Happy Mother’s Day Today and Always

Happy Mother's Day to all of the incredible women who inspire with their strength, resilience, creativity, and selflessness every day of the year. Thank you for all that you do in the name of love and family. Wishing you a happy and healthy day filled with delicious treats, hugs, and love!

Top 3 Healthy Cinco de Mayo Dishes to Spice Up Your Meatless Monday Fiesta

Like St. Patricks Day, Cinco de Mayo is one of those holidays that we take seriously. As in, we find the yummiest food (and not a few drinks) to celebrate another country's culture for the day without really having any idea what the holiday is about. These fiestas aren't always so healthy though. Between the … Continue reading Top 3 Healthy Cinco de Mayo Dishes to Spice Up Your Meatless Monday Fiesta

Golden Beet and Radish Arugula Salad with Pan-Seared Asparagus + BONUS EARTH DAY SMOOTHIE RECIPE!

10 minutes. That's what it took to put this beautiful salad together. 10. Minutes. Pan-seared asparagus. Doesn't that sound so yummy? I can feel my stomach rumbling already. And then you've got these beautiful golden beets. I've only ever had beets that were boiled or roasted. It was a little scary to go for them … Continue reading Golden Beet and Radish Arugula Salad with Pan-Seared Asparagus + BONUS EARTH DAY SMOOTHIE RECIPE!

Thankful Thursday: The Word Vomit

Sometimes you'll put up a good fight and lose. Sometimes you'll hold on really hard and realize there is no choice but to let go. Acceptance is a small, quiet room.                                                          -Cheryl Strayed I stood there, in front of the fridge, holding the door wide open, completely lost in thought. I forgot what I was … Continue reading Thankful Thursday: The Word Vomit

How Powerlifting and Latina Magazine Changed My Life

Where the heck are those curtains? I thought to myself.I was rushing through a department store one afternoon on my lunch break from work when I received the email.Hello!I’m working with Latina Magazine and for our social media issue, February, we’re reaching out collecting images from Latina bloggers all across the web. We’d love to include … Continue reading How Powerlifting and Latina Magazine Changed My Life

How to Get Your Mind Right

Yes, I'm still here. I'm on a particularly difficult leg of my journey that's kept me behind closed doors and really, a closed heart. I'm working on it though, and being mindful of the universe and it's messages, I was led to this incredible post by Entheos. Positive thinking and optimism are two goals that … Continue reading How to Get Your Mind Right

Thankful Thursday: Fighting Racism and Misogyny Requires Gratitude and Forgiveness, Not Hate

So, this happened. It's hard for me to figure out what's more disgusting about this video. The slurs? The fact that this woman spewed out the foulest language imaginable in front of her two young kids? The ease with which she jumped to racist talk when angry? As the man in the video says, racism … Continue reading Thankful Thursday: Fighting Racism and Misogyny Requires Gratitude and Forgiveness, Not Hate