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Save money on your homeowner’s insurance by not purchasing items that are potentially injurious. Building a swimming pool or buying a trampoline can raise your annual premium by as much as ten percent or even more. Instead, visit the neighborhood pool or playground and get the same enjoyment for a lower price.
To be well protected and to make sure you receive monies coming to you from a homeowner’s insurance claim, be sure everything is well documented. This can be from taking photographs and videos of everything in and around your home, and then storing copies of these in a safe place or even at a relative’s home. Having this inventory compiled as such will help shorten the claims process.
Many home owner’s insurance policies will actually cover the contents of your car no matter where it is parked – at home, at work, at the mall, wherever. You will only get the current value of the items within the car, though, and that includes depreciation. Hopefully a thief is smart enough to only steal the good stuff! When shopping for a home and thus home owner’s insurance, consider the neighborhoods you are considering. Past claim rates for a neighborhood can affect insurance premium, especially if there is a high crime or vandalism rate leading to high volumes of claims. Being fully informed of the factors affecting insurance rates goes a long way towards keeping your premiums as low as possible. Make sure your pets are covered on your home owner’s insurance policy. Depending on breed, some dogs may be excluded from coverage on a policy. It is better to know up front, if accidents or damage caused by your pet are not covered, than to find out after a claim event occurs. If you live in an area prone to hurricanes, or even if you don’t, it’s unlikely your basic home owner’s insurance actually covers the damage that comes from the storms. If there is any risk of a hurricane heading your way, ensure that you get the coverage you need, just in case. Remember – NO private insurance company provides flood insurance, even if you’re covered for a hurricane. Check with local agencies for renter’s coverage. Online and out of state companies generally have a one size fits all type policy structure. A local agent will be more familiar with the risks in your area and will be available to send someone out quickly to start working on your claim after a disaster. Having home owner’s insurance is essential if you own a house. Should a disater strike, at least your insurance will pay for much of the damage. In this article, you will be provided with crucial information to help you get the right cover, and to help you to get the most out of it.
When adding a feature such as a swimming pool or trampoline to your home, factor in insurance costs and recommendations in the project. Defined as attractive nuisances, these features have increased risks associated with them can increase premium, but following recommendations like adding a secure fence and gate can offset the expense somewhat.
When buying a new home that needs extensive renovations, know that your home insurance premiums will reflect that work. The insurer will see the new work and factor in the cost of replacing the upgrades, which would be costly in the case of total destruction. This will increase your premiums to cover the cost of reconstruction. To keep your house safe and avoid filing costly home insurance claims, make sure to clean your chimney regularly. If the chimney becomes clogged you could end up with major smoke or fire damage within your home. The cost of having it cleaned is far less than it would be to repair your home!
To help lower your annual homeowner’s insurance premiums, you may want to consider raising your deductible. You will want to do your homework on this, however, as smaller claims such as broken windows or damage from a leaky pipe may end up costing you, as you will be required to pay them.
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Drink some juice or eat food that is citrus based to stay calm. Vitamin C can also boost your resistance to colds and the flu, which are illnesses that cause stress.
If stress and anxiety are becoming growing concerns in your life, try meditation. Meditation will calm your brain, and you will then feel less stress. Meditation doesn’t have to be difficult. It can as easy as listening to calm music in quiet place for a short time each day. Maintain a journal of your stresses. Whenever you find yourself becoming stressed, record every detail in your journal, including what you were thinking. Use the journal to see if there are any patterns that you should avoid. You should also write down any relaxation or stress relief techniques that have a positive effect.
Reduce stress with deep breathing exercises. Deep breathing techniques can help you slow your heart rate, control your thoughts and decrease anxiety. This is great for relieving stress and should be included in your daily relaxation routine for combating stress. Try to listen to relaxing music, and close your eyes to relax. Anything that soothes your senses can also soothe your soul, melting tension and stress away quickly. Calming music is food for your soul. As you close your eyes and listen to music, your mind naturally drifts away to environments that are pleasant. This activity is a great addition to any stressful day. Make yourself smile, even when you are feeling down. When your mind makes an effort to focus on feeling great, it will put all of your stressful problems into perspective. Focus on the good things in life because your life is what you make of it.
