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Kapha Reducing Soup. All you need to do if you are experiencing some hot Pitta symptoms is to reduce or remove the ingredients below that have a star * next to them.
Kapha Daily Cleansing & Strengthening of the Sense Organs. It's really important to follow these simple cleansing practices alongside your Kapha Reducing Foods. Kapha builds mucus in the body and particularly at this time of the year when Kapha is most prevalent.
Favour a Simple Diet for Kapha Clearing & Kitchadi Recipe. If you wish to continue helping your body to feel healthier and cleansed, continue throughout the rest of April with a type of mono diet using warm, well-cooked foods.
Wow so full of goodness and with the dark green leaves, it really does give you an excellent inner cleanse. Blended with sweet and pungent tastes it's suitable for all dosha with adaptations. You want to lose weight or get some much-needed energy this one is definitely one for you.
White Potato and Spicy Red Lentil Soup. This is a great favourite, warming and adapted for the Kapha 5 Day Programme
Symptoms of Kapha Mucus & Another Tea. The higher the Kapha the more likely you will experience extra phlegm the horrid thick mucus as your body responds to the radical changes in the weather.
Expert Contributor Clair Video 2. I love how Clair describes these simple yet profound movements and suggests that you can watch the videos together and create a longer workout.
The Cross Crawl is best for Kapha Results. There are lots of movement exercises and yoga practices given in this months guide, but the cross crawl is one of the best Kapha Reducing movements for many reasons, see the details and video below.
Everyone wants to know about what to have for breakfast and what will work for each dosha. This is a really simple quinoa breakfast bowl that will keep you going all morning and provide you with all the nourishment that you will need. Simple ring the changes with the correct fruit for each dosha and you have cracked it!
As we come towards the end of the Kapha season we must continue to be aware of the food we are eating. One of the reasons that I add lots of soups to each month is that we can always fall back into something that's delicious, simple, good for the digestive system, great from building the immune system and they simply taste great.
Kapha Breakfast a bowl of beautiful fresh fruit. Be adventurous with your choice of fruit, but follow these guidelines. Kapha Fruits, what to eat and what not to eat
Spinach and Onions Immune Building Soup.Such a simple soup but absolutely full of really good purifying ingredients. This is one to have to build the immune system with its green irons and anti-bacteria onion family.
Kapha Purifying Ayurveda Super Veg Medley. This recipe has been adapted for this Kapha 5 Day Reducing programme. This is one of my favorites, even though I say this, I love all the soups that I make, if I don't like them, I do not include them.
Beautiful Kapha Energy Meditation to Start Your Day. This is a 10-minute meditation to encourage you to bring pranic energy into the body, it's deeply relaxing and yet energizing to help Kapha to have the intention of bringing pranic energy into their morning practice.
Ayurveda Buckwheat Pancake with Fruit or Veg. I love to use different flours when cooking, I have chosen buckwheat for this recipe. On the Kapha Reducing Diet make sure you follow the Kapha adapted ingredients.
If you are a windy person which is a Vata imbalance eating too many beans can increase the problem, always add a pinch of Asafoetida or Hing to the mix, this will help with wind. Asafoetida is used in savoury dishes, often to add a more full flavor as an alternative for the taste of onions, garlic, egg, and even meat. It's a staple ingredient in Indian cooking, commonly used along with turmeric in lentil dishes like dal, and a variety of vegetable dishes
Pomegranate and Bulgar Bowl. This is a favourite dish of mine, it's so light and yet filling. And really simple to make. You could make this at work for lunch all you need is a kettle and all the other ingredients can be prepared beforehand.
Understanding Kapha Food Requirements. The more we understand how food affects our body constitution the more likely we are to make the right choices.
Pomegranate, Roasted Almonds and Grilled Peaches. This is a simply gorgeous dish and not one that you would expect to eat for Kapha, but its a treat and my take on the ingredients. If you are willing to understand the flavours and the way that you can change the constitution of food sources we can use in minor ways some foods that we would otherwise eat. So enjoy this and keep your plate portions smallish, this will serve 2 or three and a lovely sweet
Our Expert Contributor Dr Arya, talks about balancing the Kapha energies for children. How to balance Kapha for Children during Spring? Ayurveda mentions about three Doshas - Vata, Pitta and Kapha and the healthy state of a body and mind is governed by the equilibrium of these three Doshas. When any of these tends to increase or decrease there is an imbalance in the whole system and diseases are caused.
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