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Ayurvedic kitchari's are India's chicken soup and the congee equivalent of Chinese medicine. This kitchari includes cilantro and coconut and is adapted from Dr. Lad's book Ayurvedic Cooking for Self Healing.

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Orange like the rising sun, wrapped in bitter green crispness, sweet potatoes with kale make you feel brightly alive. Sweet potatoes give this meal substance, while kale's lightness bring this dish into a perfect balance. Ginger adds its pungent...

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This soup was developed primarily to relieve acid reflux. Kale and bitters reduce stagnation in the digestive tract and clear heat. Carrot and vegetables with beta-carotene reduce Pitta. Fennel improves digestion without increasing Pitta. Fresh ginger...

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Sour lime mixes with spicy-sweet fresh ginger in this chilled beverage that will wake up your mind as it delights your palate. A refreshing glass of this Ginger Basil Limeade will help you feel as light and bright as the summer day. Pour yourself a...

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Frothy Almond Date Shake nurtures and comforts your whole body, making it a the perfect addition to an Ayurvedic diet. Dates add charm and sweetness to the shake, while a slice of fiery ginger and a dash of spicy cinnamon heat up this elegant blend,...

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Butternut Squash Soup with Garlic, Fennel, and Ginger offers warmth & satisfaction for the season. After a summer of absorbing the sun's energy, farm-fresh Butternut Squash is ripe, sweet, and ready for autumn consumption. It is no wonder that the...

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Kitchari is Ayurveda's signature healing recipe and a perfect food. A simple, dynamic and heart warming synergy of mung beans, basmati rice, and digestive spices, kitchari is great for times of healing and recovery. Or whenever you suffer from...

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Crispy and hot around the edges, sizzling Potato Latkes will be devoured as soon as they leave the frying pan. As this fun & hearty treat sizzles in the pan, it will warms your heart in the cold winter. Bright green scallions sprinkled on top add a...

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Experiment with cream of rice soups. Called "Congee" in Chinese Medicine, cream of rice soups are the "chicken soup" of China. A warm breakfast for the winter season. Discovered in Pune, India while thinking about Southern Grits from Asheville, North...

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Asparagus Saffron Risotto with Lemon is a perfect way to celebrate your first picnic in Spring, Italian style. Asparagus, saffron and lemon are naturally refreshing ways to

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Simple and delicious

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A refreshing recipe with mint may be just what your body is asking for to combat spring-time allergies. It's also perfect to whip up for a spring picnic because it's light and won't spoil while you're out enjoying the sunshine. This dish essentially...

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The buttery rice and sweet peas are complemented by lemon's sourness. Cumin adds a savory note to the luxurious feel. This simple yet exotic dish is topped with crunchy roasted cashews. This is a satisfying dish that feels good in the body.

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Country-Home Sweet Potato & Spicy Pecan Crisp is a satisfying way to spend an evening before the fire. Recline in your favorite easy chair as you enjoy soft, comforting sweet potatoes. This treat will fill your home with a nutty aroma of roasted oats &...

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Kitchari is Ayurveda's perfect food, indicated in times of recovery as well as cleansing. Kitchari can even be the centerpiece of a mono-diet or fast, as it is a simple food that supplements the healing process. As with Grandma's chicken soup, there...

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When I first discovered daal, I ate it every meal for a week in a row. Then I was so sick of daal I didn't eat it again for several months. Now we have a more stable relationship and I enjoy daal once a week.

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Cool, soothing, and nourishing, it's no surprise that Coconut Rice is a staple of so many tropical cuisines. Your digestion is much weaker when the weather is warm than when it is cool. Luckily, coconut rice is easy enough for your body to break down...

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Kitchari is Ayurveda's perfect food, indicated in times of recovery as well as cleansing. Kitchari can even be the centerpiece of a mono-diet or fast, as it is a simple food that supplements the healing process. Think of kitchari as the vegetarian...

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If "fresh bright green" had a taste, it would be Potato Leek Soup with Fennel Seeds. Smooth, rich and refined, this creamy soup is only made more enticing by the spicy sizzle of red pepper flakes.Dairy-Free Creamy SoupCream based...

