Gluten Free Archive

A Thoughtful Valentine Day Gift

The special day – Feb 14th to celebrate the  in your life! The fragrance of love floats in the air with flowers, candy, and red hearts everywhere you go… I never really got into celebrating this day…may be it’s the commercial aspect of it that never attracted me nor my husband into it but ...Read More

Vegan Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

Happy Cinco de Mayo! In the spirit of this fiesta, I thought I would gather some of my favorite Mexican inspired vegan recipes that I love making again and again… For my international subscribers not from US and Mexico – Cinco de Mayo in Spanish means “fifth of May”. This is a ...Read More

Post-Holiday Meal – Maha Detox Soup

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! This is just the perfect meal to swing back to routine after all the rich foods and pampering from the holidays!! Hearty warm soup refreshingly awakens my taste buds from all the low (zero)- nutrient rich foods from this holiday season. Hope you all had a nice holiday spent ...Read More

Ayurvedic BerryPrash (Immune Booster Jam)

Introducing Ayurvedic BerryPrash – keeping healthy, Ayurvedic way! I read an interesting article today, which talked about how humidity level plays a big role in the seasonality of the flu occurrences. The summer has been fairly mild for Phoenix this year, and this morning it poured heavily making the air humid and ...Read More

Raw Taco Gorilla Wraps

I love Mexican food and when I came across this fully raw and super-simple taco recipe from Kimberly Snyder, had to give it a try! First thing that attracted me to this recipe is the pure simplicity of this dish and secondly the use of Ayurvedic spices cumin and coriander.According to Kim, this recipe ...Read More

Black Chana Vedic Curry

During the summertime, I need to be very conscious of what I eat in order to keep my pitta in balance. Extreme dry heat of Arizona takes no time for my body to get dehydrated, and this is the time to revamp my eating pattern. Getting to know Ayurveda and following it’s ...Read More

9 Healing Wonders of Ayurvedic Garam Masala

You cannot imagine any Indian cooking without the “quintessential” Garam Masala! The secret to the popularity of Indian curries lies in the blend of spices that imparts the unforgettable zing to your tastebuds. According to Ayurveda it’s this garam masala that brings all the six rasas (tastes) into a dish to formulate ...Read More

Kitchari – The Nutritious Ayurvedic Detox Dish

Kitchari has been Ayurveda’s age-old signature detox dish! The word “kitchari” (pronounced kitch-a-ree) in India means mixture of two or more grains. Easy to make and healthy to eat. Traditional Kitchari is made by mixing white basmati rice and split yellow mung dal. This dish takes a western twist with protein-rich quinoa ...Read More

Quinoa Yogi Pilaf

This is a power packed lunch for a hard-core yogi!! Easy to make, filling to the tummy, and blissful to the soul. The right combination of food is key after an intense yoga workout to help build, fuel, and repair every cell in our body. Ayurveda, tells us that what we eat is ...Read More

Choco-Zen Cookies (Chocolate-Hazelnut Giveaway!!)

Yes, you heard it right – these are zen-licious cookies you have ever tasted!! Allow me to welcome you to my zen world of pure chocolate bliss Growing up, one thing I distinctly remember loving most which gave me immense peacefully satisfying feeling is – eating chocolates! I had initiated myself with a ...Read More