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Top 10 Fashionable Fall Foods

Last weekend on Saturday September 22nd marked one my favorite Celestial events the Autumn Equinox. Most of know this as the end of summer and the start of fall. On Saturday we spent equal amount of time in the sunlight and darkness and moving forward the Sun begins to rise later and the nightfall earlier, hence shorter days. Although we live in a day and age where we mostly avoid the affect of this seasonal shift by simply turning on lights and putting on our Ugg boots and coats, our primal bodies are deeply connected to the path of the Sun.ManyContinue Reading >>

Guest Post: 5 Mindful Lessons from our Primal Roots

Today’s guest post is brought to you by Eric Hulse, CHHC. He talks about a subject near and dear to me, being mindful! Enjoy… In todays modern era, it is so easy to get distracted by every new advertisement that – wants to change you into someone else, gadget – that will promise you the world, or quick fix – that won’t live up to their name. We get lost “living” our busy lives, that we loose track of where we came from, our roots. Primal roots that were built on loving relationships, honoring nature, and appreciating simplicity. We were moreContinue Reading >>

Recipe: Maple Fruit Compote with Honey-Ginger Toasted Nuts

Looking to soothe that sweet tooth? Here’s a yummy recipe that’s au natural, using natural sweeteners like honey and fruit. Makes for a great dessert! Enjoy

Upcoming Event: Mindful Eating and Asana

To register click here. For more information contact us. As always don’t just take my word for it, try it out for yourself and report back. Post to comments…   ______________________________________________________________________________________ About the author Ritu Riyat MPH|Holistic Health and Nutrition Counselor| Yoga Therapist is a San Francisco based Health Counselor promoting universal wellness via Skype consultations, and seminars. Delivering simple techniques to add balance through food, movement, and meditation.  She is an avid cyclist, crossfitter and yogini. Her motto “food is a drug, eat responsibly”… Nutritionize now!

Indian Food (Paleo Style)

A few years ago a yoga student of mine asked if he could ask me a personal question, I said yes with hesitation not knowing what was going to come out of his mouth next. He went on to say, “I notice that all Indian people are skinny and they all eat Indian food. I have been eating Indian food from Chaat Café (chicken makhni, daal makhni, naan, etc.) for breakfast, lunch and dinner for the past few weeks. It’s delicious BUT I’m gaining weight! Isn’t it supposed to be healthy?!” I waited for him to tell me he wasContinue Reading >>