Category Archives: Ayurvedic Recipes

Kapha-Reducing Chickpea and Collard Green Medley

chickpea and collard recipe4This savory, satiating dish is a great way to sustain your energy throughout the day with a heathy, fulfilling meal.  I have been on a real chickpea kick lately, and for good reason.  Not only are these beans proven to keep you fuller and energized longer, but they are an amazing source of veggie protein (15 grams per cup) and insoluble fiber (10-13 grams per cup) making this dish nourishing for your muscles, heart and colon.  Continue reading »

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Svastha Super Greens Smoothie Recipe

super green smoothie recipeIf you are looking for a fun way to take your daily green powder, than here is a great recipe for you!  This Super Green Smoothie is a simple way to sneak in your powdered greens, and a few other Ojas enhancing “superfoods” in one satiating recipe.  Being high in vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants, while providing a wide variety of healing properties for the body and mind, this smoothie can easily become a daily staple for your Spring and Summer days. Continue reading »

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Coconut Curry Hummus Recipe

Curry Hummus RecipeIf you are looking for a healthy, tasty, savory food for the Springtime, this golden hummus recipe may be just what you are looking for.  I am a huge fan of hummus, and for many great reasons.  It is fairly easy to make and is extremely versatile, as it can be made with a wide variety of ingredients and flavors.  This curry hummus is one of my favorite recipes, as it carries some of my most beloved ingredients such as turmeric, cumin, cilantro, coconut water, tahini and fresh lime juice.  And best of all, it carries a beautiful golden color that makes it look as good as it tastes! Continue reading »

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Spicy Springtime Kale Chips Recipe

KaleChipRecipe2With Spring fever in the air and unseasonably warm weather here in Boulder, my taste buds are craving a bit more variety from my usual warm, mushy Vata-pacifying meals.  Although this recipe is best for Kapha, these kale chips are actually fairly balanced and quite hearty, as they have a delicious topping of creamy sunflower seeds to give some added protein, sunflower oil to combat the dryness of the kale, and some warming lemon juice and cayenne pepper to help with digestion.  This particular recipe is by far my favorite and most widely used in the world of kale chips.  In fact, I consider this more of a treat than a healthy snack, although they are definitely both! Continue reading »

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Christmas Kitchari Recipe

christmas kitchari2Kitchari is a traditional Ayurvedic dish that is nourishing, cleansing and quite versatile.  I am calling this particular Kitchari recipe my “Christmas Kitchari” not only because it is a healthy meal option for the winter months, but also because this warming dish provides a beautiful array of red and green colors, perfect for the holiday season.  Continue reading »

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Savory Pumpkin Soup Recipe

savory pumpkin soup recipeIf you are looking for a healthy alternative during this season of snacking, here is a great recipe to add to your weekly meals.  It is amazing as a meal in itself, a side dish (great for holidays meals!), or even an appetizer.  It is filling, yet low in calories and packed full of vitamins.  Although this recipe is not “Ayurvedic” in itself, it uses many of their principles such as eating warm, soupy foods during the cold months, eating with the seasons, and using warming spices to aid in digestion.  Using meat broth as a base makes this meal even more nourishing, savory and delicious! Continue reading »

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Tulsi, Ginger, Turmeric Tea Recipe

One of my favorite elements about the fall is being able to enjoy a warm glass of tea as I bundle up in a warm cozy blanket. This particular Ayurvedic tea recipe is exceptionally spectacular, as it is immune boosting, digestion enhancing, detoxifying, bug-killing, delicious goodness in one soothing cup. Continue reading »

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