BRAIDED: A JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND CHALLAHS
2018 National Jewish Book Award Finalist, Women’s Studies
2018 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year, Silver Medal Winner, Self-Help
2019 Wilbur Award Winner, Nonfiction Books
2019 Reader’s Favorite Finalist, Nonfiction - Cookbook/Food
What if you could bake bread once a week, every week? What if the smell of fresh baking bread could turn your house into a home? And what if the act of making the bread―mixing and kneading, watching and waiting―could heal your heartache and your emptiness, your sense of being overwhelmed? It can.
beth ricanati, md
beth ricanati, MD, FACP
PRESCRIPTIONS FOR HEALTHY LIVING
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and more to learn more about the power of healthy and meaningful rituals in our lives.
Check out my conversation on Soul Food Salon’s Wellness on the Weekends this week, where we talk all things ritual!
I went to share the story of Braided with an elderly group, and instead found myself the recipient of their stories. What a gift to receive!
Three challah hacks that I’ve learned from making challah with friends and strangers alike as I travel across the country to share my book and story:
Every Friday I make challah and I have written about how this has become my meaningful ritual.
This is a story about bread, specifically challah. This is a story of how making challah every week has changed my life; maybe even saved my life.
Plant a garden and reap the health benefits of the fruits (and vegetables and herbs!) of your labor.
Keep your bones healthy and help prevent osteoporosis: exercise, up your calcium and vitamin D and if need be, get screened.
What you choose to eat today medically impacts your well being. Seriously, it does. How did I come to this as a physician, and a women’s health provider? Read on to find out!
The simple action of washing your hands helps, whether you actually have the flu or the common cold. Today. Washing your hands actually has a real impact in controlling the spread of these viruses.
I recently spoke with Bonnie Taub-Dix to discuss some her accessible advice from her book, Read it Before You Eat It: Taking You From Label to Table. Food shopping will never be the same for you!