Posts Tagged ‘spring’

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…

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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…

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The three word mantra for a balanced spring season…

Hey are you ready for spring? By now most folks are MORE than ready. In fact by now they’ve started making plans, maybe doing a little early spring shopping, planning for those holidays and garden parties. And even though wellness might be the low man on the totem pole (a few pegs below frolicking in…

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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…

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Using the power of essential oils this spring!

By Julie Gondzar As a society, I think we tend to underestimate the power of the human senses. We were born and raised in a materialistic and increasingly technological world. These types of advances tend to phase out value of our natural senses. We have computers models to tell us what type of weather is coming. We have…

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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…

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Eating for NOW

Got a question for ya? What’s in season where you are? Any ideas? Don’t worry it’s not a test, it’s just a simple question that brings awareness to the fact that we’ve lost our connection to our own seasons! It used to be that food was a great way of getting a sense for what…

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