When was the last time you were invited over to a friend’s place for dinner? Did they cook?
For a few years, I was really missing breaking bread with friends. Yes, Joe and I are invited to friend’s home a few times each month for dinner. I’m not complaining (and thank you to the friends who are reading this now). We truly love it so much, we decided we want ALL of our friends to join us. Of course we couldn’t host-everyone, but just the right number happened to accept the invite. It was perfect. I was in awe of how much good energy was flowing in our little humble abode-and the incredible dynamic between all of us.
For such a long time-4 years to be exact-I’ve had total kitchen shame.…
How much do you spend per month on groceries?
My family certainly spends more than $100 each month.
Earlier this week, I spoke with a gentleman who has a $100 budget for food every month. During our strategy session, I gave him many suggestions for improving his health, and unfortunately, many products that I suggested would take him out of his budget.
Another friend of mine mentioned that during the holidays, her food budget decreases, because she’s spending a lot of her income on gifts. Yet another friend mentioned that eating well is too expensive, and requires too much time.
I had to get creative.
Organic really is more expensive. If you go to your local grocery store and compare conventional produce to organic, you’ll see the difference, if you haven’t already noticed. …
After an unsuspectingly profound FLASH MOB meditation this morning, I went to a restaurant in downtown Palo Alto with a few of the meditators (the organizers appropriately switched the word “mob” for satsang: “flash satsang meditation”). As we sat down, and food arrived, my friend asked if I’d like to share as her plate had arrived too full for her appetite. I politely declined as she extended the offer to the rest of the table. It was clear that I’d passed on the food, and my friend went on to share, “She’s so healthy! She had broccoli for breakfast!” In fact, I did have broccoli with hemp oil drizzled on top with a few pumpkin seeds-for some fun crunch 🙂 for breakfast.…