Healthy Eating

I have to admit when Whole Foods moved into the neighborhood I had second thoughts about shopping there. I try to support farmer’s more directly at farmers markets and through CSA’s (community supported agriculture), when they are seasonally available. But most importantly I’m concerned about...

This is one of my favorite recipes. It’s easy, satisfying, vegan, gluten-free and most importantly delicious!  I was fist introduced to this stew at a cafe I worked at in graduate school. Each time the cook would make it a little different and over the...

The wisdom of Ayurvedic nutrition rests in your taste buds. Taste, or rasa in Sanskrit, is the keys to understanding Ayurvedic nutrition.  According to Ayurveda, the sense of taste is a natural guide towards proper nutrition. For ages, humans relied largely upon taste to discover...

Apple Pie Smoothie Recipe This is a delicious smoothie and a great treat for breakfast or an afternoon snack! 1 frozen banana 1 apple - cut in quarters. Peeling option. I leave the skin on. 1 cup almond or coconut milk ½ tsp. cinnamon Pinch of nutmeg Pinch of cardamon Optional flax, chia...

This time of year I love making soups, stews and chili. These one-pot-wonders are great time savers, healthy and delicious. I make them often and have already shared a few of my favorite recipes with you.  I saw this recipe on Kris Carr’s fan page and...

After I finished my Fall cleanse one thing became very clear to me— I had been violating one of the founding principles of Ayurveda and my body let me know. Ayurveda teaches us that most imbalances in are caused by committing to what is called...

The other day my friend Kelly and I had a delicious lunch at Chaco Canyon, a local organic cafe. Kelly order an amazing squash soup loaded with sage. It has been on mind every since to try and recreate it. I played with several recipes,...