ORGANIC JUICE & SMOOTHIE BAR
THE LAUNDRY LIFE
Stories, sustainability tips, and plant-based recipes.
As early autumn continues to push summer into its wake, I can’t help but think about corn. Fresh, juicy, and delicious sweet corn on the cob was a welcome treat growing up in the Northeast. It seemed like it was always most delectable right about the time the temperatures started to cool.
For those that have had the experience of diving or snorkeling along a coral reef, there are no words to convey the absolute beauty in this display of nature. There is so much to be said for this underwater world which we understand so little about, yet whose presence is unmistakably felt all around the globe.
For people who are new to yoga, one of the first things they must understand is how it’s different from stretching. Stretching is a one-dimensional activity. It’s all about the muscle you need to limber up. You can do it while watching TV, mentally rehearsing for a big presentation coming up at work, or maybe nibbling on a snack.
Microplastics are defined as pieces of plastic less than 5 millimeters long (about the size of a sesame seed). But what do these particles have to do with us? Actually, a lot. These small pieces of plastic - either from bigger pieces of plastic breaking down, washing off synthetic fibers used to make clothing, or coming from self-care products - are making their way into our fresh water systems.
With so many allegedly healthy food and drink establishments popping up all over the place, it’s more important than ever to be able to identify which ones are doing it right and which ones are simply attempting to capitalize on trendy buzzwords.
Nearly five years ago, I made the decision to quit practicing law and open an organic juice bar. This decision was born equally out of my desires (1) to adopt and live a healthier lifestyle and (2) to “be my own boss.” At the time, my level of environmental consciousness didn’t go much further than believing that global warming is real, not a hoax.
I’ve been a nature lover my whole life. Or at least I always thought so. As a kid growing up on Long Island, surrounded by endless vistas of concrete urban sprawl, nature called me.
Many people want to eat healthier but don’t believe they can afford to do so. The perception that healthier food is expensive is real. What’s not real is the kind of food that healthier options are usually compared against.