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About Kimberly Skrobol

A student of yoga since 1995, Kimberly has studied and taught in New York, Spain and southern India. She holds advanced international TUV ISO 9001 certifications in Yoga, Yoga Therapy and Ayurvedic Nutrition. Kimberly also holds a Masters in Education and a Masters in Health and Fitness as a Nationally certified Nutritional Counselor specializing in traditional Eastern and Western philosophies. 

 Kimberly’s unique approach is to blend the values of traditional practices with the pace of modern life. This results in a stronger body and mind with appreciation for each individuals preferences and lifestyle practices.

Eat it all: 3 tips for better digestion

Gluten is not the enemy. WHAT?!?!? And get this, neither is dairy, soy, corn, carbs, fats, meats, beans, hot peppers or anything else that may be on your personal forbidden list of foods you “can’t” eat, or “shouldn’t eat but … Continue reading »

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Spring Dinner Muffins (Yes, they’re green!!)

Tomorrow we turn the clocks forward and feel one hour closer to Spring! In the spirit of this change from frozen to green, why not some green muffins!!! These are great to get you through these last weeks and this … Continue reading »

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Morning Fruit Chutney

You’re right. You should eat breakfast. But some foods are better in the morning because they set your system up for a balanced day in a number of ways.  This classic Ayurvedic recipe is a blend of warm cooked fruits, … Continue reading »

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Late Summer Healthy Coconut Chutney

In Ayurvedic Medicine, every food, spice and drink you consume either improves or challenges the state of your health. The food choices you make are your medicines or they are your toxins. Particularly powerful remedies have a variety of uses … Continue reading »

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Yogurt in Ayurveda

If you are often gassy, bloated, or suffer from indigestion AND you regularly consume yogurt, this article will change your life. Yogurt has gained popularity recently as a health/diet food because it often has a low fat, high protein and … Continue reading »

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Done with Winter Indian Ginger Tea Cookies

Deliciously vegan, gluten-free, low-fat, low-calorie, nutrient dense Ayurvedic cookies to guide you happily through the darkest of winter. Continue reading »

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Not Sick Soup

This one recipe combines traditional Ayurvedic herbs with Tom Yum, a classic Thai recipe. It is low fat, low calorie, low sodium, sugar free and vegan. Each ingredient is as beneficial as it is delicious. It lowers cholesterol, high blood pressure, regulates digestion, improves immune system, reduces inflammation and even has anti-microbial and stress reducing components. Continue reading »

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Daikon Radish: Moving from Summer to Fall to Winter

The transitions from the big seasons to the little seasons are the most important times to be kind to the body and to support the digestive system; this means that September and March are great opportunities to take better care … Continue reading »

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Water: The Simple Miracle

Try a few nourishing recipes from Indian medicine to keep you happy and healthy all summer. Healing Qualities of Water: Water represents soma, the nourishing, cooling quality that is associated with lunar energy. Water helps with digestion, prevents constipation, it … Continue reading »

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Fennel Seeds: balance the stomach and the intestines

People either smile or frown when asked if they like that black licorice/anise/fennel taste. Perhaps knowing what fennel can do for your stomach will help brighten your impression of this amazing spice.

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Spring to Summer Drink

As the Spring begins to settle in, help your body detox and rehydrate with Barley Tea. In Japanese culture it’s called Mugicha (moo-gi chah), in Korean culture, bori cha. In the states it’s often in that bag of “herbal coffee” … Continue reading »

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Gentle Spring Detox with Triphala Herbs

Embrace the season with a gentle “Spring Cleaning” for your digestive organs with Triphala. Indian medicine tells us that a vast majority of diseases begin with stagnation in the digestive system. And during the winter, our bodies the ever devoted … Continue reading »

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Sweet Healthy Cookies for late winter

Late winter is the perfect time for nourishing foods that help us to feel warm, but is also a good time to start gently preparing the body for Spring. This super easy recipe includes oats and tahini, both of which … Continue reading »

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Detox with Herbal Water

When you’re feeling chilled, run down, or getting over a lingering cold or late night, replenish and restore with herbal water. In Indian nutrition it’s best to drink water either room temperature or warm to maximize your digestion and improve … Continue reading »

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Nourishing Winter Breakfast Recipe

This below recipe comes from a wonderful site for tips, recipes and information on living an ayurvedic lifestyle. Cinnamon Oatmeal with Almonds & MilkServings: 1Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 10 minutes Warm, rustic, and nourishing, this oatmeal sticks to … Continue reading »

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Boost Immunity and Digestion with Spices

In traditional Indian medicine, spices are as much about flavor and enjoyment as they are therapeutic and medicinal. Each spice carries it’s own abilities to change the body’s chemistry, to heat or to cool, to increase digestive juices or to … Continue reading »

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Holiday Gravy that IMPROVES digestion!!!

Yes, you read correctly! We all know that the holidays come with an endless parade of tempting treats filled with all the things we know we shouldn’t, really really shouldn’t but maybe just this once, and then why not seconds? … Continue reading »

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Allspice Helps Ease Transition into Fall

Allspice can help ease the body, mind and spirit from Summer to Fall As many of us reluctantly put away the summer and gear up for fall, it’s common to feel quiet, sluggish, anxious or even sad as we’re all … Continue reading »

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Prevent Mesothelioma with Yoga and Nutrition This post is in conjunction with friends of mine who works to better educate people on Mesothelioma. More direct information can be found at: What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma is a type of cancer … Continue reading »

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Ghee: One of the best “Good Fats”

Ghee (clarified butter) is one of the healthiest foods to balance weight, mood, digestion and chronic ailments of all kinds. It is used in Ayurvedic medicine and cooking, inside and out.   Health Benefits of Ghee: Aids weight loss (Stimulates … Continue reading »

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