Summer and I have felt a strong pull to study Ayurveda for years. Back in Florida, we were introduced to iconic text, The Yoga of Herbs by Dr. Vasant Lad. It sparked a new way of seeing our food, understanding healing herbs and our bodies. We couldn’t get enough of making our own ghee, mixing adaptogenic curry […]
In the depths of winter there is nothing that feels more nourishing to the skin than abhyanga, the Ayurvedic self-care technique of lathering and massaging your body with oil–from head to toe. Often this oil is applied warm and infused with botanical herbs, which can be tailored to promote everything from cognitive function to joint health. […]
If you’ve been following our journey through The Great Kosmic Kitchen blog, or even if you’ve just now joined us, you may wonder…what exactly makes a kitchen kosmic? With every bite we prepare we try to infuse a bit of the sacred. Whether we chant over the food, use medicinal herbs, or summon the ancient practices of our […]
Lately I have been so inspired by podcasts. I spend a lot of time filling bottles with herbal blends for a nearby company- so these episodes have been a great way to learn more while I work. Podcasts are also an excellent way to engage the mind during a repetitive task, a commute, or a […]
I’ve been making this ghee for sometime now, but can’t seem to keep in on the counter long enough to photograph. As soon as I make it, the jar quickly gets used for everything from sautéing, making “bulletproof coffee” or slathering on something warm. After returning home from 3 months in the Peruvian jungle and […]
Check out our guest post on one of our favorite witch’s blogs, Witchin’ in the Kitchen! It is all about spring greens that aid in cleansing, and help us nourish in harmony with the seasons. We are so excited to be collaborating with such a lovely soul. Happy Harvesting!
This past week was pure magic. I spent almost an entire week camping in Los Padres National Park with a whole fleet of herbalists. The women in my herbal class at The California School of Herbal Studies are so radiant, and spending so much time with all of them communally was such a gift. I will never […]