Yogic Lifestyle

Come explore the lifestyle of a yoga practitioner! Discover foods and recipes that support a calm and peaceful yogic life. Learn about the science of Ayurveda to strengthen and heal your body, mind and heart. Check out our seasonal yoga and diet guides to stay healthy and balanced in all four seasons.



Ghee Recipe

melting butter to make ghee

Ingredients: 1 lb unsalted butter Directions: Start with good organic, unsalted butter—cheaper brands often contain more water, yielding less ghee. Other tips: Use a heavy-bottomed saucepan, deep enough to allow… Read More→

Ghee: Food, Medicine, Liquid Light

Ghee

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” This quote is from Hippocrates, but it certainly applies to ghee, an ingredient in many traditional Indian recipes.  According to Ayurveda,… Read More→

10 Principles Of Healthy Eating

Quinoa and cooked veggies

The Ayurvedic perspective on food is that everything you eat has the potential to harm or heal you. In Ayurvedic medicine, food or nutrition accounts for about fifty percent of… Read More→

To Be, Or Not To Be…Vegetarian?

Last month, I learned that McDonald’s has gone vegetarian and that bananas may not be. Only days before, the New York Times reported that organically grown food was not measurably… Read More→

Ayurveda and Yoga

Ayurveda oil massage therapy

Ayurveda, the healing system native to India, has been practiced for millennia. Along with yoga, it is based on the Vedas, Sanskrit texts that date as far back as 1,500… Read More→

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