Monthly Archives: May 2011

Deep in the heart of Texas

This Memorial Day weekend I was blessed to be able to spend time with my amazing siblings, beautiful mother, and great friends. My younger brother, Keaton’s, birthday always falls on Memorial Day weekend. Normally we would be up celebrating in … Continue reading

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Lunch time

Butter leaf lettuce and spinach with carrots, hearts of palm, avocado, chickpeas, and cucumber topped with jalapeño cilantro vinaigrette. Alkaline food at its most delicious!

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Adventure in Larkspur

Above is a view of Mount Tam.Hello Marin 🙂A slithering snake crossed our path…largest wild snake I’ve seen in person! This reminded me of Dirty Dancing when they walk across the fallen tree…Yoga time!Miss Lindsay Jean… Post hike celebration in … Continue reading

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Choco-Raspberry Smoothie

I was inspired by these amazing raspberries I got from the farmers market at Fort Mason yesterday: I’ve also had a MAJOR sweet tooth recently so this delicious concoction fit the bill! Choco-Raspberry Smoothie 1/2 – 1 Cup Fresh Raspberries … Continue reading

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An afternoon at the spa…

I’m not going to lie, working from home has its benefits, as does working for a spa. Put them together, and I am one LUCKY gal…photos are slightly blurry because they were taken with my ROCKIN’ iphone 3. That’s right, … Continue reading

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Cacao vs Cocoa…?

Cacao vs cocoa, what’s the difference? Cacao (pronounced “kuh-KOW”) beans are the dried seeds of a South American evergreen tree, Theobroma, which literally means “Food of the Gods”. Cacao is used to make most all chocolate products from cocoa powders … Continue reading

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Bananas for Blackberries

One of the big reasons I miss living in Oregon is the abundance of berries in summertime. My siblings and I used go blackberry picking in the fields by our house with the largest buckets we could find, and come … Continue reading

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