Lentil Rice Casserole

Lentil Rice Casserole

This recipe is one of my sister’s weekly staples – and for good reason – it’s nourishing, nurturing, and delicious.  You can bake this (as directed) or it works just as well in the slow-cooker.  Enjoy! Ingredients:
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups diced onions
  • 1 ½ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ ..read more

Past Year Reflections and New Year Affirmations

Past Year Reflections and New Year Affirmations

Over the more than 15 years of this newsletter I have many times offered a reflective writing practice that my Grandmother taught me.  This “New Years Reflection” technique involves taking some time to reflect on the year that has passed, and setting aims and affirmations for the year to come.  My Grandmother does ..read more

DIY Salt Glow Body Scrub

Salt Glow Body Scrub

Make your own Salt Glow Body Scrub with some simple ingredients from the pantry for smooth, glowing skin.  A salt scrub can be done once or twice a week to remove dead skin cells and rejuvenate the skin. Ingredients:
  • 2 parts Fine Sea Salt (sugar works just as well – make sure they are smaller granules not too rou..read more

What I Love About Ayurveda

The majority of messages we receive from the mass media seem determined to tell us daily how we should be.  What I love about Ayurveda is that it helps us to understand and accept who we are.  And when we know who we are, we can make small but powerful changes to how we live which, when they take root, can blossom into great health, vitality, clarity, and personal evolution. ..read more

Your Opinions Won’t Keep You Warm At Night

Hello Friends, There have been some big conversations lately in Yoga relating to a new yoga book, a yoga ‘scandal’ and other assorted events that have the yoga community buzzing about ethics, safety, and confidence in the practice.  Although I have been sharing some of these items on our Facebook page, I must tell you that I have no opinion on any of these subjects. In ..read more