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Natural Awakenings Tampa Florida

Letter from Publisher

Debbey Wilson publisher of Natural Awakenings Tampa

Debbey Wilson

Fatigue and burnout are very real feelings that can take root within, causing other dis-ease, if not acknowledged and addressed. This month’s issue offers home-grown solutions to this very real yet sometimes unavoidable state. Burnout Recovery suggests ways to reset one’s self and find balance within. Journaling to Access Inner Wisdom can help to address this state, while enjoying the process of healing.
It is often thought by many that we cannot get enough protein from plant-based foods. That’s becoming passé as more and more plant-based foods are now packed with protein, becoming mainstream fare. In this month’s issue, Buffalo Cauliflower Bites and One-Pan Skillet Eggplant Parm are included for testing in our home kitchens. Clever meat substitutes that please the palate are actually in demand at restaurants around the country, so Easing into a Vegan Lifestyle is a perfectly-timed happening and read.
“Throughout the nation, an estimated 8000 farmers markets offer some of the freshest food anywhere,” shares The Bounty of Farmers Markets article, also leaving behind a much smaller carbon footprint. Eliminated are the needs for many hands to touch the produce, including long-distance travel, debilitating to the produce, the consumer and the planet. Plus, farmers markets are notoriously fun and especially healthy in that you are eating nutrition as close to its peak as possible. Another big boon is seasonal eating, vital to true nutritional hygiene.
As always, with the most open heart and mind, I hope you enjoy reading on.