COVID-19 has impacted our society in many ways. Health challenges, loss of loved ones, economic struggles, and stress are high on our list of where we are directing our attention. Our hearts go out to everyone who is being challenged today. And also high on the list of public attention is the focus on solutions. We want solutions now! Unfortunately, some are focusing on and putting all their eggs in one basket. Including possibly ineffective solutions. The COVID-19 situation has turned out to … [Read more...] about The Natural Immunity Boosters!
With all the LOVE and COMPASSION in my heart, I say to my phobic friends, YOUR FEAR IS BEING USED AS A WEAPON AGAINST YOU. The actual pandemic numbers and science do not justify the level of fear that many people are experiencing. Is your phobia out of control? Do you know someone whos phobia is out of control, overusing antibacterial scrubs, soaps, sprays, everything? You do know that antibacterial does not affect viruses, yes? By now, unless you have been hiding under a rock or are … [Read more...] about Fear as a Weapon
Bulgur Breakfast Bowl Ingredients: ½ cup coarse bulgur ½ tsp ghee 1 cup coconut or almond milk ¼ tsp Ceylon cinnamon ¼ tsp ground cloves ¼ tsp nutmeg ¼ tsp ground cardamom ¼ tsp ground ginger 1 honey crisp apple ¼ cup chopped walnuts ¼ cup pitted and chopped dates ¼ cup no-added sugar dried cranberries (optional) 1 tbsp maple syrup or honey Directions: Heat the milk to a simmer in a pot and add bulgur, ghee, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, … [Read more...] about Bulgur Breakfast Bowl
If you don't live near train tracks you'd find it impossible to think you could ever get used to the noise. If you do live near train tracks the sound of the train literally becomes silent over time. The flu kills 30,000-65,000 (1) Americans every year and nobody "hears it" because we are simply used to it. We've lived with it for so long that it isn't reported anywhere, it doesn't scare people, it doesn't cause the government to overreact or even react at all. Restaurants don't close, the … [Read more...] about The Sound Of Silence
Morning Power Bulgur Breakfast Bowl Ingredients: ½ cup coarse bulgur 1 cup coconut or almond milk ¼ tsp Ceylon Cinnamon ¼ tsp ground Cloves ¼ tsp Nutmeg ¼ tsp ground Cardamom ¼ tsp ground ginger 1 honey crisp apple ¼ cup chopped walnuts ¼ cup pitted and chopped dates ¼ cup no-added sugar dried cranberries (optional) 1 tbsp maple syrup or honey Directions: Heat the milk to a simmer in a pot and add bulgur, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, cardamom, … [Read more...] about Morning Power Bulgur Breakfast Bowl
Ayurvedic Basics of Oil Pulling Oil-pulling is essentially Ayurvedic mouthwash. It consists of swishing oil in your mouth for anywhere from 8-20 minutes. The oil you are “pulling” is between your teeth for its many benefits. On an empty stomach, take about a tablespoon of oil into your mouth. Push, pull, and draw the oil through the teeth, from side to side and front to back, for 8-20 minutes. If you feel the need to spit during this time, spit a little out and keep “pulling.” At the end, the … [Read more...] about Ayurvedic Basics of Oil Pulling
Spiced Khichadi with Crispy Okra Ingredients: ½ cup yellow split mung dal ½ cup basmati rice or brown rice 2 teaspoons ghee 1 cinnamon stick 2 cardamom pods 2 whole cloves 1 tablespoon Bombay Biryani or Khichadi spice blend 1 teaspoon (heaping) freshly grated ginger 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro including stems ⅓ cup diced carrots ⅓ cup peas ⅓ cup halved snow peas Salt to taste 1 ¾ cup water Directions: Rinse rice and mung dal 2–3 times in cold … [Read more...] about Spiced Khichadi with Crispy Okra
Mung Bean and Sweet Potato Burger Ingredients: 1 ½ cups of cooked and mashed sweet potatoes (leftovers work great) 1 small cooked and mashed potato 1 cup mung beans, previously cooked and cooled (or you can use sprouted mung beans and just blanch them) ½ sweet onion chopped 1 small carrot chopped 1 to 2 tbsp Olea Oliva’s Scallion Olive Oil for cooking ½ tsp Cumin powder 1 tsp ground Turmeric 1 tsp ground Ginger 1 clove garlic (crushed) dash of cayenne pepper … [Read more...] about Mung Bean and Sweet Potato Burger
The Amazing Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil! Extra Virgin Olive Oil-rich Mediterranean diet, has been associated with increased longevity. As well as, lowering the risk to diseases such as cancer, heart, and Alzheimer's. The most beneficial type of olive oil that you can buy is extra virgin olive oil (EVOO). Extracted using natural methods, extra virgin olive oil retains almost all of its beneficial properties when compared to lesser grades. Packed with antioxidants, omega fatty … [Read more...] about The Amazing Health Benefits of Extra Virgin Olive Oil!
Digestion and Immunity enhancing CCF Tea CCF tea is an acronym for cumin, coriander, and fennel seeds. Combine: ½ tsp cumin seeds ½ tsp coriander seeds ½ tsp fennel seeds 4-5 cups water Directions: Heat the water in a stainless-steel pot over high heat. Add the seeds. Allow the tea to boil for 5 to 10 minutes, depending on the preferred strength. Strain out the seeds, place in an insulated thermos, and sip throughout the day! According to Ayurveda, let’s look at … [Read more...] about Digestion and Immunity enhancing CCF Tea