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

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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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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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Never feel bored again. Pesto is the perfect antidote when you have the food blahs. Just add them to your favorite dish.

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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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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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Yellow lemon with sweet honey over sweet carrots made pungent by ginger.

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Capture spring freshness with this perfect & easy to prepare pesto. A lightness distinguishes this pesto from others. The crispy, vivacious texture of fennel bulb is tempered by a cool quality the calms the mind and increases clarity. Pumpkin seeds...

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Experiment with bitter sweet parsnips and soft root vegetables. Inspireded by Grover Stock of Iowa (founder of https://sustainablelivingcoalition.org).

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Buttery soft warm carrots are creamy and comfortable for cold weather days.

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A simple favorite with the intention of helping Vata.

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Brightly sour, cleanly bitter, and gently sweet, Kale Lemonade with Ginger and Apple is an invigorating way to awaken your day. Blend pungent ginger into the mix to warm up this refreshing juice. Kale lemonade will pucker your mouth with an energizing...

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Herbal juices nourish as they heal. Sweet spices add stimulation to the rejuvenating fruits of the vine. This simple recipe was inspired by Dr. Vasant Lad's "The Textbook of Ayurveda".

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Experiment with soft root vegetables. Inspireded by Grover Stock of Iowa (founder of https://sustainablelivingcoalition.org).

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Simple and delicious, there are many variations. Although this recipe uses lemon others make collard greens with vinegar.

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Mashed broccoli has a softer feel. Olives and lemon bring the taste and sours alive.

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Bananas with Lemon Juice and Cilantro is a sweet, refreshing and restorative summer snack. Lemon and cilantro add a fresh and zesty taste to your appetite for excitement in the summer. It is common in India to serve fruit with spices. This spicey fruit...

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Affectionate Acorn Squash with Ghee & Maple Syrup comforts your heart with its abundant coziness, bringing the bounty of the autumn harvest to your home. As the sweetest of the squashes, this seasonal staple is sure to satisfy your appetite for fall...

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Spicy, sweet and sour Coconut Turmeric Sambar is a spring soup warms your belly on the coldest day. Awaken your senses as you journey to beautiful South India, a landscape palm trees, endless blue skies, and scents of spices greeting your nose. Sambar...

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Hearty, golden, grounding 'pumpkin pie'. Discovered by Rose Ortiz, yoga instructor in Asheville, NC.

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Zesty, tangy, and bursting with red freshness, cranberries evoke autumn hues and celebration flavors. Sour, sweet, and spicy, this sauce adds color and zing to the holiday table.

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Experiment with citrus and spicy salads. Ginger and lemon add zest and freshness. Fennel adds a unique tone to oranges. Inspired by an Appetizer at Zerza in New York City.

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Ginger, lemon, and honey tea is a remedy for colds and sinus infection. Lemon, like all sours, is a secretagogue which encourages liquidation of mucus and a protective coating of fluids on an otherwise irritated lung and throat. Honey aids...

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As your body enters a natural cleanse cycle, the early days of Spring may be critical for your health. The heavy snowfall & dampness characteristic of February is a sure sign that spring is approaching. Winter fat starts to melt, clogging your...

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Refresh your body and relax your mind this summer with Blueberry Mint Green smoothie. This delicious treat is packed with anti-oxidants and green vitality. Blueberry bursts in your mouth with a tart sweetness that enlivens your tastebuds.

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The French are known for their salads. Every French person I've met knew how to make their own, homemade, salad dressing. Dressings are often made of sweet, savory, sour and pungent. There are many substitutes. To experiment with your own salad...

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Fresh ginger is tridoshic. It burns toxins from the body, stimulates circulation, and is a mild anti-inflammatory and analgesic. Miso is fermented, meaning that it can slightly aggravate Pitta. If using for this recipe, all lemon or vinegar based...

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A softer salad with barley, dill, mint, and cucumber. Feel this light and cooling combination refresh the body and calm the mind on a hot summer day. Sweet raisins and perhaps a dab of honey mustard or a sliced radish will add a touch of contrasting...

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Watermelon invites children and adults alike to step out of the heat and enjoy a refreshing treat on a summer day. Full of delicious juice, watermelon cools your body and restores balance to overheated blood. Late June and early July is the perfect...

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