How to Make Kidney Beans with Red Wine & Parsley
PREP TIME: 5 MINUTES
COOK TIME: 30 MINUTES
Bring the beans, oil, and salt to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer for 1/2 hour. Chop and add fresh parsley, onions and wine and continue simmering for 10 minutes. Serve hot or chilled.
How Can Kidney Beans with Red Wine & Parsley Make You Feel Great?
Beans, because they are high in potassium, also reduce water retention and thus relieve the circulatory system. Parsley, a strong diuretic, assists beans in reducing water excretion but without the loss of electrolytes. Its hot and dry qualities are helpful for draining excess Kapha in the spring when your body is naturally letting go of winter weight. If you find this recipe too dehydrating, adding salt can help.
A small amount of red wine stimulates and cleanses the liver. Wine and onion are both diaphoretics, which opens the pores and dilates blood vessels in the skin, flushing both the circulatory system and sweat glands.
As spring fever pushes blood from the core into the muscles, your natural cravings for physical activity lead you to enjoy the outdoor sunshine. As you are more active, spring is a natural time of year to rebuild muscle mass. Beans are an incredible protein source, especially for vegetarians, to build and heal muscle tissue after a full day or hiking or gardening.
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 Kidney Beans with Red Wine & Parsley Good for Me?
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Heart & Circulation:
STYPTICA herb that contracts tissue or blood vessels. Generally styptics are astringent. They are often used to stop bleeding.
High Fiber Laxative
HIGH-FIBER-LAXATIVEA class of laxative that adds bulk and water to stools. The size of a stool stimulates peristalsis and the stool passes more easily through the colon. It is important to drink plenty of water when using high fiber laxatives, as they can be dehydrating.
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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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