The Jai Journal

May 16, 2019

Why Ayurveda?

 A new wave of natural, health-oriented trends have surfaced and taken over the world of medicine. From cancer-curing diets to keto lattes to homeopathy, there is an ever-growing interest in alternative and natural medicine, and why is this? 

The National Cancer Institute defines western medicine as being "a system in which medical doct...

May 4, 2018

a muffin for each dosha 

I know the comforts of having a sweet snack throughout the day, and muffins are one of my top favorite forms of carbohydrates.

However, after listening to my body, I realized all my favorite snack foods were wreaking havoc on my gut health, spiking my blood sugar and contributing to my skin issues. Basically, the more bread,...

April 15, 2018

FOR OATMEAL LOVERS who can't do oats

As I am curled up on my cozy couch (with many blankets), I thought today's gloomy weather made for a perfect opportunity to share my go-to, easy comfort food recipe, buckwheat porridge. 

Confessions of an oatmeal junkie--I once gave up oats for health reasons. If you had to sadly give up oats, or if you simply are...

March 14, 2018

Whether your spring break is right around the corner or you are already vacationing somewhere sunny, this smoothie bowl is sure to put you in a good mood! When I think of spring break, I am reminded of the beach, citrus fruit, and bright colors, so these things are exactly the inspiration for this smoothie bowl recipe! 

Ingredients:

2 frozen bananas

2...

March 10, 2018

In a world all about convenience, we have sacrificed quality items that will last a lifetime for large-quantities of items that are single-use and disposable. While it may be slightly more convenient to bag our items in single-use plastic bags rather than bring our own, the cost of this convenience far outweighs the benefits. Mother Earth is paying...

March 8, 2018

Suvita: The Path of Prosperity

Ayurvedic herbs are an important tool used in treating illness, and every plant possesses a set of characteristics which can aid the body in balancing the subtle ratio of the Tridosha. Our formula Suvita contains a variety of Ayurvedic herbs which will not only heal the mind, body and spirit, but also balance the three...