AYURVEDIC LIVING BLOG
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Beets are heavy, warming, strength promoting and good for building the blood and moving the bowels. They are excellent for fall and winter in soups, grain or root veggie dishes, or in the summer with cooling vegetables such as cucumber and zucchini to prevent them from overheating the liver. This chutney can also be eaten in the spring.
- 1-1.5 cups grated beet...
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Traci's Easy Samosas Recipe (Puff Pastry Style)
- 1.5 lbs potatoes (approx 3-6 depending on size) - boil in water until knife inserted into center comes out easy or until inside is not longer white but translucent, then cool, then peel off skin and chop into 1/4" smallish bite-sized cubes
- set aside 1/2 cup frozen or fresh peas
- Then in medium skillet, melt:
- 2 Tbs...
Green Chutney (Cilantro Mint)
- 2 bunches cilantro
- 1 bunch mint (or omit if you don't have any one hand it's fine =)
- 1½ tsp cumin seeds
- Juice of 1-2 limes
- 1tsp salt to taste
- ½ thai green chili (seeds removed – careful of eyes & face)
- ½-1 cup water – enough to blend easily (distilled is good as it will not go bad as fast) if you...
“Thandai” - Cooling Festival Drink :
This drink is often served chilled in summer or at Indian festivals
- 6 cups milk
- 25 soaked and peeled or blanched Almonds
- 3 Tbs dry roasted Poppy seeds
- Few strands of Saffron (kesar)
- Dates or brown sugar to taste
- 8 green cardamoms
- 20 rose petals (fresh or dried), or 1 tbs rose water
- ½ stick Cinnamon
- 8-10 Black peppercorns
Join Kerri Midiri, educator and Ayurveda Coaching graduate as she explains how Ayurveda helped her reclaim her mental and physical health and brought balance to her vata dosha. She worked through chronic and acute anxiety symptoms through implementing warming and moisturizing Ayurvedic practices.
Join Mamta Landerman, beloved instructor and the founding and current President of the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine (CAAM) as she discusses the powerful ways living with the seasons of Ayurveda enhance wellbeing. You are sure to enjoy a bunch of Ayurvedic jewels of wisdom to integrate into your own life.
- 8 pitted plums
- 4-6 pitted dates to sweeten
- 1 pinch salt
- Juice of ½ lime or to taste
- 1 tsp garam masala or “Mum’s super spice”
- ¼ tsp Ayurvedic ginger powder “sunthi” or a slice of fresh ginger
- Optional: pinch of clove and/or cardamom
- Soak dates in enough water to cover overnight
- Drain from water but in...
About Mung Beans
Mung Dhal is traditionally is a traditional Indian and Ayurvedic dish made from mung beans. Mung beans may be purchased either split or whole, with or without skins. Mung beans hold a special place in Ayurveda due to their easy digestibility, medicinal and sattvic (peace promoting) properties. They are sweet, astringent, cool and sweet (post-digestive) making them particularly...
Ayurveda Yogurt Recipe
- 3 cups raw Organic whole Milk
- With either 1) “yogurt starter” powder ½ tsp, or 2) 2 Tbs plain yogurt (from last batch you made), (You can either use 2 tablespoon out of this “old” yogurt to make your next batch, but the quantity of the beneficial microbes decreases each time or the fresh “yogurt starter”...
Cucumber Mint Raita
(Refreshing Yogurt Condiment)
Raita is a nourishing condiment consisting of plain yogurt, water, salt and spices. This recipe is perfect for the summer season with its refreshing addition of mint and cucumber and cooling spices such as coriander and cilantro.
- 2 cup yogurt
- 1-2 cup water (to preference of thickness)
- 1/2 grated and peeled cucumber
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp...
- 1 cup rice (ie white rice)
- ½ cup other grain (ie, quinoa)
- 3 cups water
- ½ tsp salt
- ½ tsp cumin powder
- 1 Tbs ghee
- Soak grains overnight in enough water to cover by few inches
- Drain in the morning
- Place all ingredients into saucepan and cover on high
- Bring to a boil
- Stir & cover
- Reduce to simmer (time varies according to...
Join beloved Intern Supervisor Mia Hamilton as she interviews one of her first ever coaching students Susie Clayton, who healed her chronic headaches and evolved her habits on the journey to becoming an Ayurveda Coach herself!
Ayurveda Veggie Upma Recipe
- Cream of Rice with Veggies -
Upma is traditionally made with coarsely ground wheat or farina. It is a light meal, which is easy to digest if using cream of rice like we are here, and can be eaten as a savory breakfast meal, or lunch, dinner or snack. Rice can be substituted with cream of wheat or even quinoa flakes. You can mix veggies and spices to suite...
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