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Articles from: July 2016

New Summer Teas/Tisanes from Teagevity

Teagevity is proud to present their new line of summer teas and tisanes, including Strawberry Fields, Blood Orange & Hisbiscus, Fruit Aphrodisiac, Rooibos Vegan Masala Chai, Hibiscus Pineapple and Green Tea & Lemongrass.

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Firecracker Jam Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Large raw peeled shrimp

Firecracker Jam


Chives, chopped for garnish

Cook bacon halfway. Wash and pat dry shrimp. With a small spoon or knife spread about 1/2 teaspoon of jam on shrimp. Immediately wrap with half a strip of bacon, fastening the bacon with a toothpick and place on a baking sheet. Bake in a 400 degree oven until both shrimp and bacon are cooked through. Sprinkle with chopped chives and enjoy. Lynne Goldman of Coyote Kitchen LLC, a small batch, handmade, seasonal, local producer of jam, jelly and marmalade based in Cornwall-on- Hudson. Much of their fruit is sourced from many Hudson Valley orchards and farms. Coyote Kitchen can be found at many local Farmers’ Markets including Cornwall, Nyack, Piermont and Monroe.

For more information, contact or visit or Facebook at Coyote Kitchen LLC.

Enjoy Gluten-Free and Traditional Baked Goods at Local Farmers’ Markets

“The Little Bake Shop is pleased to be in attendance at four farmers’ markets this year,” shares owner Joseph Bases. They are excited to be continuing at the Tuxedo Market, located on Route 17 at the train station on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and at the Riverdale Market on Tuesdays from 2-7 p.m. at 174 Hamburg Turnpike and the River Vale, NJ market on Thursdays from noon to 6 p.m located at 406 River Vale Road. They also will be at the Nutley, NJ market on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. held at the Municipal Parking lot.

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Eye Care and Nutrition by Michal Luchins

More and more lay people are aware of the importance of nutrients and health. Nonetheless, it may not occur to everyone that there’s a connection between nutrients and the eyes. As a developmental optometrist, I make recommendations to my patients on a daily basis about the importance of various supplements and dietary changes for their eye health.

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Yoga and Wellness in New City

Lucky Elephant Yoga and Wellness has expanded from a traditional yoga studio when it opened in October 2015 to a multi-modality wellness center.

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Bring the Benefits of Tai Chi Power for Your Organization

In an effort to make the benefits of direct lineage Tai Chi accessible to more people, The Fire Mountain School is offering a special 3 week Tai Chi Ba Fa program for $99. “This program is available to businesses and organizations that wish to improve the quality of life of their employees and membership,” explains founder Sifu Ed D’Urso.

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Community Spotlight: Local Pioneer in Homeopathic Medicine Driven by Compassion Dr. Susanne Saltzman

Susanne Saltzman, M.D., owner of Hartsdale Homeopathy, has 24 years of clinical family practice treating acute and chronic illness in children and adults. Her emphasis is on homeopathic and functional medicine to decrease dependency on pharmaceutical drugs. She has successfully treated thousands of patients through the years for ADD, allergies, anxiety disorders, asthma, autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and Lupus, depression, migraines, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, psoriasis, interstitial cystitis, Lyme disease, menopause, multiple sclerosis, PMS and thyroid disorders.

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When Your Health Matters

Health is your birthright. Every week, Dr. Richard Huntoon, known to his patients as Doc Rick, offers free health information in the form of healthcare classes and his weekly radio show, “When Your Health Matters”. He is devoted to helping people achieve optimal health without having to rely on drugs or surgery. He helps patients who have gone through surgeries, or who need drugs to help with health challenges, to recover their health and wean off of or reduce their medications when possible. For more than 25 years Doc Rick has traveled the globe in search of healing techniques he can bring back to his practice in the Hudson Valley. He takes time to get to know his patients, to help them understand their health situation, and then address it in a gentle yet powerful way.

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How to Make Vitamins Work for You by Paul Lentini

You are what you eat. How many times did you hear that growing up? But, it’s true. Our bodies, in all of their wisdom, work hard for us, so why not help them out by eating the “right” foods and vitamins? It all starts with making conscious decisions about the food or supplements we consume.

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Heal with Yoga Therapy

“Our trauma can be stored in parts of our body, somatically, like an imprint to remind us to be aware of threatening situations for the near future. However, holding these traumatic experiences can create a great deal of distress. We can start to view our bodies as the enemy, and for some, disconnect from their bodies. Trauma focused yoga can help get past the trauma. It is a supportive class in which specific yoga poses and breathing techniques gently works with your body to settle in and find space,” explains Diana Woodworth, licensed mental health counselor and 200 hour YTT yoga teacher.

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