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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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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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