The other day, I had an intense craving for loaded potato skins. I suddenly reverted back to my childhood and remembered ordering fried potato skins any chance I got. I decided to make these simple and healthy loaded sweet potatoes to not only relive my childhood memories, but to create new ones around food as well. Enjoy! Ingredients: 3 medium sized sweet potatoes ½ cup black beans, cooked 1... Read More
Sleep is an under-rated source of self-love. When you sleep, it’s like a cleaning crew is sent into your body to help remove toxins and give your body a reset. When you nourish your body with rest, it will nourish you back with more energy and mental clarity so you can make the most out of your day. For 15 more ways to get a better night’s sleep, check out... Read More
When the impossible becomes possible. This past weekend, my husband and I attended a Journey’s of Life event, a ceremonial fire walk with HeatherAsh. To be honest, I had no idea what to expect. I didn’t research “fire walks,” or “ceremonial fire walks,” or even, “DO PEOPLE DIE DOING FIRE WALKS?!” Instead, I just decided to go with it and let the evening guide me rather than amassing preconceived ideas... Read More
Stick to a sleep schedule. As tough as it might be, especially on the weekends, aim to go to bed and to wake up around the same time every day. Once your body gets used to this schedule, it’ll start to expect to fall asleep at a certain time, making it easier for you to get a good night’s rest. Wind down. Power down. Your body needs time... Read More
Giving compliments feels just as good as receiving them! Dish out some compliments today to not only increase your self-love, but ultimately, help others experience the benefits as well. Need some help – here are some compliments to get you started: “You look great today!” “Thank you for all the hard work you took on this project.” “Just wanted to let you know, that you are a great listener and... Read More
These bites are my favorite for when I get that intense pizza craving and need something to satisfy it almost instantly! Ingredients: 1 zucchini Pizza sauce Mozzarella cheese Directions: Cut zucchini into ½ inch rounds. Top with sauce and cheese. You can eat raw or hot. If you want them hot, bake on 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Eat. Them. All.
It’s National Iced Tea Day! Are you feeling the beautiful summer breeze? Dreaming of that refreshing glass on your back porch? Here’s a round up of unique Iced Tea Recipes from around the web: Keep it classy with Martha’s Jasmine Iced Tea! This Matcha Mint Iced Tea from Love&Lemons Or, Yummy fresh Rhubarb Iced Tea! DIY Thai Iced Tea magic Happy Sipping!
On May 22, I fulfilled a long-term dream of mine – I gave a TEDx talk! I have to admit – I have auditioned and applied to countless TEDx events over the past several years. And I always got a….no. But if you know anything about me, you know I don’t take a “no,” lightly. I take is as a “not now,” all while trying to better myself for the... Read More
Peanuts, popcorn, nachos, pizza, ice cream, pretzels, snow cones—all things that, in part, make going to the game special! Every time you hear the crack of a bat and then crunch down on a cracker jack, a fuzzy jolt of nostalgia travels through you. Or when the announcer’s voice is racing, everyone is cheering, and that wad of cotton candy is melting into a sugar pile in your mouth, it... Read More
Writing your body notes or letters can help you understand how magical it truly is. For a daily reminder this week, write a little love note on your mirror with lipstick. Every time you get ready this week, you will be reminded of how truly amazing your body really is. Here is a love note for inspiration: