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Seasonal Food & Recipes19th of October 2018

Pooja's Tumeric Puffed Rice

I have to say that I have never tried this but it sounds great, Pooja has some healthy eating recipes which we will continue to add to the site. We all know how good turmeric is for our health and this is a really unusual way to include it for a delicious snack.

Ayurveda & Rasayana 19th of October 2018

Ayurveda and the Ekadashi Fast by Pooja

Everyone that comes to this site will have read at the least about fasting and detoxing, here Pooja describes her experience with fasting and what the Ekadashi fast is all about this fast correlates to the Lunar Cycle. Pooja reminds us that the term “Ekadashi” translates to eleven.

Ayurveda & Rasayana 19th of October 2018

Are you Eating the Right Way? by Pooja

Are you Eating the Right Way? Drop the Fork and Use your Hands. Ayurveda has always practiced the art of eating with your fingers. The ancient tradition of eating food with the hands comes from mudra practices. Mudras are used during meditation and are hand movements and pose used in yoga and other healing practices along with chanting.

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Ayurveda Beauty Exfoliating Wk 52nd of October 2018

Exfoliation for Clear Skin

Ayurveda reminds us to be gentle towards our skin. When we exfoliate, we are not stripping the skin of its natural oils, we are stimulating and helping to gently yet effectively remove dirt and dead cells from the surface of the skin.

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Ayurveda Beauty Exfoliating Wk 52nd of October 2018

Polish, exfoliating home recipes

Exfoliation has long been part of Ayurveda's deep-cleansing philosophy. On a physical level, daily light exfoliation can stimulate the skin, eliminate toxins more efficiently, and remove dead cells. It also helps clear the mind.

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Autumn & Winter Warmers with Recipes2nd of October 2018

Winter Tips from Dr Arya

Dr Arya gives us some of her valuable tips on living through the winter time according to Ayurveda, here's what she says ...In winter the duration of night is long, one feels hungry in the early morning itself. since the digestive fire is so strong the preferred rasas are - Madhura (sweet), Amla(sour) and Lavana(Salt)

Ayurveda Skin & Beauty2nd of October 2018

DR Arya Talks About Vibrational Health in Cosmetics

Recently I was working behind the Ayurveda principles on Vibrational Medicine with the pioneer in the intersecting fields of regenerative medicine Dr. Kavita Beri who is a scientist at the Center of Dermal Research at Ruthers University, New Jersy.

Ayurveda & Rasayana 2nd of October 2018

Ayurveda and Vibrational healing by Dr Arya

In the stressful modern world, more and more people are turning to nature to find healing. Called Vibrational Medicine, or Vibrational Healing, this actually is a centuries-old practice, performed in different traditions.

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Autumn & Winter Warmers with Recipes29th of September 2018

Ayurveda Overview of October & Winter with Video

Autumn is considered a Vata season where everything changes, the leaves fall, the winds rise and it can feel like a period of change and movement both in body and mind, its an unsettling time for many.

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Autumn & Winter Warmers with Recipes29th of September 2018

October According to Ayurveda is the HEART of Autumn

Its a time for harvesting much of natures bounty is gathered and stored. Thankfully it's becoming more popular again as people turn towards the simpler things in life that are connected to nature. Although early last month as I gathered masses of blackberries I was saddened that they were left unpicked, I had nowhere else to store them as I made mountains of jam and juices.

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Autumn & Winter Warmers with Recipes29th of September 2018

The Autumn Season Ayurveda Energetics & Tastes

Autumn brings with it the Vata qualities which will affect all doshas, it seems like common sense but if you look at the way this season affects us, you will begin to understand the concept of Ayurveda and the seasonal changes.

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Autumn & Winter Warmers with Recipes29th of September 2018

Autumn Root Veg Stew

You can substitute different root veggies for this meal. This is a really warming hearty meal full of goodness. Its ok for all types, but don't use the chilli flakes for Pitta and reduce the garlic to a teaspoon.

Autumn & Winter Warmers with Recipes29th of September 2018

Autumn Veg with Ginger, Fennel & Leaves

This is a delicious dish a great one for using the autumn veg that's available in this season. The ginger in this dish is perfect for the Autumn season, here are the energetics of ginger, Ayurveda sees ginger as a major health and medicinal rhizome and is used in many ayurvedic recipes, here are the energetics of ginger.

Autumn & Winter Warmers with Recipes29th of September 2018

Ayurveda and Autumn

According to Ayurveda as we move through the rainy season which holds many health problems as discussed in the Rainy Season section, we move into Autumn which according to the Vedic calendar is late Sept to Mid November.

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Autumn & Winter Warmers with Recipes29th of September 2018

Pasta with Kale, Broccoli and Leeks

As we move into the winter season, according to Ayurveda this is the early winter and we can become aware of what's needed before the harsher winter months set in. We want to be adding some good quality food to our meals as the digestive system acts like a burning fire during these colder months helping to distribute warmth to our bodies.

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Wonderful Quinoa the Golden Seed 19th of September 2018

Healthy Delicious Quinoa Bowl

If you are a windy person which is a Vata imbalance eating too many beans can increase the problem, always add a pinch of Asafoetida or Hing to the mix, this will help with wind. Asafoetida is used in savoury dishes, often to add a more full flavor as an alternative for the taste of onions, garlic, egg, and even meat. It's a staple ingredient in Indian cooking, commonly used along with turmeric in lentil dishes like dal, and a variety of vegetable dishes

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Wonderful Quinoa the Golden Seed 19th of September 2018

Quinoa for Breakfast

Everyone wants to know about what to have for breakfast and what will work for each dosha. This is a really simple quinoa breakfast bowl that will keep you going all morning and provide you with all the nourishment that you will need. Simple ring the changes with the correct fruit for each dosha and you have cracked it!

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Wonderful Quinoa the Golden Seed 18th of September 2018

Quinoa Green Cleansing Smoothie

Wow so full of goodness and with the dark green leaves, it really does give you an excellent inner cleanse. Blended with sweet and pungent tastes it's suitable for all dosha with adaptations. You want to lose weight or get some much-needed energy this one is definitely one for you.

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Wonderful Quinoa the Golden Seed 18th of September 2018

Quinoa, Banana & Berry Smoothie

Imagine getting all the protein benefits from quinoa and the vitamin immune-building benefits of berries with all their antioxidant qualities.

Wonderful Quinoa the Golden Seed 18th of September 2018

Non Dairy Quinoa Milk

I've given you instructions to make lots of different nondairy milks, quinoa milk is somewhat different but so easy to make and absolutely full of delicious proteins. In the introduction to quinoa, I give you all the benefits but just in case you haven't read that here are some brief amazing benefits from quinoa.

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