Homemade Yogurt 4 Ways

With supermarket shelves being increasingly packed with over-processed corn, sugar, saturated and trans fats, and unnatural preservatives, controlling what goes into our bodies is more difficult than ever. Even with labels that claim foods to be “low fat,” “low calorie,” and “all-natural,” it’s difficult to distinguish truly healthy foods from the rest. In fact, many… Read More Homemade Yogurt 4 Ways

Japan: Nature

From an outside perspective, nature seems to be synonymous with Japanese culture. My earliest exposure to Japan was through Studio Ghibli films like Totoro and Princess Mononoke where forest spirits, contemplation among trees, and ample respect for nature are central themes. Nature is intricately tied with spirituality in Japan, particularly in the two most common practices,… Read More Japan: Nature