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 […]

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 […]

VEG, FRUIT + HERBAL INFUSED WATER

It’s essential to stay hydrated and cool in the hot summer months. Infusing water with vegetables, fruits, and herbs can make it a breeze.

Most store bought infused waters are loaded with artificial flavors, sugar, and coloring. Enjoy these pure and simple, fresh and natural alternatives.

There is no limit to the combinations you could […]

STRAWBERRY RHUBARB CRISP

Strawberry rhubarb crisp is an early summer favorite. I love this sweet, tart treat warm out of the oven with a scoop of vanilla coconut ice cream.

This particular variation I have swapped out processed sugar for maple syrup and butter for ghee. I was pleasantly surprised that it created the perfect sweetness and worked […]

Sweet Potato + Chard Veggie Bowl

Five years ago I made a commitment to make and pack a home cooked meal everyday to take to work for lunch. This came after years of regularly eating out. Both my pocket book and my digestion have benefitted from eating a more wholesome lunch.

Set the sandwiches aside. Veggie bowls are by far the […]

SPRING BEET SOUP

Our bodies feel the change in the cycles of the natural world, what is able to grow in our gardens expands, and so too, our palate of foods should shift with the season. Beets are a great vegetable to include in your spring meal planning as they contain high levels of betalains which support liver […]

GOLDEN ELIXIR

What to do on a rainy spring day, when there is a chill in the air that leaves you feeling chilled, sluggish, or congested?

Ayurveda, yoga’s sister science, recommends living with awareness and in harmony with the seasons. Ayurveda encourages developing lifestyle habits that promote balance with the five elements. The early spring is associated […]

LIVER TONIC VEGETABLE MEDLEY

Have you wondered why there is such an emphasis on detoxing the liver in the spring?

Your body is incredible at regenerating but after a long winter of eating heavy, rich, and fatty foods, giving your liver a little love and support can be incredibly beneficial.

Eastern medicine tells us that each season corresponds with […]

PUTTING DOWN ROOTS FOR SPRING

Our bodies, being part of the natural world are affected by the change of seasons. Understanding the qualities of the season allows you to live in greater harmony with nature’s rhythms. It also gives you insight into recognizing what may need tending to within yourself to create balanced health.

The spring season is characterized by […]

SWEET CHURNA

When my apple crisp recipe was featured in New York Spirit magazine, Sweet Churna began to fly off the shelf at Puja Wellness. An Ayurvedic warming spice blend of cinnamon, cardamon, fennel, ginger and nutmeg; Sweet Churna brings warmth, digestive support, and a lightly sweet flavor to many autumn favorites. There are countless ways to […]