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Rose Oat Breakfast Recipe for Soothing Summer Emotions
1/3 cup oats
2/3 cup water
1/3 cup milk
1 pinch cardamom seeds or powder
1 piece star-anise
small handful golden raisins (or whatever kind you have on hand)
Place all ingredients into small saucepan
Bring to a boil
Reduce to Simmer for 15 minutes
3 Chill Pills
to Soothe Summer Anger
with Traci Webb
1. Do not postpone your meals - this will overheat your liver (the "seat of anger") and will eat away at your reserve energy ("ojas") leaving you with dimished endurance to stress and more likely to flare up for no reason.
2. Take small Daily Vacations - get outside into the healing powers of...
Ayurvedic Bone Broth Recipe
Bone broth is a popular trend and an ancient medicinal food. So much of the time in modern culture we eat the meat and forgo some of the most nutrient dense parts of the animal - the bones and organs.
Bone broth is teeming with the minerals and nutrients needed to nourish and heal the deeper tissues of the body containing nutrients like calcium, magnesium,...
(Ayurvedic Probiotic Drink)
Takra is Ayurveda's probiotic drink. It's very different from what we call buttermilk in most stores in the west. This recipe is often used to restore the beneficial bacteria and heal gut imbalances in ayurveda - a unique and difficult task. It is very good for assimilation and provides an excellent...
Veggie Rolled Rice Recipe (Veggie Poha/Powa)
This is a light, easy, delicious meal your whole family will enjoy.
Poha is a “flattened” rice dish, similar to rice pilaf, which is quick and easy to make. Poha is a dehusked rice which is flattened into dry rice flakes. When added to liquid (hot or cold), the poha flakes absorb the fluids making them expand and...
Puffed Lotus Seeds Dessert
(aka "Phool Makhana" dessert)
Here's a fun dessert/snack/cereal recipe which is light, delicious and perfect for spring time know in ayurveda as kapha or heavy-happy season. Because spring is heavy, it feels right to eat light in spring. Puffed Sweet Lotus Seeds with Roasted Pecans is ideal. It's also got the added "prabhav" super power of being incredibly...
Spring time is upon us in the northern hemisphere. It's time to increase your spicing to strengthen digestion, burn away toxins, and open your bodily channels so the toxins can flow out easily. Kapha heavy watery earthy qualities dominate the environment, your body and your mind at this time. It's a great time to plant the seeds you're wanting to manifest for the year, but just...
Mung Veggie Patties
Think you'll enjoy this mung veggie fritter lightly sauted in ghee for added a light crisp. Goes well with coconut or cilantro chutney. A satisfying treat away from meat or deep fried. Healthy filled with legumes like mung, chickpeas, peas along with veggies of choice like cabbage, shredded carrot and more.
Doshas: grounding for vata, delicious for pitta...
EVERYONE LOVES THIS DISH (even meat eaters)! It's savory, salty, oily and deeply satisfying. It's an excellent vegetarian protein source to build healthy tissues. Most vegetarians may not realize it's not just our muscles which need adequate protein. In fact, most of our bodily tissues aside from blood and fat are built up by our daily protein intake....
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