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Mexican Spiced Tomato Soup

By Madya Lila Dasi | July 3, 2017

This soup recipe has evolved over many years to make it so scrumptiously nutritious. It’s a great soup for cold weather, so try it as you cosily warm your hands on the soup bowl and enjoy its wintery goodness. Ingredients (serves 4) 2 Tbs olive oil 2 onions chopped 2 ½ tsp Mexican seasoning (Taco …

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Boost Your Immunity with Yoga

By Madya Lila Dasi | July 3, 2017

You always know winter’s here when people start getting sick! In fact my son and his family are wading their way through a stomach flu while my daughter and her family are immersed in a heavy cold. Ahh the glories of winter when all the germs seem to take hold, defeating our immune systems and …

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Ayurveda For Happy, Healthy Winter!

By Madya Lila Dasi | July 1, 2017

Are you the type of person that struggles with Winter? What is it about Winter that makes us groan and grumble? Sometimes, the internal resistance we experience to the cooler months can be the simple result of not knowing how to embrace it. So how can we use the teaching of Ayurveda to help us …

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Ayurvedic Guide to Winter

By Gayatri A | June 29, 2017

Now the hot summer and the dry autumn is over, we can take a deep breath, and welcome the winter season. The days are still getting shorter and nights longer. As the temperature drops down, and the cold of winter settles in, we are moving from vata season to kapha season. Autumn and early winter …

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Kapalbhati Breathing

By Madya Lila Dasi | May 29, 2017

As the weather cools down for the winter months we can use this breath to help warm us up. It also keeps us alert and lifts our energy. Although the strong version is not recommended for people with heart problems, high blood pressure, hernias, reflux or if they are pregnant or menstruating the easier version …

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Celebrating All Things Yoga

By Madya Lila Dasi | May 29, 2017

Life is full of ups and downs. Let yoga be one of your ups! Yoga in all of its variety of practices including asana, pranayama, relaxation and meditation is such a healthy thing to do and when we are glowing with yoga health we feel great and ready for the world. While many yoga books …

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Baked Tofu

By Madya Lila Dasi | May 29, 2017

In winter we love to eat warming baked food. So while you are baking your potatoes and pumpkins pop some tofu in the over too and you’ve got a great meal. If you’ve ever tried to eat tofu without adding some sort of flavouring you will wonder why people ever bother, but add a sauce …

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Chunky Choc Chip/Carob Cookies

By Gayatri A | May 16, 2017

Another one of ASMY’s classic favourites. We often serve these at our programs and get so many people wanting the recipe. So to all those requests, here they are, deliciousness! 1 cup each of plain flour, desiccated coconut, rolled oats 1/4 cup raw sugar 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 Tbsp golden syrup 1/4-1/2 cup each …

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Chocolate nut tahini bliss balls – (Raw, Vegan & GF)

By Gayatri A | May 16, 2017

3/4 cups mixed nuts of choice 1/2 cup tahini 1/4 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup cacao powder (or carob powder) 3/4 desiccated coconut or sesame seeds for rolling Drop vanilla essence Blitz nuts in food processor, not too chunky but avoid making them them into a powder, you want a good texture through your ball. …

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Tahini Coconut Bliss Balls (Raw, Vegan, Gluten Free)

By Gayatri A | May 9, 2017

Don’t we love our bliss balls. So simple,easy and quick to make. You can make them healthy or not so healthy whichever mood you’re in and they taste fantastic. Whenever we serve bliss balls at the centre, we always get so many positive comments and feedback. Chantelle made these a few weeks back and so …

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