Teach your family to have an healthy relationship with food.
Vitality Through Healing Food
Informed self-care begins with great nutrition and is best maintained through lifestyle practices that uplift and replenish. Karuna’s Kitchen can help you celebrate your best self through cuisine that restores vitality and balance.
Karuna’s Kitchen is co-owned by Karuna Diedericks and Antonio Manega. Ayurvedic Practitioner and Chef Karuna Diedericks brings to the table twenty-five years of culinary experience, education from the California College of Ayurveda, and Food for Life training from the Physicians’ Committee for Responsible Medicine, Through teaching cooking classes, conducting one-on-one Ayurvedic consultations, selling food, and providing private chef and catering services, she shares Ayurveda in practical and accessible ways. Adventurous and creative, Chef Antonio has brought a delightful Italian flair to many plant-based dishes. As an athlete, he discovered a plant-based diet fueled by fresh juices that increases vitality and endurance, and has helped him maintain a balanced life and overall joy. He also has over twenty years experience in restaurant services.
Karuna’s Kitchen offers satisfying, high-quality meals featuring exciting combinations of whole foods prepared with delicious spices that can transform energy level and vitality and enhance mindfulness. Drawing from their international heritages and spiritual journeys, Chefs Antonio and Karuna create cuisine that truly celebrates life and the joy of eating.
What is Ayurveda?
Ayurveda is the ancient medicine of India. Dating back more than 5000 years and steeped in cultural tradition, this age-old system of medicine and daily practice of moment-to-moment choices can help you navigate life for optimal health and happiness. When you know your Ayurvedic dosha (body type) you can choose the food, lifestyle, spiritual practices, career and activities that best suit you and your quest for natural balance.
Work With Karuna
When you work with Karuna one-on-one, you’ll access her deep knowledge of the traditional healing methods of Ayurveda. In personal consultations, you’ll discover your Ayurvedic dosha (body type) and learn which foods best suit you. With Karuna’s guidance, you’ll develop a dietary approach that incorporates all varieties of nutrient-dense, plant-based foods. Karuna’s 90-day program features on-going coaching that can help you combat certain diet-related health issues such as heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood sugar and obesity, and overcome digestive disorders such as constipation, gas and hyperactivity. You’ll learn the Ayurvedic lifestyle to help you feel centered and productive, and how to cook appetizing meals to suit your dosha.