My mom once told me that she thought I’d never be happy and that I was incapable of finding happiness. In turn, I have grown up believing such words to be true. In any moment where I’ve found myself in a state less than bliss, those painful words have played over and over in my head.… Continue reading Do What Makes you Brilliant.
A few years ago, I wrote a blog post about living for the moments that make up the peaks. I was driving to Los Angeles from San Francisco and I was listening to a Joel Osteen Audible tape. I was grinding hard and it was my first year in business, so the self-help books were… Continue reading The Peaks of Life
Eating the Rainbow is a real thing people, a real thing! One of the keys to making a kick-ass nutritious salad is making sure it’s chocked full of color. The easiest way to achieve this is to think about a rainbow when layering your salad: red, orange, yellow, green, blue/purple. I try to add at least… Continue reading Build a Rainbow Meal
A little over a year ago today, I found myself applying for an organization I knew almost nothing about. While I wouldn’t have admitted that the past 12 months, I feel like now that I’ve graduated and become a member, it’s ok to admit such naivety. (sorry, guys…) Advisors and mentors of Rawxies all pushed… Continue reading Dear Pipeline Family, Thank You.
You know what I love!? Slauces… yes, Slauces. The combination of a Salad Dressing and a Sauce in one damn formula. Walk down any grocery isle and it’s like ‘here are your tomato sauces and here are your salad dressing – One goes on lettuce and the other, pasta’. But seriously, times are changing, food is… Continue reading Ginger Tahini Dressing
This week, my co-workers suggested I go on ‘Drunk History’ after telling my version of why coconuts are considered a tree nut (neither PC or G rated). The very next day, I also proved myself worthy of an appearance on a ‘Drunk DIY’ show for my snarky explanation on how to lay carpet tiles… Without ever actually… Continue reading Red Lentil + Pumkin Soup
The ultimate smoothie for newbies, children, or anyone who needs a good pick-me-up + vitamin C boost. I make this smoothie at least once a week in the winter time and will often add a few handfuls of spinach to the mix. What most people don’t realize is that spinach is extremely neutral in flavor when blended… Continue reading Orange Dream Smoothie