This delicious Mujadara Salad has lentils, caramelized onions with rice and greens. Beautifully rich and flavorful dish packed full of the tastes of Summer.

Mujadara Salad This delicious Mujadara Salad has cooked lentils with caramelized onions mixed with rice and greens. This beautifully rich and flavorful Lebanese dish is packed full of the tastes that bring balance to the summer heat. The sweetness of the rice and onions, brought together with the astringency and slight bitterness of the lentils…

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This Mango Lassi is a perfect cooling beverage for a hot day! A delicious Indian tradition that cools the body without slowing things down too much.

Coconut Mango Lassi This Coconut Mango Lassi is a perfect cooling beverage for a hot day! Mango lassi is an Indian tradition that cools the body without slowing things down too much (mango is slightly warming).   Serves 2; Prep + Cooking time: 10 mins   What’s in it:   2 cups cubed ripe mango…

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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…

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What is Pitta Yoga…? Pitta yoga includes yoga poses, meditation and breathing exercises that are focus on calming the intensity and heat of pitta in the body and mind. Reducing pitta is all about cooling, calming and releasing strain or tension. Poses that help to reduce pitta tend to be ones that create a sense…

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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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Growing up in California has it’s advantages…  Earthquakes notwithstanding, I was lucky to have grown up within a stones throw of a huge variety of fresh local fruits, vegetables, nuts and my personal favorite…. Mexican food!      And one of the most luscious companions to all of the spicy, summery Mexican goodness would have…

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Guess what…? Summer is coming. It’s pitta season. Its hot and wet or dry, sharp, intense… and so are we during the summer. And since preparation is our best friend when it comes to being happy and healthy, here are some ideas for cooling the heat and creating inner balance all summer long…. Try some…

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