• 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Holiday Mendiants

    December, with its holidays and end of the year buzz, asks so much of us, and yet slow and easy is the call of the season. So if you are looking for a holiday treat that answers that call for…

  • Everyday Cleanse: Kitchari

    Ingredients 1/2 cup whole mung beans 1/2 cup basmati rice 1 tablespoon ghee or coconut oil + 1 teaspoon 3-4 hearty shakes seasonal spice blend, or curry powder 6 cups low sodium veg broth 1 inch piece of kombu, optional 3-4 stalks celery…

  • Warm Winter Harvest Soup

    MAKE YOUR OWN Vegetable Broth 1 small onion, peeled and halved 3 or 4 scallions 3 garlic cloves, sliced 1 celery stalk 1 carrot, peeled and chopped 1 bay leaf 1 thyme branch 1 tablespoon tamari or shoyu Put all…