This amazing gluten-free, vegan loaf is made entirely with seeds, nuts and dried fruit. The recipe is similar to old world Danish rye bread recipes, minus the gluten-containing rye flour. Hearty, healthy and filling, the high fiber content will promote digestive health and weight loss....

Sweet and sour, this gazpacho is a perfect ayurveda summertime appetizer that will stoke your digestive fire. Serve at room temperature or lightly chilled. Gluten-free, soy-free, vegan, vegetarian (Yield: 4 appetizer-size servings) 8 Tomatillos, husked, quartered 1 onion, quartered 1 small jalapeño, seeded, halved 1 garlic clove, peeled, halved 1 tablespoon sunflower oil 1...

Ghee is highly regarded in ayurveda and is considered to both detoxify and rejuvenate at the same time. It is made by cooking down butter until the liquid evaporates and the milk solids sink to the bottom of the pan. The end result is the...

Ayurveda Seasonal Cleanse SMC Community Ed is pleased to offer a new class: “Ayurveda Spring Cleanse Retreat,” by Lois Leonhardi. This three-day urban retreat will be held April 24-26 (Friday evening and full days Saturday and Sunday) at our Bundy Campus. To ensure individualized attention, class-size...

Ayurveda Spring Cleanse Retreat In this weekend workshop we will do a food-based cleanse to stimulate the removal of stagnant physical and emotional energy/toxins accumulated over the winter months. Cleansing with the seasons helps to strengthen our digestive fire. It resets our internal clock to support our immune system, calm...

The perfect recipe for summer to beat the heat. Cool down and cleanse your liver with this pitta-pacifying, summer tonic. Makes two 12-ounce servings.  4 cups kale, rinsed, lower stems trimmed 1 cup aloe vera juice 1 cup water ⅛ -¼ of a lemon, with peel (seeds removed) 1 tablespoon dulse ½...