I grew up in Bombay, India, a far cry from the west coast of North America, where I live today. Yet for a girl who grew up in the city, I was lucky to experience natural and wild spaces far from the paved, urban environment I lived in. My mother made it her mission to […]
We love popsicles around here in the summer. What’s not to love? But better than store bought popsicles, are the ones you can make at home. Home made popsicles are delicious, bursting with freshness and best of all, they do not contain any nasty preservatives, toxic color or excess sugar that are replete in conventional […]
What is life like when we act from a place of no fear? When we tune into our truth and our inner light? I cannot think of a more POTENT day than this one to offer up a guided meditation that I created in collaboration with Halfmoon Yoga called “Embodied Light.” Use it whenever you want more […]
I awoke January 1, 2017 still tired, feeling the lingering effects of a nasty cold and flu that I got hit with exactly 3 days earlier, in the white cold of snowy Whistler, Canada; where we were hunkered down in a cabin with dear friends and our children. The highlight of the last night for me had […]
Delicious, organic amaranth granola recipe from Haramara Retreat Centre, Sayulita, the perfect post Olympic nutritional treat.
In Canada, my adopted home country, this is Thanksgiving weekend. The trees wear their colourful garlands with short lived intensity – soon it will be winter – and our friends and family share laughter and seasonal harvest around their tables. In Santa Cruz, California, where I currently live; today is a warm 21 + degrees C […]
For clear soft skin with a lot of sweetness. Who said you’ve got to quit sugar after the holidays. This simple face mask has the healing and sweet benefits of raw honey and turmeric and the goodness of fresh cream – if you’re vegan use some coconut cream instead. Sip some warm tea, light a […]
Regulate and sustain your immunity as we move into the cooler months with this simple ayurvedic tea that will warm you up inside out!!!
“Cooking is at once child’s play and adult joy. And cooking done with care is an act of love.” Craig Claiborne If you don’t “cook” daily or often, cooking can often seem so laborious. Yet if you look at it as a way of creating nourishment for yourself and those you love, it becomes an act […]
Why do we travel if not to seek the deeper meaning of life? And yet so often, when we embark on our spiritual journey, we realise that the answers to those big questions lie right here. It’s a paradox isn’t it? Yet travel and the freedom that it offers, the freedom to explore new frontiers without […]