Fall Recipes

Left overs Waldorf salad + enduring the holidays

WALDORF SALAD adapted from the Lost Kitchen

1 apple or 1 pear, cut into 1" cubes

1/4 cup of rasins, currents or gogi berries

1 small fennel bulb, cored and sliced 

2 celery stalks, sliced into half moons

Grated zest & juice from 1/2-1 lemon or orange (depending on how much tang & tart you like)

1/2 cup nuts (walnuts are traditional, use what you have. candied, raw, or roasted)

Up to a cup of left over meat

1/3 cup mayo if making without meat 1/2 cup mayo if using meat

1/3 cup coarsely chopped parsley

salt & pepper to taste

1-2 large handfuls of choice greens. Anything from romaine to kale. Adding some spicy or bitter greens such as arugula or radicchio can make this salad even more complex & delicious.

In a medium bowl, combine the fruit, fennel, celery and lemon juice/zest. Mix up to coat the produce with the lemon. Add in nuts and set aside.

In a larger/serving bowl combine meat, mayo, parsley, salt and pepper, then transfer lemony produce into to the large bowl and stir to combine flavors. Serve on a bed of greens or mix the greens right in.

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WATER IS THE SOLUTION TO THE DILUTION OF THE POLLUTION-Andrea Nakayma

HYDRATION TIPS

TAKE you body weight in POUNDS, divide that in half and the product is the base amount of OUNCES of water you should drink a day

DRINK an extra 8 OUNCES of water to every 4 OUNCES of alcohol or caffeine

SQUEEZE half a lemon into water in the morning for a nice shot of immune boosting Vitamin C

do your best, you'll feel and see the difference

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Portland community,

We invite you to our Evening Retreat on December 7th from 6-8. In the heart of the holiday season, envision a nourishing yoga class complimented with healthy nibbles & an elixir. Our hope is you leave refreshed, relaxed, inspired and with warm muscles & belly.

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A lovely passage from Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Today we have gathered and when we look upon the faces around us we see that the cycles of life continue. We have been given the duty to live in balance and harmony with each other and all living things. So now let us ring our minds together as one as we give greeting and thanks to each other a People. Now our minds are one. 

-An excerpt from the Thanksgiving Address known well by the Onondaga Nation