Squash & Black Bean Enchiladas

This recipe was inspired by a friend’s awesome Tex-Mex restaurant here on island and utilizes some great fall veggies that are sure to please the palate and give your body all it needs to get through the day. Serve along with some fresh avocado and rice or a fresh salad. Your choice! Just make sure you adjust the heat level …

I Did This And It Changed Everything…

Hi Friends, Question for you: Have you heard the term plant-based diet yet? It’s been getting a lot of hype in the media these days and for good reason. Diet is hands down the most powerful tool you have control over that determines your health. Choosing a plant-based diet is life altering. Today I want to dive into what plant-based really means, discuss …

Exciting Things To Come!

Hi Friends, Hope you are having a great summer! As you know, my family and I moved to the Turks and Caicos Islands this last month and it has been a whirlwind adventure thus far, to say the least. With all the change and excitement that has come with the move, I’ve been very intentional about creating time for reflection …

Free Fall

Hey there, fellow Spiritual Gangsters! Little known fact about me… for my 21st birthday I jumped out of a plane. Yes, me, who is absolutely, completely and unequivocally terrified of heights, chose to jump out of a heap of metal soaring 10,000 feet in the air to celebrate my 21st year of being alive. At the time it made total …

Leave the Waiting Room

Hey there, fellow Spiritual Gangsters! We’ve all been there. We’ve all waited for something. An appointment, a flight, someone or something to arrive. Waiting is often regarded as the time spent between one event and another that seems unimportant, a nusance, a waste, the ‘non-event’. When I was in university I felt this way. I felt like I was waiting until I graduated …

Be the Rainbow

Hey Friends! There’s a great song called, “Sum of Our Parts” by Mary Lambert that I’ve recently fallen in love with. (You can listen to it here.) The melody is great and she has a beautiful voice but more than that, the lyrics of the song are powerful. The song speaks to the truth that we are more than the sum of our parts. …

“Muscle up, buttercup!”

Hi Friends, My husband, Mark, and I were out for coffee this past weekend with our three year old son, Odyn. Through the course of our conversation Mark shared with me an inspirational idea that he has been wanting to explore but felt that his fear has been holding him back. I was doing my best to inspire him with how I believe that …

A Year in Review

Hello Friends! Happy New Year! This time of year welcomes personal reflection, invites change and the promise of new beginnings. It’s a time to take stock and reflect on our lives; what do we need to release and leave behind in 2016 and what would we like to welcome into our lives in 2017? The new year is the perfect time to let …