During this time of "shelter in place," I find myself cooking more - it's comforting to me and I have a little more time to explore my creativity in the kitchen. With that in mind, the other day I noticed our Meyer lemon tree laden...
If asked, most people would say that their health is very important to them. However, time constraints, budget restrictions, and other facts of life can make it difficult for many to achieve optimal health and wellness. The good news is that if you incorporate a...
Pictured is the traditional dish kichadi, which is the staple of an Ayurvedic Cleanse
It's almost the middle of April, the perfect time to cleanse according to Ayurveda. With the "shelter in place" order in full effect, I don't have the excuse of parties, travel or...
Dietary needs vary, but a healthy diet
generally consists of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat dairy, and lean
meat or other protein sources. You probably already know that eating healthy
food helps keep your weight in check, and you may also know that practicing
good nutrition can help you...
Whether you’re at home or at work, injuries happen. And when they do, your body not only suffers but your career and relationships can also be affected.
This is especially true for injuries that involve swelling. While the body responds to an injury with an inflammatory...
I discovered this healthy sweet potato muffin recipe last month when looking for a healthy holiday recipe, without compromising on taste. These are amazing - tasty and healthy! Sweet potatoes are extremely nutritious and balancing especially for the "Vata" dosha. Plus, ingredients include lots of...
1/4 cup whole milk yogurt, whisk
it vigorouslyadd 3/4 cup water, preferably water that was previously boiled
and cooled to room temperature, whisk again (or use a hand mixer for extra
fluffy takra)sprinkle in a dash of Himalayan pink salt.add in a dash of dry ginger or cumin
1 onion chopped finely
Carrots – two or tree, chopped small (same amount as onion)
Celery – 2 stalks chopped
One cup red lentils, rinsed well
½ teaspoon tumeric
1 teaspoon cumin powder
1 ½ teaspoonds coriander powder
Saute onions in ghee or oil (olive or another vegetable oil)
then add the tumeric,...
I just made a delicious pumpkin soup the
other night from a pumpkin straight from my garden - a balancing fall soup, and
how much fresher can it get! Fall
is the time to start transitioning from salads to soups in order to keep your
"vata" balanced. I'm