Cha Cha Cha Kombucha!

I had heard about this tasty and trendy beverage for a while and I finally decided to give it a try. I first tried the samples at the New Pioneer Co-op in town (Kombucha on tap) and realized I liked the fizzy drink, while I was also surprised the taste can vary quite a bit

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Europe’s Newest American Destination

If you missed my info meeting last week about the Discover the Beauty of Romania – Wellness and History Retreat, no worries, here is a summary of the trip highlights: Royal Peles Castle, the summer residence of the Romanian kings and filming location for “A Christmas Prince” movie Count Dracula’s Castle in Bran 12th Century

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Stuffed Turkey – OK, Stuffed You – Not OK

As we approach the big Thanksgiving feast, we probably think about family get togethers, favorite dishes, maybe football and some piece of that delicious turkey (stuffed or not). Most likely we will find ourselves tempted to try all kinds of dishes and having a hard time saying no to second servings of pies and cakes.

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Gnarly Barley

Did you know that barley is an excellent source of molybdenum, manganese, selenium and magnesium and helps lower cholesterol and control blood sugar? Why “Gnarly Barley”? Because my kid decided it sounds funny! Here is a delicious recipe that I presented at the National Czech and Slovak Museum. Be aware: your kitchen will smell really good,

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