Welcome to yozenity!

Here the goal is to discover your best self, inside and out. We explore yoga, meditation, healthy eating, alternative healing, and other methodologies for becoming the healthiest, happiest versions of ourselves.

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Relaxing Detox Bath

My latest obsession is detox baths. In all honesty, with the craziness in my life, I hadn’t taken a bath in years – yes, YEARS – until recently. I saw a “recipe” for a detox bath from David Wolfe in a Facebook post and started doing it. Dim bathroom, white noise (OK so my dim

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Turkey Chili

This is a slight adaptation to a turkey chili recipe from Padma Lakshmi. It is super delicious, super filling, and low in calories. Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, chopped 5 medium garlic cloves, minced 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into small chunks 1/2 cup shredded carrot 1 cup chopped

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Meditation Methods

When starting a meditation practice, many people feel intimidated by the thought NOT THINKING. Yes, experienced meditators who have trained themselves to quiet the noise inside and outside of their head can push thoughts aside and Om their way through meditation. This is advanced meditation. Each method below is a step toward that advanced meditation.

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Sickie Blaster Chicken Noodle Soup

This is my go-to chicken noodle soup for any illness. The key lies in the homemade chicken stock that simmers the healing properties out of the bone-in chicken thighs for hours. Perfection takes time and this recipe/method is guaranteed to be a powerful medicinal tool in the fight against your standard cough/cold/flu germs. It really

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Honey Sriracha Chicken with Quinoa

Chicken, Sriracha, and quinoa are a few of my favorite things. Put them together and it’s a magical dish. This recipe, modified, has been all over the internet so it is not an original. Adjust the amount of sriracha and honey to taste, this can get really spicy! You’re going to want to make this

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yozenity Sun Salutation I

The idea behind a Sun Salutation is that it is done in the morning, facing the rising sun to greet the day. It can be done at any time though and I generally can’t start a yoga practice without it. The sequence is repeated multiple times at the beginning of a practice to loosen, lengthen,

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yozenity Chicken Stock

Chicken stock, or any homemade stock, is a very personal thing. Everyone makes it differently using different methods and ingredients. If at the end what you have is a delicious, healthy, additive-free stock then you’re doing it right. This is how yozenity does chicken stock, but feel free to use this as a starting point

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Breakfast hack: Avocado Toast on the Go!

Who doesn’t love avocado toast? It encompasses all the indulgences your taste buds crave  – creaminess and carbs! – while still part of a healthy diet. In its simplest form, avocado toast is simply mashed avocado with some salt spread on top of toast, preferably whole wheat. It is full of healthy fats and whole

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Tips for Juicing

I’ve done some juicing now and again over the last nearly 3 years so I’ve learned a few tips and tricks that can make a huge difference in your juicing experience! Choosing a Juicer: I am by no means an expert on juicers but just like with hairdryers and blenders, the higher the wattage the

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Homemade Almond Milk

There are certain non-negotiables in life. Everyone has them, especially when it comes to eating and drinking. One of my non-negotiables is coffee. In more recent times, coffee itself has been shown to have great health benefits, which is good. However, I like my coffee light and sweet. It’s those types of additives that create