Month: November 2013

This Thanksgiving, give your digestion a boost with this quick ayurvedic remedy. About 15 minutes before sitting down to eat your meal, place a sliver of fresh ginger on a lemon wedge, add a dash of salt, chew and swallow all but the lemon rind. Ginger, salt and lemon stimulate digestive enzymes. Stoking your digestive […]

~Yummy~Nourishing~Healthy~ This is what Thanksgiving dinner looks like at our place…  Baked butternut squash topped with quinoa, tahini dressing, walnuts and cranberries, with a side of roasted roots and maybe a green salad or some sautéed  green beans or brussel sprouts. Squash and root veggies are plentiful this time of year, so we eat this meal […]

Next time you find yourself  tossing and turning, try these natural sleep remedies. Warm Spiced Milk 1 cup warm milk (cow, almond or rice) 1/8 teaspoon of ground nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon of ground cardamom Mix all ingredients in a mug and drink one hour before bed. Nutmeg is one of the best herbs for calming […]