Place Settings

In keeping with the kitchen theme, Place Settings is the name for all my featured segments. Currently, the sections are Monthly Menu Talks and Special of the Week. More are coming soon!

Monthly Menu Talks

Grounding Technique 5-4-3-2-1

The grounding technique 5-4-3-2-1 involves using your five senses to draw your attention away from disturbing thoughts, memories, or worries.  As you move through the senses, the number of items to notice decreases.

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Mindfulness Monthly topic

Diffusion

Diffusion is a technique that is made to help you separate yourself from your thoughts.  Often we have dark or negative thoughts, which is natural.  It is important we take care to not become our thoughts. 

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Mindfulness Monthly topic

Mindfulness Walk

When taking a mindfulness walk, the key is to simply notice.  Notice your breathing and the feel of your body.  Pay attention to the rise and fall of your feet.

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Special of the Week

broccoli cheddar soup

Broccoli Cheese Soup

My all-time favorite soul-satisfying first-course dish is Broccoli Cheese Soup! Yep, even above Loaded Potato Soup. 

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marinated green beans

Marinated Green Beens

he Special of the Week is Marinated Green Beans.  My impartation for this dish comes from Whole Foods Market. In the deli, they sell a similar dish which I absolutely have love!  Unfortunately for me, my local Whole Foods isn’t exactly local. Consequently, I decided to give try my hand at making this dish.

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