Autumn Pasta with Turkey Harvest Meat Sauce

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I love everything about fall, especially the fact that pumpkin pretty much goes with everything these days. Now that the weather is getting crisp, healthy comfort meals have pretty much become a staple in our home.

Last night, I experimented with Trader Joe’s new Autumnal Harvest Pasta Sauce to create this savory, heart-warming fall dish. Made with pumpkin, butternut squash, carrot, fall spices & some cream, this sauce embodied everything the season has to offer. Go ahead, give it a go!

Autumn Pasta with Turkey Harvest Meat Sauce

serves 6-8

  • 1 box gluten free pasta (brown rice or quinoa)
  • 1 package turkey burger
  • 1 bag fresh or frozen organic spinach
  • 1 container Trader Joe’s Autumnal Harvest Pasta Sauce
  • nutritional yeast, optional for seasoning

Cook pasta according to directions, being careful not to over-cook. In the meantime, cook the turkey burger in a large frying pan with a little olive oil. Once cooked through, add in the sauce and spinach. Combine with pasta, and serve with a dash of nutritional yeast on top.

How to get back in the flow when things just aren’t flowing

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This past Saturday evening, I had the pleasure of meeting the beautiful Gabby Bernstein at her talk + booksigning in Boston for “The Universe Has Your Back.” 200+ curious souls came together at a church in Brookline to hear this wonderwoman speak.

She spoke of seeing the lesson when sh*t hits the fan, surrendering again and again, and how obstacles are really detours in the right direction. We meditated. We chanted. We cried. And then when it came time for the Q & A, something inside me said “Go ahead, get up there and ask.”

I found myself in line with about 15 other women, shaking as the church fan blew my hair. Finally, it was my turn at the microphone. It was time to get real. It was time to get vulnerable.

“Hi Gabby, I’m Rachel. A couple months ago I left a job that was no longer serving me. I had a strong voice inside me saying ‘Stop striving and seeking, and let things flow to you.’ It’s now been 3 months, and I feel like things aren’t really flowing. I’m feeling very behind. What do you advise I do?”

Her first word: Gratitude.

Gabby told me that I needed to pause, and appreciate all of what I do have by practicing gratitude and finding something every day – even if just your morning coffee – that I appreciate. She told me the story I had been telling myself of “It’s just not working!” is the very thing that was keeping me stuck.

Bam. Boy did she hit the nail on the head.

That next morning, I curled up on the couch with my morning lemon elixir and my new book, and made a commitment to myself to see things differently. In that moment, I decided to go back to an old practice that needed some dusting off: my gratitude journal. Each and every day, I will write something I am grateful for.

After all, as Gabby says, “Energy flows where your attention goes.” Now isn’t that the truth?



How I Got Over My Fear of Saying No

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Saying no used to scare the crap out of me. Being the people pleaser that I am, I was afraid saying no would let someone down, make me look bad or hurt someone else’s feelings.

What if they don’t like me anymore?

What if they get mad at me?

What if I miss out?

These are the kinds of thoughts that would swim through my head. Then I realized something: saying ‘no’ to the things that don’t quite serve you or light you up is actually saying YES to yourself.

Let me repeat that because it’s a biggie: Saying ‘no’ to the things that don’t serve you or light you up is actually saying YES to yourself.

Doesn’t that take the pressure off like whoa? When you look at it this way, saying no actually puts you in a place of power, control and confidence. Rather than being concerned about what other’s think of you, you step into a place of feminine confidence.

And the more you say no with purpose, the more fabulous you feel. (Trust me.)

Lately, I’ve set some boundaries for myself in order to stick to it, and make sure I don’t fall back into old habits. One of my favorite things to do is anytime I’m torn or have to make a big decision, I ask myself two simple questions:

Is this serving me in a way that feels good to me right now?

Am I excited by this opportunity?

If the answer is no, I know in my heart that saying yes would only hurt me in the long run — by stressing me out, burning me out or making me resent saying yes in the first place. By saying no to those “meh” opportunities, you make way for those shining, sparkling “Hell ya!” opportunities, all while coming from a place of authenticity.

Recently, I’ve had this come up in my life twice in the past week. For one, I said no to an opportunity that would bring in a great deal of money, but the kind of work I’d be doing didn’t feel right or true to me. I wasn’t excited, and I knew I’d be miserable so I said ‘no’ with confidence.

