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Crafting Community Wellness

What does that even mean?  We plan to share with you stitch by stitch what that means to us.  We have been working on our next segment of this purpose driven project and truly can't wait to show you what we have been up to when it is ready to strut down the wellness runway.      Speaking of, the community we have chosen to help us with this meaningful, sustainable and up cycled project does just that.  They have created a resource that is so unique, fresh, chic, stuffed full of goodness and stitched together with purpose.  Fabric in Tempe has a story of a community committed to finding a better way to express fashion in a sustainable, sassy...

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Homemade Pasta with Heirloom Tomatoes

  Healthy, whole food, plant based recipes by Emma Recipe #17: Homemade Pasta with Heirloom Tomatoes   Although this blog is primarily gluten free, I would like to share that not ALL gluten is evil.  Homemade gluten options are rich in fiber- anything can be better when made at home the right way.  Store bought pasta, especially in the United States majority of time has the fiber removed and additional gluten added to extend the shelf life.  Fiber is absolutely critical to our micro biome intestinal health and overall wellbeing.  Much of celiac and crones disease is exasperated by the high levels of gluten in store bought flour products.  The recipe featured in this blog is rich in fiber, fresh...

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:: Slice of Emma ::

Healthy, whole food, plant based recipes by Emma Recipe #16: Curried Cauliflower Rice   Kale has been the super star vegetable for several years now. Move over kale, because cauliflower is the new veg to steal the spotlight.  From cauliflower pizza crust, no rice vegan sushi, to cauliflower rice. Cauliflower is a versatile vegetable full of antioxidants and an anti cancer super power. The texture of cauliflower rice can be accomplished through using the blade in a food processor.  Many stores now accommodate the craze by offering ‘cauliflower rice’ for sale. I prefer the fresh version, as it stays crisper. Of course it’s a treat to cut corners when we can, especially since my busy life living in San Francisco....

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SoulCare for the Planet II : Community Clean Up Roosevelt Row Arts District

  Every community thrives with an urban cultural scene that allows the residents and visitors to gain a sense of what the city, it's artists, galleries and businesses represent. The literal road of Roosevelt Row goes as far back in time before Arizona reached statehood.  With a downtown scene in a suburban sprawl it has become one of the most treasured and important spaces to claim our cultural urban vibe along with one of the top 10 Arts Districts in the country.   Roosevelt Row Artists’ District is a walkable, creative district in the urban core of downtown Phoenix. It is nationally known for its arts and cultural events, award-winning restaurants, galleries, boutiques and live music. Roosevelt Row is a lead...

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Keep the Peace

Keep the Peace : Trail Mist We like our peace in surplus.  This leads us to yet another trail and story of the development of one of our simplest yet powerful remedies. Considering the amount of miles that have been covered throughout this journey of all the trails taken, one thing has always been an essential in the toughest of times- peace.     This blend was created out of the simple necessity for an aromatic attitude adjustment during any outdoor activity along with a nice refreshing delivery system.  Aromatherapy and athletics has a natural connection.  This read by Well and Good has some fresh ideas for how to pair and improve your activities and performance with Essential Oils. This...

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