Product Review: Kelp Jerky (akua)

Product Review: Kelp Jerky (akua)

I tried kelp jerky for the first time -- this is a vegan jerky that is made with kelp and shiitake mushrooms. The flavor I tried was "Rosemary & Maple BBQ". I'm always pushing myself to try new foods and snacks, as someone who grew up a picky eater. My mom always said that tastebuds [...]

Science (and Politics) of Imagination | Pineal gland, DMT, and brain health

Science (and Politics) of Imagination | Pineal gland, DMT, and brain health

Do you remember when you were a child with an overactive imagination? You saw the world through a lens of curiosity and magic. Nothing was as it seemed. You and your friends played games in which you had different names and identities; maybe you were cats and dogs crawling around the kitchen, maybe you were [...]

Herbalism | Dandelion (Lion’s Tooth)

Herbalism | Dandelion (Lion’s Tooth)

Dandelion, which is also known as "lion's tooth" (scientific name: Taraxacum officinale) comes with numerous health benefits! It has also been associated with many magical folktales. Photo by Czapp u00c1rpu00e1d on Pexels.com Health benefits Dandelions are plentiful and tend to be considered invasive weeds with no purpose. However, dandelions have numerous health benefits that most [...]