When it comes to quick protein, we vegetarians (and vegans) don’t have many choices. Beans take ages to cook and soy and tempeh aren’t acceptable options. Figuring out what to eat when you’re in a rush but still… Read More

(This article was also published in Popular Lately on elephantjournal.com.) I love, love, love to travel. I also love to be healthy, but the two are antagonistic without a little extra attention to self-care. I’ve learned this the… Read More

(This article was also featured in Popular Lately on elephantjournal.com) In order to survive the impending surge of rich, heavy holiday foods, your digestive fire better be burning brightly. It determines whether your food properly transforms into healthy… Read More

Curried Coconut Adzuki Beans and Rice. Adzuki are one of the few beans that don’t seem to aggravate most vata types, so as a vata they’re one of my vegetarian staples. You can find this small red bean… Read More

Cooking for One? Try this Simple, Yummy Kitchari! I’m often on my own for lunch and dinner and tempted to settle for cheese and crackers or avocado and toast. Let’s face it: cooking for one is not very… Read More

(This article was also featured in Popular Lately on elephantjournal.com) How wonderful is it to roll out of bed in the morning feeling fresh, fully awake, and chipper! Imagine waking up in a good mood every morning, open… Read More

Yoga classes are not supposed to be intimidating. In fact, yoga is an entirely non-judgmental, non-competitive, and peace-promoting endeavor. But like anything new and unfamiliar, the intimidation factor that yoga studios can carry is enough to scare away… Read More

(This article was also published on elephantjournal.com) Every yoga teacher has their own yoga-during-menstruation theory; there’s no definitive answer. Some say no problem!, some say avoid inversions, and I say take a break. Here’s why. According to Ayurveda,… Read More

(This article was also featured in Popular Lately on elephantjournal.com) In asking clients about their digestive health, I’ve learned that many people don’t believe they have digestive issues– even if they regularly suffer from gas and bloating. Apparently,… Read More

It’s officially fall, and along with its gorgeous colors, clear blue skies and crisp cool air comes a far less welcome occurrence: dull, dry skin. In Ayurvedic terms, fall is vata season. The atmosphere is cool, clear, windy,… Read More