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Sep 25
Potatoes in Roasted Sesame & Coconut with Lime
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Potatoes are high in potassium. Potassium is a diuretic. When Vata people eat potatoes they lose fluids. Potatoes are also drying because they have astringent taste. Lime and salt nourish the kidneys and help them retain water. Lime and salt are an...

Sep 25
Banana with Ghee & Cinnamon
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When you're hungry and in need of a quick snack, simply heat up some ghee, toss in some bananas, and watch them sizzle. A dash of spices, cinnamon and ginger, make these morsels quite delicious! This rich, nourishing snack couldn't be easier to make or...

Sep 22
Curried Chick Pea with Carrots
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Complex, spicy, sweet, sour, savory, you name it- every flavor you can dream up has its place in Indian curry. Spice up mild chickpeas and sweet carrots with pungent ginger, cayenne, cinnamon, and cumin, bitter fenugreek, aromatic cloves and cardamom,...

Sep 17
Cream of Asparagus Soup with Thyme & Mushrooms
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Mushrooms are tamasic and asparagus will effect the odor of the urine. Black pepper helps make the almonds more digestible.

Sep 17
Honey Coco-Butter
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Boost Your Energy Feeling tired? Wake up your body with a spoonful of delicious Honey Coco-Butter. This completely natural, whole food is an energy building treat. It restores your vigor and vitality with a sweet and nutty aroma that gratifies the...

Sep 15
Barley with Basil & Avocado
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One of the few Vata pacifying green foods, avocados build ojas. Sharp basil aids digestion but barley is heavy and smooth, making this dish Kapha provoking.

Sep 14
Lemon Rice with Cashews, Peas, Ghee & Cumin
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This is a rich, ojas-building rice dish that provokes Kapha and pacifies Vata. Cashews, like most nuts, are too dense for people with weak digestion.

Sep 14
Roasted Rice with Dates, Cinnamon & Cardamom
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Enticing aromatic spices fill the kitchen, tempting you to the table with their romantic allure. Your tastes are awakened by richly sweet dates, heart warmed by cinnamon. Cardamom's softly aromatic tones create a truly romantic flavor. Roasted Rice...

Sep 13
Sweet Pea Guacamole
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Do you love creamy guacamole but don't love the digestive heaviness that follows? This lighter, sweeter alternative provides the satisfaction of traditional guacamole without leaving you feeling sluggish, heavy, or bloated. Fresh, springy sweet peas...

Sep 10
Sesame Bread
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Bread is about sharing life. Autumn is a time of sharing, as people gather together to warm each other as the days get shorter and cooler. This nuturing bread recipe reminds us to revel in the togetherness of colder weather. Thanksgiving is on its way,...

Sep 10
Lemon & Saffron Tapioca Pudding
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Restore comfort and ease to your day with creamy tapioca pudding. The softness of tapioca is a balm to any mental stress, to soothe and lull any anxious thoughts. Warm aromatic saffron adds a subtle elegance to this rich, luxurious dessert while sour...

Sep 10
Toasted Black Cumin Wild Rice
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If you are feeling tired, overwhelmed and overworked, this is the recipe for you. According to the famous arabic physician Avicenna in "The Canon of Medicine," black cumin stimulates the body's energy and helps recovery from fatigue and dispiritedness....

Sep 07
Basil Butternut Squash over Coconut Quinoa
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Nourishing Basil Butternut Squash over Coconut Quinoa will soothe your body and mind. Butternut squash, soaked in coconut milk and ghee, carries a signature of comfort. Silky coconut milk and the freshness of basil form a perfect blend of satisfaction &...

Sep 06
Multigrain Pancakes
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Bran is high in fiber and thus supports the colon and regular bowel movements. But wheat is heavy and the griddle can be buttery provoking Kapha dosha.

Sep 06
Pistachio Crusted Salmon with Lingonberry Jam
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Pistachio Crusted Salmon with Lingonberry Jam is the creamy, oily satisfaction you've been craving since the turn of the season. As the leaves begin to change and summer becomes a memory, you naturally start to crave heavier, sweeter foods to warm you up...

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