VICTOR’S CHAI TEA

CHAI tea is a staple across India and also in my kitchen. I love its intoxicating aroma that fills the house while on the stove. It is a perfect everyday drink for the colder months. There are countless ways to make chai. I have several varieties posted to my blog.

This recipe, I adapted from […]

KHEER RICE PORRIDGE

If heaven was in a bowl, this is it! Kheer is a comforting sweet treat for the cold season.

As the cool, crisp and dry qualities of autumn increase, it may leave you feeling more anxious or ungrounded. Skin, hair, nails and even the bowels may become more dry. Ayurveda believes like increases like and […]

GINGER TAHINI NOURISHMENT BOWL

Attuning your diet to the seasons will support your equilibrium and optimal health throughout the year. Ayurveda suggests that like increases like and opposites balance. As autumn arrives the qualities of cool, light, rough and mobile are more present. Introducing the opposite qualities of warm, heavy, smooth and stable can be deeply nourishing and […]

CARROT & BEET SALAD

This shredded carrot and beet salad is by far one of my favorite summer salads. Toss on top of a green salad, on a sandwich, add to a wrap or enjoy as a side dish. It is also a great choice for potlucks.

Ingredients

2 c shredded carrots 2 c shredded beets 1 tbsp+ fresh […]

RED LENTIL & KABOCHA SQUASH SOUP

After a long travel day, going from warm sunny Costa Rica, to damp and grey Madison, I was craving a nourishing and grounding meal. Luckily these staple ingredients were waiting at home for me. This soup is quick to make, easy to digest and filling, plus it travels well to work or school in […]

WINTER PORRIDGE

Breakfast is an important meal of the day. It gives you the fuel to begin your day from a grounded and nourished place. A hearty warm breakfast is the perfect antidote to winter’s cold mornings. This particular porridge is heaven in a bowl. I love farina’s smooth texture, though you could swap out farina […]

TULSI LEMON GINGER TEA

This immune and respiratory boosting tea is perfect for cold days. Whether you are soothing a sore throat from last week’s wicked winds, wanting to ward off the congestion that may try to sneak in with the wet days ahead, or need a little warmth, brew a mug of this healing tea.

Tulsi, also known […]

RED LENTIL DAHL

The cool winds of autumn have arrived. It’s the time of year to bring your warming and comforting soup recipes back into weekly meal planning. Red lentils are an easy favorite, especially on weeknights, when you may be short on time to get a meal on the table. They cook quickly and are more […]

WATERMELON JUICE

It seems, this year, the hottest and most humid of days are coming at the end of summer.

According to Ayurveda, an accumulation of summer’s heat, can increase the pitta dosha and leave you feeling fatigued, irritable, and impatient. Watermelon juice is a great way to cool down and stay calm on a hot […]

WARM ROSE CARDAMON CASHEW MILK

If you are a coffee drinker, ditch the coffee for this healthy morning alternative. If you are looking for something warm to tuck you in at night, this too is your drink.

In Ayurveda, homemade nut milk combined with dates, spices, and ghee is revered for building ojas. Ojas is the vital essence that […]