Then just yesterday, I passed up on an opportunity with my blog, when a brand approached me and wanted me to promote their new product line (without actually giving me a sample of the product or paying me any compensation). While old me would have said yes years ago to be “nice,” I said no because I’m not going to put my heart + effort into something without getting anything back AND I had no previous relationship with the brand. When you’re like me and give, give, give all the time, it’s really important to also receive.

Long story short, there is no shame in saying no. In fact, when you say no from a place of confidence and authenticity, it’s actually pretty darn admirable.

I want to hear from you! Do you struggle with saying no? What are your top techniques for saying ‘no’ to something you truly don’t want to do?



My go-to tips for keeping pms symptoms at bay

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If you’re one of the not-so-lucky ones like me, that time of the month can be a b*tch. I made the personal decision to go off of my birth control pills about six years ago, as I didn’t want synthetic hormones in my body. After going off of it, I started to feel much better emotionally, and also noticed my belly bloat went down tremendously.

However, some of the not-so-fun side effects — like cramping and breakouts — remained. Fortunately, over the years, I’ve discovered some natural ways to keep these symptoms at bay.


If you deal with hormonal skin breakouts, first and foremost I suggest getting to the root of the problem — looking at things like your diet, how much water you’re drinking and even considering an herbal supplement to help balance hormones. (I’m a huge fan of Megafood Women’s One Daily which contains a balancing blend including Ashwagandha, ginger, dandelion, and raspberry leaf.)

But for on-the-spot breakouts, I love the Aztec Secret Indian Healing Bentonite Clay Mask. It pulls out nasty stuff from your pores, and leaves your skin feeling fresh & glowing. You can buy it online or at your local Whole Foods for under $10!


During that time of the month, I try to limit my caffeine intake which can work against you in excess — same goes for alcohol! Instead, I reach for herbal tea like peppermint to ease belly bloat while cooling and calming the body. It’s great for any digestive issues too!


Midol used to be my go-to, and I’ll admit I still reach for it from time to time if the going gets rough! However, I recently discovered Clary Calm essential oil blend. It contains a soothing blend of clary sage, lavender, bergamot, roman chamomile, cedarwood, ylang ylang, geranium, fennel, carrot seed, palmarosa, and berry essential oils specifically designed to support a women’s menstrual cycle.

It comes in a lovely roller bottle, which I like to rub on my tummy, behind my neck and on my chest during that time of the month. It’s totally helps ease my cramping and headaches and I’m so happy to have found something that works for me! (You can


Mood swings got ya down? Start by taking a look at your diet! I like to up my magnesium levels, starting with dark leafy greens. Throw ‘em in your green smoothies, stir-fries and omelets or make a big ol’ salad. Your body will thank you! I notice that when I’m eating clean, whole foods, it also helps minimize other not-so-fun symptoms too!

Do you struggle with PMS? What are your favorite ways to keep your symptoms at bay?



7 Ways to Detox Your Body, Mind & Soul This Season (Without Dieting)

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Can you feel it in the air? I don’t know about you, but my body definitely feels these seasonal shifts like WHOA. As we transition into fall from the fiery, fast-paced summer, our bodies are often seeking a break — to ground and press reset.

Fall is the perfect season to slow down, get back to our roots and re-energize. It’s also a great time to boost the immune system, shed unwanted weight and let go of things that no longer serve us.

Here are 7 simple ways to detox your body, mind & soul this season (without dieting)!


Intentions don’t have to be reserved for yoga classes and New Year’s Day. Take the start of a new season as a time to get clear about your intention for the next few months. Do you want to take more time for yourself? Practice work-life balance? Work on your patience with the kids? Be more present when home with your family? Think about the areas in your life you’ve been neglecting lately, and start there. Write it down, set a goal and stick to it.


Now is the perfect time to get rid of all that extra clutter that’s getting in the way! Ask yourself what types of things you are holding onto (both physically + emotionally) that are causing extra “clutter” in your life. Make a list. Now find a way to get rid of some of that extra weight so you can move through life more freely and make way for new beginnings. When dealing with pent up negative energy, strive to look for a positive outlet like running, cleaning or trying that deep relaxation yoga class. You’ll feel a sense of relief, and will be better able to serve yourself, your family and others. Sometimes all it really takes is a simple shift in perspective!


