Category Archives for "Ayurveda"

The doshas on vacation

ayurveda on holiday

What is your dosha on vacation? The doshas are confusing to many people. (If you have no idea what I am talking about, go to this page and download my dosha guide!) It is only by observing that the doshas start to make sense and show in other people. Sometimes it is easier to recognise […]

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Refreshing ayurvedic zucchini soup

Zucchini season You’d think I learned from last years overflow of zucchini (courgettes) but here we are again with an abundance of zucchini in my garden… So I’ll be making lots of courgette based dishes! Not that that’s a bad thing as zucchini are a great base for many recipes. You can even use them […]

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The best ayurveda resources

Today I want to share with you THE BEST ayurveda resources (I know of). The books that I keep referring to. The websites I keep going back to again and again. The podcasts I am listening to. I am going to mix the established names and the ‘new kids on the block’. I am a […]

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Ayurvedic dictionary for beginners

Ayurvedic dictionary If you are completely new to Ayurveda all the different Sanskrit terms can be overwhelming. Trying to distinguish ama from mala and gunas from doshas? Then start here with this ayurvedic dictionary for beginners. Sanskrit is a very rich language. Often Sanskrit words don’t even have a good translation in English. They may […]

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Ayurvedic properties of eggs

Easter is around the corner! The shops are filling with chocolate and painted eggs but… are eggs good for you? I’m not talking about the chocolate kind but about the chicken egg. Let’s investigate the ayurvedic perspective of eggs :) Want to know about ayurveda and chocolate? Then read this post. Ayurvedic properties of eggs […]

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Winter to spring season change in ayurveda

winter to spring transition in ayurveda

Winter to spring Jump for joy! Spring is in the air. Here in Portugal we had the first really warm days (spotted the first mosquito too), the fruit trees are blossoming and field flowers and orchids are popping up everywhere. This is when the country is at its prettiest! (No wonder we chose this time […]

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