summer

Summer Savory – Health Benefits and Herb Uses

Botanical Name: Satureja hortensis. Other Common Names: Garden savory, ajedrea de jardin (Spanish), hsiang po ho (Chinese), Bohnenkraut (German), sarriette des jardins (French), sommersar (Norwegian), sommarkynde (Swedish), sar (Danish), Kesäkynteli (Finnish). Habitat: Summer savory is probably native to the eastern…

Summer Turkey Meatloaf

Warning: This could be the cutest meatloaf you’ve ever seen. Warm and humid days are finally here to stay in the old NYC but they haven’t stopped me from craving heavy foods. Sometimes my body just wants comfort food and when that happens,…

Ayurveda model summer diet

During this period the sun shines very brightly and in this severe heat we tend to get dehydrated much more than during any other part of the year. This reduces the kapha dosha and increases the vaat dosha in the…

Ayurveda’s summer diet for skin care

Summer brings with it, its own associated beauty risks. According to Ayurveda, increased heat leads to an imbalance of Pitta-dosha. Hence it is necessary to stay hydrated and cool so as to prevent rashes and other skin problems. Ayurvedas recommendations…