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2021 Word Of The Year

2021 Word Of The Year

It’s that time of year again where I select a word to focus on for the year to come, but first I would like to reflect on my word for 2020 which was Present. As 2020 comes to a close it is important to recognize all that we, as a global community, have had to navigate this year. March 2020 in the US we were encouraged to quarantine to flatten the curve on the coronavirus. We hoped for a short…

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Anti-Racism Journey and Resources

Anti-Racism Journey and Resources

In February I joined a thought work book club and where we read Daring Greatly by Brene Brown. While reading this book we did the values activity as a group. During this exercise you select all the values that apply to you and categorize them into your top 2 main values. My top two values were connection and growth, but one value I was reminded of during this process was my value for equality. By focusing on survival and controlling…

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Santa Fe Meal Insta-Pot Recipe

Santa Fe Meal Insta-Pot Recipe

Gluten Free Naturally and Dairy Free Recipe if cheese is omitted. Serves 5: Or 5 days of Meal Prep Cook Time: 20 minutes 1 1/4 cup white rice 1 1/4 cup water 2 teaspoons chili powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 cup ground turkey 1 cup salsa 1 can black beans 1/3 cup Mexican cheese: Optional Cook Rice in Insta-Pot on rice setting by combining white rice, water, chili powder, and garlic powder. Cook ground turkey on stove top or…

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Meal Prep Tips

Meal Prep Tips

Meal Prepping can be daunting especially if you are just starting out. These are the tricks that help me meal prep weekly and monthly. Things that I always have on hand ie: ground turkey- protein frozen chicken- protein frozen spinach- vegetable bananas that I break up and freeze- fruit/carb shredded cheese- healthy fat black beans- carb, fiber, protein canned tomatoes- vegetable canned tomato sauce- fruit/vegetable canned chicken- protein canned tuna- protein salsa- vegetable almonds- health fat/protein pumpkin seeds- protein peach…

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