Category Archives: Nutrition

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. ┬áThis 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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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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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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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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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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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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Simple Ways to Detox for Busy People

There are a million ways to detox, but when you can’t slip away to a resort or spend hours preparing organic meals, add these 2 simple activities to your life and feel better immediately. Both products can be found in … Continue reading »

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Miracle Salad

Ugh! I ate too much/ate the wrong things/have indigestion/feel gassy!!!! A simple fix to the occasionally off tummy caused by a variety of mealtime experiences including a strange combination of foods from a sunny day picnic, a late night out … Continue reading »

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Balance Your Thyroid and Balance You

Sleep, Weight, Hormones and Nutrition: All the things your Thyroid Does Did you know that your thyroid and parathyroid, located in the base of the throat is responsible for a number of important bodily functions including: balancing your weight, regulating … Continue reading »

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Why do we binge eat?

Over eating and emotional eating is just another sign that you are in fact human. You’ll see a lot of articles about how to fight the occasional eat-fest, in fact I dare you to find one woman’s or man’s magazine … Continue reading »

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Nature’s Hydroxycut…revealed…in a flower!

Yes you read it right, hydroxycitric acid (HCA, or “hydroxycut” used in many diet formulas that are otherwise dangerous to the body, bad bad bad) has a natural safe original source: the Hibiscus Flower! Hydroxycitric acid (HCA) is effective in … Continue reading »

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Cardamom and why it’s amazing

Did you know that Cardamom, that secret spice in many Indian and Mediterranean dishes is nature’s Ricola and Pepto bismal all in one? Ever taste the earthy vanilla undertones in Chai or that gloopy Indian milk dessert and wonder what … Continue reading »

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