How to Make Toasted Black Cumin Wild Rice
PREP TIME: 5 MINUTES
COOK TIME: 50 MINUTES
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How Can Toasted Black Cumin Wild Rice Make You Feel Great?
Both black cumin (nigella) and wild rice support healthy kappa by keeping blood sugar even and removing excess water from your system. Black cumin is an even stronger diuretic than its more commonly used cousin, brown cumin. It has such a direct effect on the kidneys that it can even help to break up a painful, stubborn kidney stone. Wild rice is high in protein and fiber. Combined with black cumin, which lowers blood sugar, this is an excellent choice for diabetics.
For those of you who feel anxious or stressed, a hearty, protein-rich dish such as Black Cumin Wild Rice will bring you a sensation of grounded stability. Nigella stimulates energy, helping to stave off the fatigue that so often accompanies stress. The high fiber content of wild rice helps keep constipation at bay. If you have constipation due to dryness, make sure to add ghee to your wild rice while cooking.
Black cumin is a little too heating for pitta. Use fennel seeds instead for a delicious, pitta soothing modification to this recipe.
WHAT IS TOASTED BLACK CUMIN WILD RICE?
Why not make a little extra to heat up in the morning and top with avocado slices for a nourishing, energy-stimulating start to your day?
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 Toasted Black Cumin Wild Rice 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.
CARMINATIVEStimulates the release of gas. Helpful for bloating or cramping abdominal pain. Propels food downward.
ANTISPASMODICHerbs that reduce or inhibit muscle spasms or cramping, such as in asthma, colic or IBS.
Cleanse and Detox:
Energy Vitality Strength:
Heart & Circulation:
HYPOTENSIVEAn herb that lowers blood pressure.
VASODILATORA vasodilator is an herb that widens the blood vessels by the relaxation of smooth muscle cells within the vessel walls, thereby increasing circulation systemically or to a local area.
ANTICARCINOGENICHerbs that inhibit or prevent the activity of a carcinogen or the development of cancer.
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.
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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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