Make Healthy Easy’s Grilled Cantaloupe Salad with Blueberry Ginger Vinaigrette

A summer seasonal salad, this grilled cantaloupe salad with blueberry ginger vinaigrette by Jenna Braddock of Make Healthy Easy, is sure to be a hit at any summer gathering,

Happy Hump Day, friends!

Hope you had a fabulous weekend and a great week so far. Believe it or not, last weekend was my one and only weekend at home this month. And it felt so freaking good. Steve and I spent some QT together, which was lovely, since we haven’t had much of it lately. We stopped work early on Friday to make it on the wait list for Neptune Oyster (side note: we’ve attempted to eat there two other times and both times they couldn’t seat us until 10:30pm) and we made it! The local oysters were mouthwatering and the lobster roll was the biggest I’ve ever seen/eaten.

Since we were already in the North End (Boston’s Italian district) and I…

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Turmeric Chickpea Salad Avocado Boats

The perfect light and refreshing lunch (or dinner!), these turmeric chickpea salad avocado boats are packed with flavor and nutrition. I’m kind of having a moment with turmeric. Ok, more like a month or a year with turmeric but you get my point. I talked about turmeric’s antioxidant properties in my latest e-book, Nourish Your Namaste, and in a recent recipe post for Mango Turmeric Overnight Oats.

Once I start working with a new ingredient or food, I tend to press the repeat button over here on the blog. Like remember that month when it was pancakes galore over here?

I just came off of a crazy (crazy fun!) weekend in Austin, TX for my bachelorette party. It was my first time to Austin and I totally fell in love. Cool old houses converted into bars, delicious food trucks, friendly people and great Mexican food. I felt like I could totally…

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Grilled Cauliflower Hummus Sandwich

Cauliflower hummus is a new spread that’s sure to rock any sandwich – this drool-worthy grilled cauliflower hummus sandwich is packed with avocado, caramelized onion and arugula. Lunch never looked better.I recently discovered cauliflower hummus when I contributed to this Women’s Health Magazine article on the versatility of cauliflower and why this vegetable is having a serious moment right now. I was like hokay, lemme get this straight. I eat hummus every day of my life and you’re telling me there’s a “hummus” variation that I’m not aware of?!? #FoodieFail.

So, naturally, I went on a mission to try cauliflower hummus and see if it was worth the hype. Now, let me be real for a moment here and preface this by saying there is absolutely nothing wrong with regular hummus made with chickpeas. I repeat, there is absolutely nothing wrong with regular hummus. I feel like sometimes we see alternatives…

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Why You Should Practice Tonglen

This Mindful Monday, we’re talking about tonglen: what this meditation practice is, how to practice and why you should practice tonglen.Hey guys,

Wow, it’s been a while since we’ve been together for Mindful Monday, huh?

As you guys might have guessed from some of my posts lately, life has been pretty crazy over here. Crazy in the best way possible, of course, but crazy none the less. In the last month or so, I’ve spoken at two conferences – one national conference in Orlando and one regional conference in Texas, I published my first e-book, Nourish Your Namaste, I attended a wedding, hosted friends and family in Boston and somehow managed to stay on top of other work projects. When shit gets busy, I have to prioritize my work for my sanity. Sure, I could spend late evenings or weekends writing Mindful Monday posts for you but that wouldn’t be very mindful of…

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Mango Turmeric Overnight Oats

A tropical spiced breakfast that’s sure to shake up your morning routine. These mango turmeric overnight oats are packed with over 20 different vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.I kind of fell in love with overnight oats this spring when I made those carrot cake overnight oats for Easter. Ever since then, I’ve been obsessed with the idea of making my breakfast the night before so I have one less thing to do in the morning. I love sleep. Like could sleep ten hours each night if I had a schedule that would allow it. And so I’d much rather make my breakfast the night before if it means catching an extra 15 minutes of sleep in the morning. Every. Minute. Counts. People.

Plus, I just like the idea of overnight oats. You throw all your ingredients together in under five minutes and then overnight, the magic happens. The oats absorb all…

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Nourish Your Namaste Giveaway (and Recipe Sneak Peak!)

Enter the Nourish Your Namaste giveaway for your chance to win my top tier e-book package ($99 value!) and an awesome gift basket filled with all of my favorite yogi-approved snacks and gear!Hey ya’ll!

Thanks so much for the support of my e-book. It means the world to me. It is such a cool feeling putting your heart and soul into something and then finally being able to share it with the world. I’m loving hearing all the positive feedback on the book too – it warms my heart and puts a smile on my face each and every time.

A couple weeks ago, I announced the launch of Nourish Your Namaste: How Nutrition and Yoga Can Support Digestion, Immunity, Energy & Relaxation. Today, I’m here to give you a sneak peak at the eight plant-based, functional recipes in the book AND I’m here to offer up my BEST giveaway yet…

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Nourish Your Namaste: How Nutrition and Yoga Can Support Digestion, Immunity, Energy & Relaxation is here!

Nourish Your Namaste: How Nutrition and Yoga Can Support Digestion, Immunity, Energy & Relaxation is a must have e-book for anyone looking for alternative therapies to improve health and wellness. It’s heeeeeeeeeere!

My labor of love for the past seven months is now ready for me to share with the world and I’m so freaking excited. And a little scared. But mostly excited

It’s always a little scary when you put something you poured your heart and soul into out in the world. I remember feeling the same way when I launched this blog. But I know that this eBook is going to do so much good for so many people and with that I can kiss all those fears goodbye.

I became a yoga teacher in 2014 after a corporate lay off and a wise life coach said to me stop thinking about what you want to do and start asking yourself who do…

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