Raw/Semi-Raw Archive

Mother’s Day Rose Smoothie

Motherhood – all love begins and ends there… warm, loving and supportive made up my mother. Happy Mother’s Day!  I was curious to know how Mother’s Day came about and doing some research on Google, I came to know it rather has a little dark history behind it. The US version of Mother’s ...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

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

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

Blissful Nari Smoothie – Ayurveda and Hormones

Namaste Beautiful Ladies!! I am sharing with you an ayurvedic smoothie recipe that keeps me blissful during my monthly cycles. This drink is deliciously rich, comforty, and promises to keep me in good mood!!. The word ‘nari’ comes from Sanskrit meaning woman. This smoothie truly deserves the name “blissful nari”.  According to Ayurveda, a ...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

Vedic Sesame Ladoos

This is my first post for 2014 – Happy New Year!! and Happy Sankranthi to all my Indian friends!! Let me start by saying these tridsohic treats are addictive! Ayurvedic text highly regards Sesame seeds for numerous health benefits and is a common pantry staple in many Indian kitchens. As a kid ...Read More

Ayurvedic Sauerkraut (Homemade Pickled Cucumber)

Yes, you heard it right – Sauerkraut Ayurvedic style!  Cabbage has been the popular choice for making sauerkraut for many, many years in the West. In the East it’s popularly known as pickles where the food is left to ferment naturally in an acidic medium. Homemade pickled cucumber (you can use any ...Read More

Savory Brazil Nut Beauty Butter

Hello there! Set aside your usual peanut butter jar – it’s time for a change…New and Better –  Savory Brazil Nut Beauty Butter!!! I always wanted to include Brazil Nuts in my daily diet, but what kept me away from this, is the taste of these nuts. Honestly, I can’t have them just ...Read More