An Avocado Heart

An Avocado Heart Avocado facts: Avocado is a great source of carotine, a nutrient that helps the body turn dietary fats into energy It's a phytochemical rich food which may lower your risk for heart disease and cancer Avocados are a monounsaturated fat, helpful in creating a healthy cell environment and lowering LDL cholesterol levels INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon finely chopped Serrano chile (seeds optional) 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro Salt Fresh lime juice 2 medium, ripe avocados, pitted 1 to 2 tablespoons crumbled queso fresco 1 tablespoon finely diced fresh tomatillo (from about ½ tomatillo) 1 tablespoon finely chopped red onion DIRECTIONS 1. In the bowl of a mortar, combine the red onion with the Serrano chile, cilantro and 1 teaspoon of salt. Add 2 teaspoons of lime juice and grind the mixture with a pestle until combined. 2. Using a spoon, remove the flesh from the avocados and add to the mortar. Mash the avocado slightly and gently blend the guacamole together. Season to taste with salt and additional...
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Day 31: 5 Tips to keep you Rolling!

Day 31:  5 Tips to keep you Rolling! January 31, 2011 - here you are.... successful, in movement - ready to rockn'roll!  You should be really proud of all you've accomplished this month.  Although it has had it's challenges, I am proud of myself for sticking with my blogging goal, my fitness goals and my business goals.  I am ready for February - how about you?! When you set your New Year Resolutions, you most likely had some short term and long term goals in mind.  If you've accomplished one of your short term goals this month - cool on you :)   You may have found you needed to reshape some of your goals - happens all the time.  Do what you need to do and keep moving! Looking back at my blogs from Day 1 til now, I have seen progression with my blogging.  Tooting my own horn, there is some good advice here!  I'm going to spotlight a few blogs to...
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Day 28: Participate!

Day 28:  Participate! When I was young I participated in sports.  I wasn't the best - for quite a while I was a bench warmer!  What I did bring to my team was heart, readiness, and a desire to have fun.  I made nearly every practice and provided a challenge for starting players. I did play a little in high school and held the same status of bench warmer and practice partner, lol.  Being athletic I tried nearly every sport and did gravitate towards biking, tennis and surfing.  As long as it was fun, I was in! Point is, you can always make a difference in whichever groups you choose to be a part of.  As an adult, I still choose venues and events that are fun.  I also belong to groups that make me better on a personal and professional level.  I belong to several Meetups, LinkedIn groups, Mastermind and Coaching groups.  They make me stronger and put me in a...
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Day 27: Own it!

Day 27:  Own it! Here we are on Day 27 - woo hoo!  Did you think you'd make it?  Trust me, it has been a challenge for me to reach my goals too :) What I've found is, there is Power in the very conscious choices I've made.  I feel very supported by writing daily and posting my words.  I appreciate your feedback! Another of my goals is to keep leaning out.  With an ever changing, womanly body, I find my exercise and nutrition to be key components for this goal.  Although my scale weight isn't reflective of my efforts, the way my clothes fit is a good indicator of the progress I'm making.  I have bought a few items in the past couple of months that are already loose - particularly pants. Today I had an opportunity to meet another of my goals to be gaining more visibility and adding content to my business.  I appeared on a segment for a local L.A....
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Day 26: Be the One

Day 26:  Be the One Be the one to live out loud, to give it all  you've got and reach your goals. You are sooo close to the end of the month!  How do you feel?!  Are you excited about everything you've accomplished this far?  You should be!  Let out a big, 'woo hoo' and celebrate yourself. What's next?  Have you thought about what your February is going to look like?  Are you still working on the same goals or have you reached something this month and ready to head into something new?  Is your momentum carrying you forward, or have you sat down and come up with a plan? Now is a good time to evaluate what your next step is.  I've been getting some feedback, and it seems to be where quite a few people are at.  Could you use some continued support and  some motivation to stay on track?  Stay posted for your opportunity to participate in an ongoing teleclass...
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