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Girl’s Best Friend

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Kitchari: The Essential & Delicious Ayurvedic Dish

Beyond all other Indian meals, there is one considered to facilitate spiritual growth and effectively detox the body. Kitchari, pronounced Kich-ah-ree, has long been used to nourish babies and the elderly, the sick, and the healthy during special times of detox, cleansing, and deep spiritual practice. A simple porridge like blend of lentils, rice and […]

Summer Regimen: Pacify the Heat with Ayurveda

This article has been updated December 5, 2020. Summertime… and the living is easy.. It’s also hot and dry! and it’s wise to protect yourself by keeping cool. Work in harmony with this season and thrive during it. You deserve to feel prime during summertime. How Summer Affects Your Biology (Summer Pathogenesis) The very hot […]

The Low Down on “Oil Pulling”

One of the finer crazes of the alternative/natural health scene today, Oil Pulling has been part of the Ayurvedic daily routine for thousands of years, and for many more reasons than just teeth-whitening and cosmetic benefits. In the Sanskrit, “Gandusha” means keeping the oil in the mouth, and “Kavala” means to swish it. Swishing oil […]

Travel Healthy! Reduce Aeroplane Stress

Aeroplane travel will surreptitiously “suck the life out of you.” It sucks all the moisture out of your body. With the humidity level in the cabins of most commercial aeroplanes at just 10-20%, and some even as low as 1%!(1), this makes aeroplanes drier than the Sahara Desert! which sits at about 25% humidity. Take […]

Turmeric: Highly Medicinal Spice & Essential Uses

Turmeric (Curcuma Longa) is the most thoroughly researched plant on this planet! And I don’t blame the scientists for the 5600 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies. Not another article listing countless benefits of turmeric, “I don’t know where to start or what to use it for,” Some of you may be thinking. The bright orange rhizome deserves […]

Ragi (Finger Millet) Porridge Recipe

What is Ragi? Ragi, also known as ‘finger millet’ is a popular cereal grown throughout Africa and Asia. It was introduced to India 4000 years ago and is grown in the Himalayas. It is generally purchased as a very fine pinky/brown flour which can be prepared as breads, dosas, porridges, puddings and cakes. It is […]

Tulsi (Holy Basil) – The Queen of Herbs

Described as the most holy plant on earth in the ancient Vedic texts, Tulsi is still revered today as holier than holy. For millennia, tulsi has been grown for spiritual purposes in the backyards of most Indian homes. It’s branches are carved into beads and worn to enhance spiritual progress. Its fragrance is used to […]

Ayurvedic Buckwheat Pancakes Recipe

Here are light and easy to digest pancakes, that are quick and easy to make, and SUPER YUMMY! Serves 2-3      Gluten Free Good for Kapha, & Pitta body types Seasonality: Good in spring, winter and summer 
Ingredients: Buckwheat flour – 1⁄2 cup (a.k.a. “Kuttu flour” in Indian Groceries) Non-homogenized milk – 2 tbsp – (can replace with […]