Why Is It Important to Be In Balance?

When we bring our body, mind and spirit into alignment, we operate from a balanced state. This balance is important to have because it allows us to receive feedback from our own innate intelligence – whether a certain food or activity is serving us in our health or not. However, due to today’s lifestyles, diets […]

What Does Kreem Shakti Mean?

This is a mantra that is comprised of two words. “Kreem” is the seed syllable mantra that represents Goddess Kali. It propels the power of transformation at all levels of body, mind and conciousness. Goddess Kali helps dispel the misery, sorrow and darkness inside our minds and outside ourselves as well. “Shakti” is another strong […]

What Is Ayurveda?

Ayurveda is a traditional system of medicine that originated in India thousands of years ago. The word “Ayurveda” is derived from the Sanskrit words “ayus,” meaning life, and “veda,” meaning knowledge or science. It is often referred to as the “science of life” or the “knowledge of longevity.” Ayurveda is a holistic approach to health […]

What’s Cooking on Your Pan?

After a long Kapha season here in California, we are finally in the summer Pitta season. This is a great time to incorporate some Bitter Melon into your diet! Bitter gourd can be sautéed, like above, on a pan with onions & spices (like our five spice mix or any local panchapuran mix.) It can […]

Heavy Metal Detox

Over the past few months, I’ve been on a journey of self-care and well-being, taking a necessary step back. It came to my attention that I had unknowingly been exposed to lead poisoning. I had been gifted eye makeup and had been using it daily for an extended period. Interestingly, I had a strong gut […]

Heavy Metal Detox : Part 2

Upon discovering my lead exposure, one of the immediate steps I took was to integrate whole seed coriander tea into my daily routine. Each morning, I savored a cup of this revitalizing tea and even created a cold infusion to sip on throughout the day. Adding coriander seed powder to my meals became a delightful […]