How to Make Cinnamon Rye Berry Porridge with Prunes
PREP TIME: 5 MINUTES
COOK TIME: 40 MINUTES
Notes on Ingredients:
1. Blitz the rye in a blender to partially break down.
2. Simmer in water for about 40 minutes or until all the water is absorbed and the rye is tender.
3. Add molasses and chopped prunes. Stir through.
4. Serve with ghee, chopped walnuts and a sprinkle of cinnamon for garnish.
How Can Cinnamon Rye Berry Porridge with Prunes Make You Feel Great?
Regulate Bowel MovementsThe combination of rye and prunes in this recipe is sure to keep your bowels moving as they should, particularly if you are prone to slow, lethargic Kapha type digestion. Rye is a suitable Kapha grain as it is warming and dry. It's high fibre content will keep you feeling full for hours, limiting the likelihood of habitual snacking. The heavy, sweet nature of prunes have a tonic and gentle laxative effect. They are a great choice to move slow digestion along and keep the colon in working order.
Lose the Water WeightNot only does this recipe support the elimination of waste through stools, it is also a strong diuretic, enabling your body to expel excess liquid retention. Feeling puffy, swollen and congested? Try this dish and shed some water weight.
WHY SHOULD YOU EAT AYURVEDICALLY?Eating Ayurvedically makes you feel nourished and energized. An Ayurvedic diet is tailored to your individual body type and the specific imbalances you are working with at any given time. Foods that supplement your specific body type’s needs and digest easily create your menu. Watch as you eat less but feel more satisfied because what you are eating truly nourishes you. Since Ayurveda believes all disease begins in the digestive tract, food is your first medicine. By eating a healthy diet that’s ideal for your body, you experience optimal health.
Is Cinnamon Rye Berry Porridge with Prunes Good for Me?
Experiences are PersonalExperiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary. The list of actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.
Energy Vitality Strength:
Kidney & Urinary:
DIURETICHerbs that promote urine formation, thereby flushing the kidneys and urinary tract while eliminating any excess water retention. As diuretics reduce water retention, they are often used to reduce blood pressure.
Mind, Stress & Sleep:
GROUNDINGEncourages feelings of stability and heaviness. Makes you feel settled, mentally relaxed. Mildly sedates the nervous system to ease stress. Can bring a spacey or anxious person back to earth.
STOOL-SOFTENERAn herb that softens stool that is hard and difficult to pass. They are the safest and most gentle type of laxative. Some foods are even stool softeners, such as warm milk with ghee.
GENERAL-LAXATIVEPromotes a bowel movement. General laxative is an umbrella term that refers to several different types of laxatives...
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How to Use Food AyurvedicallyHOW DOES EATING AYURVEDICALLY MAKE YOU FEEL?
Eating Ayurvedically makes you feel nourished and energized. Food digests with ease when right for your body type (dosha). Healthy digestion is seen as the cornerstone of well-being in Ayurveda. Healthy digestion generally prevents illness. If you do get sick, a strong digestive fire reduces the severity of illness and increases your resilience. It also improves your mood. Once you begin eating Ayurvedically, you will feel refreshed, vital and strong.
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