As the heat of the summer begins to ramp up through the next month, many of us can find ourselves feeling a little out of sorts. Rashes, irritability, acid reflux, nausea, and fatigue can all begin to crop up when the fire element within our bodies (known as pitta in Ayurvedic medicine) becomes out […]
After months and months of waiting, spring seems to explode into action all at once and before you know it, summer is here. That’s why it’s so important to take advantage of the profusion of delicious and nutritious wild spring edibles before they’ve disappeared. Below you’ll find a list of four of my favorites […]
Eating well would be a breeze if we always had the time to create healthy meals. Unfortunately, the real world doesn’t always work like that, and more often than we’d like, our meals become afterthoughts – even footnotes – in our busy days, rather than the focus we wish they could be.
As we […]
It can be all too easy to take the health of our canine and feline companions for granted until something goes wrong. Because they have no way of coming out and telling us when they aren’t feeling well, it often isn’t until something is very wrong that we humans finally take notice. And while […]
Call me stubborn, but I refuse to believe that my sudden craving for rose this month is entirely attributable to old St. Valentine, lurking just around the corner. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good Valentine and a box of chocolates as much as anyone. But I’d also like to believe there is […]
Warm drinks and cold days go together like toast and jam. Hot chocolates, sweet milky chai, and bottomless cups of tea — could we ever bear the expanse of winter were it not for these life-saving elixirs bursting with comfort, sweetness, and joy?
Yet, for all of their charms and hygge-inducing abilities, so many […]