Category Archives: Yoga

Red Couch Bonding Time

Yes we have a red couch. But I usually don’t utilize much unless I’m sick… You see I’m usually a big blue chair fan for my daily choice of seat πŸ˜‰

Anyways… I got sick. Really sick. It wasn’t fun but can I just say how thankful I am this didn’t hit me last week! Ah. It was already a nightmare couldn’t imagine it mixing with my thesis stuff!

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So David made me lots of homemade ginger-cinnamon tea with raw honey. I couldn’t be happier with him as my caretaker! Y’all I haven’t had a stomach flu since my freshman year.

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Not fun… I’ll leave all details out no worries πŸ˜‰ I did run a fever with this stuff… No bueno. Anyhow, luckily Monday when I started feeling semi sick I made a Manna run.

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I was about to make a big batch of granola again (like last time) and realized I was out of raw honey. So I went to grab some and picked up my normal foods that are jacked with probiotics.

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So granola was made… And some gut healing gummies. So glad I made those gummies! Little did I know they would come in handy…

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David started some beef broth yesterday in the crockpot, so I’ve been sipping that today too. It has healing power πŸ™‚

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Today I have felt better just so weak and sore. Like post horrible CF WOD! But happy to be feeling better, so I got my yoga mat out for some time stretching.

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At the end while in Savasana I had the perfect view of my “Give thanks. Psalm 100:4” sign from Heritage House. I’m thankful to be feeling better– so thankful!

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Excited to say I won a giveaway over at The Paleo Review and got my prize today! A bottle of Paleo Powder— I’m thawing out a roast tonight to cook tomorrow so it was perfect timing! I’ll let you know all about it πŸ˜‰

Stay healthy out there!

Under the Sea

Usually when I find a recipe to try in a magazine, cookbook, etc. I will cut it out/print it/ highlight it and then forget it. Sometimes I will remember the “MUST TRY” recipe and then realize I don’t have the ingredients… enter Pinterest. I have boards concerning food… shocking I know. One specifically is “Under the Sea,” this one is a new one I created just for seafood dishes πŸ™‚ And when ELR posted her Sweet and Spicy Glazed Salmon Sandwiches I knew it would need to be pinned immediately. Not only did I have the ingredients on hand… but it was so easy! And fast πŸ™‚ I only did the salmon… but what I would give to have a pretzel roll (from Edelweiss in town)! Next time I might have to drop in at the German bakery downtown (previously mentioned, Edelweiss) and grab a couple!


I followed her recipe only leaving out one spice– here is what went into this delicious salmon entrΓ©e!


Turn the oven on broil. Take your salmon out and rinse it off. Dry it and place it on a foil lined baking sheet. Rub some sea salt on them (about 1/2 teaspoon on each filet). Now mix your spices.


In the mix- 2 teaspoons brown sugar, heaping 1/2 teaspoon cumin, 2 teaspoons of chili powder, 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper. Rub on the salmon! Melt some raw honey and drizzle on top.


It seems like a lot for spices… this was a record for me! I normally do a sprinkle of S & P on my salmon haha so this really rocked my socks πŸ˜‰ Place in the oven (I did the lowest rack) for 5 minutes (I think I could’ve done 3 minutes). This does not taste fishy… ELR mentions that in her post.


To accompany, I did broccoli. Cut, thrown in boiling water for a minute, shocked, and tossed with olive oil/S&P.


Then mushrooms sautΓ©ed in coconut oil… tossed with the broccoli. The veggies were served with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar and a sprinkle of nutritional yeast (for cheesiness).


For crunch, we ate a few blue corn tortilla chips. This salmon was delicious! For a final touch, I added a squeeze of lemon to the entire dish (fish and veggies).


It is spicy but sweet… and so YUMMY!

Happy Thursday! Last night I got in some yoga… MUCH needed. I enjoy it so much!

Weather— Keep an eye on it… stay informed (for those in Central AL click here!). We could have some rowdy weather late evening into early Friday morning.

For now, I am enjoying my 70 degree weather πŸ˜‰
Courtney