During the summer our body needs & craves lighter, cooling foods (like berries, cucumbers & watermelon) but come fall it’s important to incorporate more cooked meals, warming spices and grounding foods. Some of my favorite fall foods are pears, spaghetti squash, butternut squash, sweet potatoes, brussels sprouts, cauliflower and pumpkin. Load up on warming spices like cinnamon & clove, which also act as a natural sweet-tooth tamer!


What do you do to take care of yourself? It’s absolutely impossible to live a wholesome, healthy lifestyle when you’re not making time for self-care. Some of my favorite ways to put me first are diffusing calming essential oils, self-massage, deep breathing, meditation and journaling. Do what works for you.


Not only does water hydrate your system, but it actually can help promote better digestion, clearer skin and focus. Win, win, win! One of my favorite ways to start the day — especially as the weather cools down — is a mug of warm water with the juice of half a lemon. This helps energize the body and cleanse the liver! As you start detoxing, also think about cutting back on toxins like excessive caffeine and sugary beverages.


Find an exercise that works for you, and do more of that! Some fall favorites include hiking, grounding yoga classes, tennis and playing with the kiddos outside.


What makes us beautiful is that we are all different, and what works for one may not work for another. That’s why it’s important to really get to know your body, and the foods that make you feel good! A great way to do this is through an elimination diet, where you remove common allergens and foods that may cause inflammation like  dairy, wheat and alcohol. In my upcoming Fall Whole Foods Detox we remove potential sensitive foods from our diet, and then slowly add them back in to see how our body reacts.

Are you looking to detox your body naturally this fall, and have your most energized, uplifting, delicious, healthy season yet? I’d love for you to join me and some fabulous ladies for my 14-day Fall Whole Foods Detox – the next group starts November 28th. You can learn more + sign up here. (Note: if you sign up early bird or with a friend you save big.)

Healthy Chicks in the Community: A Wandering Yogi Who Would Love To Cook You Dinner

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Happy Friday, love bugs! On to this week’s feature on Healthy Chicks in the Community, a weekly series celebrating badass women doing their thang in the community.

I first met Ashley when I moved into my new apartment complex. I was writing and playing with a new delivery of essential oils, when she walked over to me and asked if I was a yoga teacher. “I wish,” I replied, as I explained to her what I do. We got to talking, and I found out Ashley has an amazing instagram account with 17K+ followers, showcasing her journey as a yogi.

This chick is pretty darn inspiring, and I’m excited to celebrate her today! I especially love her message at the end ;)

NAME/AGE: Ashley Zhang, 21


CURRENT CITY: Fishers, Indiana

PHOTO TAKEN (WHERE/WHEN): May 2016 in Charleston, Illinois

WHAT YOU DO FOR WORK: Full time student

NUMBER ONE PASSION: Yoga, cooking, travelling

I FEEL MY HEALTHIEST SELF WHEN I AM: being active outside, enjoying my favorite fruits, and laughing those unexpected big belly laughs

BUT I AM ALSO A REAL GIRL & SOMETIMES: I fall off the wagon, lose motivation to exercise and practice yoga, eat way too many slices of pizza, and get irritable and upset

TOP THREE KITCHEN STAPLES: Coffee maker, blender, hot water kettle

FAVORITE COMFORT FOOD: A big bowl of noodle soup, or a good ol’ peanut butter jelly sandwich

SONG THAT MOVES YOU: Anything with a good beat


(1) I have articles in two yoga magazines.

(2) I find joy in cooking for other people.

(3) I have the laugh of a chipmunk according to my friends who always make fun of me for it.

FAVORITE BODY PART: I love my body in its entirety, not necessarily because my legs are as strong as I want them to be, or I have a six pack, or because I have sculpted arms, but because they each serve a purpose and allow me to do the things that I love everyday

EXERCISE THAT MAKES YOU SHINE: Weight lifting and yoga

MESSAGE YOU’D LIKE TO SHARE WITH OTHER HEALTHY CHICKS:  It is okay to call yourself beautiful, to say your own eyes are pretty, and to love your waist and legs regardless of their size. It’s not conceited to use your fingers and point out all the things you are good at, rather than pointing at your flaws. You are so much more wonderful, beautiful, and magical than you ever give yourself credit for. Be proud of who you are.

Big thank you to Ashley for taking part in this week’s Healthy Chicks in the Community! If you’d like to nominate yourself or a friend in the future, just email me at rachelAThealthy-chicksDOTcom

What do you do when you have 2 pounds of cherry tomatoes? Make Gazpacho!

