Posted in May 2012

Lavender Infused Almond Smoothie

This is my attempt to bring together all of my favorite juicy-lady ingredients. Both sesame and almonds were highly revered for their core-vitality building properties, as they both build the bones minerals.  Lavender cools and calms the nervous system. This is a great morning smoothie, although it can be taken as a snack throughout the … Continue reading

Green Goddess Soup

1 lb. asparagus 2 teaspoons ghee Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste 2 shallots, minced 1 1/4 cup chicken stock 3 cups organic spinach several teaspoons whole full-fat yogurt as garnish   Preheat oven to 230°C (450°F). Snap off ends of the asparagus spears. They will break naturally. Place the asparagus on a baking … Continue reading Continue reading

Finely-Chopped Salad

From an Ayurvedic perspective, salads are cooling and can be hard on the digestive fire if your digestion is already weak. That said, with good amounts of healthy oils, warming spices, and by finely chopping the greens, most people have no trouble digesting this favorite of American “health-foods.” Continue reading

Unblock Your Fear and Let Joy Flow

As a student of Dr. Claudia Welch, I’ve deeply admired her ability to swiftly unpack complicated Tantric philosophy and Ayurvedic medicine into spunky one-liners. One of my favorite is written on a sticky note on my bathroom mirror. “Fear blocks the channels.” Fear, worry, anxiety, stress, spinning—it’s all the same. It’s any emotional state that constricts us, preventing the experience of joy and freedom in our lives. Continue reading

How to get sexy skin and feel like a goddess

Whether you make time for a quick foot massage before bed, or you can get into the routine of a deep 10-20 minute self massage before your shower, massaging with our Ayurvedic, herb-infused oils will better your daily life by ridding you of accumulated toxins and coating your body with a layer of love. In fact, the word for oil in Sanskrit is sneha, or “love.” Continue reading