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Spring Carrot Salad

La Cucina

ingredienti ingredients   4-6 peeled carrots 2 tablespoons of sheep or goat cheese our favorite it Meredith Dairy a handful of chopped fresh mint pinch of sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste 1/2 cup of chopped pistachios EVOO juice of 1/4-1/2 a lemon Ribbon peel clean peeled full size carrots into a bowl. Chop […]

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Zero Waste Eating

Sustainable Swaps

The earth has taken on a lot. It is resilient, yet, we need to do our part to help our planet get caught up. Let’s talk about the ways that we encounter single use plastics daily. One of the most frequent times I see plastic is when it comes to food. At the grocery, at […]

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Spring Gift Bundles

Sustainable Swaps

Spring is filled with many opportunities to shop consciously. Easter, Mother’s Day, Birthdays, Anniversaries the list goes on. At MSL we have compiled a list of three gift bundles.

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Nonna’s Biscotti

La Cucina

i biscotti della nonna, my favorite gluten-free recipe to date. ingredienti ingredients 2 cups blanched almond flour 2 tablespoons arrowroot powder 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/8 teaspoon sea salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/3 cup maple syrup 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/4 cup chopped pistachios 1 tablespoon orange zest cioccolato chocolate 1 (3-oz) bar dark […]

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Sicilian Style Sautéed Artichokes

Spring Recipes

Ingredients and approximate amounts are highlighted throughout the recipe. We recommend using organic and local ingredients.  Thinly slice a few fresh garlic cloves. Heat frying pan with a large dollop of ghee and garlic over medium heat and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Increase the heat to medium high, add (2) 9-ounce packages thawed and […]

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Laundry for Longevity

Sustainable Fashion

Doing the laundry was something many of our elders didn’t take lightly. There were lots of rules compared to today. This is because natural fiber clothing was more prevalent. Since then, synthetics took over the apparel industry. Natural fibers require presence, education and patience to care for each garment. The act of doing laundry infused […]

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Pisces Season Endings

Spirit Signs and Stars

Pisces is that last sign in the Astrological cycle. Piscians are known for their dreamy, emotional and afterlife awareness. Today let’s chat about how we close out this chapter personally, collectively and ever after. You can see things coming to a natural end all around you. It can be as simple as paying off a […]

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Wool & Linen-Energetic Incompatibility

Sustainable Fashion

In 2003, doctor Heidi Yellen conducted a study on the frequencies of fabric. According to Yellen’s research, the human body has a signature frequency of 100, and organic cotton is the same – 100.   The study showed that if the number is lower than 100, it puts a strain on the body.  A diseased, or nearly […]

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What do you wear to bed?

Sustainable Fashion

Often when I work with my Sustainable Style clients they can’t believe what is hiding in their textiles (I am right there with them). It can quickly get overwhelming, in order to combat wardrobe spinout I remind them to start in bed. We spend 1/3 of our lives sleeping. If you are often jumping into […]

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Immune Boosting Shot

La Cucina

Ingredients and approximate amounts are highlighted throughout the recipe. We recommend using organic and local ingredients. Serves 8-10 shots. Peel (3) ginger roots. Peel (2) turmeric.  2 pinches of fresh black pepper. Pinch Celtic sea salt. Juice of a whole lemon. Juice of a whole orange. 3-4 cups of filtered water or low sugar coconut […]

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