Pistachio Soup

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Pistachio Soup is a spiced winter soup. It is wonderful for the holidays with its vibrant green color that embraces the festive holiday hues. When you want to serve soup at your holiday party, this soup is a rare and perfect complement at room temperature. So, you don’t have to worry about keeping it hot. Pistachio Soup is beautifully served Read More …

Lebanese Red Velvet Pudding

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Looking to bring some holiday colors to your menu? How about Red Velvet Pudding? Serve it as dessert or snack, it is lovely for all ages and decadent enough for the grown-ups at your holiday parties. This is not your everyday pudding out of the box. My Red Velvet Pudding is homemade and a variation of a Middle Eastern pudding Read More …

Creating Peace from the Inside Out: The Power of Connection – Bonus Day 22 Living at the Center of the World

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Congratulations on following along on this 21 Day Meditation Experience. Today is a bonus day! Day 22  – Living at the Center of the World CENTERING THOUGHT Personal reality is mine to create and cherish. SANSKRIT MANTRA Aham Brahmasmi (I am the wholeness of universal existence) MESSAGE OF THE DAY To claim to live at the center of the world Read More …

Plum Sauce for Thanksgiving

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Cranberries don’t have to be the only fruit to grace your Thanksgiving table. People forget that plums are readily available this season and are beautiful fruit with rich color that can enhance the holiday table. I was thinking about Plum Sauce rather than Cranberry Sauce this year to change things up. You can start ahead and make plenty to send Read More …

Creating Peace from the Inside Out: The Power of Connection – Day 21 Love Is the Eternal Connection

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We have arrived on the 21st day of this 21 Day Meditation Experience. As the final days of Creating Peace from the Inside Out: The Power of Connection beckon upon us, we have discovered the power of connections and opened to our true selves. As we discover our true selves, each experience of peace and intimacy in relationships brings awareness Read More …

Creating Peace from the Inside Out: The Power of Connection – Day 20 Peace Is the Deepest Connection

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Our focus today is on peace as the deepest connection. Today’s meditation guides us to our deepest connection – real peace. Peace should be regarded as a natural state of awareness for everyone. Peace begins in our own hearts and silence of our hearts is the essence of our true self. Day 20 – Peace Is the Deepest Connection CENTERING Read More …

Creating Peace from the Inside Out: The Power of Connection – Day 19 Repairing the Big Disconnects

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Relationships are laboratories of the spirit. Acknowledging the realities of discord is the way to reunite. Nothing is settled unless there is a change of heart from both sides. It takes expanded awareness to reach the connections underneath the discord because discord makes us retreat into a selfish stance. There are essential steps on the path to peace. First and Read More …