Try exercising if you feel anxious or stressed out. Do whatever you can to get endorphin pumping through your body to make you feel better like taking a walk or going for a swim. Drinking tea is a good way to relax and relive stress. Green teas are good for relieving stress, as well as some herbal teas like chamomile, mint, and passionflower. Steep the tea for about ten minutes to achieve the maximum strength from the herbs. Drink a cup of these in the morning or in the evening before you set off to bed.
Prepare the day and evening before for what you need for the next day. Taking even the smallest item off of your plate can help reduce your stress immediately. Little things, like making your lunch or setting out your clothes in advance, can help the next day run more smoothly, thereby greatly decreasing your cumulative stress.
Take yourself out of the stressful situation immediately. Visualize being calm and know that you can handle the situation; taking time to do that will help you cope it much better. An effective de-stresser is doing a special thing for another person. Send your significant other a bouquet of flowers, or spend time with a family member. This puts the focus on others and is a positive way to remove yourself from your own stressful situation. An added bonus is the recipient’s reaction to your gesture. To reduce stress, one of the things that you can do is plan a hiking trip with your friends. This will be great for your body and give you the emotional reprieve that you need. Also, you will be out in the natural wilderness, which will provide very comforting scenery.
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Event on 2014-10-25 11:00:00
at San Manuel Amphitheater
2575 Glen Helen Parkway
San Bernardino, United States
- Rachael Yamagata
Event on 2014-10-27 20:00:00
I've just woken up from another end of the world dream where Bon Jovi was an alien planting explosive devices in cupboards that eventually cause massive flooding when I decide I need to do a morning coffee run (ok, I need cigarettes) so I grab my keys and head to town. E-Rob (Eric Robinson), our engineer, is just going to bed after working late on a vox comp for 'You Won't Let Me' and it occurs to me how I've truly lucked out with the people involved in "Chesapeake."
I am in the studio. And when I say studio, I mean Alagia's house that we've spent weeks converting into a studio. We shipped gear, borrowed microphones, amps, guitars, and a grand piano that's living in his bedroom (because that's where we get the best sound). We housed vox mics in his shower for some natural reverb and of course the porch where I write this — a past scene of pre production jams complete with drums made out of cardboard beer cases and recycling bins — cellos stuck in wads of duck tape so as not to slip on the floor, a wurly set up by the table of receipts I'm calling 'my office' etc.
I packed my car what seems like months ago chock full of air mattresses, giant breakfast skillets, keyboards, snow boots (unusable) and of course my diva tent — an 8 person banana yellow monstrosity that I've been sleeping in for some time now to carve out a little private space for moi as well as leave room for the house full of amazing musicians that have come to play. There have been rounds of plumbers and air conditioner technicians, trips to Target for the inflatable pool that has since garnered a crop circle impression on the lawn for a mere .95, and thank you dad for the grill donation — let there be burgers.
The players are my dream team, the kinds that have taken years to find and make history with. We've been saying 'there's a lot of love in the room' and there must be because schedules have been routed, carpools arranged — anything to help a girl now financing her own career full throttle. Victor Indrizzo has a week off from Sheryl Crow's tour and when he's not doing the dishes has laid down some of the most bad-ass drum tracks that I've ever heard. Mike Viola (Candy Butchers, Walk Hard, Get Him To The Greek) has already tracked harmonies to rival The Beach Boys and The Carpenters and truth be told, wears sunglasses while in his pajamas. Michael Chaves (John Mayer, Five For Fighting) is the guru of vibe on guitar, only wears black and insists on sleeping on the couch as if it's the best room in the house. Kevin Salem (Dumptruck, Yo La Tengo) is still doing additional tracks he dreams up between producing underground Pakistani superstars as well as shuttling English cellist Oli Kraus (Sia, Duffy) down from NYC — the same cellist I once leaned over to my friend at a Beth Orton concert 8 years ago saying 'someday I'll have strings like that', but that's another story… And of course Tom Freund who will forever be known as Starfish for the way he spreads out in a bed — not that grown men are sharing beds here or anything. He can make you cry when he plays upright.
