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Musician and mentor Eliyahu Sills has led manhood training groups for more than a decade. He has studied men's issues and rites of passage with Michael Meade, Malidoma Some, and Robert Spencer, and currently leads "coming of age" groups for adolescent boys for the Stepping Stones Project. Explore more with Eliyahu Sills   More
Grammy Award-nominated Texas singer/songwriter Jimmie Dale Gilmore creates a unique style of music—labeled “progressive alternative country” and, lately, “Americana”—that blends a lifelong interest in esoteric philosophy, literature, psychology, and spirituality with elements of country, folk, pop, blues, and rock music. Learn more about Jimmie Dale Gilmore More
Grammy Award-winner and internationally celebrated cellist David Darling talks about self-expression through music and improvising your way through life. Explore more from David Darling.   More

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Omega Institute Will We Have a National Juice Chain? by Joe Cross
Omega: The country has a lot of juice bars in big cities like Manhattan and Los Angeles, but do you think we’ll ever have a juice bar chain that is as popular and widespread as Starbucks across the country or the world? More
Writer T.S. Eliot famously stated, “April is the cruelest month,” in the opening of his opus poem “The Waste Land.” For devotees of local food, April might be cruel, but February and March can feel downright brutal, especially if you reside in one of the colder climates. Compared to the local food bounty in May through October, the winter months tend to stretch our reserves, as well as our creativity, for maintaining a strict, or even inspired, local diet. More
Omega Institute An Elderberry Shrub Recipe by Eric Steinman
An Herbal Elixir To Keep You Vital All Winter
Now that the holiday season exists largely in our rearview, it's the season to maintain, as well as bolster, your overall health and immunity. This can be achieved (with varying results) by taking any number of supplements, herbs, or vitamins. However, there's a tasty alternative. Elderberries are loaded with antioxidants, carotenoids, and anthocyanins, which are shown to enhance and boost the immune system, and they're delicious. More
Omega Institute The Secret Life of Kirtan by Krishna Das
People ask me, “What is your experience when you chant?” I don’t know what to tell them. What I do is a little mystical and mysterious, even to me. I can’t explain it. When I sing I start to release my thoughts and feelings and the stuff of the day. I start to get quieter inside. I am singing to that loving presence that is represented for me by my guru Neem Karoli Baba. I don’t necessarily think about him, Maharaj-ji, as a person when I’m singing. It goes deeper than that. More
Omega Institute Winter Sauerkraut by Eric Steinman
Bringing Life to Your Cabbage
Most people are not prone to excitement about sauerkraut. But if you are among those that have overlooked sauerkraut, you have been missing the simplicity, as well as nutritious bounty, of possibly the best culinary use of cabbage there is. More
Omega Institute Winter Warming Smoothie
Featuring coconut milk and coconut oil, which both contain lauric acid, this smoothie recipe helps boost your immune function. The greens, combined with these healthy fats, fiber from the oats and fruit, and cinnamon, will keep you satisfied and warm all season long. More
Omega Institute Pumpkin “Mac & Cheese” With Broccoli by Suzanne Boothby
Ingredients1 cup raw cashews2 ¼ cups water, divided2, 8-ounce packages brown rice or quinoa pasta elbows or shells1 head broccoli1 shallot, dicedjuice of 1 lemon, divided1 cup canned organic pumpkin (or roast your own and mash)2 tablespoons nutritional yeast 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, or to tastesea salt to tasteextra herbs/seasonings to taste (try sage, paprika or cinnamon) More
Omega Institute Curried Pumpkin Soup
Ingredients 2 tablespoons margarine1 onion, finely chopped1 tablespoon curry powder1 teaspoon cumin 1 lb pumpkin, peeled and diced2 apples, peeled and chopped4 cups vegetable broth1 cup coconut milk DirectionsMelt margarine in a soup pot over medium heat. Add onion, curry powder, and cumin and stir for three minutes. Add pumpkin and apple, and cook until the pumpkin is soft, stirring occasionally. More
Apple Tarte Tatin
Ingredients8 apples peeled, seeded, and cut into 8 pieces each (try Golden Delicious, Rome Beauty, or Granny Smith)2 cups evaporated cane juice (or a sweetener of your choice)3 tablespoons butterSaltPuff pastry (homemade or packaged) More

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