Dora’s note on the recipe:
You can make this dish Paleo/ Primal Approved by substituting out the garbanzo beans. You can use any ground meat of your choice. Keep the same spices, the rest of the recipe can stay the same. Just instead of falafel, you make Middle Eastern meat patties! Some folks cannot digest legumes very well. If you are using garbanzo beans I recommend using dried organic variety, and most importantly, soak them overnight! Rinse them very well before using.
Our next recipe comes from Keri. Keri teaches the Tuesdays noon class, yoga allows her to be mindful in her professional and personal life, which is great because she often comes to teach right after an all-night shift at the hospital. Yoga brings balance to her sometimes stressful life as a full-time practicing OBGYN. You’ll often here Keri say “yoga saved me.”In 2015, Keri completed her 200-hour yoga teacher certification from Spira and continues to study and mentor with Do
Fourth of July is all about the BBQ. Unfortunately, Fourth of July can also be about junk food; you know the cotton candies, the corn on the cob, the hot-dogs. I don’t know about you, but I am getting a stomach ache just typing. Here is my version of a summer afternoon cookout that will leave you just as satisfied, but also healthy and vibrant. You guys know, I own the business in West Seattle, but I am a country girl. My husband and I live past Tiger Mountain out in the wild
This week’s recipe is from Bridget again! Bridget is one of Spira’s Karma-Yogi. She helps us keep our facility spotless as well as giving front desk support to the teaching staff. She finished Spira’s 200 Hour Teacher Training last year and she is currently enrolled in Spira’s mentorship program. Bridget is also a mom and a Licensed Nutritionist. Once upon a time I used to teach cooking classes to high school students, and help prepare community dinners with Northwest Commun
Yoga is not just exercise; it is a lifestyle. Exercise alone will not keep you healthy. For optimal health, you need yoga exercise combined with daily mindfulness practice, meditation, and mindful nutrition. You may have wondered what keeps the Spira yoga teachers looking so vibrant, and healthy into their 40’s and 50’s. Here is your answer in three short bullet points! We feed your mind: i.) We meditate and practice mindfulness daily!– Check out 200-hour Self-Enrichment, 4