By: Kara Yorkhall L.Ac., MAOM, FABORM This is a favorite in our home.  We’ve made this for birthday celebrations, brunch, desert or just a cozy afternoon snack.  It can satisfy the desire for something sweet without the negative effects of refined sugar.  And the moistening qualities of the almond flour, honey and eggs are a…

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Sourdough Pizza Crust Recipe

by: Lauren Mathews, L.Ac For the past few years, we have been making pizza every Friday night.  It’s one of my favorite traditions!  My family loves pizza but I prefer to make it at home vs ordering delivery since it is so much healthier. I make a sourdough pizza crust, and always add lots of…

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Lavender Field

By: Jess Noble, AOBTA, Arvigo Maya Abdominal Therapist I love using essential oils in both my massage practice at Fertile Ground as well as daily in my home. Essential Oils are known to have therapeutic qualities that can be inhaled or diluted and rubbed on the skin. The oils are made from aromatic compounds found…

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Summer Salad Healthy Recipe

by: Kara Yorkhall, L.Ac, MAOM, FABORM While soup is the staple that our family relies on for lunches and quick meals in the colder months, we are gravitating towards more seasonal foods now- with lots of grilling and summer salads.  If you’ve worked with me or anyone else on our team we’ve probably sung the…

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Cherry Blossoms Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture

By: Lauren Mathews, L.Ac We here at Fertile Ground are very excited to announce that we will be offering Mei Zen facial acupuncture as taught by Dr. Martha Lucas. My skin has gotten a lot more problematic as I’ve gotten older and as a result I have gotten very interested in holistic approaches to skincare. I’m…

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Person in freedom Pain Neutralization Technique

By: Chandler Yorkhall, BCTMB, Qigong Healing, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)   I’d like to introduce you to an innovative approach to healing called Pain Neutralization Technique, or PNT.  I’ll explain what a PNT session is like, how it works, and give some short case studies to show what types of problems it can help with.…

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National Infertility Awareness

By Kara Yorkhall L.Ac., MAOM, FABORM “Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things…” Naomi Shihab Nye National Infertility Awareness Week starts on April 21. For each of us this means something different. It might cause you to remember back to a dark time in your past, something you’d rather forget. Or…

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Succulents

by: Jess Noble, AOBTA, Arvigo Maya Abdominal Therapist  It is my privilege to introduce you to the ancient practice of The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy (ATMAT), passed down by generations of Mayan shamans. It is possible that many of you may have never heard of it! As a bodyworker at Fertile Ground, it…

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Soup on Kitchen Table

By Lauren Mathews, L.Ac, MAOM This is one of my favorite wintertime recipes, it is so hearty and delicious on these cold snowy days.  It’s gluten free and dairy free and full of savory flavor from the caramelized mushrooms. Prepping the mushrooms is the most time consuming part of this recipe but it infuses the stew with such…

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Heart Coherence

By: Emma Broderick, L.Ac., MAOM, Dipl. OM Did you know that your heart has 40,000 of its own neurons that communicate with the rest of the body, namely your brain? This news impacts all of us.  With February being the month of love, I’d like to share with you what I have learned about the…

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