Food, Recipes, Soul

Baking as therapy + Pumpkin Bread

“When you are stirring the pot, stir the pot!” That’s one of Michael Polland advises, as he explains how cooking [or baking in this case], not only is a good to ensure a healthy diet, but also, is a great way to practice mindfulness and really Be in the present moment.

I love preparing my own meals and the entire process that it entails, from doing my groceries to sharing what I have prepared with my family and friends. Cooking and baking is a great way to channel my creativity, it gives me a sense of purpose and really helps me quiet the thoughts and concerns that are constantly running in my head. It truly is a physical and mental therapy!

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Food, Recipes, Salad

Orange & Grapefruit Mixed Greens Salad

Florida is known as a top leader in citrus fruit production and is responsible for growing most of USA’s citrus crop (think: oranges, lemons, tangerines, limes, and grapefruit). Citrus are in season for at least 10 months of the year in Florida, guaranteeing no shortage of these delicious fruits to sample at any time. I went to the grocery store last week, and when I looked at the citrus offering, I felt like they were smiling; I had to take a few with me!

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