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My Personal Tribute to Doris

by Robert Grillo This article was originally published by Free from Harm Doris was one of the great loves, gifts, joys, and inspirations in my life. I’ve been in such a funk since she unexpectedly died on Monday, August 18th, that it took me over a week to actually bring myself to write about her. […]

Photo © Jenny Brown at Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary with Dylan who was rescued at 1-week old just before being sold at  auction. Look how big he has grown!

Do You Love Animals More Than People?

It is almost impossible not to love animals when they are so unconditionally loving towards us. That doesn’t necessarily apply to humans. Knowing about animal abuse can make us see red. However, hating people is never the answer. Treating them with contempt is a sign that we are not processing our own suffering effectively. It is a […]

spinach and Mushroom Garam Masala. Photo © Talia Fuhrman 'Love Your Body'.

Spinach and Mushroom Garam Masala

This dish is simple to prepare, but the flavours are warm and delish! The name garam masala literally translates as ‘warm spice mix.’ It is a genius combination: cinnamon provides sweetness, pepper provides heat, nutmeg adds a layer of complexity and coriander is the source of a lemony flavour and texture. Add the umami flavours of […]