Category Archives: Focus on Food

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

Taking Stock of Winter Soups

Taking Stock of Winter Soups

Nothing warms the cockles of the heart on a bitterly cold winter day like a hearty bowl of soup. Ayurveda recommends healthy soups year round for the lighter evening meal, as well as for children and convalescents. Fresh seasonal vegetables, grains, pasta, beans and dhals, and herbs and spices can all make flavorful additions to… Continue Reading