Kristina Barile

Kristina received her BS in Engineering from Harvard University and a MS in Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After experiencing a tremendous shift in her health on an Ayurvedic diet and lifestyle, she became a Certified Ayurvedic Health Counselor through the Narayana Academy of Ayurveda. Her passion for Ayurveda led her to Southern India, where she lived in a South Indian ashram, volunteering for Ayurvedic Health Programs and pursuing further depth of well-being through meditation and sattvic food. She is the Founder of Blissfud Ayurveda ( and creates sattvic, plant-based recipes to nourish mind, body, and spirit. She currently lives in Panama with her husband and works online with clients around the world to bring the ancient science of Ayurveda into their own kitchens.