How to Make Rose Petal Cookies with Almonds & Cherries
PREP TIME: 15 MINUTES
COOK TIME: 20 MINUTES
Skin and chop almonds according to the directions on the almond page.
How Can Rose Petal Cookies with Almonds & Cherries Make You Feel Great?
The Joy of Cookies without the GuiltAyurveda tells us that cakes and cookies provoke Kapha, bog the circulation, and cause mucus. Our body wishes we would abstain from them. Yet our taste buds, not to mention our friends, continue to tempt us with baked delights. And why wouldn't they? It's the traditional time for celebration, and in many cultures, a sweet is considered a very special offering. You shouldn't deny yourself the joy of festitivties.
In response, we've designed a seven step process to make desserts healthier. For example, spelt, ghee, and raw sugar are winning alternatives substantially healthier than wheat, butter and white sugar. Cardamom clears the tendency of flour, sugar and fats to build mucus. Tart cherry stimulates digestive juices.
Cool InflammationRose petals are cooling, anti-inflammatory in the GI, and soothing to the heart especially when mixed with sweeteners. Pitta people are naturally attracted to beauty. They are highly sensitive to and ashamed of off-putting smells. The scent of a rose calms Pitta.
Berries are lymphatic movers that complete the spring process of cleansing your liver. They are also liver tonics to protect your liver during summer. Berries are rich in anti-oxidants that prevent aging and cancer.
Metabolic Boost, in a Cookie?Cherries are warming and stimulate metabolism. You can best experience the warming effect of cherries eating them while sitting in the hot sun. They even help your gallbladder release bile, which helps you to digest heavy fats abundant at holiday celebrations.
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 Rose Petal Cookies with Almonds & Cherries Good for Me?
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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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