Roasted Acorn Squash

As fall approaches, acorn squash (along with its cousins butternut and delicata) arrives in the produce department of your local grocery store.  Baked acorn squash with its golden interior and bright green skin is a delicious fall treat, warming, grounding and comforting for a chilly day.  This easy to digest squash is loaded with fiber, and …

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These Rice Rollups are Cool as a Cucumber!

The phrase “cool as a cucumber”, written in a poem by John Gay, is an idyllic Ayurvedic idiom. Cucumbers are a summer vegetable that can have an inner temperature up to 20 degrees cooler than the ambient temperature. An accumulation of summer heat can heighten emotions, creating impatience, anger, and agitation. Physical manifestations of excess …

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