Recipes

Party in Your Mouth

Bringing together health, food, and fun with Charles Chen LA YOGA: You describe your events as being a "Party in Your Mouth." Where did this idea come from? Charles Chen: An audience member once described my food as being a “Party in Your Mouth” because she was blown away by the flavors; she couldn’t believe [...]

By | May 3rd, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Family Friendly Power Food

Nutritious Family Meals Made Easy When we’re jugging multiple responsibilities, caring for ourselves and our families, negotiating work, trying to fit our yoga practice in, and any number of other obligations, we need our food to have enough power to fuel us effectively. Fortunately, even fun and easy food can be nourishing and support our [...]

By | May 2nd, 2016|Editorial|0 Comments

Eating for Happiness

Looking for a natural mood enhancer? A shift in diet may influence your brain's feel good chemicals. The pursuit of happiness will take you down many roads, through many relationships, jobs, and life situations. However, we all know the feeling of being surrounded by material objects, people, and experiences that we at one time desired—only [...]

By | March 28th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Soups and Salads for Spring

Soups and Salads are more than side dishes. Combined—or even alone—they can make a satisfying and savory meal. They also allow us to include antioxidant and nutrient-rich vegetables to our daily menu. Try a few of these recipes for spring. We get rave reviews on our soups at the Wellness Kitchen, and guests are always [...]

By | March 4th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Entertaining for the Holidays

The holidays are the season for comfort foods, yet many of the standard comfort foods are heavy on calories and have lost most of their nutritional value. If you’re hosting a party or mixing drinks, serve versions of holiday-themed comfort foods that are rich in flavor and nutrition. Try these tips to keep it fresh throughout [...]

By | November 18th, 2015|Recipes|0 Comments

5 Potent Superfoods to Power up your Kitchen

by Julie Morris Superfoods are simply the most nutrient-dense, benefit-rich foods found in nature. Per calorie, these foods offer exceptionally high quantities of healthy goodness; and when you incorporate these special ingredients into recipes, they help you get the most goodness out of each and every bite you take. Superfoods are the perfect example of [...]

By | October 26th, 2015|Recipes|0 Comments

How to Snack to Strengthen Brain Power

Many plant-based foods provide the essential high-quality fats, proteins/amino acids, vitamins, and minerals that your brain, like any organ, needs to function optimally. But which living-cuisine selections offer brain-boosting nutrients? Blueberries, dark leafy greens, broccoli, and avocados are dense in essential phytonutrients that feed your brain in small caloric packages. They also provide the enzymes [...]

By | September 29th, 2015|Recipes|0 Comments

Book Review: Healthy Happy Sexy by Katie Silcox

Book Review: Healthy Happy Sexy by Katie Silcox Beyond Words Publishing With wit and a saucy sense of humor that had me smiling all the way through, Katie Silcox makes Ayurveda practice accessible, and, yes, sexy with her new book: Healthy Happy Sexy: Ayurveda Wisdom for Modern Women.  But don’t be fooled by Katie’s southern charm, she [...]

By | March 29th, 2015|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Book Review – YogaLean: Poses and Recipes to Promote Weight Loss and Vitality—for Life!

Book by Beth Shaw Ballantine Books   Most weight loss or weight management programs are courses of limitation and deprivation with an underlying feeling of, “I’m not good enough, so I need to lose weight.” Calorie restriction and increased calorie expenditure is usually part of the program, and much time is spent focusing on numbers. [...]

By | September 9th, 2014|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Snack Smart: Maximize Your Child’s Nutrition

For families who choose fresh, local, and organic whole foods, kids’ snacking can easily derail all healthful good intentions. The market is inundated with prepackaged snacks for kids—usually filled with toxic ingredients like food coloring, added preservatives, and excessive amounts of sugar. Don’t fall prey to a snack attack! Use these great “snack smart” ideas [...]

By | September 2nd, 2014|Recipes|0 Comments