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What gives you energy?

"To have energy you need love, rest, authentic self-expression, play, safety, creativity, joy, emotional honesty + release, connection, hope, water, security, healthy relationships, adventure, beauty, movement, a happy home and some real effin food." Kylie McBeath I saw this quote today on Kylie McBeath's Instagram (if you don't follow her already, I highly recommend doing so) today, and [...]

What I learned leading a yoga retreat.

As soon as I finished my RYT 200 I knew I wanted to lead a yoga retreat. Preferably on the Greek island of Corfu after I had an epic 30th birthday adventure. I mean, a paid vacation seems like a no-brainer, right? Fast forward a few years, and I discovered a few things while leading my first [...]

Copal Retreat: Paradise

The Mayan Riviera is one of my favorite places on earth, and in my opinion, one of the most beautiful. Last month I lead my first yoga retreat at Casa Copal in Paamul, Mexico which is located along a curved stretch of shimmering Caribbean waters in a small bay south of Playa del Carmen. Each [...]

Spaghetti Squash Gratin

Once upon a time in a land far away (Dallas, TX), I was tasked with preparing a gluten free Thanksgiving dinner. It was a very exciting adventure requiring sacrifice and creativity. At the time, I had recently discovered my undying love for spaghetti squash and decided to give this recipe a spin. Since then, it [...]

Potato, Egg + Chorizo Breakfast Tacos

Confession: This recipe is not textbook definition healthy. But it is good for your soul. Breakfast tacos have one of my favorite breakfast foods since I was a kid, but after moving to Austin in November 2003, they became an integral part of life. They're cheap, fast, easy, filling, and delicious. You can throw almost anything in [...]