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Who said that decadent desserts can’t be good for you? Truth is, when desserts are made with ingredients that slow down the digestive process, offer nutritional benefits, and are enjoyed in moderation, they can be nutritiously enjoyable.  The holidays are upon us with the delightful scents of mouth...Read More
Did you know that tastes can heal you? Ayurveda cooking traditions have long acknowledged the six tastes—sweet, sour, salty, bitter, astringent, and pungent—for their balancing properties. The goal is to incorporate all tastes into each meal, which can sometimes be challenging. One fun way to make...Read More
Your gluten-free, vegan, or paleo diet doesn’t mean you need to miss out on holiday treats this year. The four recipes below include holiday cookie favorites, minus wheat flour, animal products, and added sugar. Gingerbread Cookies Create classic gingerbread cookies and decorate them with currents...Read More
Fall brings shorter days, longer nights, cooler weather, and a new menu of seasonal foods to help keep your body balanced and well. The fall harvest is full of antioxidant- and fiber-laden fare from Brussels sprouts and pumpkin to parsnips and persimmons. Incorporate these tips and recipes into...Read More
The number of people looking for wheat alternatives that are naturally gluten-free is growing right alongside the rising incidence of Celiac disease and gluten intolerance. Luckily, there are alternative gluten-free grains available to consumers. These ancient grains, which originate from countries...Read More
Sodium has long been used as a primary flavor enhancer. We need sodium to support the body in maintaining its hydration levels and electrolyte balance, but we tend to rely on it more heavily than we need to.  The average American sodium consumption is 3,400 mg per day while the recommended amount...Read More
Trying to find healthy snacks when you’re out running errands, at your kids’ sports events, or at work can be a daunting task. Vending machines and snack counters tend to be full of unhealthy snacks—not to mention the ever-enticing bowl of candy at the office. When you’re on the hunt for a healthy...Read More
Enjoy these fresh tasting, subtle yet satisfying soups and salads that help balance and cleanse your system. They're ideal for a late summer evening. Carrot Juice and Coconut Milk Soup With Cardamom and Fresh Mint Pitta, Vata With accents of cardamom and mint, this soup is refreshing. The...Read More