Month: May 2013

Balancing Chaos…

…in the kitchen and in life!  Because we all need to find that place where we can escape our realities. Where we can just be. Where we can get our dose of meditation.  Where we can find the calm in the chaos. “Technique is a way of balancing the chaos of the everyday world with a little kitchen precision.”~ Kim Boyce, Good to the Grain. I walked into my sister’s kitchen to deliver an over-due birthday present and came away with Blueberry Huckle Buckle to share with my clients and classes for Memorial Day tomorrow.  She has become quite the baker.  It is her meditation.  In a world where she can not always control circumstances, she can find precision in her recipes and creations.   Her current inspiration is from “Good to the Grain” by Kim Boyce.  The winding road that led her to this began when I asked her to come to The Energy Lab’s  Grocery Store Nutrition Tour at  Clarks Nutrition Center.  She was introduced to the bulk foods area and how to …

I Dare You

Because of a dream….THE ENERGY LAB is Celebrating TWO YEARS! Dare to be different.  Dare to dream.  Dare to take the road less traveled. There is an enormous difference between vocalizing a dare and actually putting one into action.  And that is where most dares end.  You are taking  a chance and the outcome is unpredictable.  But when a dare does not feel like a dare at the onset, it is just something that is a little bit scary but is falling into place, then it seems almost natural.  After you have taken the course, and can look back and realize that most people would not have done what you just did, you realize that there is something unique and special about “I dare you”. When I teach cycling class is when everything in my head is quiet and the only thing that exists is that very moment in time.  Things come out of my mouth that I wish we had recorded.  Our cycling room is one of my very favorite places – I feel …