Let's get dressed – Salad Dressings

By: Lisa Wright Burbach I used to be intimidated by the idea of making my own salad dressing; it just seemed complicated. One day I just gave it a go and I’ve never looked back! I make all of our dressings now! Right now, during this time of Social Distancing and runs on the grocery story it’s handy to have a few good recipes in your back pocket too! Homemade salad dressing are healthier and you are in control; no artificial ingredients, low or no sugar, just full rich flavor and they are just plain easy to make! Health note: Keep in mind that most salad dressing are largely fat so the calories do add up. 1 gram of fat has 9 calories, over double of 1 gram of carbohydrates or protein! E

Why Common Household Cleaners are Bad for Us and the Environment

By: Van Burbach PhD, PG Environmental Consultant Many people have the idea that since cleaning products are used to clean our homes of dirt, germs, and filth to give us a “clean” living environment, that they are safe for us and our planet; but this is not the case. Many common cleaning products you can find on your grocery store shelves, and possibly under your own kitchen sink, are extremely toxic and very harmful both to human beings and to the environment. Links between use of common household cleaners and asthma and other respiratory illnesses have been well established. In 2018, the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine published the results of a 20-year st

The Weird Place of Peace after Trauma

by: Lisa Wright Burbach I want to start by saying that I’m not a professional counselor or therapist. I’m just someone who is reflecting on my own personal journey, hopeful that it may help someone else in theirs. I love life, I am someone who finds joy in the tiniest things; I’m a pretty forgiving person and able to let things go fairly well. I mean, I’m not perfect soo-I have my moments. Like that guy who drives really slow in the fast lane= grrrr!!! But, really…I love the sun on my face, to hear the wind in the trees, birds singing, to feel the grass under my bare feet, I love simple things. I always have, even in the midst of trauma, disappointment, abuse, and difficulty. This is a grea

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