Is Yoga The Next Monoculture?

In the early 1900’s half the US population was composed of farmers, many of them operating diversified farms.  They raised livestock, maybe cattle, chickens and goats as well as crops. Over the past 100 years farming has shifted from diversified cultures to...

Spaghetti Squash & Meatballs

What I love best about spaghetti squash is that it is so versatile. For this recipe I am using it to replace noodles in a pasta dish. You can top it was traditional marinara sauce and meatballs or you can use it as a base for curry. Great creative and enjoy!...

Super Clean Banana Pancakes

Super Clean Banana Pancakes I really try to make eating healthy a lifestyle and not just a one-time event. That being said, there are certain foods that a girl needs in her life. One of them is Pancakes! This recipe is super easy to make & most importantly –...

Clean Chicken Salad Wrap

Quick and easy go-to lunches are a must! There are only so many days you can eat a chicken breast the same way without needing to add a little flair! This version of chicken salad uses no mayo and instead subs in avocado for your dose of healthy monounsaturated fats....

The Pioneer Leader

Pi • o • neer: A person who helps create new ideas, methods. Someone who is one of the first. To prepare for others to follow. As a pioneer leader you serve as a beacon for those who will come after you. As a pioneer you pave the way, clear the brush and blaze the...

What is hot yoga really doing to me?

I’m often asked, what are the benefits to hot yoga?  This comes as no surprise with the popularity of Bikram and Corepower studios using moderate to extreme heat in their classes.  There seem to be even more claims then there are questions.  I’ve heard them all.  The...

Fear to Faith

What is fear?  While not the Webster definition, I like the acronym, False Evidence Appearing Real.  It’s based on the notion that the quality of your life is somehow linked to your bank account, the things you own or even the relationships you have.  This is what we...

Do You Have What It Takes to be Healthy?

Should you cross-fit, cross train or weight train; run or swim; yoga or pilates; reformer or mat; machines or aerobics; blades or bars; P-90X or TRX?  Should you be a vegetarian or vegan; a pescitarian or paleo; gluten free or whole grains; Kombucha or Suja; coffee or...

The Origins: All Hallow’s Eve

Today is Halloween.  A celebration of the profane, the dark, the gross, the ghosts, the goblins, the evil, the scary… and of course, the candy. What are the roots of this celebration?  What are the origins of this night?  What does Halloween even mean? Halloween...