Category: Recipes

  With my honey out of town and the children at school,  I was cooking for just me this afternoon… I was so temped to whip up a hummus sandwich and call it a done deal. Sandwiches, however healthy the ingredients are, are my version of fast food. Bread is my fast food to be […]

When your summer garden pours out its bounty of zucchini love, give this recipe a try.   Nina’s Zucchini Muffins 3 cups flour 1 tsp salt 1tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground cardamom 1/4 tsp ground ginger 3 eggs 1 cup olive oil 1tsp vanilla extract 1 […]

Another hot day… turning today into a rose kind of day. I dropped rosewater saline in my eyes this morning, spritzed my students in yoga class this afternoon with rosewater mist and sipped Rose Lassi after dinner with the children. Rose is cooling, refreshing and soothing. Like Hibiscus, it is great for relieving heat in […]

The  weather man said it was going to be hot today. I am such a hot weather wienie, so such news sent me into my usual hot weather freak out… First make a batch of Hibiscus cooler. Then get errands done before noon so I can retreat to my cool cave (north facing master bedroom) […]

Kitcheree (sometimes spelled Kitchadee) is a traditional Indian food made from split mung beans and basmati rice. It is indeed the wonder food! It’s easy to digest, cleansing to the digestive system, a complete protein and absolutely delicious. I try to cook it once a week for the family to help keep our digestion balanced. […]

Time to make deodorant I have been making and using this deodorant for about two years now and am pretty pleased with it.  My husband uses it and have turned a few friends on to it. My daughter has just started needing deodorant and I am happy that I have this natural alternative for her. […]