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A Singular Drop of Heart by Amy DeAngelis

A Singular Drop of Heart by Amy DeAngelis
I was standing in stillness over a batch of our Aloe & Rose Toner. As the Aloe and Witch Hazel sat patiently, I released the drops of Willow, Rose, and Lemongrass. The tiny drops danced and moved through the Aloe like tiny shooting stars and pulsating planetary nebulae. It was a cataclysm of botanicals dancing and whirling through the cosmos. They collided and formed unions with each other, split themselves, made promises, and moved on. In all this chaos and beauty colliding, they formed an infinite suspension of tiny multicolored beads. In this movement is a marvelous beauty and inherent poetry. I am reminded that these mesmerizing drops have traveled a long way. Sixty Organic Roses, thirty petals per rose,...

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Ginger Bug Soda

For years, I have on and off been making Kombucha, which I love. I tend to get really into it and then quickly overwhelmed by how it tends to take over our house. I just started making another fermented probiotic beverage, Ginger Bug Soda. It is delicious and so far, a lot easier to keep under control. I love making it with hibiscus tea, but there are endless variations. For recipes and soda ideas, l have been looking at this blog: http://wholelifestylenutrition.com/recipes/organic-fermented-ginger-bug-soda-recipe/ Enjoy!

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Energy Juice!

Energy Juice!
I am currently obsessed with this amazing elixir adapted from this recipe from the incredible restaurant Dimes in NYC that was featured in the NYT. With two kiddos and a biz, I am running on empty most days. If you are feeling sluggish, this will do you some major good! I suggest using fresh ginger and turmeric if you can get them. Rejuvenating Goji Berry and Ginger Tea Yield: four 8-ounce servings 1 cup goji berries3 cups boiling water¼ cup lemon juice plus more to taste2 teaspoons maple syrup2 teaspoons turmeric2 teaspoons ground ginger2 teaspoons bee pollen1 teaspoon maca powder 1. Soak goji berries in boiling water until soft, about 10 minutes. 2. Transfer the warm berries and water into...

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