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Healthy Fruits in Winter 1

Healthy Fruits in Winter

In January, many people start thinking more about their health than any other time of the year, and one of the things that often comes to people’s minds is to eat more fruits and vegetables. While generally, this is a good thing, there are healthier options and things to be[...]
5-Tips for beating the Summertime Heatwave

5-Tips for beating a Summertime Heatwave

Tip #1: Abhyanga with Coconut Oil Coconut Oil is considered a “refrigerant” in Ayurveda. This means it’s very cooling. Slather this on for your daily Abhyanga (self-oil massage), allow the benefits of the coconut to absorb in for about 10-minutes before taking your shower. Remember… don’t use soap, instead, just[...]
French Toast for Vata Season

Recipe: French Toast for early Vata Season & Better Digestion

One of Vata’s characteristics is weaker digestion, so during this season, we need to focus on helping and supporting our digestive system more than normal. Here is a modification of a classic American Favorite, the French Toast, to help support not just digestion, but also helping to cool any excess[...]
Shatavari Properties

Getting to Know Your Herbal Allies: Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus)

by Breanna Potts (cross posted from Banyan Botanicals, one of our vendors) Summer is coming to a close, and with it, we eagerly await the cool reprieve of crisp and clear fall days. During this seasonal transition, there is an equal need to keep the focus on balancing pitta while[...]
Cardamom Rose Water Rice Pudding

Recipe: Cardamom & Rose Water Rice Pudding

by SchaOn Blodgett, CCP, BTAT So, the other day we were invited to go to an outdoor graduation party that was potluck-style for a friend. We looked at the weather and it was going to be a hot one… high base temp, high humidity, etc. Because of this I felt[...]
Cottage Cheese Dish

Quick Breakfast for Energy: Cottage Cheese Bowl

This is a fantastic, and surprisingly delicious, breakfast dish which provides you with a lot of energy to get going right away in the morning. I recently saw this while watching an episode of Dr. Oz about increasing energy, and while it seemed odd to eat this for breakfast, I[...]
How much water should you drink?

How much Water should I be drinking?

We’ve all heard the old saying “Eight-8 ounce glasses of water a day.” Though, is this really correct for everyone? The simple answer is NO. The Eight-8 ounce glasses of water per day is the rough amount needed for an individual that weighs about 150 pounds (in reality, this rule[...]

More “Eggs-cellent” Bennies from Backyard Chickens!

Here is a fantastic article from one our business partners Emerson Ecologics talking about some of the wonderful health benefits of backyard chicken eggs. One thing that the article leaves out is the increase of biophotons in free-range outdoor chicken eggs (talked about in Recent Advances in Biophoton Research and Its[...]
Natural Bug & Mosquito Repellents

Natural Bug & Mosquito Repellents

by SchaOn Blodgett, CCP, BTAT It’s summer, and time for camping, bonfires and other fun outdoor activities, and with it the bugs that come with it. While we always try to promote being in harmony with the nature around us, which includes the bugs as they are a natural food[...]

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