There is no label — only my own — and I'm pretty sure the artwork for this record will come down to Camera+, the iPhone app that works wonders on pictures. The stash of cash that Dad put away for my wedding has been put to use here along with whatever frequent flyer miles I knew I'd use someday. I launched my PledgeMusic campaign, which a psychic recently told me was karmic. I quickly reached my goal thanks to my incredible fans, and formed my own independent team of folks to get this record out. I must say it is all going along swimmingly.
The reunion with Alagia and the people in the room have been on instinct the best contribution I've made to this entire process. Viola, Kevin and Chaves have all been in the driver's seat for some of my recordings and who knew you could get multiple producers in the room with no trace of ego whatsoever. It is 'Big Pink' and the drums are set up in the kitchen, it fulfills every idea of 'camp' and when the band decides one track out of ten didn't feel at the right tempo they will recut it 3 hours before their morning flight because they care so much. I am in a constant state of verklempt and the looseness of this whole shebang made a perfect transition into creative spontaneity that I think is going to surprise many.
The songs are deep but not sorrowful and there is a sense of humor in some that can only come out when you are sleeping in a tent and considering the name 'Frankenfish' for the album title, but "Chesapeake" won out and Frankenfish became the name of my label. Midway through recording the album, we had a listening party bbq tonight where one person said to me that the songs sound like I'm in control of my own life now and I think she is right. "Chesapeake" has been made with a lot of love in the room (and tequila) and like the Franken fish that can swim and walk on land is surprising the hell outta me.
Event on 2014-10-22 20:00:00
at Mesa Theater
538 Main Street
Grand Junction, United States
The latest features added to Proteus Office are designed to help SMEs unlock hidden cost savings from their voice communications.
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) October 24, 2014
CTI Group a global provider of carrier-grade software solutions and services which empower organizations through communication analytics, are pleased to announce the latest innovative features added to Proteus Office version 7, their call accounting application. Proteus Office is specifically designed to help SMEs effectively manage their communications expenses, and this latest release will help to immediately unlock hidden cost savings and is capable of delivering a return on investment (ROI) in less than 4 months.
Proteus Office enables business managers to effortlessly monitor and manage their communication expenses. Its innovative design means that interfacing with businesses telephone systems is quick and simple. In addition Proteus Office includes local tariff databases for a number of countries including UK, Republic of Ireland, and many Middle Eastern countries, allowing calls to be priced and compared with the rates of alternative suppliers.
This latest release incorporates many new reporting enhancements, with the introduction of over a dozen new standard reports, improved scheduled reporting output formats, and the support for PIN codes within reports. In addition this latest version of Proteus Office has been tested on most Windows operating systems which include Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.
Trevor Davis, Head of Products at CTIG, commented that Our Proteus Office solution has become an essential tool for any business that needs to effectively manage their communication systems. It consolidates the best features of some of our previous versions of the product and extends support to a number of important new regions for CTI Group. It fits well into our portfolio, being a simple product to install and use, and offering businesses a functional tool to manage their phone systems without the complexity of a large enterprise solutions.
With a choice of over 30 easy-to-use reporting templates and a custom report generator, Proteus Office is the fastest way to ensure that telephony activity and expenditure is controlled. Business managers can now effortlessly monitor call volumes and costs by company, department, individual teams and employees.
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If you have frizzy hair, pick up a brush made from boar bristles. Many people have frizz issues. To manage the frizz, use a brush made from boar bristles as you dry your hair. Have your blow dryer facing downward as you use the bristle brush.
Make sure your lip liners and eyeliners are always sharpened. A newly sharpened pencil is cleaner, and it applies much easier. When they’re cold, they sharpen easier, so put them in your freezer or refrigerator for ten minutes first. Be sure to exercise moderately every day. Daily exercise will help you stay healthy and look fresh and young. Exercise is an essential part of your beauty routine. You should aim for 15 to 20 minutes of some sort of physical activity each day. Simple activities such as vacuuming or walking around the block can help keep you active.
You can stretch the usefulness of your foundation by mixing it with your moisturizer. Also, with the foundation being slightly watered down, it will seem a lot less heavy. The added benefit is that you will now have sun protection in your foundation too if you used an SPF moisturizer.
