• Coconut Nectar + Rose, Saffron, Nutmeg, Lime

    Ojas. Soma. Bhakti. How do we translate these words, or convey the experience, the deep knowing, that get up and dance urge, the sense of soaring wings lifting you to the sun, the feeling of sailing through light’s orchestral silence? We think we know…

  • Summer Orzo Salad

    It’s summer, and summer in my family means birthday celebrations! Not just the 4th of July, but also the birthdays of a niece, a nephew and my mother who turned a big #0 this year. We celebrated her with a…

  • AUTUMN IN A JAR: FIG JAM WITH LAVENDER, THYME, AND WALNUTS

    Autumn is my clandestine lover. It’s true that summer is the reliable, constant, and deeply warming season that I look forward to most in the darkness of winter. But fall is full of secrets, it is mysterious and unpredictable, making…

  • Lighten Up Tea

    Spring is the season to lighten up. After winter’s chill, it is time to melt the inner freeze. The winter body tends to become stagnant, sluggish and tight. Just as spring’s warmer temperatures melt mountain snow, thaw frozen lakes and…

  • BABY BOK CHOY AND SHIITAKE STIR-FRY

    Hello dearest friends! I am back, I am back. What. A. Holiday. I have so much to share with all of you, and many food inspirations, but for now, recuperating from that major haul home and adjusting to time zones,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • MAKING YOGURT, ALL BY YOURSELF

    To Do List: #1 – Get a goat. Seriously. Those four-legged, milk-giving wonders sure have worked their way into my heart. After spending morning after delightful morning feeding, grooming, and of course milking them, I have fallen into a total…

  • BEET, RASPBERRY AND VANILLA SMOOTHIE BOWL

    Hey buddy, how’s your blood doing these days? Is it healthy and flowing? Full of oxygen and freshly-made red blood cells? Have you ever even thought about this?! The answer is, not likely. And that is nothing to be ashamed about. We…

  • 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…