• 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…

  • 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…

  • Apple Beet Fennel Salad

    Salad is sort of a no-no in Ayurveda, given that raw vegetables are light, rough, dry and cooling in nature and therefore not so easy to digest. Having said that, if you have a strong digestion, if you cook some of the ingredients in…

  • Make Your Own Bath Fizzies

    After a summer like this one, many people are feeling drained, depleted, doggone tired out. (How many D-ways can you spell exhausted?) While at Camp this year, our self-care counselor Morgan Andersen taught the girls to make these “bath bombs” which…

  • Coconut Almond Overnight Oats

    I’ve been writing for Spirituality & Health since October, and just sent them a post on “The Medicine of Taste,” which describes the six tastes of Ayurveda and their impact on nourishment, healing and our emotions. Every post I write for them includes a…

  • MIRACULOUS SUMMER CREPES

    The crepes are gluten-free with a base of buckwheat and brown rice flour blended up with spinach, and basil. Although we took a sweet route with the version I’m presenting to you here, Elenore and I actually ate the remaining…