Build Your Energy Reserves – Appreciate Good Things that Happened for You

Energize Focus for the Week:  “Appreciate 3 good things that happened for you today”  Energetically, we are in the season of appreciation. In the 5 Element and meridian system of energy on which acupuncture is based, Metal element is associated with the season of autumn, and the quality of appreciation. To be in synch with…… Continue reading Build Your Energy Reserves – Appreciate Good Things that Happened for You

Carolyn Winter’s Applebutter Recipe

Inspired by all of the great samplings at the September Savor Stratford event, I did something I haven’t done for  years and made applebutter.  It’s so easy I wonder why I don’t make this more often. Plus you can control the amount of sugar you put into it.  I know my recent batch, must have…… Continue reading Carolyn Winter’s Applebutter Recipe

3 Good Things That Happened for Me Today

 Focus for the Week – “I appreciate 3 good things that happened for me today.” There is a lot written about the benefits of having an attitude of gratitude, but perhaps one of the most amazing facts is how it can be used to tame the tiger within called anxiety or fear. When we spend…… Continue reading 3 Good Things That Happened for Me Today

Carolyn Winter’s Super Simple Chocolate Banana Cake Recipe

This recipe is actually adapted from one that I found 2 decades ago in a Robin Hood Flour recipe leaflet.  The sugar quantities have been greatly reduced and other modifications made for added flavor and nutrition.  This is a great recipe to have on hand when bananas reach that stage of over-ripeness – too sweet and…… Continue reading Carolyn Winter’s Super Simple Chocolate Banana Cake Recipe