Slow Cooker Tomato Sauce over Spaghetti Squash

Squash season in upon us once again and while I know its impossible to ever get sick of butternut squash recipes check out this slow cooker tomato sauce I made to pair with my spaghetti squash. This recipe is going to have all the warm flavors to balance Vata and Kapha dosha. Its high vegetableContinue reading “Slow Cooker Tomato Sauce over Spaghetti Squash”

Taking Ayurveda to go

Ayurveda doesn’t often link up with a mobile lifestyle. Personally I am a frequent traveler and I love travelling long term or moving to a new place. With that comes the need to keep up with healthy habits and routines. Here is my little guide to keeping Ayurveda with you as you travel.

Blending Smoothies with Ayurveda

The truth is we all love smoothies. We love to use them as a way to get in our daily greens, throw some seeds in there and pretty much our entire pantry if the flavor can be masked by a banana. Banana, peanut butter, chia seeds, hemp seeds, spinach, almond milk, the list goes onContinue reading “Blending Smoothies with Ayurveda”

Lentil and Quinoa Burger

Ingredients- Makes about 12 patties 1 chopped onion4 cups cooked lentils of choice1 cup cooked quinoa3 carrots- grated1 tsp turmeric1 tsp cumin2 tbsp hemp seeds2 tbsp flax meal1 tbsp flaxseed1 tsp high quality oil or ghee Directions:Heat oven to 400FIn a pan saute onion with oil/ghee until golden and soft. Let cool.In a bowl addContinue reading “Lentil and Quinoa Burger”

Yoga’s Sister Science to me

Yoga and Ayurveda go together like macaroni and cheese. It just makes sense. When I first started practicing yoga I fell in love pretty quickly. I initially loved the idea of movement. Obviously I love to move my body but what really intrigued me was the lifestyle it provoked. Aside from showing gratitude everyday forContinue reading “Yoga’s Sister Science to me”

Recognizing and balancing Kapha

Hey all! Let’s talk about the wonder of Kapha dosha. Kapha is the elements of earth and water. They are the structure that holds us all together, physically, mentally and emotionally. When we think of Kapha qualities we want to think cool, stable, thick, unctuous, steady, and smooth. Those who resonate with Kapha are usuallyContinue reading “Recognizing and balancing Kapha”

Recognizing and balancing Vata

Where my Vatas at!? I’m talking about those people who always have 10 things on their to do list, who keep moving until they can’t move anymore and who no matter how hard they try they cannot remember what they went in the other room for. Vata is the elements of air and ether andContinue reading “Recognizing and balancing Vata”

What the heck is Ayurveda?

Most of us have probably never even heard of this word before. If you have heard of it before maybe you’re just picturing a giant pile of turmeric or a bunch of leaves you don’t know how to use. Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of medicine. It was created over 5,000 years ago andContinue reading “What the heck is Ayurveda?”