Article Archive for Health & Wellness

A vegan recipe with SOUL!
The seed for my new cookbook, Vegan Soul Kitchen: Fresh, Healthy, and Creative African American Cuisine, was sown back in 2003...
So, you’re vegetarian and you don’t eat eggs,but your brother’s a vegetarian and he eats fish. And your best friend, she doesn’t...
9 ways to be grateful for what nature and nurture provide you
Spring’s renewal makes us grateful for the presence of both nature and nurture. We celebrate Mother Earth for her ability to fade...
Homeopathic remedies for seasonal and persistent allergies
Spring blooms may look sweet and innocent, but allergy sufferers know better. Budding trees, blossoming flowers and unfurling...
Unique gifts for Mother's Day
It's stressful being a mom, even when you're mothering adult kids who never call. Once you give birth (I wouldn't know, but so I...
Milk: does it do a body good? It’s a question I’ve been asking for years. The answer is contingent upon my mood, cravings, or the...
Pressure points for stress and pain relief
Reflexology is an ancient healing art that uses the manipulation of points on the feet, hands and ears to treat pain and stress...
The Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit environmental research organization based in Washington, DC, reports that you can...
Pose your way to perfect skin
We all know that yoga can help with a host of ailments, from promoting weight loss to alleviating depression. But what about acne...
In this day and age, we are bombarded with hidden sugars. They are quite literally lurking everywhere: in our cereals, breads,...