Identifying Perfectionism

Identifying Perfectionism

Many people in my current realm don’t know that for the better part of my life I was a classical musician.  A clarinetist to be exact.  I was the kid that practiced six hours a day after I got home from school.  I won nearly every competition I ever entered, was...

Anti-Aging with Gua Sha Technique

The ancient Chinese practice of facial gua sha moves lymphatic fluids, releases fascia so skin can function better and breaks down adhesions and hardness in muscles, particularly in the jaw line. The overall effect is a significant boost of blood and qi to the skin...

Rainbow Bowl

  I LOVE making smoothie bowls with whatever fresh fruit I can find. A frozen banana and frozen blueberries always seem to make good base ingredients because they provide a creamy thickness and tons of antioxidants and polyphenols.  Adding on whatever else I have...
Tropical Pitaya Power Salad

Tropical Pitaya Power Salad

Anyone who knows me well, knows I take my salads REALLY seriously. They are little works of art and I love putting the unexpected into a beautiful bowl of fresh, nutrient rich greens. Chopping all the ingredients into small pieces so that each bite has many different...
Hawaii to Morocco Spicy Power Salad

Hawaii to Morocco Spicy Power Salad

This is one of my favorite salads! Any time I can add dates to anything I tend to morph the flavors towards those from the far east. Another concoction of sweet, salty and pungent round out this tropical yet warming salad. The Hawaii to Morocco salad is particularly...

Tropical Raw Raviolis

  Of all my recipes, this one seems to get the most Oohs and Ahhs at dinner parties and I think it’s because these little bites of heaven actually taste like ravioli! First, don’t let the “raw” description scare you. A lot of times people think of raw foods as...
Super Simple Crab and Avocado Tacos

Super Simple Crab and Avocado Tacos

If it weren’t for Indian and Mexican food, I might starve to death! I could eat tacos nearly every day of my life and sometimes, I do, in one form or another. Featured here is one of my most favorite tacos. I typically choose the butter lettuce wrap but it’s up to you...