September-October 2016

From Diet to Discipline: The Power of Yoga

August 26, 2016 Cara Anselmo

Thought to have originated 5,000 years ago in India, yoga is a discipline with physical, mental and spiritual components. The word yoga comes from the Sanskrit yuj, which means to yoke, join or bring together.

Omega Juicer
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The Path to Purer Juice?

April 27, 2016 Cara Anselmo

Product Reviewed: Omega 8006 Juicer While I enjoy an occasional carrot-ginger-orange juice from my local health food store, I’ve never tried making my own. Smoothies? Yes. But cold-pressed, pulp-free, fresh vegetable or fruit juice? Not

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Simple and Spicy Chickpea Soup

January 8, 2016 Cara Anselmo

This soup is incredibly simple to make and, when paired with a green salad, it's a perfect lunch or light dinner. If you prefer a spicier kick, add a pinch of cayenne pepper! Chickpea Soup

JK Adams Mezzaluna
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Over the Moon about Mezzalunas

December 5, 2015 Cara Anselmo

Product Reviewed: JK Adams Herb Chopper and Bowl When the New York Times featured an article on chopped salads, I knew the craze had hit the city hard. From chain shops to corner delis, salads

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Creamy Vegan Pesto

June 29, 2015 Cara Anselmo

I began experimenting with this recipe while making dinner for a new friend who doesn't like cheese (I know, I know!). I figured upon serving it I'd just sneak a little grated Pecorino onto my own plate. What I

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6 Tips for Staying Active on Cold Days

February 16, 2015 Cara Anselmo

I live in New York City — not the coldest of the cold, but not always the most pleasant climate for winter outdoor activities. My friends in Minneapolis, Anchorage, Chicago, and Buffalo: I applaud you