Ayurveda

How Ayurvedic Oil Pulling can Improve your Health

Ayurvedic medicine (Ayurveda for short) is one of the world’s oldest holistic healing systems. The term Ayurveda is derived from the Sanskrit words ayur (life) and veda (science or knowledge) meaning Science of Life.   Ayurvedic knowledge originated in India more than 5,000 years ago and is often called the “Mother of All Healing.” It’s based on the belief that health …

Baked Apple Surprise

This sweet-savory recipe is a family favorite. Try Brie cheese instead of blue cheese if you like things creamier. A little tip? Bake the apples in a muffin tin so they won’t roll around. Prep Time: 10 Bake Time: 35 Yield: 2 servings Main Ingredients: 2 medium apples 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese, divided 2 tablespoons quick-cooking oats 2 tablespoons bran flakes 1 …

Cucumber Gazpacho

A refreshing recipe for Cucumber Gazpacho (aka Chilled Cucumber Soup) with yogurt, lime and cilantro. Keep it vegetarian or serve with shrimp for a light lunch. Prep Time: 20 mins Total Time: 20 mins Yield: 3-4 Main Ingredients: 1/3 of a jalapeño, sliced (optional) 1 tablespoon shallot, plus more for garnish ( or sub 1 green onion) 1 small garlic clove 1 large English cucumber (12 ounces) sliced (or …

Creamy Polenta with Spring Veggies and Gremolata

A simple elegant recipe for Creamy Polenta with Spring Veggies and Gremolata – a flavorful and healthy meal featuring vibrant spring produce that can be made in under 30 minutes. Vegan & Gluten Free! Prep Time: 10 Cook Time: 20 Total Time: 30 minutes Yield: 2 servings Polenta: 2 ½ cups water ½ cup dry polenta or cornmeal ¾ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon granulated onion powder (or garlic powder ) ¼ teaspoon pepper …