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5 Days of Recipes : When cooking for the Vegetarian among Omnivores

It has become quite common in contemporary society that within a household lives a vegetarian among omnivores. It becomes time-consuming to cook separate meals for both “eaters” and so here are some recipes for lunch and dinner from Monday to Friday, to which meat can be added.  I have included a day of veganism and a day of vegetarianism to allow the digestive system to “breathe.” The aim is to eat mostly in an Ayurvedic way and the go-to recipes are from Anjum Anand. The other recipes include my own, from The Yoga Kitchen from other cuisines.  Continue reading

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Just Fruit Please!

So, Ayurveda has various guidelines regarding food-combining. It takes some time to get used to but when you get the hang of it the benefits are bountiful. Helping digestive processes along with matching enzymes to according foods helps nutrient absorption and can help you avoid heartburn, reflux, indigestion etc.

Today, we are starting with the art of eating fruit just because fruit hold key nutrients and fibre and the quicker the nutritional content of fruits are maximized, the better! Continue reading

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Crazy-Morning-Proof Breakfast Elixir

You can try to be as prepared as you can for the morning ahead but if you have a   kid you just never know what awaits you come sunrise. This is quick, simple and all so nourishing! All you need until you can catch your breath! Continue reading

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An Ayurvedic Secret to Effervescent Health

So, getting back to the basics of good health is integral to why I started a blog. When it comes to good health practices the right knowledge and simplicity are key.   There is a feeling you’re going to roll your eyes when this “secret” is revealed but I urge you to read on! I truly believe that mastering this art can contribute to good health. Continue reading

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Knowing Your Dosha – The Key to a Lifetime of Good Health.

In Ayurveda, health is defined as the dynamic state of balance between mind, body, and environment. It is possible for each of us to achieve and maintain a vibrant and joyful state of health by identifying our mind-body type dosha (Vata/Pitta/Kapha) and then creating a lifestyle that sustains and nurtures our unique nature.

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Life may not be simple, but it should be simplified

Namaste!

Let’s define our terms, shall we? This helps us get and remain on the same page simply because we should know what we talk about. We may hear words like Yoga all the time for example but when asked what it is we may start with, “ummmm, errr…” Continue reading