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Late-summer is such a beautiful, magical time. The air starts to become a bit more crisp, and the sun goes down a little earlier. The harvest changes as well, with seasonal favorites like eggplant and figs coming into play.

So what do you do when you’ve got 2 pounds of cherry tomatoes hanging out in your fridge? You make gazpacho, of course!

Late-Summer Gazpacho

recipe inspired by Holli Thompson

  • 3 c. cherry tomatoes
  • 1 large cucumber, diced
  • 1 red pepper
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 shallot
  • 3 tsp. coconut vinegar (or vinegar of your choosing)
  • 2 tb. olive oil
  • sea salt for seasoning (to your taste)
  • spicy seasoning blend (we love “Slap Ya Mama” Cajun Seasoning)
  • fresh peaches, tomato or sprouts for a topper

1. Soak all of the produce in water for 5 minutes, then train. Transfer to a high speed blender (I use a Vitamix).

2. Blend on high until mixture is smooth. Then add in vinegar, sea salt, and seasonings. Blend on low for another minute. Feel free to taste as you go to get the flavor just right!

3. Pour into mini shooters or cups, and top with fresh chopped peaches, sprouts or tomatoes.




Healthy Chicks in the Community: A Fennel-Obsessed, Musical, Real Food Advocate

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Happy Friday, lovies! I’m getting ready to head to the Cape for my sister’s Bachelorette Party and couldn’t be more excited for a weekend of beaching, wine tasting and festivities.

I’m thrilled to bring you this week’s spotlight on Healthy Chicks in the Community, a weekly series celebrating badass women doing their thang in the community. Every once in a while, you meet a woman so beautiful (on the inside & out) and so sure of herself, that it kind of takes you aback. That’s how I feel about my dear friend Atara, who I recently discovered has a secret talent for food photography and is now utilizing it in her business. Seriously, how cool is that?

Prepare to be dazzled (and for your tummy to growl)! ;)

NAME/AGE: Atara, 26

BLOG: The Fennel Frond

CURRENT CITY: Washington, DC

PHOTO TAKEN: In Pittsburgh at my favorite contemporary art museum, The Mattress Factory.

WHAT YOU DO FOR WORK: Freelance photography, and creative projects like The Wandering – an intimate plant based gathering series that I co-founded with Alexandra Dawson.


I FEEL MY HEALTHIEST SELF WHEN I AM… exercising regularly, eating nourishing food, creating, and investing in my friendships wholeheartedly.

BUT I AM ALSO A REAL GIRL & SOMETIMES: I treat myself to ice cold, and painfully bubbly fountain soda.

TOP THREE KITCHEN STAPLES: Olive oil, smoked salt, fennel seeds


SONG THAT MOVES YOU: Pink Moon, Nick drake

1. My second passion after food is music. I love lots of different genres, and believe that any musical style in its mastered form is transcendent (hip hop, pop, rock, jazz, folk). Some of my favorite bands include The Talking Heads, Lou Reed, Bob Dylan, Dave Brubeck, Real Estate, and Frank Ocean, which should prove my diversity in interest and how much I covet great music. In high school I was really into jam bands and I followed Phish around the Northeast and saw them 19 times! I’m totally obsessive…

2. I got my first degree in photography and design and I’m a total stickler for well designed everything as a result- even emails. It definitely makes me come across as a pretentious idiot, but oh well. I’m also a sucker for beautiful packaging, and can be tricked into buying pretty much any product so long as it has dazzling packaging. Secret’s out…

3. I am a huge cheese lover and put cheese on everything. In high school I went vegan for a few months and crumbled (no pun intended) due to severe cheese longing. Needless to say, I am no longer a vegan.

4. I spent three years working at sweetgreen, managing their sweetgreen in schools program – a nutrition education initiative for kids in elementary schools. During my tenure there, I spent my time teaching children to love real food. Raw, plant-based, wholesome deliciousness.  I had the opportunity to convert thousands of picky eaters into herbivores. My background has taught me a lot about the way people interact with food. The first, is that coupling food with a positive and fun experience has the power to challenge a picky eater instead of scaring them into a shell of anxiety. Second is that most people want to eat healthfully. Our very broken food system has made it nearly impossible for many to embrace a healthful lifestyle. Lastly – food does not need to be so complicated. Creating satisfying, affordable, ethical and delicious meals start by simply leveraging the best available ingredients to create an inspired dish. That’s what inspired me to start my food blog, The Fennel Frond.

