Ayurveda: The Science of You

Known as yoga's sister science, Ayurveda is the 5,000-year-old practice of medicine - making it the oldest recorded! Long before Western medicine realized the mind-body connection, sages in India developed this sophisticated system designed to not only treat illness and ailments, but to prevent them through knowledge and care of self. That means we have…

Root Veggies Forever

Now that I’m teaching high school, I have a whole new appreciation for Thanksgiving Break. It is necessary. I’ve spent almost this entire week in pjs and sweatpants, and am pretty sure I’m a better person for it. I’ve caught up on sleep, puppy bonding, restorative yoga practice, my Christmas decorations are up and twinkling…

France: Grand-Bornand & Lyon

As I sat down to write this, I became acutely aware of how very charmed my life is. We were met at the Lyon airport early Saturday morning by my dear friend, Sydney, and her French husband Mikael. From there we headed straight to Le Grand-Bornand for the holiday weekend. I'm still not entirely sure why…

Spaghetti Squash with Roasted-Red Pepper Bison Bolognese

With increased rehearsals, it's been increasingly hard to find the time to cook. Thankfully, I managed to set aside some free time last Saturday night to do just that! Recently I've been loosely following Mark Sisson's Primal Blueprint diet and have found it isn't as meat-heavy as I'd anticipated. As a former vegetarian/pescatarian, the "primal"…