Rich in iron, zinc, and fiber, toasted pumpkin seeds make a quick, savory snack. Together with their naturally salty flavor of tamari sauce, they also serve as a perfect garnish for soups, and rice dishes. Tamari is a wheat free soy sauce from Japan that is loaded with digestive enzymes.Read More
Vata types will find this a rejuvenating drink, especially with the sweetness of milk, ghee and sugar. It is said to restore a feeling of vitality and sexiness. This drink is also Sattvic, which means it is balancing and restorative. The saffron is a one-two punch in the areas of rejuvenation!Read More
This popular snack from India is flavorful, filling and good for you! This snack restores sexual energy - and who doesn’t want that?Read More
To make a great farro salad; we first cook it with lots of warming flavors so it’s especially tasty. We then add a really good olive oil after cooking the farro in apple cider. When we add the pistachios and cheese, we add a hearty, rich and warming protein rich salad.
Who says you cannot have salads in winter?Read More
At this time of year, warm foods and drinks are that extra bit enticing, as they naturally help chase the winter chill away. Hot chocolate and warm apple cider are festive favorites to warm frosty fingers. While snowy days create serene landscapes and evoke childhood nostalgia, the cold can actually have quite an adverse effect on the body if you are unprepared.Read More
There is a lot of talk about the new blood pressure numbers. The new health care guidelines released Monday mean that thirty million Americans are getting some bad health news: they have high blood pressure and need to do something about it.Read More
Ayurvedic cooking is about guiding principles rather than rules. For example, food should be light, easy to digest, and cooked foods are considered easier to digest than raw.Read More
I'm into this cool weather we're experiencing here in the East, excited about how autumn has fallen, thrilled that it's finally time for my boots and sweaters! You may feel similarly. Or you may just feel cold and not want to feel cold. Either way, you should take a look at this warming soup that is guaranteed to have you feeling warmed and cherished as you warm your toes in front of the fire.Read More
These dark, cold November evenings are made a little easier as the promise of turkey and pumpkin pie is right around the corner. The holidays are a time for celebration, but the excess of your Thanksgiving feast, and all the travel this time of year entails, can undoubtedly have an impact on your body.Read More
Have you noticed how the cooler evenings have you wanting to snuggle on the couch. Why not add this warming, creamy and sweet chai to cozy up on those crisp evenings.Read More
When you hear the word "cleanse," what do you picture? For many, it invokes images of deprivation, fasting and discomfort. There are countless cleanses available online, most promising dramatic results in a short period of time. This can be a tempting option if you feel stuck in a rut, but in actual fact, these types of cleanses can be quite depleting and often leave you feeling worse than before you started.Read More
Have you ever lost your car in the parking lot? Happens to everyone, no big deal. Until you realize it wasn't just today at the car park; your brain fog has lingered for several says, and perhaps as you think about it, maybe even weeks. I want to share with you 4 tips for improving your brain metabolism so that your mind is crystal clear.
So what is a chaat? It’s a savory fruit salad dressed in toasted cumin and dried mango powder. It’s a dish full of flavor; it’s cooling and hydrating and so quick and easy to prepare. Try it with the last of the summer watermelonRead More
The leaves are going to start changing color and you may have noticed the air is lighter, a little crisper and more clear. The mornings are a little cooler signaling the cooler weather. It is an important time to prepare the body for the coming colder months.Read More
So much changes in September, it's hard to keep up with all the activity! Students and teachers settle back into their normal routine, the days get a little shorter and a cool breeze fills the morning air. The air feels drier, the leaves start to crisp and the sidewalks are blanketed with the first that have fallen.Read More
When I mention walnut cheese to clients, it often tends to evoke raised eyebrows, or the quick disqualification of “oh, that sounds like a lot of work.” But making walnut cheese at home is really as simple as making hummus. So here is my easy to make recipe.Read More
Tart with exotic overtones of saffron, this golden hued lemonade delights the taste-buds in late summer warm days. Saffron softens the tartness of limes adding a different twist to a classic summer drink. Not only wonderfully refreshing, this beverage also delivers some great health benefits.Read More
One of my clients told me how she put a couple of whole cabbages over a hot grill, and left them there, turning every few minutes until they looked charred and burnt! So I tried it - and trust me; it makes for a slaw that goes with almost anything grilled.Read More
Turn the star guacamole ingredient into a creamy fudge enjoying a dessert that is not only good to eat - but good for you!Read More
At about 4 pm in the afternoon - I love my Earl-Grey tea. Must be my English roots.
Imagine my surprise when someone shared a recipe for Earl Grey Ice-Cream. So thought I would share because late Summer doesn’t get any better than this!Read More