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 […]
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 […]
Healing herbs Herbs have been used since thousands of years to improve health and wellbeing. These 4 ayurvedic herbs are widely used for a range of conditions. Ayurveda seeks to deal with the cause of our imbalances, not just suppress the symptoms. It works slow but steady and more and […]
Today is a hummus day! I love it soooo much. And it is so quick to make that I only very occasionally get the store bought one anymore (some days you just have to). I prefer to make hummus with freshly cooked chickpeas. What I usually do is soak a […]
I love a good pancake breakfast (and lunch, and dinner…). I go through phases where I’ll have them every day for days in a row, and then don’t eat them for two months. This is definitely one of these every day episodes… Here I have an ayurvedic pancake recipe for […]
In winter the Kapha energy is getting stronger. Excess Kapha will become aggravated come early spring, so better avoid the build-up now with this fragrant Kapha balancing pumpkin soup.
4 ayurvedic tea blends (that you have in your cupboard) Cosy time in the sofa, the dogs are near, and I am holding a steaming hot cup of tea (and a biscuit) (or 3)(which is why the dogs are near ;-)) . I cherish those evenings of quiet time. And […]
I don’t know where the year went, but we are getting close to the shortest day of the year. It is getting chilly and the flu is going around. What can you do now to support your immune system and better take care of yourself and your health? These easy […]