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Ojas-Increasing Energy Balls (a no-bake recipe!)

Ojas Increasing Energy BallsSummer has arrived and with the heat already in the high 90’s here in Boulder, I thought trying out a healthy, no-bake recipe is exactly what is needed!  But as with all of my recipes, I further thought that creating an Ayurvedic version of the energy ball could be a great experiment.  What I discovered was a simple, nourishing and irresistible recipe filled with Ojas-increasing ingredients (coconut, almonds, ghee, etc), digestive spices to balance out the heavy, cold and raw qualities of this recipe, and an added bonus of Ashwagandha Root, one of Ayurveda’s most well know energy-enhancing, rejuvenative herbs. Continue reading »

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Energizing Sweet Potato and Chia Seed Smoothie

Energizing Sweet Potato and Chia Seed SmoothieAs an Ayurvedic practitioner, one of the hardest parts of my job is to tell a client that their beloved raw smoothie may not be healthy for them.  Trying to take away smoothies  from today’s society, does not lead to happy individuals.  Luckily with Ayurveda, anything can be transformed into a healthy, healing meal with the proper modifications.  This delicious Sweet Potato Smoothie not only fits just about any body-type (yes, even Vata!), but is also appropriate to be eaten during the Fall and Winter months.  Continue reading »

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