Summer Mindfulness

Summer Mindfulness

By Alicia Maher, MD

Ahhhh, summer. So many wonderful things that we look forward to all year. The kids are out of school and there’s more time for the unstructured and fun.

But sometimes a house full of people with unstructured time can also mean more noise and stress. When we start feeling stressed, there’s a quick, simple mindfulness practice that may help. This is a mental exercise to decrease the reactivity we have throughout the day. This one can even ...

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Summer Tacos: Green Beans, Chiles and Tomatillo Salsa

Summer Tacos: Green Beans, Chiles and Tomatillo Salsa

Summer is almost here! With it comes fresh fruits and vegetables from the garden and farmers market. Each week we will be sharing some delicious new recipes using these wonderful ingredients.

We start with a fun twist on the traditional taco. Enjoy!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pound green beans or a combination of green and yellow beans, trimmed
  • 1 to 2 serrano or jalapeño chiles (to taste), minced
  • ¼ cup finely chopped red or white onion, soaked in cold ...
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