Drinks

Warm Apple Cider

Warm Apple Cider

By Gayatri A | August 24, 2014

  As the temperature drops and winter “bites”, this drink is a wonderful way to stay warm and cosy. This recipe has many variations so feel free to experiment. Try adding orange or lemon rind or fresh grated ginger for extra zest. Warm Apple Cider Ingredients 1 litre apple juice 1 cinnamon stick 4 whole …

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Chai (tea)

Chai

By Gayatri A | August 24, 2014

  Here is our famous chai (tea) recipe, enjoyed by hundreds of people at our yoga and meditation programs. Chai is a delicious creamy blend of tea, milk and spices that warms the body and stimulates digestion. It is traditionally drunk in India instead of the morning cup of coffee. This recipe uses rooibos tea, …

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Ginseng Tea

Ginseng Tea

By Gayatri A | August 24, 2014

  Ginseng has been highly prized in Asian medicine for centuries. It is known to increase energy levels, boost the immune system and help the body deal with the effects of stress. Studies have shown that ginseng can help lower incidences of influenza and colds, increase antibody titers and natural killer cell activity levels. Ginseng …

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Sage Tea

Sage Tea

By Gayatri A | August 24, 2014

  Wonderfully soothing for sore throats, sage tea is also useful for hoarseness, laryngitis and relieving the symptoms of the common cold. Sage and lemon have antiseptic properties, cayenne is warming and cleansing while honey is soothing and also antiseptic. Ingredients 1 sage teabag or 5 fresh sage leaves 1 tablespoon lemon juice Pinch cayenne …

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Avocado Smoothies

Avocado Smoothie

By Gayatri A | August 24, 2014

  Well this smoothie may be unusual, but you’ll also find it unusually delicious. The creamy consistency of avocados makes this fruit a wonderful sweet and it has been used as such in many countries around the world for centuries. The health benefits of avocados are well known, proven to lower cholesterol and provide a …

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Strawberry Lassi

Strawberry Lassi

By Gayatri A | August 24, 2014

  This cooling drink is refreshing to the palate after a spicy meal and is a great aid for digestion. It also has the added benefit of being absolutely delicious. Children and adults alike will love this healthy treat. The health benefits of yogurt have been known for centuries, but many people still don’t realize …

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Recipe -- Breakfast Smoothies

Breakfast Smoothies

By Gayatri A | August 24, 2014

Off to a Good Start… Almost all of us have heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but many of us ignore this fact or just can’t seem to fit it into our busy schedules. Many medical reports have shown that low blood-sugar levels, diabetes, hyperactivity and even heart conditions can …

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