere in the middle. On the one hand, I enjoy peaceful walks right after a snowfall, when it feels as if…

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    Mahalo Kale Salad with Peanut Marinated Tempeh and Coconut Basil Lime Dressing + a few thoughts on gratitude

    ma·ha·lo ˈmäˌhälō/ exclamation & noun: a Hawaiian word used when thanking someone As local produce starts to flood the farmers’ markets at this time of the year, my heart overflows with gratitude. Gratitude for the local farmers who work tirelessly to maintain the integrity of the land and put food on our tables. Gratitude for Mother Nature, who continues to provide for us in spite of the destructive forces that humankind exerts on her to no end. Gratitude for my family and chosen family. And even some gratitude for my healthy mind and body, both of which I now see as good friends and allies in my holistic health journey.