Healthy Grilling Tips

5 Healthy Grilling Tips

Hot weather and outdoor living means firing up the outdoor grill in many homes. Yet, before you throw that burger or steak on the barbecue, be aware research has shown that turning up the heat on meat can cause potentially cancer-causing substances to form. Meats contain several harmful elements including animal protein, arachidonic acid and …

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Ayurvedic Recipes: Sensational Summer Salad to the Rescue!

Summer is here, and you may be experiencing extreme temperatures and the imbalances that accompany the high heat. One of the most effective ways to regulate body temperature and bring one’s self back into balance is through diet. Pitta is that which is governed, mainly, by the fire element, and responds well to sweet, astringent, …

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Sprouted Mung Beans

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, let’s party!” –Robin Williams Agreed!  It’s like the earth just opened up its doors, rang the dinner bell and said, come and get it! Combining vegetables with sprouted mung beans makes for a well-balanced meal. Sprouting mung beans increases their bioavailability-think more protein, increased antioxidants and enzymatic efficacy.  Sprouting …

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Ayurveda Recipes: CCF Tea (Cumin, Coriander, and Fennel)

The first thing to address with any imbalance is the quality of digestion. A healthy digestive fire (agni) is important for fat burning, digestion, and assimilation of nutrients. Cumin, coriander, and fennel are celebrities in the world of Ayurveda. They are known for their ability to improve metabolism, enhance nutrient absorption, reduce gas, bloating, indigestion, …

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Sweet Potato Soup

Sweet Potato Soup

If you love sweet potatoes, this is the perfect recipe for you. With warming spices such as fresh ginger and black pepper, this creamy sweet potato soup from Kasia is perfect for a cold winter day. Not only is it nutritious, but it’s also gluten-free and there’s no need for heavy-cream either! Ingredients 3 sweet …

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