Living the Simple Life

I’m going to be real with you. I haven’t been publishing blog posts or on social media so much, because well it has felt better not to. Some days I’d have the inspiration to write an article, but then be too meticulous about how it reads and scrap it. Other days I’d take a picture of a pretty plate of food with the intention of publishing it somewhere, but then get caught up in the […]

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Thai Cauliflower Fried Rice

If you haven’t tried making cauliflower fried rice yet, now is the time. This is one of those recipes that has gotten a lot of light since the coming of Paleo, whole-30, or any other grain-free diets. I just love it because instead of rice being the primary player in the dish, you have a vegetable instead! And if you know me, you know adding more veggies is what I’m all about. Using cauliflower doesn’t […]

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Roasted Almond Butter

Almond butter is one of those things that I must always have around. I use it in so many recipes; for cooking breads or date balls, topping on pancakes, or just for snacking on. I love the stuff, and since I’ve had access to ordering almonds in bulk, here, I really have no excuse. This is one of those staple recipes that is so easy to make. The only ingredient you need is almonds; that’s […]

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Intermittent Fasting and Listening to Your Body

Have you heard about intermittent fasting? Though it may sound like some prolonged food restriction, it is truly much simpler. The amount of time you “fast” depends on your body and gender and just how you feel, but is generally somewhere between 12 and 18 hours over the course of a day. The easiest way to practice this is over night. We all do this unconsciously already: eat dinner, go to bed, and not eat […]

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My End of the Year Release and Inspired Creativity

As a woman, we get the pleasure of being able to release all that has built up within us (emotionally and physically) every single month. Our bodies shed the blood that was preparing for another human being. And simultaneously we often feel a build up of emotions right around that time. Many people mock women about their emotional turbulence, but we musn’t get discouraged. This is our power. If throughout a cycle it has been […]

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Paleo Sweet Potato Pancakes

As a kid I remember sitting at the kitchen counter while Grandmama cooked crepes for us. This was a special occasion, but one I cherished. Though I was never one to obsess over sweet things, this breakfast was special because the thin crepe made this usual cakey dish quite elegant. I remember serving the crepe with sliced apple, a combination she recommended, wrapping it up and eating like a burrito with the occasional dip in […]

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Eco-Conscious Grocery Shopping

When you go grocery shopping are you conscious about what you are buying and how that affects the environment? I have for a while now been conscious about purchasing organic food and reading labels. My shopping experience has been very much in tune with the health of my body. However, I have not fully shopped thinking of the environment, and how much of what I buy is wrapped in plastic and other non-recyclable material. Until […]

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Quit Waiting for the Perfect Moment

When I have a new pair of shoes, I will start running. Once I know just a little bit more, I will write an article about it. I want to wear that nice new dress, but ought to wait for a special occasion. Once I start waking up earlier, I can meditate. When inspiration strikes, I will create a new recipe. I don’t know about you, but I am guilty of waiting for the right […]

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The Oil Cleansing Method

The first time I heard you can wash your face with oil many years ago, I was definitely skeptical. Especially since everyone talked about how bad oils are for your skin. Well, we now know better. Stripping our skin of their natural oils with soaps and chemicals is very harmful. By using the right oil on our skin as a cleanser, it actually helps to get rid of the bacteria and dirt on our face […]

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Be Here Now

As I sit outside sipping my coffee with coconut cream on this beautiful fall equinox, I realize something: Life is truly something extraordinary. It is wonder and beauty and love all in one. And we get to be part of it all; growing and changing, learning and adapting. If we can just let things flow, without trying to alter or skew anything, we can see how effortlessly it all works out. Days like today are […]

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