Is Your Hunger Real or Habituated?

By |2020-05-11T14:07:58-04:00June 17th, 2018|Categories: Ayurveda|Tags: , , , , |

Physiological hunger vs habituated hunger In an excellent article on the Biology of Hunger, John Immel, founder of Joyful Belly, talks about the 4 internal mechanisms that control hunger. First mechanism: the physical sensation of either emptiness and fullness. When your stomach is empty, ghrelin, the hunger hormone, is produced to stimulate appetite. You'll feel hungry. [...]

Strawberries and Cream

By |2020-05-11T13:50:59-04:00April 21st, 2018|Categories: Desserts, Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

When spring comes around the corner, one of my favorite things to eat are strawberries and cream. A few years ago I could no longer digest strawberries with dairy cream, the combination of dairy with fruit was giving me digestive issues. When I took my professional plant based cooking training, I found out how to [...]

Buckwheat Pancakes with Apples Vegan

By |2020-06-21T11:00:08-04:00March 31st, 2018|Categories: Breakfast, Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Buckwheat, an excellent grain for weight loss Buckwheat pancakes are lighter than the traditional pancakes. Ayurvedic Medicine considers buckwheat  light, and uses it when people have Kapha-type imbalances, like weight gain. In France, the crêpe, a lighter and thinner version of a pancake and is traditionally made with buckwheat for both savory and sweet versions. [...]

Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup!

By |2020-05-11T13:43:41-04:00February 14th, 2018|Categories: Desserts, Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

I'm not a chocoholic, but this dessert is the bomb! My two favorite chocolaty things are a chocolate peanut butter cup or an almond joy. So of course I had to find a healthier version of them that I can make myself. Here's a no bake, vegan adaptation of the chocolate peanut butter cup. I [...]

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