As you begin to put together your own unique beauty regimen, you might find yourself a little lost. There are many techniques and products available, and you need to find which ones will work with your body. Then this article is for you since it shares tips to help you choose a personalized beauty regimen! Consume nutritious foods if you want to enjoy healthy hair, skin and nails. When you do this, your beauty is influenced by what is on the inside, not only by what is on the outside. Eat a diet that contains various nutrients. Consume a variety of whole grains for the health of your skin, nails, and hair. Very exciting! There is a vast amount of information out there regarding beauty; it can be difficult to filter through all of it. The tips below can assist you with getting started, so that you quickly become an expert at beauty techniques. If you’ve had bumps on the back of your arms, you might have keratosis pilaris, a type of eczema. You will see these more in the winter since dry air can cause dry skin. Exfoliate these areas with a loofah or body scrub. Finish treating the bumpy area with a moisturizing lotion.
A little known way to make your hair look healthy and shiny is with common household baking soda. Baking soda can be mixed in with shampoo to do this. Then normally was your hair. Doing this will make your hair more radiant. The right preparation beforehand is the key to making your foundation look great. You should always use toner, moisturizer, and primer before applying your foundation. With a good base, mineral makeup can last longer while liquid foundation applies neater. A good base will not only protect skin, it will also stimulate it. This will be true no matter which foundation you choose. Eyebrows are one thing on your face that affect your looks greatly. Care for your eyebrows and make sure you have two. Bushy eyebrows and ones that grow together detract from your beautiful eyes. Keeping them well trimmed is a simply solution to keep your eyes themselves the focus. If your facial appearance is more square-shaped, use a coral or creamy rose blush which make your face look softer and appear less angular. Apply the blush to your cheekbones, then fan the color out and up toward your temples.
Using a “hot spray” before taking a blow dryer to your hair is a smart idea. This can be found in any beauty section of a generic store like Target or Wal-Mart, and is very useful for preventing split ends and helping hair to dry more quickly. “Hot sprays” help moisturize hair, and even make it smell good!
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Industry operators are anticipated to continue to rev their engines over the next five years, but growth will be more subdued. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Manufacturing industry in its growing industry report collection.
New York, NY (PRWEB) October 24, 2014
Operators in the Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Manufacturing industry primarily manufacture engines used in freight trucks, in addition to engines used in industrial machinery. During the economic downturn, demand for industry products suffered as trade flows halted, causing freight operators to delay purchasing new heavy-freight trucks. As a result, truck manufacturers cut production levels, causing demand for new engines to fall significantly. Nevertheless, trade flows rebounded sharply following improved economic conditions and these negative trends reversed, according to IBISWorld Industry Analyst Brandon Ruiz. Over the five years to 2014, industry revenue will likely surge high from its low recessionary base, rising at an estimated annualized rate of 10.0% to $ 16.1 billion.
International trade plays an intricate role for the industry as over 70.0% of revenue is derived from engines that are used for heavy-duty trucks. As domestic economic conditions improved following the downturn, freight operators experienced heightened freight volumes. These firms purchased heavy-duty trucks, to move the imported products from port to their intended destination, and engines, to power the trucks, at higher rates as demand for their services rose, says Ruiz. Furthermore, domestic industrial production rose in response to demand from emerging economies for construction and industrial equipment. As such, engine sales increasingly were sourced from industrial producers seeking to incorporate new machinery or upgrade existing machinery. These trends will continue to benefit the industry, driving revenue an estimated 1.5% in 2014.
Industry operators are anticipated to continue to rev their engines over the next five years, but growth will be more subdued. The global economy is anticipated to gain pace, resulting in heightened levels of international trade and demand for industrial goods. In turn, freight operators will order more engines and industrial firms will accelerate their purchases to meet demand for their goods. Industry manufacturers will be better equipped to meet enhanced regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in regards to fuel efficiency and emission standards amid high demand for fuel efficient engines. Industry operators that concentrate on producing fuel-efficient engines will likely be competitive over the next five years.
