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Don’t Make New Year Resolutions!

It’s a new year and like every year, people are out there making new resolutions in order to start the year off on a good foot. This year, however, I’m not making new year resolutions.  I can never get them right. Most of the time, I don’t remember what they were halfway through the year after life settles back in and the holiday glow (and all my good intentions) fade. Before I know it, my resolutions have flown out the window. I’m guessing I’m not alone here. It’s not that I don’t want to  lose weight, become more intentional, or be a happier, kinder, better version of myself.  But how in the world do you achieve those things anyway?? If I lose 1 pound, there. I lost weight.  Now I can get back to the business of gaining it all (and probably then-some) back again. But that wasn’t the point of the resolution, was it? No.  This year I’m setting concrete goals, not resolutions. Measurable, achievable goals. I’ve found the secret to being successful at …

Sesame Chicken and Jasmine Rice

It’s been a while, folks.  After viewing this picture on my Instagram, a lot of you have been requesting the recipe.  I promised it would be up “shortly”, but, unfortunately, I can’t control that #LawyerLife. However, after all the take out, missed groceries, and forlorn glances out of the floor-to-ceiling windows to my gilded cage–err, office–it’s high time for a home cooked meal. And thank goodness, too, because this one is pretty easy to make and comes in at around 680 calories per plate. So let’s get down to the nitty gritty shall we? Because let’s face it–I still have contracts I need to draft. :-/ What You’ll Need 10 ounces chopped chicken breast ½ cup jasmine rice 2  tsp minced garlic 2 scallions ½ pound bok choy 3 tablespoons cornstarch 3 tablespoons soy glaze 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 tablespoons sesame oil 1 teaspoon black and white sesame seeds ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes In a small pot, bring to boil the rice, a pinch of salt and 1 cup of water. Once boiling, cover and reduce the heat to low. Cook 12 to …

I’ve Been Featured on Island Kinks!

I’ve been featured by the lovely  Isle of Azure of Island Kinks! Isle of Azure documents her own natural hair journey, showcases other naturalistas, and shows how different plants, oils and commercial products found in the tropics help keep our tresses healthy and strong.  It’s a dynamic blog you’ll be sure to enjoy!  Check out the feature here. With Love and Soul.