Archive for July, 2009

Namaste – July/August Issue

Namaste – July/August Issue

Namaste Friends! We are half way through July already! WOW… This magazine issue may be a little late but the articles are right on time to tell you all the things you need to know or are interested in right now! Another thing you can do right now is give to Yoga Bean Magazine! We [&hellip

Six Degrees of Michael Jackson!

Six Degrees of Michael Jackson!

When I was in my very early twenties I saw the Jackson Five movie for the first time. It was a great documentary. In that movie, Michael Jackson made a comment to his mother, after the five had split up, that spoke about him needing to “get the music out that keeps going through his [&hellip

Going out on a limb: Pratyahara, The fifth branch of Ashtanga Yoga (continued)

By Miriam Stollar If asana is the opening of the door, and pranayama is the going through the door, pratyahara is the first step on the other side of the door, onto the subtle ground of the way of yoga. Pranayama is the key to the door, that which lets us experience for ourselves the [&hellip

Scallops & Garlic

Scallops & Garlic

Seared Scallops with Roasted Garlic Cream Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, Food Network, 2007 Ingredients 2 heads garlic, sliced horizontally 3 tablespoons olive oil, plus 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cups chicken stock 1 cup cream 2 tablespoons butter 1 pound large sea scallops, muscles removed Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup vegetable oil [&hellip

Ode to the Stinky Rose

Ode to the Stinky Rose

By Bryn Richard Although as Shakespeare wrote, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose, By any other name would smell as sweet” there is one plant that has earned the nickname “The Stinking Rose” and that is Garlic! While this term is widely used, no one seems to know where it comes [&hellip

Greening Your Baby's Nursery

Here are some great ideas on greening your baby’s nursery. * Peeling or chipped paint or wallpaper can be dangerous. It can hold toxins and emit them into the air. Paint the baby’s room before he or she is born with no VOC or low VOC (volatile organic compound) paint. * Wall-to-wall carpeting is a [&hellip

Wheat Grass: Fact or Fiction

Wheat Grass: Fact or Fiction

By Dr. Joseph Russo Wheat Grass is ubiquitous in the health food arena. In almost every health food store it is for sale in one form or other. Also, there are many “Juice Bars” all over the world that offer this grass, available as either a shot or a supplement to the juice blend that [&hellip

Tomato Clinic

* If your tomato plants leaves are turning purplish, it might have phosphorus deficiency. Carefully work in some bone meal around the plant. * If your tomato plant has green-blue curled leaves and few blossoms it might need copper. Work in a small amount of manure compost, saw dust, or grass clippings to remedy. * [&hellip

Sweetgreens' Sweet Dream: Green Tastes Good When Done Well

Sweetgreens' Sweet Dream: Green Tastes Good When Done Well

By Alix Shutello I was lucky to catch Jonathan Neman on his cell phone on Friday afternoon as he and the other two founders of Sweetgreen restaurant made their way out of town for the weekend. Sweetgreen (www.sweetgreen.com) caught my eye when I heard there were three eco-conscious people making it in the restaurant take-out [&hellip

Salad Bar Survival Guide

Salad Bar Survival Guide

Everything looks so fresh and good for you at the salad bar – but it could be hazardous to your waist line and more! * The Dressing- It’s one of the easiest ways to add way too much fat and calories to your salad. Think color. White dressings (ranch, blue cheese, caesar) -very bad. Orange [&hellip