Oats and Sweet Rice – Topped with Sweet Cinnamon Walnuts

Whole Oats and Sweet Rice April 15, 2017Whole Oats and Sweet Rice Breakfast - Topped with Sweet Cinnamon Walnuts This is one of my favorite cool morning breakfasts! The grains are cooked together the night before and then reheated in the morning. That is exactly what we ate for breakfast this morning. And it really "stick to the ribs" i.e. gives you energy for many hours.  Whole Oats have a greater life force in our bodies and can be planted to grow more oats. Whole Oat Groats are complex carbohydrate. Oatmeal is processed and a Read more...

Back-Bends for Flexibility

backbend TV Show eka pada UrdhavaNEW TV Show up on Yoga for Healthy and Joy YouTube Channel! Back-bends for Flexibility!  Learn how to practice back-bends correctly so they are challenging and comfortable.  Regular practice will increase your range of motion, make you feel lighter and energized. Contact me if you have any questions. Read more...

Introduction to Contemplative Practices

After Dinner Event - Monday October 17, 2016   7:30pm First Baptist Church, 305 N. California Ave, Palo Alto Experience renewal, peace of mind and well-being by pausing to quiet the thinking mind, engage the senses, relax and replenish during this after dinner session. Enjoy a preview to the week of free events in the Stanford Contemplation By Design Summit, held Nov. 3-11, 2016. We will explore the fundamental role of the contemplative pause in creating a life of sustained excellence, joy, Read more...

Patricia’s POWER BARS!

Do you eat the power bars? With more and more to choose from, how's a person supposed to decide which is best? Surely, the bars you make yourself! Let me help you with my favorite no bake recipe;  Power Yummy Bars! 4 ounces crispy brown rice cereal 6 to 8 ounces almond butter 6 ounces rice syrup- at Country Sun or Gold Mine Natural Foods 1 tsp  vanilla extract 1/4 t sea salt 1 t cinnamon powder 1 1/2 T cocoa powder 1/3 C  chopped walnuts 1/3 C dried cherries, raisins or chopped Read more...