What Yoga Means To Me

By:  Karen K. Sommers, Michiana VegFest Chair and Yoga Instructor I have been practicing and teaching yoga in the Michiana area for close to 20 years.  I can honestly say that yoga has kept me going both physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually! Yoga originated in India and has been around for thousands of years.  It…

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Inflammation and Arthritis

By: Sherri Isaak, MS,RD,CDE,BC-ADM, Jessica Grzybowski, Dietetic Intern Nutrition Tips for Arthritis Although there are several different types of arthritis, the tips below may help to decrease inflammation and help you live an overall healthier lifestyle.  Choose more anti-inflammatory and less inflammatory foods. No one specific food can eliminate arthritis pain, however, aiming for less…

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Balsamic Eggplant on the Grill

Grill Recipe: Memorial Day INGREDIENTS: -1-2 Large eggplants -1 cup cherry tomatoes -1 red onion -Whole garlic (6-8 cloves) -½ cup chopped bellas -2 tsp black salt -4 tbsp organic balsamic vinegar -4 tbsp olive oil -Pepper to taste -Kite Hill ricotta cheese- mix with fresh chopped mint, tarragon and parsley   Teriyaki Tofu  …

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Laura’s Vegan Spanakopita:

14 oz fresh spinach- chopped 1 white onion or scallions chopped 3 garlic cloves chopped ¼ cup dill ½ cup parsley ½ bottle of Just egg 1 package Violife Feta 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound phyllo sheets 1/3 cup oil for brushing phyllo 2 tablespoons earth balance Sautee onion and garlic for 3-5 minutes…

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Centier

Centier is Indiana’s largest private family-owned bank. Since 1895, the Schrage family has built a legacy of success that extends throughout the communities it serves. As a family-owned bank, Centier stands firmly behind its “Not For Sale” promise, pledging to the families, businesses, and communities of Indiana that it will continue to preserve independent, hometown…

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