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10 Health Behaviors that Might Not be Healthy for You

10 Health Behaviors that Might Not be Healthy for You

When we do everything we're told to get healthy and it just doesn't work, what do we do next? We eat what we're told to eat, avoid what we're told to avoid, pound the pavement, hit the gym, and nothing. No change. We might start to think, "That's just how I am." We might say defiantly, "That's me, that's fine, and I like it!" It's our reality, and we need to accept it. Even if it's not where we want to be.   It's important to like who you are. You're likable! But it's not as good to give up…
Grandma’s Fruit Salad

Grandma’s Fruit Salad

My grandma always has a giant tupperware bowl of ready-to-serve fruit salad. I've noticed over the years that it gets better the longer it sets, and its best on day two. I've found a way to re-create this two-day fruit salad perfection on day one by adding some secret ingredients. YOU'LL NEED 2 cups strawberries, sliced 2 cups blueberries 1 cup raspberries 1 cup blackberries 2 cups seedless grapes Juice of 2 oranges 2 peaches, sliced 1 pear, sliced Juice of 4 limes Juice of 2 lemons 1 cup selzer water 1 tablespoon cinnamon NOW WHAT Combine all the ingredients…
Rancheros

Rancheros

One of my favorite diners in NYC is Cafe Habana. Here is my DIY version of their classic Rancheros. It's healthy, delicious, and super simple to make. Enjoy!   Share your pics #makeyourownrulescookbook and we can keep in touch! The recipe and over 100 more of my favorites from friends and family all around the world are from my latest cookbook, Make Your Own Rules Cookbook. Just in time to get your winter nesting, cooking, and baking on, all digital versions of the book are $4.99. Grab your copy and spread the yummy vibes! Kindle iBook Nook Learn more here! And now…
Broccoli Sweet Potato Soup

Broccoli Sweet Potato Soup

Hi Friends, Welcome to my kitchen here in NYC. Come on in we're making soup and dishing on body image, women's issues, western vs eastern care, and more. Let me know what you guys think and any topics you'd like to chat about for the next one. Recipe is adapted from, Make Your Own Rules Cookbook, that's up for $4.99 for a few more days in all it's digital versions.       Here is the version I made today!     You'll Need 3 heads of broccoli 3 sweet potatoes 1 red onion 1 can of coconut milk 1 tablespoon…

Good Eats in the Strala Hood. . . downtown NYC baby

If you're new to the neighborhood, visiting us for a workshop, training, or just famished after a class, the hood around Strala has some of the best eats and most chill atmosphere around. Here are a few crowd favorites in easy walking distance to & from the studio. Fuel up on the good stuff and we'll see you soon.     Coffee, Juice & Light Bites Ground Support Worth the walk. West Broadway between Spring and Broom on the East Side. Best drip coffee, best cappuccino and matcha, hot or cold. Darn good cookies and sandwiches. Plenty of room to stretch…
Easy Cold Remedies!

Easy Cold Remedies!

My 3 Golden Rules to Health Since Strala started, I haven't gotten sick and I've prided myself on it, boasting about how finding the ease keeps us healthy and strong through it all. I knew I was pushing it when I started bringing my fun healthy-for-years facts up with my friends when they'd get a little under the weather. The reality is I stay healthy because of a variety of factors despite a variety of other assumed obstacles.   1. Be Cozy Wherever Home is where you're cozy so you might as well get cozy wherever you are. My secret…
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