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You need to consider beginning the plants into pots. Then, you can plant the seedlings into your garden. By allowing them to sprout first, you are increasing the odds of a seedling reaching maturity. Seeds can’t always thrive in gardens, and are often eaten by birds. Using this method, you can remove the mature plants, then put the seedlings in their places.
While working in your garden during the fall season, watch out for those stink bugs! Fruits, peppers and tomatoes are among the foods they love to eat. They can do a lot of damage if they are not controlled.
You need to prune your rose bushes on a regular basis. Pruning a bush helps to increase its circulation, which will help it to be healthier. You should use pruners when pruning a rose bush as they are quick, easy and do not cause damage to the bush when they are used. They are typically cheap and affordable. Garden vegetables should be planted in areas of the ground that receive a minimum of six hours of daily sunlight. Most vegetables need at least that much sun for optimal growth speed. Many flowers also require adequate sunlight to flourish. Apply these tips to make your garden a beautiful oasis. The joy of watching your plants grow and blossom will make you happy to have tried. Gardening can make your life much better than it is now, but you have to put int he effort. There’s no time like the present for getting started. Be an eco-friendly gardener by watering your plants with rainwater. You can collect the rainwater in a barrel or other container. This will lessen your water bill, and help you use more natural resources. This is a money-saving step that’s eco-friendly and completely natural. Fencing off an area is a good first step for a garden, before even planting anything. Being able to keep pests and animals away minimize the factors that could cause destruction in your garden.
You should purchase a wheelbarrow, as well as a kneeling stool to help you garden. Spending a lot of time near the ground working is very hard on the knees, so a lightweight and portable garden stool will make gardening more comfortable. Gardeners usually need a wheelbarrow to move the heavy dirt and other objects so they are a good item to buy.
Play up autumn color in your landscaping. A variety of deciduous plants, vines and trees are most colorful in the fall. During this time you will see a variety of reds, oranges and yellows adding flavor to your landscaping. Leaves change color because the plants no longer produce chlorophyll, which creates the green hue, and when that happens the pigments that were masked begin to appear. For maximum color, make sure the shrubs and vines get plenty of sun, most of it during the afternoon. Some great shrubs to use are boston ivy, barberry, chestnut, and maple.
Gardening is a wonderful hobby that can be enjoyed either alone, or with others. By using the information written in this guide, you could experience gardening with your family and friends, or you can just enjoy it on your own. There are home solutions available to combat the powdery mildew you may find on your plants. A great home remedy is to mix baking soda with water and a little bit of liquid soap. Spray this on the plants once per week until that mildew goes away. Your plants will not be harmed by the baking soda, but the mildew will definitely not like it!
As previously discussed, gardening can be rewarding, but it requires knowledge to actually make your garden grow properly. You can produce a top notch garden, if you have the right advice. Simply use the advice presented here and wonderful garden will be growing from your land.
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Event on 2014-11-03 20:00:00
with LEMONADE, MIJA
Since 2007 French electro-popper Yelle has risen to be a leading lady in the world of European pop music.With a keen interest in fashion and feel for popular culture, she's been able to take her quirky sound from her French roots to the world at large, playing some of the biggest festivals and farthest flung cities. With two albums – Pop Up and Safari Disco Club – and countless live shows around the world under her belt, It's hard to think of any other current artists that have managed to go global in the way Yelle has, whilst singing entirely in their native language, but this is one girl whose beautifully melodic compositions seem translate. Whether or not fans have any idea what she is actually singing about!'I don't know what you mean but it means a lot to me' the catch phrase from her 2013 song L'Amour Parfait is quite the perfect summary for Yelle has that certain Je ne sais quoi you won't be able to escape.2014 will see her return with a third album which she will start giving fans a glimpse at at select festivals starting as soon as this spring.
at The Crescent Ballroom
308 N. 2nd Ave.
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- Ray LaMontagne
Event on 2014-11-05 19:30:00
With a voice that recalls a huskier, sandpapery version of Van Morrison and Tim Buckley, Ray LaMontagne joins such artists as Iron & Wine in creating folk songs that are alternately lush and intimately earthy.The songwriter was born in Nashua, New Hampshire in 1973; his parents split up shortly after his birth, and his mother began a pattern of moving her six children to any locale that could offer her employment and housing. As a result, LaMontagne grew up as the perennial new kid in school (when and if he went to school at all). He did graduate high school, however, and found himself working in a shoe factory in Maine when he heard Stephen Stills' "Tree Top Flyer" on the radio. The song amounted to an epiphany for LaMontagne, who made up his mind on the spot to become a singer and musician.
