Posts tagged mindful living
8Arm... my new default restaurant!

Have you ever wondered how fast time flies… yeah that was me tonight when I realized that we have just NOW experienced this restaurant which is less than a mile from our house and has been open for 3 years?  HOW does that happen?

It’s because we’ve gotten into the habit of eating at the same ol’ same ol’ without exploring all the amazing new restaurants Atlanta has to offer. More unfortunate than our lazy restaurant defaults is that the previous chef passed shortly after…

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Be the Change you Wish to See in the World....

I feel it’s our responsibility to do good in the world #OprahGoals and that our acts of generosity, kindness and love have a definite impact on the fabric of humanity.  So why (!!!), how could this trafficking be a thing I innocently thought.  It still plagues me that in my hometown of all places, the FBI has declared #ATL to be among the worst cities in the country for human trafficking.  In fact, Atlanta is the number one city with the highest Sex Economy Income at a staggering $290 million…

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Breakfast comfort food... Loaded Cacao Oat Bowl

One food that will never go out of style for breakfast is oatmeal. This versatile grain is nutritious, filling, inexpensive and loaded with fiber! This might sound a bit Forest Gump but you have overnight oats, oats on the stovetop, microwave oats, slow cooker oats, oatmeal in the instant pot, oatmeal bars, oatmeal muffins… you name it, you can make some kind of breakfast or snack deliciousness with oats.

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Cacao Tofu Mousse {V}

One of my fave fitness instructors use to say “tofuuuuuwwwww”. Nose turned up. Voice inflection = pure disgust. Utter hatred. I get it, tofu can be weird and it has a funky texture if ya don’t know how to work with it!

The first time I had tofu was when I was living in Hawaii: is healthy cafe in Honolulu used to sell a tofu, tomato and alfalfa sprouts sandwich. I remember patting myself on the back thinking, I’m so healthy eating this because my guy-pal from Southern Cal used to eat it after he went surfing. So I adapted my taste buds all in the name of health. ‘Cuz I was far from healthy but wanted to be…

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August = Sabbatical

Over a decade ago I started to recognize a personal trend.  

August sucked. As in, this was the time of year, for an entire month, that I truly struggled.  I hated being in Atlanta. It’s miserably hot, school is starting so traffic is trying to get in sync, clients are constantly rescheduling appointments and it’s just a hot mess.

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