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Ayurvedic Gut Shots Recipes

Ayurvedic Gut Shots Recipes

Gut shots are a liquid fire starter for your digestion. Once you have your homemade gut shots stored in fancy glass jars in your fridge, you’ll want to pour an ounce into a shot glass. This elixir you custom design to your tastes, to the season, and to your constitution.Fermented foods breed themselves. Once you start making your own gut shots, you’ll notice that you naturally use one batch to start the next. Experiment with these super nutritive fermented agni boosters. Play with colors and flavors. Gut shots are a...

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Doshas, Koshas, Chakras, and Cellular Memory + Favorite Smoothie Recipe

Sacred Anatomy and Smoothies In this episode:I answer a listener question: What is your favorite smoothie recipe? Interview with Dr. Claudia Welch on sacred anatomy and cellular memory Interview Vanessa on her experience in Yoga Health CoachingWhat is your favorite smoothie recipe? I mention:     Eating locally and seasonally      The importance of food combining      Superfoods      Smoothies in the winterDr. Mary Jo Cravatta In this interview I talk with Mary Jo about:     Recognizing cellular memory patterns and creating balance      The elements as the basis for everything      The relationship between doshas, koshas, chakras, and the elementsWhat we mention in...

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Raw Foods Ayurveda vs. Traditional Ayurveda

Raw or Cooked Ayurveda First off, press play and watch my silly cartoon.Vatas can't go raw. Or can they? In yoga and Ayurveda circles there can be an unfriendly, and sometimes uninformed bias against raw or living foods. One of the main arguments is that raw food creates a vata imbalance. And I agree, this does happen. Yet, in an attempt to bridge two forward thinking, even potentially evolutionary communities,  we want to understand, as yogis and as ayurvedic practitioners how to intelligently and seasonally prepare living foods. Ayurveda doesn't prejudice climates, ecosystems,...

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6 tips for the thick of Winter

Before the heavy slow energy of winter sucks you into the black hole of lethargy wake up and move for 20 minutes upon arising. If you tend to get chunky in winter, don’t wander too far into grain land. Use spirulina for protein. Have a broth-based soup for dinner with flax crackers. Switch your oatmeal to chia seed porridge. Make your waffles out of buckwheat and millet, soaked overnight. This is a great season to be gluten-free. Incorporate 10% more living foods than you did last week. Drink a...

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Raw Corn Tacos

I keep eating these and thought you might enjoy them too. They take about 5 minutes to make  - perfect for end of summer. Perfect for those transitioning to a living foods diet (out of  a pranically -dead foods diet).What you need:3 sprouted corn tortillas (check fridge at Wholefoods) some creamy dressing ( I make a southwestern Caeser from the Rebar Cookbook) chopped cilantro sliced cucumber raw salsa (I know - nightshades. Ugg. But just a few bites - nothing to get all inflammatory about)! raw cheese (I get...

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Raising kids with Doshic Awareness

I had a great conversation with Melanie Sachs, author of Ayurvedic Spa and Ayurvedic Beauty Care about raising families with holistic wisdom. Here is a quick audio: sachs_doshasThe beauty of raising children with Ayurvedic awareness, as opposed to general holistic knowledge is primarily language. Sanskrithappens to have evolved in an intentional naming of the manifest world from subtle to gross, so it can more aptly describe energies that develop into patterns in mind and body.This actually sets a young adult up for a deeper inquiry into the source of those...

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