This is my attempt to bring together all of my favorite juicy-lady ingredients. Both sesame and almonds were highly revered for their core-vitality building properties, as they both build the bones minerals. Lavender cools and calms the nervous system. This is a great morning smoothie, although it can be taken as a snack throughout the …
My favorite simple soup for easy digesting. The warmth provides grounding and comfort for cold days.
A mouthful to say, and an even bigger fullness to the taste.
From an Ayurvedic perspective, salads are cooling and can be hard on the digestive fire if your digestion is already weak. That said, with good amounts of healthy oils, warming spices, and by finely chopping the greens, most people have no trouble digesting this favorite of American “health-foods.”
As a student of Dr. Claudia Welch, I’ve deeply admired her ability to swiftly unpack complicated Tantric philosophy and Ayurvedic medicine into spunky one-liners. One of my favorite is written on a sticky note on my bathroom mirror. “Fear blocks the channels.” Fear, worry, anxiety, stress, spinning—it’s all the same. It’s any emotional state that constricts us, preventing the experience of joy and freedom in our lives.
One of my all time favorite dishes. Nettles purify the blood, lemon stimulates digestion and pine nuts are the best for treating the savory-craving.
Whether you make time for a quick foot massage before bed, or you can get into the routine of a deep 10-20 minute self massage before your shower, massaging with our Ayurvedic, herb-infused oils will better your daily life by ridding you of accumulated toxins and coating your body with a layer of love. In fact, the word for oil in Sanskrit is sneha, or “love.”