How to Make Sweet Turnips with Ghee
PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES
COOK TIME: 120 MINUTES
1. Peel and chop turnips.
How Can Sweet Turnips with Ghee Make You Feel Great?
Post-Holiday CleanseTurnips are the quintessential winter vegetable, perfect to cleanse the system after the holidays. Bitter taste is naturally cleansing, guiding toxicity and heaviness down and out of your body. Instead of feeling heavy and sluggish after dinner, this recipe will have you finishing your plate feeling clean and light.
Winter Immune BoostWorried about catching a winter bug? Chances are you taxed your body through the holidays with abundant heavy sweets and rich dishes. Although it's important to fully participate in family celebrations, they may leave your immune system under par in the challenging cold season. Mashed Sweet Turnips and Ghee are a healthy and healing choice for this very concern- they are light to digest so that your body gets to work less, not more. The less energy your body spends on digestion, the more it has available for cleansing and fighting off bugs. And, they are high in vitamin C, the vitamin of immunity. High levels of calcium, magnesium, and potassium are a bonus!
Cooked Turnips, PleaseHave you ever noticed that turnips are rarely eaten raw? This root vegetable from the brassica family contains chemicals that can block thyroid function called goitrogens. These chemicals, however are easily inactivated by steaming or cooking, rendering turnips a healthful choice. This is long understood knowledge, as turnips have been cultivated as a staple food by ancient Greeks and Romans.
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 Sweet Turnips with Ghee 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.
Liver & Gall Bladder:
CHOLAGOGUECholagogues stimulate the release of bile from the gall bladder for improved digestion.
LOWERS-THYROIDReduces thyroid function. Useful for people with hyperthyroid.
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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