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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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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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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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Vata-Soothing Root Veggie Stew

root stewThis earthy, grounding, Vata-soothing dish is a great option for the fall and winter months or anytime Vata dosha is high.  This colorful array of roots and vegetables is a great way to get a wide range of vitamins, nutrients and antioxidants into your daily diet.  The addition of ghee and Ayurvedic spices increases the health properties by boosting the digestive fire and allowing the body to readily absorb the nutrients.     Continue reading »

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