Nettle Soup

As buds and catkins emerge, the vital force in our body begins to move. We may feel new bursts of energy or even agitation as our liver chi, much like the green world begins to sprout. Spring time is an excellent time to cleanse, or lighten the load on our bodies. Here is a yummy,…

Ayurvedic Kitcheri – Detox Recipe

Kitcheri is a go to in my house. It is amazingly simple to make, very nourishing, easy to digest and it’s a perfect protein. If you don’t know what to make for dinner, make kitcheri. Kitcheri is an ancient Ayurvedic traditional food for cleansing and helping to heal the body. Its base is a small…

Easy and Quick Shiitake Quinoa

The other day I was in need of a quick meal. Busy times call for efficiency and so I came up with a Shiitake Quinoa recipe. It’s easy, fast and super nutritious! Shiitake is an excellent mushroom and is great for the adrenals. In times of stress, I make sure to add some shiitake mushrooms…

What is the Kapha Dosha?

As it is springtime, I wanted to start off with the Kapha dosha and what it is. Kapha is made up of the elements of earth and water. It’s main season in which it accumulates is winter, however, it tends to show aggravation in the spring if there is an imbalance and one is not…

The Water Goddess – Vegan Nettle Pesto

Nettles are an amazing plant with a lot of health benefits, they are definitely a super wild food!  They are common in North America and Europe and love moist areas close to water. Nettles also help to clean contaminants from the soil, so make sure to harvest from a place that is unpolluted. When harvesting, never…