FAVORITE BODY PART: my chataranga arms

EXERCISE THAT MAKES YOU SHINE: jivamukti yoga with ample chanting


My knee jerk reaction when others compliment me or my work is to respond with a self deprecating joke. I think this is a result of decades of the patriarchy telling us that we are not allowed to be proud of our work, that we need to apologize, that we need to bring ourselves down when others are bringing us up — tip toeing our way around the world all so that we don’t come across as a bitchy, corporate caricature of ourselves. It’s hard being a woman in this age, it’s hard to know how to be. We can’t be too meek, or we’ll be taken advantage of, but we also can’t be too forward. We’re forced to toe the line. I think it’s time to just be ourselves — completely and unabashedly, and eff the haters.

Big thank you to Atara for taking part in this week’s Healthy Chicks in the Community! If you’d like to nominate yourself or a friend in the future, just email me at rachelAThealthy-chicksDOTcom

New Month, New You: 9 Ways to Boost Your Energy Naturally This Season

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Happy September, beauties! I love the beginning of a month — the perfect time to re-set and gear clear about your vision. It couldn’t be more true this month, as we also have a New Moon to celebrate. Hip Hip, Hooray!

Something I’ve been really focusing on these past few months is my energy levels. I recently became aware that my thyroid levels are a bit out of whack, not enough to put me on medication but still borderline in the hypothyroid range. The first thing I told my doctor was that I wanted to take care of this naturally, so I did my homework and got to work. I’m already feeling much better, and anticipate my next blood test to see what’s up.

Now while many of you may not have thyroid issues, I’m sure most of you deal with energy slumps especially as we’re in the midst of a seasonal shift. As we move into back-to-school fall mode, I wanted to share with you some natural ways you can boost your energy!


I know, I know. This one was tough for me. Heck, I even have a tank that says “But First, Coffee.” When I was working in my high-stress full time job, I often drank 2 -3 cups of coffee a day, often times in the afternoon. Talk about energy dips! Nowadays, I limit myself to a couple cups of coffee each week. And when I do drink it, I aim to make it myself at-home, and strive to truly enjoy it in the morning with or after my breakfast. For me, coffee brings a sense of comfort and I especially enjoy it around family + friends.


What my tee really should say is “But First, Water!” I know we hear this one all of the time, but I can’t stress it enough. Be sure to carry a water bottle with you throughout the day to keep yourself hydrated all day long. Consider drinking a cup of warm water with lemon at the beginning of the day to give yourself an energizing boost, and help cleanse your liver. And if you don’t love the taste of plain water, try sprucing it up with mint, citrus fruit or berries.


Stock up on leafy greens like kale, spinach, collard greens and swiss chard. Sneak greens into veggie-packed green smoothies in the morning, salads at lunch, or a steamed side at dinner. (All you need is a little garlic, lemon and sea salt for a delicious and low-cal side!) I love making nutrient-packed green smoothies with my best friend: the Vitamix.


Clean to me means as close to its natural state as possible, with limited added ingredients. This means choosing whole grain quinoa or rolled oats instead of granola bars or instant breakfast; whole raw fruits rather than fruit flavored beverages; organic meats in place of microwavable frozen dinners or takeout; sprouts and beans versus a canned, sodium-packed veggies. Eating clean makes you feel clean, rejuvenated and alive! Also, attempt to eat in season when you can for ultimate nutritional value!


Superfoods are the superheroes of health food, as they provide a whole gamut of health benefits. My favorites for energy include cacao (in powder or whole form), gogi berries (perfect trail mix staple), maca (great in powder form to add into smoothies and shakes) and honey (go for raw, unrefined forms). The best source for superfoods in my opinion is Organic Living Superfoods, a local Walpole-based company that’s doing it right!


All of our bodies are made different, and what works for your best friend may not work for you! Put your detective cap on, and start noting which foods make you feel energized and refreshed, and which suck your energy, make you feel dull or bloated. Listen to your body, and it will tell you what’s up. If you need help figuring this out, my 14-day Whole Foods Detox coming up this fall would be perfect for you!


