The weather turns colder, the leaves are turning brown. It is wet outside and the days are getting darker. My hands are warming up as they hold a bowl of comforting creamy vegan pumpkin soup. And here is how you can turn this cozy story into yours.
You can peel a pumpkin in two ways, raw and cooked. I will share with you tips on how to peel a pumpkin both ways PLUS a way to eat pumpkin without peeling at all.
Halloween is coming. Kids are looking forward to candies and treats, parents are dreading the aftermath. Here are the 10 best natural halloween candies.
Do you feel like a bad parent when you give sugar to your children? I know I did. So WHY do my kids eat sugar? Read about our path, our struggle and our new found peace with sugar. Plus tips on how you too can win the fight against sugar.
Do you recognize these cries for sweets? Do you find yourself stuck and don’t know what to do? Read on, because here I will share some tips, food for thought and recipes to make snack time, birthdays and treats easier when trying to follow the yogic diet. Ssshhh!! Number 10 will shock you!
Use really ripe fruit. I find popsicles to be a great way to use up bruised and overripe fruit. They are extra juicy and don’t look appealing enough to serve as a snack. So in the mold they go! Ripe fruit does not only give more juice, they are sweeter too! This way you don’t have to add more sugar and you can keep to your yogic diet.
A good morning routine can help you feel more balanced and productive throughout the day. It takes away the rush and the stress and can set you up for success on the long term. Let me share with you my morning habits that make me feel better throughout the day.
BUT I have news for you. Cooking according to the Yoga Diet doesn’t have to be a time consuming effort. In fact, you can eat a simple meal, maybe not that different than what you normally eat.
Everybody knows how a hot cup of honey, lemon and ginger tea helps you feel better when you have a soar throat. Add to that a pinch of turmeric, a natural anti-inflammatory agent, and you’re good to go in no time. This Ginger-Honey-Lemon cake is inspired by all the goodness of that hot cup of ginger tea.
More stunning is that there are 3 eclipses within 30 days, which happens only once every few hundred years; Two Lunar eclipses, and one Solar Eclipse. A very big deal astrologically and the Ancient Vedic texts warn for its negative impact. This is what you can do to protect yourself from this inauspicious moment.
Let me tell you a little secret. My husband doesn’t like chocolate cake. So I set out the make a chocolate cake that is actually healthy, sugar free and still so delicious. And I hereby proudly present the result; our Chili Cherry Chocolate Cake. Full of anti-oxidants and ingredients that improve the blood, without sugar or butter. In other words; A Heart Healthy Cake!
Have you ever been to Italy? The sweet scent of basil and ripe fruit that fills the air, like the oranges in this Blood Orange & Fennel Salad. Fennel has such a bright flavor, it is crunchy and a little sweet. It is a perfect match with the soft juicy tangy oranges.
Summer reminds me of sweet juicy strawberries. I love strawberries. And black berries, blue berries, mulberries in fact I think I like ALL berries.
When I was a kid, my mother would boil a whole head of cauliflower in a big stockpot. It tasted horrible.
Cauliflower tastes fabulous roasted, like we do here, but is also delicious as a creamy curried cauliflower soup or as little florets in vegetable soups, Thai curries or stir fries. You can even eat it as a steak.
Only 5 minutes of work for a great tasting and super easy to make potato dish.
Give it a shot, this Apple Galette is an excellent tart for starters. Especially because it is so forgiving. The dough won’t be a perfect circle – that’s okay. The crust cracks when you fold it over the fruit – just pinch it to seal. Your fruit isn’t nicely cut – you won’t notice once it’s baked. Great, right?!
Who doesn’t need some help to calm the nerves in these stressful times of lockdown and social distancing? Maybe we can help, a little. Celery is a humble super vegetable that does a great job calming our nervous system.
Following a yogic diet has a lot of benefits and knowing the difference between Sattvic, Rajasic and Tamasic Foods can help you make the right choices. It sounds simple enough, doesn’t it? Yet, sticking to it can be quite overwhelming. Trust me, we know a thing or two about that!