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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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Rejuvenation Kitchari: Ayurvedic Soul Food

rejuvenation kitchari recipeKitchari is often thought of as a cleansing dish and is widely used in Ayurvedic detoxification programs.  However, this versatile dish can also be modified for rejuvenating the body and mind, increasing one’s energy and vitality (aka Ojas).  This particular Kitchari recipe is great for Vata pacification, post-cleanses or anytime you feel like you need a warm, comforting boost of nourishment. 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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