Sinchronicity and Cowboy Caviar— Giving Up On Control

“Though we can’t always see it at the time, if we look upon events with some perspective, we see things always happen for our best interests. We are always being guided in a way better than we know ourselves.” — Swami Satchidananda syn·chro·nic·i·ty/ˌsiNGkrəˈnisitē/ Yesterday I was planning  for the Mexican themed dinner party I was having […]

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Hello Moon Man — Cup Of Tea?

In case you are wondering, no, I haven’t returned from my stay on the moon. I am still in the atmosphere and most likely will not be coming home soon. My name is Foraging Squirrel and I am a space cadet.  Did I or did I not just write a post about BPA? Yes, yes […]

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Don’t Eat Meat. Eat Japanese Eggplant and Lebanese Lentils

I had an “I seriously didn’t know that” moment about three years ago when I read the book  The China Study. Since then, though I’ve tried, It’s been hard to ignore the book’s findings: “People who ate the most animal-based foods got the most chronic disease … People who ate the most plant-based foods were […]

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What the heck is Quinoa?

I know many people more health savvy than I have been eating Quinoa for quite a while now. However, I’m willing to bet that there are a lot of people just like me who are a little late to the party. The following videos give a great rundown on Quinoa and it’s preparation!

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BPA, Anxiety, Bacon and Beans

I work on the weekends which means I miss an endless stream of birthday parties, play-dates, BBQ’s, sporting events and even more birthday parties. I’m supposed to be working right now in fact, but instead of earning money so that our house doesn’t fall into foreclosure, I’m writing about Baked Beans! Hell ya- take that […]

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Farro: Grain Explained

Grano Farro has a long and glorious history: it is the original grain from which all others derive, and fed the Mediterranean and Near Eastern populations for thousands of years; somewhat more recently it was the standard ration of the Roman Legions that expanded throughout the Western World. Ground into a paste and cooked, it […]

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