We are, at best, complicated, aren’t we? The weight of contradictions both in the way we think, feel, and behave is enough to make a sane person crazy. Or is it just me? My invitation this month is for you to fall in love with you, again. What does that have to do with health?… Read more »
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Ingredients 1 ¼ pounds chicken breast, cut into ½” to 1” pieces 1 ¼ cups onion, diced 2 tsp. garlic, minced 1 Tbs. olive oil 2 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. basil 1 tsp. oregano 1 tsp. chili powder 3 roasted green chiles, (canned work fine) split, seeds removed and chopped 3 cups enchilada sauce (we… Read more »
In the course of learning to be more aware of when we eat, what we eat, where we eat, how much we eat and why we eat we can also examine and deal with, or rule out, the possibility of an eating disorder. Disordered eating is simply eating that on one level or another is… Read more »
Mary Tran from “Let’s Play OC visited us in April 2017 and caught our General Manager describing a few of the things that make The Oaks as well as Ojai so special and unique. Learn more about Let’s Play OC here.
Have you seen the play, “Wicked”? Great show, with the apex being a song called, “Defying Gravity”. Love it. Worked for her, but for us 50 to 70 something gals, it’s not as simple as a catchy tune. Aside from nipping, tucking, and lifting surgically, let’s face it, just like Newton’s apple, breasts, underarms, bellies,… Read more »
Mark Twain said, “It isn’t what you don’t know that hurts you, it’s what you know that isn’t so!” You know a lot about good health, but sometimes what we know and don’t do, or what we think we know that may not be quite right may be slowing down our healthy journey. This month… Read more »
Sugar is not so sweet in the way it relates to your overall health profile. It is arguably the most detrimental ingredient that has been added into our modern diet. Too much sugar and too many refined carbs affect our insulin levels, changing blood sugar levels and causing fat to accumulate, especially around the waistline. … Read more »
Rebecca Brand, a producer of TV shows and digital videos came for a visit in April 2017. Pixie Tangerines and OaksSpa adventures are captured in this fun video. Learn more about Rebecca here.
Did you ever even hear of anything called “gluten intolerance” growing up? Oh, the good old “ignorance is bliss” days when we could just enjoy our bread without a thought of gluten! But here we are in a “gluten free” world, trying to understand if or why we would be personally gluten free. What exactly… Read more »
Ojai’s Own Pixie Tangerine Packs a Powerful Punch Pixie tangerines are “sweet, petite and great to eat!” That is the motto that was selected through a contest in Ojai but the benefits of the Pixie go further than the delightful phrase. Pixies are a natural product of two tangerines, the Dancy and the Kincy, that… Read more »