A Day in My Life

Wake up. Be awesome.

A sneak peek into my yoga practice:

 

The reason I’m so happy everyday (best job ever!):

 

Grateful to be raised in abundance of love:

 

Feeling blessed to be living bliss!

 

I believe that everyone should be given the tools to live a healthy, empowered lifestyle. Yoga and joy is a gift meant to be shared, so let me know: What can I make to serve you? 

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Wishing you a BEAUTIFUL, blessed day! xox

~ Sufey

 

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Raw Cheesecake

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The sun is shining, the birds chirp-chirping… top it off with a creamy avocado cheesecake to enjoy outside and holy bliss, life is awesome!

It’s been a month full of BIG decisions for me, tumultuous change, and incredible growth. I feel like a little caterpillar karate-kicking out of my cocoon… and shyly peeking out at the world for the first time. A little scared, a lot excited. Oh, the places we will go!

But how lovely it is to settle still for awhile and simply enjoy: the tickling winds, a rich avocado, the giggling kiddies in my yoga class.  Life is simple. Life is easy. Life is good.

Wishing you lifetimes of happiness! <3

~ Sufey

INGREDIENTS: 

Crust:

  • 2 cups pecans
  • 1 cup dates
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut

Filling:

  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1 cup pine nuts
  • 1 cup dates
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 overripe bananas
  • love ;)

DIRECTIONS: 

Coat little cake pan in shredded coconut (to help with sticking).

Chop pecans in food processor, add in shredded coconut, then dates. Pat 1/2 mixture on bottom of cake pan, saving the rest for the top.

Mix cashews and pine nuts in food processor. Slowly add in dates, avocado, bananas + love. When creamy, pour on top of crust.

Put one more layer of crust on top to seal the cake. Freeze overnight. To serve, let thaw slightly, slice and decorate with fresh fruit and coconut!

Bless with happy thoughts and enjoy! :D

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Sweet Potato Chips!

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It’s a lazy, hazy, Sunday. So here’s a little somethin’ to spice up your blue skies, sugar.

 A crispy, crunchy classic.

In all honesty, I debated posting this easy recipe (after all, you must have seen it before). But I thought, the simplest things can be enjoyed over and over again, can’t they?

Every time it’s so different, everything is. I never stop shivering delight when sun wakes me in the morning- it’s a new day, and I might do the same things, but they’ll be different. I never get tired of a deep, luscious shavasana at the end of a yoga class. I never get tired of hugs or kisses or smiles from strangers. I never get tired of connecting with beautiful people, of reading your comments, of sharing secrets, though some days are busier than others.

And at the end of the day, I hope I never get tired of living, of trying, of burning bright and out and lying soft in the shadows till a new fire alights.

And I hope you don’t either, because life is too short and too precious to be tired just yet. Save that for next century. ;)

A little deep for a post on sweet potatoes, but hey, it’s all with love.

Thanks for being here with me on this journey. I’m happy to be your friend. <3

~ Sufey

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INGREDIENTS: 

  • 1-2 sweet potatoes
  • olive oil
  • sea salt
  • cayenne pepper (optional)
  • cinnamon (optional)
  • love ;)

DIRECTIONS:

Preheat oven to 450oF.

Slice sweet potato into thin 1/4″ circles. Drizzle with olive oil, sea salt, cayenne, cinnamon and love. Toss to coat and lay flat on baking sheet.

Bake 10 minutes. Take out of oven & flip slices over. Bake 10 more minutes.

Let cool (if you want the crunch), and enjoy! Mmm. Happy Sunday!

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Luck is dedication in disguise.

And dedication…

is opening your heart fully to the experience,
accepting the joys and the pains of your path,
the willingness to fall and fail and fall again,
and the guts to get back up and do it all over.

Failure is part of the universe’s curriculum.
Hurt is a natural human instinct.
Discontent fuels growth.
And rejection is a sign that you’re meant for better things.

So keep your eyes bright,
your intentions pure,
chase after youthful dreams with all your heart
and never let the world harden you.

Be soft, kind, loving, open, aware.

Change yourself, and the world changes around you.

Sufey

 

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Dear Universe:

for the high, high heights we strive to reach,

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for soul songs, kindred spirits and serendipitous days,

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for those who smile despite their circumstances,

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Thank you.

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Gratitude is the key to happiness.

I am thankful for who I am; for what I have seen, felt, and loved. It’s easy to lose ourselves amidst the chaos of life. Through Dear Universe posts, I remind myself to take time every day to slow down, appreciate, and enjoy the beauty of each moment.

I post often on Facebook here and here, and Twitter as well. Do join in the conversation!

All my love, joy & happy thoughts to you! <3

~ Sufey