• Natural Living
  • Step-by-Step Yoga Pose: Half Moon

    Increase ankle strength and stability, up your spacial awareness (proprioception), and open up to autumn changes with Half Moon. Half Moon Pose Alias: Ardha Chandrasana (“ardha” = half, “chandra” = moon or shining, “asana” = pose) Why Half Moon? Mild inversions where your head is lower than your heart are […]

  • Recipes
  • Recipe: Cherry Smoothie Bowl

    With cherry season comes an abundant supply of fresh pies, jams and cheesecakes. Cherries may be most often recognized in desserts, but they’re also delicious extras in savory dishes. Try tossing them in a salad or risotto, on top of bruschetta, or even used as a glaze. Cherries are a […]

  • Natural Living
  • Step-by-Step Yoga Pose: Triangle

    Are you stretching enough to keep pace with your busy summer lifestyle? Chances are your activity level has increased along with the hours of daylight. Get limbered up fast with this all-in-one super stretch. Triangle Pose Alias: trikonasana (“tri” = three, “kona” =angle, “asana” = pose) Why Triangle Pose? Practicing […]

  • Health Conditions
  • Recipe: Berry Lavender Lemonade

    This refreshing beverage packs a one-two punch: the antioxidant benefits of berries come together with the calming, stress-relieving properties of lavender—making it perfect for spring. Lavender already has popular uses in aromatherapy and our skin and body care. But culinary lavender is gaining popularity in the gourmet food world, from […]

  • Natural Living
  • Recipe: Mushroom Arugula Socca Pizza

    This delicious, versatile flatbread originated in France—and is naturally free of common allergens! Made from chickpea flour, socca is usually served hot and enjoyed as is. But what makes it so amazing is that it can also be used as a pizza crust, taco shell or crepe (try adding your favorite jam). Thanks to simple ingredients […]

  • Health Topics
  • Aromatherapy for Allergies

    Ready to try a new approach to calming allergy symptoms? Essential oils may be just the thing. “The great thing about essential oils is that all of them are anti-viral and anti-microbial, so they naturally boost immunity,” says Jessica Smith, lead practitioner at our Carlsbad store. “Because people with allergies […]