This one may have been the biggest for me! By running around trying to please everyone and be “the best” at my job, I was neglecting the most important person: myself. My body definitely took a toll, as without realizing it I was burning myself out slowly but surely. I now make sure I put myself first. This means taking a little nap when my body craves one, breathing, meditating and saying NO more often to the things that don’t serve me.


Essential oils have become a huge part of my life, and I have a bottle for almost any ailment! When it comes to increasing my energy + “waking up”, my go-tos are peppermint, lemon, grapefruit and citrus bliss. I love diffusing in my home, or mixing with coconut oil to rub on my body! If you’d like to start your own journey with essential oils, feel free to shoot me an email. I’m happy to answer any questions!


There’s a big misconception that you have to be an Olympic-like athlete to work out. That’s so not the case! Find something you love, and do more of that. Lately for me this includes walking, indoor cycling, weights, intervals, and the occasional yoga. And when you can, try to take your workout outside! It’s amazing what some fresh air can do for our energy levels.

Happy energizing! If you’re looking to get back to basics with your health through whole foods + self care and boost your energy levels naturally, I’d love to invite you to join my 14-Day Whole Foods Group Detox coming up this fall. You can get all the details over here.



Summer Lovin’: What I’m Crushing on this August

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August has been a whirlwind of a month for me. I joined the SheBreathes team (I’ll be teaching a Journaling Class + will be available for 1:1 health coaching), got settled into our new apartment, stood by my dear friend’s side at her wedding in Virginia, and traveled to Greece to watch my soul sister marry the love of her life sea-side in the beautiful village of Eressos.

As we prepare to transition into fall (my favorite season!) and close out the month, I wanted to share with you some of my August obsessions. Here are some things I’ve been crushing on big-time lately:


Where has this been all my life? I’m absolutely in love with this essential oil blend, and use it quite often. This monthly blend for women works to keep hormones in check, and minimize those not-so-fun symptoms. During that time of the month (which also happened to be while I was traveling!), I rubbed it on my belly and on my pressure points…and NO cramps. I kid you not, this is the first time I didn’t have to take Midol for my discomfort. Lady friends, get yourself a bottle. Feel free to reach out for more info on essential oils…I’m happy to get you started ;)


Speaking of essential oils, I also concocted my own toner this month using equal parts apple cider vinegar + water, and then adding a few drops of lemongrass and tea tree oil. I love spritzing this on my face in the morning before makeup, and throughout the day whenever I need a little refresh. Making your own beauty products is super fun, and you can save lots of money doing so!


Just ask my husband, I practically live in these pants! I bought them at a little shop in Newport this summer, and can’t get enough of them. For me, summer is all about being comfy and free and these pants do the trick ;)


I stumbled upon Katie’s podcast a few weeks ago during my social-media hiatus, and absolutely fell in love with her energy and style. She interviews some super cool chicks, each speaker always leaving you with some sweet little nuggets of wisdom. I highly recommend her podcast, and you can learn more about Katie here in her Healthy Chicks in the Community feature.


When it comes to cooking, I like to keep it simple. I am so not the girl who follows a recipe to a T, and hate anything too complicated requiring 20+ ingredients. In the summer, I especially like to keep the cooking to a minimum, and one-bowl meals are where it’s at. Last night, I made this Quinoa with Herby Avocado + Tahini Cream and Summer Vegetables created by my dear friend Atara of The Fennel Frond. Trust me, this one’s a must. I left out the feta cheese because hubby + I overdosed in Greece, and added some fresh garlic to the sauce…because, garlic is everything.


I can’t get enough of my journal lately! Ever since I left my full-time job and moved (two huge life changes), my journal has been my place of comfort (even more so than usual). I love writing my morning pages to clear my head, jotting down ideas that spark me at random, and sharing my dreams.


As I mentioned, this month has been a big one for travel. I especially loved visiting Greece for my first time, and completely fell in love with the culture. The people on the island were so hospitable, constantly feeding us (Oh, the food! I’m still dreaming about the cheese pie and mousakka), playing live music, and bringing us rounds and rounds of ouzo. Opa!


I love, love, love my new MOO business cards! Seriously, how cute are these itty bitty babies? I love that they’re personalized to me, using all of my own instagram posts. They definitely scream “Rachel!” Love ‘em as much as I do? Snag some of your own here! Note: I chose the square design.


I mean, what’s not to love? These guys make any day more sunshiny :) And Briggs Garden Center is pretty much succulent heaven.

What are you currently crushing on, lately?



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