Jen's Favorites

Posts in this section feature some of Jen's favorites - from blogs to books to kitchen equipment. Note that the blog section hasn't been updated in quite a while.... stay tuned for updates in a few weeks!

How to Shop the Farmer’s Market

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Farmer’s Markets are the best way to getting the most delicious, seasonal produce while supporting local farmers and helping the environment. Shopping your local farmer can be fun and relaxing too and is a chance for you to taste and experience new things, so here’s a helpful guide to plan…

Some Like it Really Hot: Habanero

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Are you a bona fide chili freak like me? Then habaneros surely rank high on your list of favorite foods. Check out this post to learn how to pick, chop and enjoy habaneros.

Masala Farm

Masala Farm Suvir Saran

I recently attended an event my friend and accomplished chef Suvir Saran shared his delectable recipes along with his views on health. Like me, Suvir grew up with his grandma’s home-cooking and I think he’d agree that when it comes to healthy delicious food, cooking from scratch is best as you’ll see in his new book “Masala Farm”.

Healthy Holiday Basket

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Looking for great gifts to give the healthy eater in your life? Look no further, here are easy and totally tasty ways to outfit the gift basket they can enjoy well into the New Year.

YogaBody

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Most yoga students who have been practicing yoga for more than five years begin to realize that learning about yoga and the science of how it strengthens the body really never ends – that’s the fun of it!

Yoga Music

Music lifts the spirits and fills your surroundings with a positive vibe – and is another great way to help you relax or have a yoga practice. Here are my favorites, also available as an iMix from the iTunes store.

How to Boil an Egg

How To Boil An Egg

Want to learn the right way to cook an egg? Frustrated by fennel? ‘How to Boil an Egg’ is a tasty mix of food know-how and how-to written by personal chef and food writer Danielle Turner. Danielle shares her knowledge as a chef and cooking instructor to teach basic cooking techniques along with tips on entertaining with ease and simple and delicious recipes.

Yoga Books

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Yoga books can be a wonderful resource to learn about Indian philosophy, mysticism, and deepen your existing physical fitness practice. This is a collection of my favorites, that I reference on a regular basis. If you are interested in learning yoga ‘asanas’ or poses, try taking your first class with a certified instructor