Although I am completely addicted to coffee, I have been trying to reduce my intake to a more healthy level. I love the ritual element of drinking coffee, and knew that in order to reduce the caffeine I consume I needed to replace it with something that provides the same sense of ritual. Through trialContinue Reading “Magic Mix”
When I was preparing to write my comprehensive exams earlier this year, I quickly realized how important it is to support your body during stressful periods. In addition to E3Live (an amazing blue-green algae that I swear by), I began experimenting with adaptogenic herbs such as black maca, ashwagandha, lions mane, chaga, and he shou wu.
My boyfriend has an Indian background and has grown up with the motto, “turmeric heals all.” Whenever I am feeling under the weather, he feeds me all sorts of turmeric concoctions but this turmeric latte one is probably my favourite. It is so simple and easy to make and best of all, the nut milk softensContinue Reading “Turmeric Latte”
One of my favourite restaurants is Sqirl in LA, and it is there that I discovered Kabbouleh. This dish has the perfect mix of fresh ingredients and rice, and I could eat it every single day for a long time. Lately I have been craving Kabbouleh and when I found a recipe on Bon Appétit I decidedContinue Reading “Kabbouleh Recipe”
MACA MATCHA LATTE Since most of my work as a grad student involves reading, writing and researching, I often rely on this maca matcha latte to help me focus. Matcha (basically ground up green tea leaves) contains less caffeine than coffee and more antioxidants.