I have been asked many times – how to make coconut water or milk. The easiest way is to find a coconut – open it up and voila!! However, if you have no fresh young coconuts on hand; it may be as easy as your pantry. It is actually quite easy to make your own….
Want to kickstart your day with healthy summer breakfasts? Try updating your classical morning oats with some energizing breakfasts by clicking here for more summery meal ideas. Enjoy this energizing breakfast with its refreshing layers of creamy coconut yogurt, tangy kiwi and zesty lime. Fragrant mint and juicy pomegranate seeds add a final touch. And…
To me one of the greatest delights of summer cooking is the grill –we’re gazing down a stretch of days toward Memorial Day weekend, and we’re itching to do nothing more except lay in a hammock with a cooling lemonade or our favorite beverage. After all who needs to be cranking up the heat in…
A one-pot dinner that is fresh, healthy and easy to make. It’s also a complete meal by Ayurvedic standards, with all six tastes included.—sweet, sour, salty, pungent, bitter and astringent. Eat it slowly, and see if you can find all six.
Let’s talk about Ginger! Long revered in ayurveda, so much so, that it is an entire medicine chest in itself.
Let’s face it, the holidays aren’t really a time to completely rest and relax, no matter how much we wish they were! Often, we find ourselves running around after the kids, welcoming family into our homes and spending copious amounts time in the supermarket. This is also the time of year when Vata and Kapha dosha are high. Fear, anxiety, worry and rushing around increase, as well as a heavier, more stagnant feeling in the body. All of this combined means we can feel totally deflated, drained and struggling to get back to our normal routine. Holidays can be a particularly challenging time of the year when we first adopt an Ayurvedic lifestyle. “What can I eat?” or “How will I manage the added stress?” are questions that spring to mind. This guide to an Ayurvedic ‘Festive First Aid Kit’ will help keep you on track to enjoy the celebrations without completely derailing your hard work and healthy lifestyle.