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Spiritual Gemstones And Their Meanings

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Many people, including myself as of recent, turn to crystals for their healing properties. I'm a firm believer that gemstones and crystals are full of elemental energy. These precious stones help channel our true intentions and when placed in certain areas of the body, can provide mental and physical benefits. I personally use my crystals when I need to create alignment and balance within my body's energy field. I keep two jade stones in my office for focus and to help reduce stress. I recently went to a cool shop along the beach in Monterey, CA. There were crystals and gemstones everywhere and I was so overwhelmed. I picked a few that stood out to me and decided to study what their meaning and intentions were. Amethyst This is one of my favorites aesthetically. Amethyst is a spiritual healing stone widely used in meditation. It can help reduce anxiety, protect against fear, instill calmness and alleviate feelings of guilt. Amethyst stones tend to be lilac or purple in color. H

5 Unique Tofu Recipes

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                                                      (Photo credit: One Green Planet) I personally love tofu because of the protein and health benefits I get out of it. Let's be honest though, tofu doesn't exactly have any flavor when cooked plain. One of the greatest things about tofu is that it soaks up added flavor like a sponge. I love experimenting with different tofu recipes whether it's baked, fried, or scrambled like eggs. Here are my top 5 favorite tofu recipes that will surprise those taste buds. 1. General Tso's Tofu Stir-Fry                                                               (Photo credit: The Minimalist Baker) This recipe may seem like there's a lot to it, but the punch of flavor it packs makes the prep time well worth it. This recipe is courtesy of The Minimalist Baker .  Ingredients: (Optional) 4 cups cooked brown or white rice steamed broccoli For the Tofu: 12 oz. extra-firm tofu 3 tbsp. tamari or soy sauce 1 tsp. chili garlic sauce  1 ts