Spring is Sprouting Up All Over!

Spring is Sprouting Up All Over!

Spring is the Kapha season or the season when we begin to eat lighter, drier foods. After a Winter of heavy, moist foods that could prove imbalancing during the rainy season, it’s time to dry and lighten up our bodies. It’s time to cleanse! One of the things that make sprouts so good for spring… Continue Reading

Scrape  Your Way to Good Digestion

Scrape Your Way to Good Digestion

The ancient Ayurvedic healing philosophy of India has recommended tongue scraping for centuries as an aid to digestion and for the health of the teeth and the sinuses. Since digestion begins in the mouth, cleaning the salivary glands activates them and enhances overall digestion. In addition, removing the ama (toxic residue) or coating from the… Continue Reading

Cabbage – A Nutritional Powerhouse

Cabbage – A Nutritional Powerhouse

Cabbage was never one of my favorite foods. Sauerkraut and Kimchi, both cabbage-based side dishes, were too sour for my palette, and raw cabbage made me a contender for a new source of natural energy. Then I studied Ayurveda and was introduced to how and when to eat cabbage. More importantly, I learned WHY cabbage should… Continue Reading

Want Better Sleep? Try This for a Week

Want Better Sleep? Try This for a Week

Good sleep is not just about getting rid of those bags under the eyes and feeling refreshed when you wake up. Chronically poor sleep can have serious consequences. Increased accidents and injuries, mental fogginess, obesity, diabetes and heart disease are just a few. Along with food and energy management, sleep is considered one of the three… Continue Reading