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the moment and the energy of that moment will spread beyond
of the month
A Super Nutritious
& Fun Meal
package of firm tofu, drained and rinsed
8 Tbsp Braggs Liquid Amino Acids (or Low Sodium Soy Sauce)
3 Tbsp Grated Fresh Ginger
3 Tbsp Honey
6 Cloves of garlic, chopped
2 Tbsp Dijon Mustard
1 tsp of Hot Chili Sauce (A red sauce in the Asian foods aisle)
Prepare in advance ~
1. Cut the tofu up into 1 inch chunks.
2. Mix the Amino Acids or Soy Sauce with the above ingredients
and add the tofu chunks. Marinate for 4 hours or longer (can
be marinated for 2-3 days).
ready to cook ~
tsp Sesame Oil
stalks of celery, chopped
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves of garlic, chopped
2 carrots, sliced
1 zuchini , sliced
1 yellow squash, sliced
1 cup of chopped broccoli
10 mushrooms, sliced
1 cup of bean sprouts
1/2 can of sliced water chestnuts
Salt and Pepper to your taste
Iceberg or butter lettuce
Heat oil in frying pan. Add onion, celery and garlic. Cook
2. Add 2 tbsp of marinating liquid from tofu to pan.
Add carrots, broccoli, water chestnuts and cook 1-3 minutes.
4. Add zuchini, squash, mushrooms and bean sprouts and as
much marinating liquid as you need to keep veggies from
5. Cook 2 minutes and add tofu and the rest of the marinating
6. Cook until veggies are firm yet tender. Add salt and
pepper to taste.
7. Make a quick sauce to spoon over your lettuce wraps by
mixing Liquid Aminos or Soy Sauce with a little hot mustard,
pickled ginger and Red Hot Sauce.
8. Carefully separate leaves of lettuce and serve a whole
leaf of lettuce with some of the tofu veggies and quick
sauce. Great as an appetizer or a whole meal.
of the month:
(Pahr - ee - PORE - na
Na - VAH - sanna)
Paripurna - Full, Complete
Nava - Boat
Strengthens the core (abdominals, hip flexors and spinal
Stimulates the kidneys, thyroid and the small and large
to do this pose:
(Always be sure to check
with your Dr before performing this or any other new
exercise especially if you have heart problems, low
blood pressure or are pregnant)
1. Sit on the floor and hug your knees gently into your
chest. Find your balance on your toes and your tailbone
and sit bones.
2. Before you do anything else, create space between
your shoulders and ears by sliding your shoulders down
your ribcage; lengthen the back of your neck and lengthen
3. Inhale. Exhale and engage your abdominals by contracting
and pulling the abdominal muscles in and up (in towards
the spine and up towards the ribcage). Inhale again
and hold this contraction in the abdominals. As you
exhale straighten your legs as best you can and lengthen
them out at a 45 degree angle.
4. There are three different ways to hold the arms in
Boat Pose. For level one, place your elbows and forarms
down to the floor so that your elbows are directly below
your shoulders. For level two, place your hands to the
floor directly under your shoulders. For level three,
reach your arms out in front of you, parallel to the
5. Stay in this pose anywhere from 30 seconds to 3 minutes.
Be sure to engage the abdominals and slide those shoulders
down the whole time. To come out of Boat Pose simply
hug your knees into your chest, round your back and
gently drop your chin towards your chest.
that I Love and Recommend:
CD ~ Hi Fidelity Dub Sessions : Chapter One
A compelation Ambient Groove CD that has been one of my favorites.
~ Love - by Leo Buscaglia
amazing book from an amazing man. This is a wonderful way
to embrace life and those that we love.
to Think About:
you doing what you love?
How can you re-distribute your time so that you are spending
more time doing the things that you enjoy?
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