Soothing Dahl

Soothing Dahl

Soothing Dahl (6 servings) 3 cups chana dhal  or yellow split peas  (rinsed well) 4 cups pure water 1½ tablespoons ghee 1 tablespoon fresh ginger root (grated) 2 cloves garlic (minced) 1½  teaspoon ground coriander seeds ¾ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 1½...
Breakfast Rice

Breakfast Rice

Breakfast Rice (4 servings) 1 cup washed organic short grain brown rice 1 ¼ cups milk (2% or whole) 1 ¼ cups filtered water ½ teaspoon kosher or sea salt 1 ½ tablespoon maple syrup (grade b) OR organic coconut sugar 1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon (freshly ground is...
Change your samskaras on August 21!

Change your samskaras on August 21!

It’s been my experience that one of the biggest challenges we have during our stay on this planet is to live comfortably with the patterns and tendencies that make up our individual personality and character. The Sanskrit word for such tendencies is Samskara, and it...
Bliss Balls Recipe

Bliss Balls Recipe

       Bliss Ballsby Manisha Kshirsagar   These lightly sweet energy balls are nourishing, and an easy snack to make. A perfect delicious and raw (optional) on-the-go snack! They provide nutritional benefits and are a healthy alternative to...
Sunblock

Sunblock

SUNSCREEN, WRINKLES & DREMPLES   In the Netherlands—Holland to the rest of the world—“Winkle” is the word for store.  Every time a huge billboard advertised a “winkle,” to my apparently endless amusement I would think “wrinkle.”  (Note: I am easily amused.)...
The Veggie Pusher

The Veggie Pusher

Hi Ladies (and Gents who love their ladies too)! You all have heard from me in a few little snippets. I am “the veggie pusher”….. Dunt, dunt, dunt…. I am also a food activist, a home gardener, and one who devotes much time to understanding the...
How to do Abhyanga

How to do Abhyanga

  How to do abhyanga Oil Massage A step-by-step guide to daily self massage A daily abyhanga massage with organic oils improves blood circulation, lubricates the joints, calms the nerves, increases mental alertness, helps the body efficiently eliminate toxins,...