Posts Tagged ‘Recipes’

What to eat as spring approaches…

I’m a huge believer in the concept of food as medicine.  But what does it really mean? In the world of Ayurveda it means that rather than JUST seeing our food as fuel, it’s important to consider it our partner in creating a sense of balance within and without. And since spring is on the…

Read More

RECIPE: Golden Porridge

Don’t think I could ever be accused of hiding my love for turmeric. Besides the fact that’s it’s got wonderful health giving properties, I, unlike many people, actually like the way it tastes! So you could imagine my delight at the farmer’s market recently to come upon the most beautiful little jar of something I’d…

Read More

RECIPE REDUX: Eating Spring

There’s nothing subtle about spring. It usually shows up just in the nick of time all colorful and new, ready to sweep us off our feet. It’s the beginning of the shift from the heaviness of winter to the light, bright and intense summer.  And so eating in spring needs to both reflect this shift…

Read More

The Ultimate Ayurvedic Guide to Spring!

There are few seasons more anticipated than spring, am I right?  If you’re a fan of the warmer months (and even if you’re not), you’ll be quite familiar with the feeling of waiting, and waiting, at the end of a long winter for those first hopeful signs…  The slight increase in temperature, crocuses or daffodils popping…

Read More

Drinking Ayurveda… for hydration and happiness!

It’s winter down here and I’m cold and dehydrated, which makes for a vata fiesta (yes my mind and body are going a bit haywire!). Cold, dry air makes for cold dry hands, feet, hair and mood. So I’m covering up as much as possible (can you say double socks!!), AND oiling myself from head…

Read More

SOUL FOOD: CARROTS

Have you ever given much thought to the way your food feels…? Ayurveda says that everything in our world has an energy that either supports or sabotages our own. We’ve all had this experience with food… Eating something that made you feel not so terrific in your body or your mind even,  or perhaps something that…

Read More

The Soup that’s as good as a holiday… for your digestion!

So if you know anything about me by now you’ll know that I LOVE SOUP! Lots of reasons, but most importantly because it ticks all the boxes: Tastes good Easy to make Satisfying Easy to make Not too heavy (unless you really want it to be) Easy to digest Great when you need a break…

Read More

Debunking the Self-Care Myth…

Don’t get me wrong I love spa days, massages, pedicures and the like, but I find it nearly impossible to make time for them these days (truth be told I’ve never consistently made time for them in my life!). Thing is, like many of us, I grew up believing that these sorts of activities are…

Read More

How to eat breakfast

Hey what’d you have for breakfast this morning? And how did it make you feel? It’s funny that life is full of all sorts of varied and interesting challenges, and yet, one of the biggest dilemmas for most of us is what to eat? Food is certainly not hard to come by (it’s everywhere), but when…

Read More