Welcome Summer! I’ve just returned from a long weekend in Santa Fe + Taos celebrating summer solstice with my sweet sisters and preparing for our Spirit of the Rose | Chakra Awakening Retreat Journey this August. The sun was intense, to say the least, and even though we were dipped into the mineral springs half the time, I found myself shying away from the heat as much …Keep Reading
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Full Moon Blessings! Last night was the Lunar Beltane and full moon in Scorpio. Traditionally, Beltane is a Celtic festival in celebration of fertility and the blossoming of Spring. This full moon is also known as the Flower Moon, and I couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than with a virtual potluck of edible flower recipes! My sweet friend, Renee, over at Will Frolic For Food has …Keep Reading
It was a beautiful sunny Saturday, I had all the windows wide open in the house, music playing loud and the sweet promise of spring elevated my spirits. Then, just like that, I woke up to inches of snow and ice the next morning and dreams of sundresses and ripe fruit sunk back into the quiet folds of my heart. Oh, I have never been a cold weather girl …Keep Reading
I’m writing you from Tulum, Mexico right now with sand in my toes and salt in my hair, currently sipping on a Mayan chai and a big chayote green juice while kirtan plays in the background of the jungle meets ocean sounds. I’m one happy girl right now! Tulum has long been my soul spot, you know that place in the world where your heart softens and opens up a …Keep Reading
In September, I was given the task by my Ayurvedic practitioner to avoid cold, raw foods in my diet until spring. That meant no more giant green smoothies bowls for breakfast (gasp!). As a former raw food chef, I would have protested this request and refused the notion that the very thing I believed to be most nourishing could actually be creating imbalance in my body!
I first began my raw …Keep Reading
I can hardly believe a full year has gone by already and the Vidya Seasonal Kitchen project is coming to a conclusion with this winter installment. I created this video series as a way to explore the deeper connection between the food we eat and the way we align with the seasons. What it revealed to me was that each season has its own energy, from the Keep Reading
With this cake I’m celebrating my 26th birthday! I can hardly believe a whole quarter of a century has passed already, wasn’t I just blowing out the candles to a white chocolate persimmon cake? With my birthday so close to the new year, this has always been a time of introspection, reflection …Keep Reading
I never thought I would say this but…I’m tired of traveling. As a Sagittarius (double that is, sun + rising!), my world doesn’t feel quite right when I’m settled in one place for more than a few weeks. I thrive on change and the excitement of waking up in a new place surrounded by foreign sights sounds and smells just waiting to be explored. And those synchronistic encounters with strangers …Keep Reading
This week you’ll find me over on Pure Green Magazine talking about what seasonal alignment through Ayurveda means to me and sharing a recipe for my favorite cooling summer ice cream. I’ve had the honor of being a community leader alongside plant food bloggers, Lindsey Love and Laura Wright, for the #PGMinseason project. So far, we’re two weeks into the four week …Keep Reading
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