“I am just use to it.”

Here’s a “Mindful Living” moment I would like to share with you; I talk to a lot of women primarily in my work and unfortunately, I hear this often, “Well I am just used to it”. It is so easy to get used to being treated, viewed, spoke to in a certain way, and never […]

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Cinnamon Roll and Coffee Baked Oatmeal

Yes! You read it right. I woke up this morning wanting a cinnamon roll and a cup of coffee, but I need to stick to my nutritional plan as well, so what’s a girl to do? Hmm, I could add all those ideas in baked oatmeal. I would be getting my caffeine, fiber, and protein […]

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Garlic Butter Salmon

I absolutely love salmon. Now let me confess, it wasn’t my favorite fish when I was younger, but I think the problem was, one how it was prepared and the fact it wasn’t fresh. I have learned a few things about this heart-healthy, rich in nutrients, full-bodied deliciousness. First of all, fresh, if possible go […]

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The Pumpkin Spice Life

It is officially fall!! Yes and you know what’s on most of our minds, pumpkin spice. Well you are in for a treat, because I got a chance to do a segment on Fox 5 Good Day Atlanta and share sweet and savory recipes using our favorite fall spice. We went from breakfast to a […]

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Easy Back to School Breakfast and Lunch ideas on Good Day Atlanta

Yes! This week kids go back to school and I got a chance to share some of my “go to” breakfast and lunch ideas on Good Day Atlanta this week. I got you covered. Here’s the segment. I hope it inspires you to keep it easy, healthy and creative! Psst.. I have one you and […]

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Superfood Blueberry and Peach Kale Salad

One of my favorite things about summer, is the fact that it yields some of my favorite fruits like berries and peaches. These fruits get my creative juices flowing and all I can think about is peach and blueberry cobblers, clafoutis and crumbles. Of course I add them to smoothies for breakfast or as an […]

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Greek Inspired Chicken Pasta with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

We are in the summer tomato season and the possibilities are endless. I came up with something that is super simple, delicious, healthy for you and the whole family will enjoy. The best part, you will have another recipe in your arsenal. In this recipe you can roast the tomatoes or you can just use […]

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Charcuterie Tarts

What if we took a buttery puff pastry, cut it into squares, scored the inside of the puffy pastry with a knife, filled it with a few of our favorite charcuterie ingredients; cheeses, cured meats, dried fruits and nuts, baked until golden brown, what would we have? Charcuterie Tarts, of course! Well get to creating […]

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Caprese Marinated Chicken Salad

It’s summer and I am always craving salad, but today I wanted something different. A caprese salad was in my head all week, but I wanted to add some chicken in there for my family. However it needed to be quick, easy, light and healthy. This salad gives you all of that and it’s one […]

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S’mores Charcuterie Board

There’s a wonderfully delicious trend happening out there, it’s the s’mores charcuterie board. So before we dive into the possibilities, let’s talk about the word charcuterie. Charcuterie is the arranging and preparing of cured meats, cheeses and finger foods on a platter or board. It’s has truly made a comback in the last few years. […]

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Mother’s Day No-Fail Roast Chicken with Lemon, Thyme and Garlic

Mother’s Day is coming up and I’m sure we all are thinking about what we want to do to make our mothers feel special. It’s not a surprise that my love language is food and perhaps that’s the same love language the mothers in your life speaks, as well. I want to share a recipe […]

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Charred Baby Gems, Salmon Salad with a Mango, Corn and Pepper Salsa

Sitting down to a good, delicious, healthy, colorful and beautiful meal is all about selfcare. However, do we look at our dining experiences as a regimen of self care? What if we did? How would you prepare this time of self care? Looking at it from this perspective could determine what we decide to put […]

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Invisible Sticks and Stones

Just because emotional and mental wounds can’t always be seen, doesn’t mean they don’t leave bruises, cuts and brokenness.They need healing too.Lisa Washington

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Get back up!

Success is an inside job. It’s a spiritual journey. The deception is in the definitions we have adopted. No one can define success for you. I freed myself from what the world told me success should look like many years ago. The definition feed every insecurity inside of me and ran me into the ground […]

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