How to Make Chai Tea

Someone asked me recently if I have any vices. I’d have to say the one thing I’ve struggled to give up is Chai, but I do try to limit how often I have it and often make it with decaf rather than black tea. As a Pitta type, caffeine can be over stimulating for me, but I do enjoy a cup every once in awhile when it’s c...

Ayurvedic Healing: Balancing Vata Pitta

I recently had the pleasure of a sit-down with Ayurvedic Consultant and YogaVibes instructor, Kyra Anastasia. Little did I know…I was in for quite a wellness awakening. First, Kyra spent 10 minutes or so familiarizing me with Ayurveda, the sister science of Yoga. She covered the 3 Doshas or mind/body constitutions: Vata, Pitta ...

Ayurvedic Home Remedies: 3 Medicinal Plants/Herbs to Benefit Your Health

Ever since diving in to Ayurveda, I’ve become more interested in using herbs and plants as a healing art. Herbal medicine goes way back to ancient civilizations and still has powerful healing applications today. Here are my three herb/plant favorites that you can experiment with in your Ayurvedic home remedies. These are incredibly...

How to Make Ghee

Ghee (or clarified butter) is incredibly balancing for Vata and Pitta, as it contains Butyric acid which is good for the gut. You can buy organic Ghee at Whole Foods, but it tastes way better when made at home! How to Make Ghee at Home You’ll Need: 6 sticks (3 cups) unsalted butter Method: Use a medium-sized, dry sauce pan. Place t...

Simple Ayurvedic Breakfast Recipe

We all know a wholesome breakfast is important for starting the day on a high vibe. Breakfast – prepared the Ayurveda way – offers even greater energy-boosting, fatigue-fighting benefits. As a general rule, try giving up foods that spike blood sugar, especially first thing in the morning. These include high-glycemic ...

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