Homemade granola recipe | the practice kitchen
Granola can incorporate so many different ingredients – flexing to be ‘regular’ or create a more specific taste profile. It’s almost always gluten free. And, with so many ways to add a sweet taste, you never need refined sugars.
This recipe gives a … (read more)
While people typically discuss Ayurveda and massage as separate topics, massage has always been a principle element in the ancient tradition of Ayurveda. This is also true of the numerous therapies that Ayurveda provides which are often offered as spa treatments.
There is no doubt that receiving an expertly delivered … (read more)
If you’ve had the privilege of visiting India you’ll no doubt have been offered the local version of bread – chapatis.
A chapati is a very simple food made, in its basic form, using only flour and water. Despite its simplicity, chapatis are one of the most nutritious side orders … (read more)
Our life plays out as the result of a series of choices – decisions we make that lay out our path, our experiences, who we become. The seemingly bigger decisions are the ones we give the most time and consideration to – Where will I live? What will I do … (read more)
Each year when Spring rolls around I begin to see a variety of health programs pop up, all declaring that it’s time for a “cleanse”. While many of these programs do offer some health improvements, I find myself particularly troubled by the offer of “Ayurvedic cleanses”. Classical teachings of Ayurveda … (read more)
Maine, in the North East corner of the United States, is possibly the most seasonal place that I have lived. Here, each season has distinct divisions, separating itself from the season before and the season following.
The distinction so clear and so demarcated that I noticed the day the weather … (read more)
I have long been an avid supporter of Dr Esselstyn’s efforts to educate and inform the public of the positive effects of a plant-based diet. His efforts with cardiac patients, illustrated in the movie “Forks over Knives”, is inspiring and the outcomes are remarkable. With his help, severely ill … (read more)
I often get approached by people who are interested in eating a more healthy diet and have made several efforts to become vegetarian or vegan. The reason behind this choice relates to the significant health benefits offered by a diet free of animal products and according to Wikipedia, a vegetarian … (read more)
Clients often tell me that they have a genetic pre-disposition to diabetes because
diabetes runs in my family.
This is a statement that I have found difficult to accept at face value. While it is true that many people today have immediate or extended family members who have been diagnosed … (read more)
Mono & Di-glycerides, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate (SSL), Diacetyl Esters of Tartaric Acid (DATEM), Calcium propionate, Ammonium sulfate, Monocalcium phosphate
This is a list of the typical ingredients you will find in a store bought loaf of bread. Appetizing? If not, here’s a simple recipe that you can use to bake … (read more)