Jessica Guerrieri

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Jess’s Nice List!

Jess’s Nice List!

A guide to my favorite local non-profit organizations for charitable holiday giving Celebrating the “season of giving” by reaching out to those in need! Warning: doing good can often lead to a case of the warm fuzzies. Jess’s Nice List 2015 The City Mission – providing food, shelter, education, job training and hope to Clevelanders...

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Healing Winter Tea

Healing Winter Tea

As cold and flu season approaches, one of the best ways to support the immune system is keeping inflammation at bay. And one of the best ways I have found to do that is with Angela Liddon’s rooibos tea recipe! Ginger root and turmeric root are two anti-inflammatory power houses found in nature. Brewing them with rooibos tea, a South African tea...

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5 Tips for an Easy Transition into Fall!

5 Tips for an Easy Transition into Fall!

Ah…Autumn! After a busy and fun-filled summer (I got to stick my feet in the Gulf of Mexico AND the Pacific Ocean!), the richness and slower pace of Fall is most welcome. The change of seasons is not something external to us, it is completely in rhythm with us (or us with it). It is not merely a coincidence that the shorter, cooler days invite us to...

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Vegan Stuffed Peppers!

Vegan Stuffed Peppers!

I’ve made versions of this many times in the past and turned to it again recently as we pulled the last of our pepper plants out in preparation of the winter ahead. This is a simple, nutritious recipe packed with protein that can be ready in no time if you soak the black beans the night before. Feel free to change up the “stuffing” based...

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Soul Speak: Listening to Your Heart in the Quietude of Nature

Soul Speak: Listening to Your Heart in the Quietude of Nature

Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. – John Muir.   Life itself is a great force, pushing us always forward, forward. It takes both effort and ease to simultaneously “go with the flow” and exist in the present moment. As we all...

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