I never thought I would say this but…I’m tired of traveling. As a Sagittarius (double that is, sun + rising!), my world doesn’t feel quite right when I’m settled in one place for more than a few weeks. I thrive on change and the excitement of waking up in a new place surrounded by foreign sights sounds and smells just waiting to be explored. And those synchronistic encounters with strangers …Keep Reading
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Last week I was rummaging through a box of old keepsakes and came across a journal I kept while I was living in Paris in 2010. While I was there, my mom and I took a mother-daughter trip to Morocco, an adventure of memories I still cherish dearly. We started in Taghazout, a sleepy little fishing town turned surf mecca on the coast about an hour north of …Keep Reading
After the most blissful week of camping in Joshua Tree for Spirit Weaver’s Gathering, I drove back to the coast to quench my dry desert thirst with a few days of LA meandering, filled with juice bar explorations, farmer’s market wanderings and beachside picnics. I finally got the chance to check out my dream of a juice bar, Moon Juice, when I was in LA …Keep Reading
In between long days of teaching and practicing yoga, this recipe has become my go-to for an easy, energizing lunch. The mix of cooked and raw ingredients provides a feeling of grounding nourishment without feeling heavy or weighed down in the afternoon. It balances flavors of sweet, salty, astringent and bitter – making this a perfect Ayurvedic meets macrobiotic-friendly meal. And more importantly, it meets the …Keep Reading
Valentine’s Day, a time where we focus on love and our immediate relationships. How often do we get caught up in feeling unloved, in disliking ourselves for who we truly are because we get lost in expectations of what we hope others should feel for us? What if this year we ditched those expectations. What if we focused our energy towards loving ourselves fully, loving others unconditionally, and becoming …Keep Reading
Quest Food (n.) ‘kwest-ˈfüd : a dish so spectacularly satisfying to your tastebuds you spend a lifetime searching for the perfect version of this meal wherever you travel; an endless pursuit for perfection of your desired dish. Example: “Green curry is my boyfriend’s ultimate quest food.”
That’s right, green curry is an ultimate quest food around this house. So much so, we decided to have a green curry cook-off for the past two weeks! …Keep Reading
I woke up this morning to time frozen still. A thick layer of ice caressed the trees and blanketed the grass, and even though the sun had risen the world still seemed to sleep. Winter was here. On its eve, solstice had ushered in its wintry beauty and a deep sense of calm over the city. This is what I love most about the holidays. That comforting sense of hibernation, …Keep Reading
As of 7:48am today, I am officially a quarter of a century old wise. This occasion called for something special, something new, something topped with big gold sparklers to ring in the new natal year for me! Something along the lines of a decadent raw vegan white chocolate cake with a salted pistachio crust and layering of two kinds of juicy, ripe persimmons. A cake so perfectly lovely, it’s …Keep Reading
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