Avocado + Tomato Summer Salad

This is one of my favorite summer side dishes, and it can be made in only minutes! Make sure to try this out soon, while summertime tomatoes are still around. It could serve as an appetizer, a side salad, or I've even thrown it on top of chicken nachos. ​It's so easy, tasty, and healthy... This is also incredibly […]
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Life Hack: Essential Oils + Wool Dryer Balls

Recently I made a purchase that I'm so excited about, it’s ridiculous. Wool Dryer Balls... yep. I haven't been in the habit of using fabric softener or dryer sheets in years. It’s just personal preference, but I don’t really like to use anything that I don’t have to use. What I do like to do, is to put a couple drops […]
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Starting a Home Practice, Part 2

My previous post on How To Set Up A Home Yoga Practice was a list of tips to help you thoughtfully plan out a space to practice in and how to implement it as a routine.Consider this Starting a Home Practice, Part 2. As I wrote in my last post, the biggest obstacle I hear people mention […]
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How to Start a Home Yoga Practice (Part 1)

Let's face it: even with the best of intentions, it’s hard to establish a home yoga practice. Making time for yourself in any form (like yoga or exercise) at home is tough. Life is busy, and many times exercising or practicing yoga gets bumped way down the priority list in the midst of never ending […]
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For Your Core

This short, effective, stand-alone workout is great for targeting the core and arms. Put on your favorite music, take your dog on a walk to get a little warm, and then try this for 4 rounds! I've sped it up a little, so don't feel the need to go at this pace.I hope it goes […]
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Summer Solstice 2017

Summer Solstice means it’s International Day of Yoga! How beautiful to unite with yogis all over the world to celebrate... join in! You really have no excuse, it’s the longest day of the year... ​  Here, I’m using the chin mudra with my lifted hand, which represents uniting individual and universal consciousness (appropriate for today, no?). I […]
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Getting the Hang of Scale Pose

Scale Pose, also known as Tolasana, is a fantastic strength builder for the core, arms, and wrists. Yes you can do this pose! All it takes is a little practice... read on for some tips and modifications. Modifications: • Traditionally, Tolasana is done from Lotus Pose (Padmasana). However, not all of us are built for Lotus Pose […]
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Pan Seared Tuna with Avocado on Arugula

Of all the recipes I’ve tinkered with over the years, this is— by far— my absolute favorite. This one is my pride and joy. It's healthy and delicious. It’s become one of my favorite meals. So much so, that I hardly ever order tuna in a restaurant anymore because I think I can make it better. ​Read on […]
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DIY All-Purpose Cleaner

I’ve long used essential oils for aromatherapy, but in the last couple of years I’ve gotten into using them for more practical purposes. This all-purpose spray is what I now use on my kitchen countertops. Don’t get me wrong, if I’m prepping raw meat or fish, I’m still going to clean up with 409. (Germophobe.) […]
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Prep Poses for Boat Pose

If you had told me a few years ago I would be able to wrap my hands around the bottom of my feet, I wouldn't have believed you. (Thanks, Yoga, for improving my flexibility!) But this post is not about flexibility, it’s about preparing for Boat Pose. Here you’ll find a little help for getting […]
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