Monthly Archives: December 2013


Haldi doodh . . . Golden Milk

Haldi doodh is the traditional name for turmeric milk which is a common elixir used in India.  It is simply warmed milk with turmeric powder mixed in.  This household remedy is used for colds, sore throats, toothaches and upset stomachs.  During the cold and flu season, it is a good idea to help support your immune… Read More


Self-Care . . . Oatmeal, Chamomile, Lavender Bath

I can not say it enough, “take care of yourself!”  It is so important to schedule in some “self-care” time. You are definitely worth it!  Today’s do-it-yourself, self-care project is an Oatmeal, Chamomile, Lavender Bath mixture.  It is so simple to make and your skin will love you for it.   Cold weather can be rather harsh… Read More


Try something new . . . Basmati Rice with Mushrooms, Leeks and Hijiki!

Another night, another dinner . . . another new ingredient to maybe try.  Not maybe, but YES!  Hijiki!  So last night, I gave “hijiki” a try. Hijiki is a sea vegetable.  Sea vegetables always offer a welcome dose of alkalinizing minerals.  Seriously, who doesn’t need an extra dose, right?  It is the richest of all… Read More