Asian flair – stir fry with shrimp and veggies

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The other night, I decided on stir fry. I bought a bag of frozen shrimp from Central Market, picked up a few other items, and cooked it up. It was pretty delish. Check it out. Vegetables included: 3 cloves garlic, sliced 1/2 parsnip, peeled & sliced 1/2 celery root, peeled & sliced 2 stalks celery,…

Kindness with Quinoa

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I felt the need for a vegetable excursion this evening. I’ve been eating more cheese than I like recently. It’s been cold. I’ve allowed myself more “comfort food” than I normally would, in terms of an occasional dip of queso and/or chips and salsa… stuff I don’t normally eat. As such, it seemed like a…

Kale Soup + More…

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This was last nights meal. I’ve received lots of queries so here is the recipe: Kale soup 3 cloves garlic, peeled & sliced 1/2 white onion, peeled & diced 1 medium sized celery root, nasty edges removed, diced Sauté olive oil, 1 tbsp olive oil, garlic & onion until soft & opaque, about 15 minutes…

Yoga + Wide Open Spaces

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Space in your hips, Space in your heart, Space on the horizon… Since I started leading retreats approximately one year ago, many folks have asked me to please do a local retreat, one that did not require airplane travel… Voila! Introducing Yoga + Wide Open Spaces. My dear friend lives in Hico and owns/operates a…

Juice recipe – light & tangy

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Honey crisp apple 3 stalks of celery a large portion of ginger and a few cups of kale plus a few clementine oranges This juice was inspired by all of the ginger shot posts I’ve been seeing lately. I needed a late afternoon pick me up. Juice to rescue! I highly recommend this variation. Give…

Shine

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We are all entered into a silent pact of dysfunction when we are growing up. Somewhere, someone along the way convinces us that it is in our best interest to dim our lights. It could be a sibling, a parent, or some other obscure relative, but someone convinces us that this is in our best…

The unfettered way of being

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Daisy is sick. So am I. We went to the pediatrician today and then we camped out at home. While enjoying brief downtime today as Daisy napped, I read some from the latest book by Baron Baptiste, Being of Power. I wanted to share this piece with you: A breakthrough is when you step through some energetic veil…

Something for me

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It’s been super delightful to begin to have my writing published on other blogs, forums, formats… I was blown away to be published on MindBodyGreen recently; I’ve absolutely adored being featured on Intent. I wasn’t expecting to be published on Recovering Yogi, which was amazing. And I would be bold-face lying if I said that I’d…

5 Amazing Things I Learned from my Mom

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What we believe is true. Anita Moorjani introduces this very simple concept in her book, Dying to Be Me.  She is describing her own near-death experience, when she underwent a state of clarity that allowed her to instinctively understand that she was dying (of cancer) because of all of her fears. “I understood that the cancer…