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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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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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