By the summer of 1999, LaMontagne had put together a ten-song demo tape that soon found its way into the hands of Jamie Ceretta at Chrysalis Music Publishing. The publishing house signed the young songwriter and teamed him with producer Ethan Johns, resulting in LaMontagne's debut album, Trouble. The record was picked up by RCA and released in the fall of 2004, impressing critics with such songs as the title tune, "Trouble," and the cinematic style of pieces like "Narrow Escape." A follow-up album for the RCA label, Till the Sun Turns Black, appeared in 2006 and widened LaMontagne's palette by incorporating horns and strings. He also placed songs in multiple American television shows, including ER, Bones, and One Tree Hill. Gossip in the Grain followed in 2008, also with Johns in the production chair; his biggest commercial success to that point, it debuted at number three on the American charts and again featured several songs later heard on television shows.
In 2012, LaMontagne returned with his fourth studio album, God Willin' & the Creek Don't Rise. His first album without producer Ethan Johns, the session was produced by LaMontagne at his home studio and was the first with a billing for his backing band the Pariah Dogs, including bassist Jennifer Condos, guitarist Eric Heywood, and drummer Jay Bellerose. It peaked at number three on the American album charts, and earned LaMontagne his first Grammy win, for Best Contemporary Folk Album.
Early in 2014, RCA announced that LaMontagne's fifth album would be released. Produced by the Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, Supernova was issued at the end of April.
at Sandler Center for Performing Arts
201 Market Street
Virginia Beach, United States
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- UCSD Natural Healing & Cooking – FALL 2014 – Downtown
Event on 2014-09-21 15:00:00
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In this highly interactive program, you'll discover how to use the incredible power of foods to improve or reverse conditions as diverse as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune disorders, and cancer. Lessons will draw from nutrition science, epidemiology and time-tested dietary perspectives (and cuisines!) from around the world. Each class in the series focuses on a particular theme and includes:
A review of the effect of overall dietary patterns on health and illnessaround the world and throughout the ages
A delicious and easy-to-prepare three- or four-course, whole-food, plant-based meal sourced locally with organic ingredients*
Demonstrated recipes with instruction on food preparation and cooking techniques that bring the best flavor from your foods, herbs, and spices
Group interaction and instructor-led discussion
Practical tips, tools, and menu-planning to fit your lifestyle
Access to hundreds of free, health-promoting recipes
Ongoing support network and tools
Nutrition ClassSchedule**: (Each class runs from 3 – 6 p.m.)
Class 1 (9/21): Five Pillars of a Healthy Diet
Class 2 (9/28): The Roadmap to Reach Your Health Goals
Class 3 (10/5): How to Naturally Achieve Your Ideal Weight
Class 4 (10/12): The Power of Balance
Class 5 (10/19): The Mind-Body-Food Connection
Class 6 (10/26): Anti-inflammatory, Immune-supporting Foods
Class 7 (11/2): Inner Health, Outer Beauty: Glowing Skin, Strong Heart, Brilliant Brain
Class 8 (11/9): Becoming a Light for the World
Downtown Health & Wellness: 203 West F Street, San Diego, CA92101
Cooking Overview: Learn how to get the best texture and flavor frommore than twentydifferent types ofof grains and legumes. Discover the tricks to picking the perfect vegetables and fruits. Meals are designed to be quick-and-easy as well as health-promoting and highly appealing to all of the senses. Recipes are subject to change based on local, seasonal, organic availability, but may include the following:
~ Savory Dishes:
* Stuffed Squash withShittake Mushroom Gravy
* Sesame-encrusted Onigiri
* Sushi: Maki & Temaki
* Ayurvedic Dal
* Carrot and Burdock Kinpira
* Hijiki Aduki
* Baked Creamy Vegetable Napolean
* Parsnip Mash
* Malai Kofta
* Cuban Black Beans & Rice
