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articles by: Cait Johnson

Fruit Nut Harvest Muffins

Ah, cozy autumn mornings, the perfect time for a comforting muffin warm from the oven. This weekend I can’t wait to make my favorite moist, tender muffins studded with harvest fruit and nuts. There is…

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Super-Quick Fresh Tomato Soup

Too many tomatoes? This vibrant soup based on a traditional Tuscan recipe is a far, far cry from the canned stuff: you can throw it together in practically no time but it offers a bowlful of lycopene-…

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Quiz: What Is Your Peace Quotient?

We are often urged to practice peace with every step. But how closely do our behaviors match up to this ideal? Here’s a fun quiz to give you an idea of where you fit in on the spectrum of peace. Yo…

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10 Best Sandwich Ideas

By Cait Johnson, Assistant Producer, Care2 Healthy Living Channels. Here is an international festival of quick-and-easy, absolutely delicious sandwich ideas that are a snap to make, travel well…

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The Peaceful Power of Breath

If you want to feel more serene and focused, try breathing! For centuries, people have used awareness of the breath as a means of becoming more conscious and relaxed. Unlike other physical processes -…

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Begin-Again Spring Ritual

Nature offers us such encouraging reminders of new beginnings as we watch the cold, seemingly-dead winter transform into budding, flowering, lively spring. We can work with the rising-up, new-life ene…

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Native American Winter Solstice Celebration

No matter what our spiritual beliefs, or what part of the world we live, we all share the turning of the sun on the solstices. Winter Solstice on December 21 is the shortest day of the year for those …

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Mashed Potatoes 3 Ways

Most of us love mashed potatoes but they can be loaded with empty calories. Here are three more-nutritious ways to enjoy everybody’s favorite side dish: Pumpkin Mashed Potatoes, Rosemary-Chile Mashed …

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Thanksgiving Decorating with Nature

To help get us in a festive mood for the holiday feast, we’ve come up with a dozen easy, fun decorating ideas, using only the abundant gifts of nature. Simple, non-toxic and absolutely gorgeous, th…

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5 Picnic Sandwiches and Inspirations for the Fourth of July

Declare your independence from boring sandwiches and check out these wonderful recipes for Fourth of July picnic fixings that are anything but ordinary. These sandwich and wrap recipes are perfect …

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about Cait Johnson

Cait Johnson, MFA, is the author of six books, including Earth, Water, Fire, and Air: Essential Ways of Connecting to Spirit, Witch in the Kitchen, Celebrating the Great Mother and Tarot Games. She has been a counselor for more than 20 years, and teaches workshops on seasonal elemental approaches to self-healing, conscious eating, and soul-nurturing creativity.

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Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people... more

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