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Homemade Raw Pitaya Cheesecake

Time for an afternoon sweet treat…. 🙂 I’m on a pitaya kick and I can’t.be.stopped. It’s been a way to switch it up from acai (though don’t get me wrong, I still love my acai). Pitaya is lower in sugar and higher in antioxidants. Oh, and it’s this gorgeous bright pink color, so that’s always…

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Sprint ladder workout

Hi friends! Happy humpday! How’s the morning going? (Some gorgeous roses and lilies from that one guy I like) I took the most beautiful class at Prana Yoga with Jess. She invited me to check out a vinyasa class with the owner, Gerhard, and since I’m devoting more time to my practice and always up…

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All-new ab burner

Hi friends! How’s the day going? Hope you’re having a great one so far. <3 Thank you again for your kind and wonderful comments this morning. I’m excited to write back to them tonight! Today involved some errands, and a quick stop at the mall. True Food had to happen. (Kale Aid while browsing Victoria’s…

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Friday Faves + hi from AZ

Hi friends! Happy Friday! Hope you’re having a lovely morning. Helloooo from Arizona. It feels good to be back in the homeland. 😉 As long as I lived in Tucson, I never made it up to Sedona. Needless to say, we must make up for lost time; it’s absolutely breathtaking. I’m in town for the…

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The easiest raw chocolate pudding

(dairy-free and no refined sugar) Hi friends! How’s the day going so far? Happy to hear that I’m not the only major beast sweat-er. I will also get together some tips on how I learned to read on the treadmill! So, it’s time to warn you that dessert week on the blog starts now. (I…

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Workouts that don’t leave you wired

Hi friends! How’s the day going? HOLY GIVEAWAY ENTRIES. Thank you so much to those of you who entered so far! I love reading about what makes you happy. Brings a huge smile to my face! 🙂 Happy to hear you’re excited about the prize, too. I’m stoked to put the goodie package together… and…

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Persimmon and goji berry smoothie

  SO MUCH fall produce to be excited about! From the squash everything to the apple varieties, it’s definitely a diverse group of delicious options. My very favorite: the persimmon. I didn’t have my first persimmon until we were living in Valdosta, and I bought one on a whim. At first I was like “how…

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How to make and flavor kombucha at home

Hi! Hope you enjoyed your weekend <3 Ours was very relaxing and included some of the usual suspects: a trip to Mission to ride the carousel, takeout from Tender Greens and relaxing.When I posted the following kombucha pic on Instagram, I got quite a few requests for an updated homemade kombucha post. Here it is!…

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Almost like the real thing

To accidentally celebrate our Italy trip anniversary, we spent the afternoon in a spot we’re determined to visit more often. (Our travel agent commented on our Instagram that it was one year ago that we went to Rome and Positano. Some Italy tips are here, too! I’ve thought about it every day since; I’m itching…

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Veg intimidation: make kale taste delicious

Last week we talked about artichokes. Today, let’s talk one of the world’s favorite (kinda stinky) greens: KALE! Kale is a nutrient-packed powerhouse and yields some fantastic dietary benefits including iron, Vitamin K, calcium, and an antioxidant boost. It’s funny to think that something I wasn’t crazy about at first attempt is now one of…

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