Summer has been rushing by… until we arrived in the middle of Ontario, to the area close to where my husband spent his youth, what we call in Canada “Cottage Country.” Here, life has finally seemed to slow down just a little bit. The air is humid and warm and we watch clouds shift […]
In the post preceding this one, What’s my Dosha?; I wrote, that in order to live more in FLOW with Life, to be truly healthy and vital, it is essential to balance our Doshas. And since you now have an understanding of the energetic qualities of the 3 doshas: Vata, Pitta and Kapha I know we can […]
From golden milk lattes; to smoothies fortified with coconut oil and cinnamon; and yoga classes that promise to balance your dosha, the healing power of Ayurveda seems to be everywhere, yet for many of us, it’s a bit of a mystery. What is it exactly and what makes Ayurveda so special?
here’s some clips from my recent appearance on a local Vancouver TV show, urban rush, with Mike + Fiona, two hosts who are incredibly perceptive, fun and make everything entertaining yet interesting…
we made some chai, from scratch. enjoy.
This is the year I turn 40. It’s a big one for me. And I’ve been casting a lens at various aspects of my life to see where I am stuck and where I can challenge myself by switching things up, especially if I feel I am in a rut. So, in an “expand my […]
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 […]
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 […]
Hello dear readers, I’m finally back in one of my favourite cities in the world, Vancouver, BC. Honestly, there is almost no other place I would rather be in the summer. It is the one season we forget the damp, cool, rainy climes of the North West and embrace the seemingly endless days of sunshine with abandon […]