Diet

  • The Ayurvedic Perspective on Modern Diets
    • Diet
    • August 31, 2021
    The Ayurvedic Perspective on Modern Diets

    When it comes to food and diet, there are seemingly endless options and opinions. Here are some ways that you can use Ayurveda to find the modern diet for you.

  • Three Ways Intuitive Cooking Can Awaken Your Senses and Feed Your Joy
    • Diet
    • August 17, 2021
    Three Ways Intuitive Cooking Can Awaken Your Senses and Feed Your Joy

    There’s a big drive in our society towards perfectionism, but it’s helpful to remember that recipes are guidelines—there for inspiration, but not set in stone.

  • An Ayurvedic Exploration of the Many Ways to Prepare Food
    • Diet
    • August 05, 2021
    An Ayurvedic Exploration of the Many Ways to Prepare Food

    How you cook your food impacts the way it tastes and more. Learn the Ayurvedic perspective on food preparation so you can feel like a Jedi kitchen master.

  • How to See Ayurveda in All Foods
    • Diet
    • June 02, 2021
    How to See Ayurveda in All Foods

    No matter what is in your pantry or available at your local grocery or farmers market, here are five basic principles to keep in mind when preparing your meals.

  • The Ayurvedic Perspective on Fermented Foods
    • Diet
    • May 25, 2021
    The Ayurvedic Perspective on Fermented Foods

    When used wisely, fermentation can boost digestion and support our overall health. Explore the best ways to enjoy fermented foods from an Ayurvedic perspective.

  • The Ayurvedic Perspective on Milk
    • Diet
    • April 08, 2021
    The Ayurvedic Perspective on Milk

    Fresh dairy from the farm is not always possible. So, what can we do? Here is some information on milk and milk alternatives from an Ayurvedic perspective. 

  • What Is Kitchari & Why We Eat It for Cleansing
    • Diet
    • February 23, 2021
    What Is Kitchari & Why We Eat It for Cleansing

    Kitchari is a dish of mung dal, basmati rice, and spices. Compared to today's diet trends, it might seem unusual, but here's why kitchari is ideal for cleansing.

  • An Ayurvedic Approach to Meal Planning
    • Diet
    • February 09, 2021
    An Ayurvedic Approach to Meal Planning

    How do you eat well in our busy, modern world? Planning meals for the week ahead can set you up for success and save time, money, and food waste along the way.

  • Trust Your Gut: How the Enteric Nervous System Can Impact Your Mind
    • Diet
    • January 28, 2021
    Trust Your Gut: How the Enteric Nervous System Can Impact Your Mind

    Ayurveda has long emphasized the connection between the gut and the brain. The enteric nervous system plays a vital role in this connection, affecting mood, health, and even your gut feelings.

  • How Diet Affects Immune Health
    • Diet
    • December 15, 2020
    How Diet Affects Immune Health

    Our diet is one of our biggest allies in cultivating immune health. Read this article to learn how you can refine your diet to support optimal immune function.

  • 5 Recipes for an Amazing Ayurvedic Feast
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • November 20, 2020
    5 Recipes for an Amazing Ayurvedic Feast

    Approach the holidays with more joy and less indigestion with our festive menu! These delicious holiday recipes can please a crowd while upholding the Ayurvedic principles of healthy eating.

  • The Ayurvedic Perspective on Coffee
    • Diet
    • October 25, 2020
    The Ayurvedic Perspective on Coffee

    Do you drink coffee? This blog entry explores the qualities of coffee, as well as when it’s okay for you to indulge and when it’s time for you to take a break.

  • 8 Spices to Try This Fall and Winter
    • Diet
    • October 13, 2020
    8 Spices to Try This Fall and Winter

    Fall is a great time for spices. When used skillfully, spices can not only flavor our food, but can also support our journey towards greater health and balance.

  • Agni Quiz: Discover Your Digestive Fire
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • May 05, 2020
    Agni Quiz: Discover Your Digestive Fire

    How do we know what type of digestive fire we have? We created this fun and easy agni quiz to help you find out. When you’re done, keep reading to understand your results!

  • Make Your Own Almond Milk [video]
    • Diet
    • April 13, 2020
    Make Your Own Almond Milk [video]

    Almond milk deeply nurtures all the tissues of the body. Making it yourself is surprisingly easy and a great way to harness almond milk’s vitality or prana. 

  • Ginger Tulsi Almond Smoothie Recipe
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • March 18, 2020
    Ginger Tulsi Almond Smoothie Recipe

    This tasty smoothie with tulsi and ginger is perfect for de-cluttering the mind, soothing the nerves, supporting healthy energy, and helping you feel amazing.

  • This Is the Key to a Healthy Immune System
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • March 11, 2020
    This Is the Key to a Healthy Immune System

    Vibrant immunity requires a robust digestive fire, or “agni.” When you give your agni wholesome food, the nourishment passes from the digestive tract to your entire body by way of the seven tissues.

  • Why Ayurvedic Cleansing Is Unique and How It Really Works
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • March 09, 2020
    Why Ayurvedic Cleansing Is Unique and How It Really Works

    It’s hard to know if there were dietary trends at the time of Ayurveda’s origin over 5,000 years ago, but it’s safe to say that the traditional Ayurvedic kitchari cleanse has stood the test of time. 

  • Ginger and Garlic: Winter Miracle Foods
    • Diet
    • January 31, 2020
    Ginger and Garlic: Winter Miracle Foods

    Together, garlic and ginger cover many of the bases necessary to thrive all winter long. Learn how they act as potent allies during the colder times of year.

  • What Is an Ayurvedic Diet? [video]
    • Diet
    • January 13, 2020
    What Is an Ayurvedic Diet? [video]

    Ayurveda does not use a one-diet-fits-all approach, but there are ways to plan meals for your unique constitution. Find out more about choosing foods based on the doshas and your environment. 

  • 3 Ayurvedic Super Milk Recipes for Bedtime
    • Ayurvedic Lifestyle
    • December 13, 2019
    3 Ayurvedic Super Milk Recipes for Bedtime

    An evening routine is essential in Ayurveda. Check out these "supermilk" recipes with different ingredients to help you achieve the perfect bedtime vibe.

  • How Can I Tell if I Have a Healthy Digestive Fire? [video]
    • Diet
    • December 04, 2019
    How Can I Tell if I Have a Healthy Digestive Fire? [video]

    Paying attention to your digestion can be a major clue to your health. That's because in Ayurveda strong digestion, or agni, is considered the root of all imbalances or the seed of health.

  • How Cleansing Has Transformed My Life
    • Diet
    • September 13, 2019
    How Cleansing Has Transformed My Life

    Ayurvedic cleansing has been around for thousands of years. Check out this real-life, inspirational story of how cleansing helped one woman develop a more positive relationship with food. 

  • A Relaxed Approach to Cleansing
    • Diet
    • March 28, 2019
    A Relaxed Approach to Cleansing

    Perfectionism can get in the way of healthy cleansing. Learn why the "no pain, no gain" mentality is just one more thing to eliminate as you start your cleanse.

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