• Pearl Barley & Sweet Pea Salad

    Photo: Edible Communities Edible Communities regularly puts out recipes that are so seasonal they are, for the most part, the very definition of Sattvic. When I saw this one I had to share it, with Ayurvedic modifications to make it even more Sattvic – meaning…

  • My 3 Favorite Winter Soups

    Winter is Vata-Kapha season. Since Vata is light, mobile and dry, while Kapha is heavy, slow and wet, you could almost think they are opposites. But they do have something in common – they are both cold! Brrr. This is the season…

  • CINNAMON CRUNCH CEREAL AND HEMP MILK

    Grain-free / Gluten-free Cinnamon Crunch Cereal Makes 5-7 servings Ingredients: ½ cup ground flax seeds / 50g 1 ½ cups / 150g blanched almond flour 1½ Tbsp. cinnamon ¼ tsp. fine sea salt ¼ cup / 35g coconut sugar ¼…

  • Asian BBQ Tofu with Homemade Hoisin

    Lately I’ve been focused on high protein meals, but I still want them to be plant-based, so in addition to lots of dal, I’ve been making this for lunch a few times a week. It’s so delicious, and with the homemade…

  • Fruity Baked Oatmeal

    When breakfast could be a healthy snack, or dessert, you know you’ve found a warm and delicious way to maintain balance in the Autumn season of Vata. When Vata is high we often don’t have time or the inclination to cook. But that is…

  • Coco Almond Butter Cups

    Last Spring after a month in India and the longest return journey ever (42 hours?), I was tired, and tired for a long time. It took me a few weeks to fully recover. To help with recovery, and especially because…

  • CHUNKY CHOCOLATE BUCKWHEAT GRANOLA

    This granola is the kind of thing that you can eat right out of the jar by the handful, and it’s saved me on all the afternoons when I needed something filling and indulgent-tasting when my energy was waning. Although…

  • BLACK QUINOA CORN MUFFINS

    Corn: Your queries answered. 1. GMOs – Hot Topic! The first thing I gotta address with corn, is of course, GMOs. It is common knowledge and of wide concern that a large percentage of the conventionally grown corn in the United States…

  • Seriously Sumptuous Celery Soup

    Did the celery juice wave hit your shores this winter? It seemed like every week I heard of someone new dedicating these mornings to juicing their stalks. I always like to run popular food/diet trends through the lens of Ayurveda. So…

  • BELL PEPPER BISQUE WITH GIANT CROUTONS

    Hey friends! I’m coming in hot, to drop this stellar soup recipe on you, while the weather is still fine and early fall produce is at its peak. The bell peppers in my region are bountiful and beautiful, and because…