Squash blossoms are in season and popping up at farmers markets all over LA. Low in calories, high in calcium, iron, Vitamin A and C, these delicate beauties will add nutrition and sophistication to your summer menus! Look for blossoms with tightly closed buds. They are...

Light, creamy and low in sugar, this Lemon Mousse is easy to make. It is a delightful summer snack or finale to an elegant meal.   Ingredients: 4 organic, eggs from pasture grazed chickens ½ cup organic sugar ¼ teaspoon salt 2 organic lemons (juice and zest) ¼ cup organic heavy cream ½ teaspoon...

This flavorful chickpea stew is light and warming - perfect for kapha or any dosha during the winter season. Healthy, easy to prepare and budget friendly you and your family will love this ayurveda recipe! Gluten-free, Vegan     (Serves 6) 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 onions, peeled, chopped 2 cloves garlic ½ teaspoon...

  Easy and elegant, this fall soup works equally well as an antidote for a long day at the office or the main dish for a last minute casual dinner party. Lightly seasoned with mint and a hint of tarragon, this delicious vegetarian meal is easy to make with...

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...

Kabocha and okra are abundant in the fall and are ideal for grounding vata. The skin of kabocha is edible, but make sure it is “organic” to avoid pesticide contamination. Serve along with cranberry sauce to add a colorful side-dish to your holiday spread! Serves 4...

Laced with paprika and a splash of lemon, this easy to make chicken will liven up your weeknight meal. Leftovers can be served cold the next day with Radiccio Fennel Salad or Persian-spiced Quinoa Salad for lunch. Serves 2 Marinade: 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1...

Quinoa, which is cooling and a little dry, is great for pitta dosha and summer salads. Here, I have incorporated Persian-inspired ingredients to add some zest and round out the energetics for all doshas. The addition of chickpeas boosts the protein content, making it a healthy, balanced main-dish...

  This is an amazing gluten-free Indian flat bread (roti) with a soft, chewy texture that even gluten-eaters will enjoy! Easy to make, it can be spiced to accompany traditional Indian dishes, or you can change the tone by omitting/substituing cumin, turmeric and ajwain (see variations...

Chewy Choco-Orange Coconut Macaroons are a delight for those on a gluten-free diet. Low in sugar, they are a healthy indulgence for kids and will satisfy your cravings for sweet. Flavored with orange zest and topped with melted Green & Black 85% dark chocolate, this makes a great...