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Explore your creativity with sour smoothies. Apples with Ginger and Cardamom. Discovered in Albuquerque, NM.

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Warm, rustic, and nourishing, this creamy oatmeal sticks to your ribs. This warming winter breakfast will feel comforting in your tummy, while satiating your appetite all the way to lunchtime.Easy to DigestOats are an ideal...

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A simple rice congee great for late spring colds and congestion. Like chicken soup but without the heaviness of chicken. Black pepper stimulates circulation and lightens the step. Discovered at Congee Village, a Chinese Restaurant in Manhattan, NY on...

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Lemon & Spice Weight Loss Tea combines peppy cayenne and zesty lemon with gusto and verve. When celebrations with heavy foods and desserts leave you groggy and tired the next morning, Lemon & Spice addes a sparkle to the eye and an enthusiastic boost.

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The Cabbage Soup diet was famous in the faxlore of the 1980s. While Ayurveda does not encourage a cabbage soup mono-diet, cabbage soup can be a healthy addition to a well-rounded diet. Here is the Ayurvedic version.

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Shake things up and experiment with Coconut & Cilantro Savory Pancakes. These are unlike your average run-of-the-mill pancakes. Sprinkled with chewy coconut and bright cilantro. They're impossible to resist!Appropriate for any meal of the day,...

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The heavenly Peppermint Cocoa Shake brings a jovial smile to your lips with its smooth and creamy sweetness. Everyone loves milkshakes, but it's hard to find one that loves you back. This dairy-free, naturally sweet treat complete with aromatic spices...

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Enjoy the pungent and sweet aroma of ginger in this Vata balancing tea. Aromatic cardamom and lime juice bring springtime freshness with your first sip. The spices and the sweetness of the raw sugar brings a festive, smile-inducing flair. This tea...

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Cumin, Coriander, & Fennel tea (CCF tea) is one of the simplest and most famous Ayurvedic home formulas for detoxification, weight loss, and the burning up of excess water retention. This revitalizing yet mild blend gets right to the point by...

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Fresh herbs season a simple dish perfectly!

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Get cozy this season. Rather than reach for hot cocoa, try sipping this creamy Coconut Curry & Pumpkin soup. Soups are the ideal fall food. They are warming, grounding and easy to digest. Who doesn't love something warm and sweet on a cool fall day?...

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A great summertime drink!

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Nourishing Basil Butternut Squash over Coconut Quinoa will soothe your body and mind. Butternut squash, soaked in coconut milk and ghee, carries a signature of comfort. Silky coconut milk and the freshness of basil form a perfect blend of satisfaction...

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Vitality, strength, and salty hardiness are the essence of a Salmon Burger. Bright lemon zest awakens your appetite for this hearty meal. Have a long, hard day ahead? A Salmon Burger is just what you need to feel strong at the very end of the day. ...

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This simple soup greets you with sweet and savory notes in a light, nurturing broth. It is a nice way to introduce parsnips if you're unfamiliar with them. Their taste blends nicely with carrots and they look almost the same. Parsnip is the albino...

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Enjoy the satisfying creaminess of piping hot oatmeal topped with the nutty aroma of roasted sesame and coconut. As the weather turns cool in early fall, your body seems to crave the hearty warmth of roasted nuts & grains. Here the bold & flavorful...

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When you're hungry and in need of a quick snack, simply heat up some ghee, toss in some bananas, and watch them sizzle. A dash of spices, cinnamon and ginger, make these morsels quite delicious! This rich, nourishing snack couldn't be easier to make or...

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Savory, aromatic, and light, the Greens & Fresh Herb Frittata is a rustically nourishing way to begin your morning. Transport yourself to a wide, tiled-floor kitchen overlooking lush Italian countryside as you dig into this hearty, yet light dish. ...

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To all people who don't like beets: they get sweeter the longer you cook them. I add a dash of turbinado or raw sugar to help them along. Coconut also cuts the bitterness and adds a smooth, rich flavor. Pungent ginger complements and freshens the...

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A rich avocado sauce accompanies crispy zucchini and zesty basil in this fun summertime favorite. Conventional Alfredo pasta simply can't stand up to the fresh vital taste of raw zucchini noodles.You'll receive all the blessings of vegetables from the...

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