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One common combination that can challenge our digestive capabilities is yogurt and fruit. This pairing can impair the digestive fire and create ama. Ayurveda tells us that mixing yoghurt with fruit is challenging to our digestive system and should really be eaten separately, of course, we now have the advantage of non-dairy yoghurt which is less problematic.
You can just eat them on their own as the masala mix and fresh herbs make this recipe. Spelt is pungent, heating, light and dry, so it has an effect on all doshas, its great for Kapha, ok for Pitta and ok for Vata in smaller quantities.
I made this today from a bunch of leftovers, Ayurveda sees leftovers as detrimental to our digestive system, but I think that with our fridges, life is less problematic, regarding this. What Ayurveda refers to is cooked leftovers, there is very little life left in the food and if we reheat there are fewer enzymes and more opportunity for bacteria.
Delicious Millet Burgers. This is such an easy dish to prepare and everyone will love them, just take your time making them as they have a tendency to crumble. It just takes a little patience!
Lots of people like pizzas but they are not very healthy, this one has more than enough of great ingredients to make it healthy and easy on the waistline. Using a selection of different flours/grains gives it extra nutrition. You can make the pizza topping to suit your taste, but remember to go easy on the cheese as this defeats the object of eating healthy, so a little feta goes a long way for taste.
I have to say that I have never tried this but it sounds great, Pooja has some healthy eating recipes which we will continue to add to the site. We all know how good turmeric is for our health and this is a really unusual way to include it for a delicious snack.
Millet is rich in vitamin B, calcium, iron, potassium, and zinc it's a great protein and gluten-free. You might have seen millet in the health food store, and maybe not sure how to use it, have a go, it's really good for this time of the year.
This is a delicious sweet and in many ways, it would not be recommended from an Ayurvedic perspective, but now and again we can break some of the rules if we are mindful and add the necessary spices to help us. This is an ancient Indian desert and can be eaten cooled after blending or frozen for a simple homemade ice cream
Millets energetics are sweet, astringent, dry, light and hot, so it's not really a good idea to eat this during hot mid summer days. But when I was staying in a log cabin in the high of summer the mornings were really cold, I welcomed this now and again. eat it wisely.
Tamari Tofu and Rice Bowl
There is such a lot of controversy about tofu, I'm going to do a full bog on it soon. But for the time being tofu energetics are considered to be dry, cold and heavy with an astringent taste. So taking this into account its fine for Vata and Pitta but not for Kapha.
The biggest job is to grate everything first, I added a little feta cheese and loved them. I served them up with a handful of rocket salad and my hubby scoffed them with brown sauce!! Yes, I know but whatever you fancy! Made with fresh veg and some herbs and spices, with a little feta cheese.
inspired to get a bunch each of asparagus, leeks, and basil. So, as usual, I rarely measure anything but add things as I go along. This was a delicious but quite unusual soup and I hope you like it.
When I posted my healthy pizza on FaceBook lots of people asked me about the pizza base. This is what I use for lots of recipes, I use an egg that comes from a free-range farm, but I'm sure that vegans will have their favourite substitute.
Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is a 7,000-year-old plant that originated in the mountainous regions of South America. While it is commonly known as an “ancient grain,” quinoa is technically not a grain or cereal grain, but a seed, and does not contain gluten.
The benefits of spinach are many. I really like using different leaves for making pesto, this one uses the abundant spinach leaves that are full of great benefits. I personally love this as a spread on toasted sourdough bread and topped with avocado and cherry tomatoes.
Its 7 pm and I've just got back from Conwy in Wales after spending the day with my daughter Carmen, we have been out all day and I just wanted to relax and also know that I have eaten something that's quite nourishing and easy to make.
When I was walking through my local village a lady was selling the first new potatoes of the season and of course, they are delicious just with butter and fresh herbs, so I bought some, and like all things fresh they tend to lose their freshness after a few days.
The word masala simply means a combination of ground spices. According to Ayurveda the Kapha Dosha is a combination of the elements Earth and Water and governs the structure of the body, stabilises it and protects it. It has the quality of being heavy, slow, stuck, stubborn.
The word masala simply means a combination of ground spices. According to Ayurveda the Pitta Dosha is a combination of the elements Fire and Water and controls digestion, metabolism and energy production. It has the quality of being hot, sharp, liquid and oily.
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