2 cups of baby spinach 1 tsp. of cumin 1 tsp. of coriander 1 chopped tomato 1/2 onion chopped 1 tsp. of lemon juice 1/2 tsp. of himalaya pink salt 2 tsp. of ghee Add tomatoes and onions to a pan with ghee, cook until soft careful not to burn the onion. Add spices and stir. Add washed spinach and cooked until wilted, add the lemon juice and serve.
Cumin Carrot Soup 6 carrots peeled and chopped 1 tsp of cumin 1 celery stick chopped 1tsp of maple syrup 3 cups of broth Add all ingredients to a pan and simmer until carrots very tender. Cool slightly and blend.
In Ayurveda, digesting your food is of most importance but also enjoying food full of flavour. Ayurveda does not want you to have a restrictive diet but to understand yourself well enough to know what foods and lifestyle are right for you and your body. In the vast wisdom of Ayurveda, the sages also understood that we live in a real world and that we also need practical advice to use every day. So, here are some food antidotes that help when we eat certain foods that have adv
Ayurveda emphasises in gentle natural methods. To highlight this, Ayurveda notes that certain bodily urges are natural and necessary for proper health and functioning of the mind, emotions and body. The result of suppressing these natural urges creates health problems. It is for these reasons that Ayurveda advises that people follow nature's call, living naturally and gently, without straining and forcing. Results of Suppressing Natural Urges: Classic Ayurvedic text- Caraka
Deep inside all of us, there is a burning fire. Not a fire of flames in the typical sense but biological fire that stimulates the metabolic breakdown of the foods we eat. Central to Ayurvedic understanding of digestion is the strength of this digestive fire, called Agni. Composed of various acids and enzymes, agni is seated within the lower stomach and small intestine and it relates to Pitta dosha. Ayurveda refers to an individual’s overall digestive capabilities. Any process
When understanding how to balance the Doshas is helpful to know what the 5 elements are and their properties to understand how they influence food, the taste of food, how they work and build the body and the functions of the Doshas etc. In this case for the Vata season we focus in increasing the elements of Fire, Water and Earth. However, it all has to be in moderation because excess of these elements will increase Pitta and Kapha. As I mentioned before all in moderation, wit
To fully understand Vata and the relationship with our body and mind we need to dive a bit deeper than just understanding the qualities of cold, mobile and rough etc. Unlike Pitta and Kapha, Vata does not have a corporal form, it is also unstable in nature. Vata in its normal state of functioning sustains all organs of the body by way of it’s subdoshas: Prana, Udana, Samana, Apana and Vyana. It prompts all types of actions. It restrains and impels mental activities. Vata coor
Summer is soon becoming a distant memory for us who live in the western hemisphere. The temperatures are starting to drop and the winds are picking up. In Ayurveda is the beginning of Vata season: Cold, dry, mobile and rough. We see this in our environment winds moving quicker than a nice summer breeze. The sunshine hours slowly become shorter. In our bodies and mind we start feeling cold, our skin and hair becomes dry and for some we see changes in our bowels movement consti