✨••Balancing Vata dosha in times of travel & transition ✨••

Vata dosha, composed of ether and air element, is usually the first dosha to become out of balance- left untreated, then pushes other doshas out of balance. The 20 gunas, also known as the 10 pairs of opposites, gives us insight on the qualities of each dosha. Combining this wisdom with the law of “likeContinue reading “✨••Balancing Vata dosha in times of travel & transition ✨••”

Kapha Balancing Kitchari

This recipe focuses on the use of warming spices to help with circulation, digestion and excess kapha dosha. Perfect dish for when you are feeling heavy, cold or congestion. Ingredients: ½ cup basmati rice ¼ cup split mung beans 6 cups water 3 tablespoons ghee 1 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds ⅛ teaspoon hing 1 teaspoonContinue reading “Kapha Balancing Kitchari”

Glorious Ghee

Still cooking with butter? Let me introduce you to a healthy alternative still using the butter you love – just clarified. Since ancient times, people have used Ghee to enhance flavors of food and spices, improve agni (digestive fire) and assist in increasing absorption and assimilation of nutrients, improve memory,  lubricate connective tissues increasing flexibility,Continue reading “Glorious Ghee”

The Nature of Food

Ayurveda uses food as medicine to balance the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual aspects of human life. Conscious choice of food and sourcing can ultimately unfold spiritual growth. Anything we hear, smell, see, taste or touch may be classified into the categories of Sattvic, Rajasic or Tamasic – though in this article we will focusContinue reading “The Nature of Food”