Tag Archives: Ayurvedic Recipe

Ayurvedic Roasted Root Veggie Recipe

ayurvedic roasted veggie recipeWhat better way to welcome in the Fall than with some grounding root veggies.  I have come to the conclusion that Fall is officially my favorite season, and I am beyond excited to have some herbal teas, winter spices and warm meals back in my life again.  In fact, with Vata dosha being predominant during the Fall season, all of these “treats” not only feel great, but are actually helping to keep my body and mind in balance during these transitional months.  This recipe has been a slight obsession of mine and although it can be a healthy side dish, I have been enjoying it as my main meal more often than not. Continue reading »

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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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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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Vata Kitchari Recipe

Vata kitchari cookingKitchari is the Ayurvedic dish that traditionally consists of basmati rice, split mung beans (aka mung dahl), Indian spices and a variety of vegetables.  Although this is a very simple meal, it can be made quite versatile depending on the ingredients used.  There are cleansing kitchari recipes for times of detoxification, rejuvenating kitchari recipes for times of building strength, kitchari recipes for specific doshic imbalances and kitchari recipes for specific seasons.  It is endless really!  One thing they all have in common is that they are well-cooked to a mush, making them easy-to-digest, highly nutritious and profoundly nourishing. Continue reading »

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Ayurvedic Summertime Salad Recipe

Ayurvedic Salad Recipe3Ayurveda does not always advocate the use of raw foods (especially for Vata types); however, in the right context and with the proper ingredients, any meal made with whole food ingredients can be made Ayurvedic.  Raw foods tend to be cold, dry, rough and hard to digest causing some people gas, bloating and constipation.  Therefore this balanced salad recipe makes good use of healthy oils and warming ingredients to help counteract these qualities, making it a suitable option for all body-types in the Spring and Summer season. Continue reading »

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Ayurvedic Red Lentil Dahl Recipe

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Dahl is the Sanskrit term for an Indian soup made from a split and de-skinned bean such as the red lentil.  Because of these properties, red lentils are one of the easiest beans to digest, as they cook down to almost a sauce-like consistency.  In fact, most individuals that have digestive issues with beans are still able to enjoy red lentils on a regular basis. Continue reading »

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Sweet Potato, Kale and Brown Rice Scramble

sweet potato and kale recipeDuring the fall and winter months I can never find enough ways to get my sweet potato fix.  Here is a simple, delicious and versatile recipe that is nourishing for all body types and soothing to the soul.  Continue reading »

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