3 Milk Restorative Evening Drinks

Posted in: ayurveda, Children and parents topics- Nov 05, 2017 No Comments

Having a good bedtime routine can help with better sleep.A bedtime routine is almost essential in Ayurveda. Apart from doing some moon salutations to cool the system, I choose spiced milks to restore the nerve and aid full regeneration. It’s best to drink the milk about 2-3 hours after dinner and 1-2 hours before bedtime.

Decompress From your Day – 15-minute routine

Posted in: ayurveda, Children and parents topics, family yoga- Nov 05, 2017 No Comments

  This routine is highly recommended for parents and educators.  It relaxes the mind and body, stabilizes the emotions and creates a relationship of loving acceptance with yourself.

Herbal Dream Balm/Pillows

Posted in: ayurveda, Children and parents topics, Uncategorized- Oct 30, 2017 No Comments

 This soothing balm can be used before bed.  Anoint your temples with it and massage it into your neck and heart chakra.  Nighty night and sweet…or at least revealing…dreams!

Yummy Gluten-Free Pumpkin Muffins

Posted in: ayurveda, Nutrition, Uncategorized- Sep 27, 2017 No Comments

Soft, sweet, and made with just the right amount of pumpkin spice, these Gluten Free Pumpkin Muffins are perfect on a chilly fall morning. These muffins are so easy to prepare and use real pumpkin puree to give them the real flavour. Top with cream cheese, butter, or even a drizzle of maple syrup for [...]

Baby massage: What oils to use

Posted in: ayurveda, Children and parents topics- Dec 11, 2016 No Comments

Baby massage has a long tradition in India. Just after birth, a cleansing massage is done with a soft wheat-dough ball, to which a little almond oil and a dash of turmeric is added. Just before rubbing, the ball is dipped in a bit of almond oil. This practice is continued for the first six [...]

Calm the Fire of Pitta this summer with Aloe Vera Gel

Posted in: ayurveda, Nutrition- Jun 04, 2016 No Comments

The healing benefits of aloe were recognized in the ancient Indian, Chinese, Greek, and Roman civilizations and the Egyptians called it the “plant of immortaility”.  It is  known for its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties and helps heal wounds, relieve itching and swelling.  Aloe Vera is a member of the lily family and is very cactus-like [...]

Getting to Know your Child’s Dosha

Posted in: ayurveda- May 27, 2016 No Comments

AYURVEDA  holds the secret to keep your children happy and healthy. The philosophy of Ayurveda is based on a combination of the five elements in nature and in our bodies. Each child has a unique body type (kid-type) or dosha:

Little Quinoa Patties

Posted in: ayurveda, Nutrition- May 03, 2016 No Comments

This super yummy recipe comes from epicurious.com They are truly quite delicous.  I added some sauteed veggies into the mix and my own combination of spices to add flavour.  These make a great protein rich snack for your kid’s lunch boxes.  Melt cheese on top and I’m sure your kids won’t be able to resist [...]