* Carmelized Onion-topped Three Sisters Cornbread
* Puffed & Stuffed Mochi
* Savory Tempeh Triangles
* Oat Groat Risotto
* Magic Miso
* Carrot-Ginger Soup
* Shephard's Stew
* Creamy White Bean & Rosemary Soup
* Sambar Soup
* Mom's Vegetable Soup
* Curried Lentil Soup
* Cucumber Sunomono Salad
* Arame Seaweed Salad
* Crunchy Asian Slaw
* Kale-Avocado Salad withValencia Beet Dressing
* Arugula with Roasted Vegetables and Tahini Dressing
* Greek Romaine Salad with Garbanzo-Cilantro Dressing
~ Breakfasts & Desserts:
* Puffed Crispy Treats
* Khorasan Porridge
* Oat Pancakes
* Seasonally Fruited Canton
* Pumpkin Mousse
* Sweet Potato Pie
* Carmelized Pear Delight
* Apple-Persimmon Pie
* Flourless Almond Cookies
* Almond-Cashew Whipped Cream
* Note: all recipes include 100% organic, meat- anddairy-free ingredients, and may be prepared soy- or gluten-free by request.Please let us know in advance if you have any food allergies or sensitivies.
** Course is subject to change and may be canceled if minimum attendance is not reached four days before the start of the first class. In the case of cancelation, all registrations would be 100% refundable and/or transferrable.
*** Course is non-refundable, but is transferrable. Missed classes may be made up in future sessions.
at UCSD Downtown Family Health
203 West F Street
San Diego, United States
- Delicious Raw Food Workshop – Spring Clean your Diet
Event on 2014-10-25 12:30:00
Learn to make amazing, delicious and healthy raw food at home.
- Tastings and recipes will be available throughout the session.
- All food is Raw, Vegan, Gluten Free and totally nutritious and delicious!
- Workshops are informal and in a demonstration style.
- No experience required, just enthusiasm and a 'healthy' appetite !
On the Menu:
* Almond Milk
* Apple & Banana Chia Seed Porridge
* Veggie Wraps with Raisin Chutney
* Almond Bread with Avocado, Tomato, Spinach and Cashew Mayo
* Dark Chocolate Truffles
Limited spaces, book early!
Phone: 03 86849885
Venue: Suite 705, 258 Little Bourke Steet, Melbourne VIC 3000
132 – 136 Little Bourke St
- Delicious Raw Food Workshop
Event on 2014-10-25 00:00:00
Learn to make amazing, delicious and healthy raw food at home. These workshops are informal and in a demonstration-style format.
Tastings and recipes will be available throughout the session, and all food is raw, vegan, gluten-free, nutritious and totally delicious! No experience is required, just enthusiasm and a 'healthy' appetite!
On the menu: almond milk; apple and banana chia seed porridge; veggie wraps with raisin chutney; almond bread with avocado, tomato, spinach and cashew mayo; and dark chocolate truffles.
There are limited spaces, so book early.
at Melbourne, AU
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If you want to work toward lifelong health and fitness, choosing a workout routine that you will stick with for the long haul is crucial. While having goals is a great motivator, you need to start thinking that fitness is more a priority for your everyday life rather than just to reach a certain end.
Many classic exercises are still applicable, even with all of the modern exercise equipment available. Sit ups are a classic exercise, and still the best way to workout your abs and back.
Often, people try to improve their fitness through weight lifting. Basically you need on six easy exercises in order to stay fit, they are push ups, pull ups, bridges, leg raises, squats, and handstand push ups. When you work out using a bench try out the pads on it by pressing down. If the wood can be felt directly under the top pads, you should consider using another machine. If you work out using a machine that has worn padding, you may end up with bruises upon your posterior. Aside from that, a poorly padded machine will not give you proper support. Taking time away from your desk can help you prevent deep thrombosis. Step away from your desk every 20 minutes and move around. If you can’t leave your office or cubicle, then try some simple stretches. Making sure to incorporate light exercise daily will significantly change your fitness level.
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