Gardening Sadhana

  I am sitting and just started listening to the opening satsang of Saul David Raye for his 21-Day Online Sadhana Practice: Love is Stronger Than Fear. Saul is talking about gathering in… Continue reading

Are You Drinking Too Much Water… Or Enough?

Most main stream articles you’ll find out there, highlight the importance of drinking water advising everyone to increase their intake of water and drink at least 8 cups a day. It’s probably true that… Continue reading

Ayurvedic Spiced Nut Milk

The Spring time ayurvedically speaking is the season of year ruled by Kapha dosha and the elements of Water and Earth. Spring is the season for shedding, cleansing, and letting go of anything… Continue reading

Garbanzo & Collard Greens Stew

Can’t believe I haven’t posted in soooo long! Glad that the yummy dish I made for lunch today, motivated me to share it on my blog and reconnect with my readers;) Today’s recipe… Continue reading

Manifest your Inner Teacher

Dear readers and friends, About 4 years ago, after a period of thorough thinking and meditation, I made a personal and committed decision to take the next step in my yoga teaching: I… Continue reading

5 Tips for a Healthier and Happier Holiday

  Avoid overdoing & excessive multitasking – One task at a time performed with mindfulness Set boundaries with family and friends – Nurture your relationships, make room to spend quality time with loved ones,… Continue reading

We are all variably addicted

Came across this article this morning, which inspired a personal reflection about ‘addictions’ – that I’m sharing here.  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/04/trust-and-gratitude-paul-williams-tracey-jackson_n_6255700.html We all are addicted/strongly attached to some degree to something whether it’s physical and… Continue reading

My story

[…] My first meals involved fresh garden tomatoes, Spanish tortillas and rice yellowed by saffron, seasoned with the laughter and love of close neighbors. As I grew old enough to reach the stove,… Continue reading

Positive thoughts create energy

          The longer we are able to hold a positive thought, the stronger that energy around us becomes. – DailyOM August 1, 2014

Carrot Fennel Soup

    A couple of weeks ago after digging into my fridge for some inspiration – based on available ingredients – I came up with this light, flavorful, refreshing, easy-to-make, vegetable cream ideal… Continue reading