Bermuda: The Local Experience

It's not too often that I have the opportunity to explore a new culture from the perspective of a true local. Sometimes I am unable to get this "local" experience due to a lack of connections at a given location, a concern for safety, or even the disinterest from those in the group that I … Continue reading Bermuda: The Local Experience

Dairy-Free​ Alternatives

Whether you're lactose intolerant, transitioning to a vegan lifestyle or simply want to cut back on your animal by-product intake, you may be looking for viable alternatives for the dairy products many of us grew up on. I've had an intolerance to lactose my entire life but as I've been getting older I've been able … Continue reading Dairy-Free​ Alternatives

Napa Valley: Brown Estate

*Cues Solange's Almeda*  "Pour my drank, drank. Sip, sip, sip, sip. Brown liquor, brown skin, brown face, brown leather, brown sugar, brown leaves, brown keys, black skin, black braids. These are black-owned things." In the heat of this magnificent movement to unapologetically support black owned tings, I knew making a stop to the first and only … Continue reading Napa Valley: Brown Estate

What’s My Body Type and Why’s It Important?

No, I'm not talking "thick" versus "slim thick",  I'm also not referring to apple shaped versus pear shared, instead,  I want to discuss how your body responds to diet and training. There are three main body types: Endomorph, Mesomorph and Ectomorph, understanding your body type enables you to plan a successful diet and exercise program. … Continue reading What’s My Body Type and Why’s It Important?

Fav Recipes* Brussel Sprouts

Despite them not being at the top of everyone's grocery list, I'd have to say that brussel sprouts are one of my absolute favorite veggies. I truly believe the reason that most people feel as though they don't like the taste of certain vegetables, like brussel sprouts, are because they're not preparing them properly. I … Continue reading Fav Recipes* Brussel Sprouts

Black Women, Their Hair and, The Gym

  You might think that I am joking or even exaggerating but…..there are hundreds, probably even thousands, of black women who refuse to work out because of the negative impact it will have on their hair. Now, before you call these women crazy you have to understand the complex relationship women have with their hair, … Continue reading Black Women, Their Hair and, The Gym

New Recipes!!!

With the New Year comes New Year's Resolutions, new people in the gym and NEW RECIPES!! I must admit that I love good tasting food and love to find good tasting food that is also good for you and one of my resolutions was to do just that. I asked around and did some research … Continue reading New Recipes!!!