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Seasonal Food & Recipes9th of November 2018

Spelt and Herb Flatbread

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.

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Free Articles for non members 23rd of July 2018

Our Favourite Kimbalaki Soup Video

This is my mum and here is hers and everyone's favourite soup and really easy recipe. This video was recorded about 5 years ago and my mum has passed since then, but she always loved this soup and each time I watch it, it reminds me of her and the things that helped her feel well.

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Seasonal Food & Recipes7th of July 2018

Quinoa the Golden Seed for All

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.

Vata Spice Masala
Seasonal Food & Recipes10th of May 2018

Vata Spice Masala

The word masala simply means a combination of ground spices. According to Ayurveda Vata is the body type/dosha that is formed from the combination of the Air and Ether elements, with the qualities of being dry, light, cold, rough, subtle, and mobile.

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Ayurveda & Rasayana 8th of April 2018

Herbs for Spring allergies - An Ayurveda Perspective.

Herbs for Spring allergies - An Ayurveda Perspective. The doctor is in the house! Read through carefully and gain a better understanding of which herbs and spices can help with knowing more about Spring Allergies. If you need to ask questions, go to our Facebook page and ask there, we will try to help. Remeber that this is an educational site and you should consult a professional if you have health concerns.

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Seasonal Food & Recipes8th of April 2018

Oat and Nut Flapjacks

Oat and Nut Flapjacks. Really easy to make and delicious, but check out the ingredients if you are sticking to eating for your dosha type. See my suggestions for each ingredient.

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Seasonal Food & Recipes8th of April 2018

Spiced Kichadi Adapted for All Doshas

Spiced Kichadi Adapted for All Doshas. This basic quick recipe requires 2 main components, the marriage between the grain and the bean is one of the oldest and traditional Ayurveda healing recipes. This particular one has been and adapted with a tasty mix of spices.

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Seasonal Food & Recipes8th of April 2018

Squash & Kale Purifying Ayurveda Soup

This is not specifically for the Kapha 5 Day reducing programme. But if you have stuck to the programme you will be fine to try this. If you want to stay with Kapha reducing food, you are best to use the squash rather than the courgettes.

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Seasonal Food & Recipes6th of April 2018

Easy Ginger Granola

Easy Ginger Granola. Kapha should keep the bowl as dry as possible with no yogurt added. Serve with non-dairy milk and a spoon of nondairy yogurt. You can add some dried fruits if you like, mix in after it has been cooked and cooled.

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Seasonal Food & Recipes5th of April 2018

Spiced Sweet Potato with Tamari and Mustard Seed

Spiced Sweet Potato with Tamari and Mustard Seed. Sweet potatoes in excess generally provoke Kapha, ensure that you do not overeat, but spices can bring Kapha into balance and cinnamon helps break up mucus, that is a common problem for Kapha types.

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Seasonal Food & Recipes5th of April 2018

A Healthy Delicious Sattvic Bowl for all Doshas

Sattvic food is food that is nourishing, delicious, comforting, energising and benefits our health, our body, mind and spirit. To benefit from eating a sattvic diet we must be willing to reduce and avoid foods such as meat, fish, eggs, alcohol, caffeine, bleached flours, white sugar and other processed foods.

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Seasonal Food & Recipes5th of April 2018

Vata Dosha Dinner - Sweet Potato Subji

Vata Dosha Dinner - Sweet Potato Subji. Subji has a variety of names, but simply means a variety of vegetables cooked with spices, when we look at making subji for our specific dosha, we can choose from the vegetables and spices that are advantageous to us.

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Seasonal Food & Recipes5th of April 2018

Vata Dosha Lunch - Pizza

Vata Dosha Lunch - Pizza. I love having a homemade pizza and choosing the toppings that are great for each dosha. That's the beauty of making individual pizzas, you can prepare the base in advance and chop all the different veggies to suit each body type.

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Seasonal Food & Recipes5th of April 2018

Dosha Breakfast Porridge Oats and Dried or Fresh Fruit*

Dosha Breakfast Porridge Oats and Dried or Fresh Fruit*

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Seasonal Food & Recipes5th of April 2018

Pitta Quinoa, Feta and Avocado Salad

Pitta, Quinoa, Feta and Avocado Salad. I have also added info for the other doshas, so don't be put off by the 'Pitta' title. Read through and adapt it for yourself.

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Seasonal Food & Recipes5th of April 2018

Creamy Kale & Puy Lentil Soup

Creamy Kale & Puy Lentil Soup. I love Kale and use it in all types of cooking the health of benefits of kale are amazing and abundant. Rich in vitamins K, A and C, along with other vital nutrients, the health benefits of kale include detoxification, heart support, cancer prevention and a number of others.

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Seasonal Food & Recipes5th of April 2018

All Dosha Frittata

All Dosha Frittata is a really easy and nutritious quick dish which can be adapted for all dosha types. Great for a light lunch or you can add extra veg or stuff a pitta bread with it for something more substantial.

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Free Articles for non members 14th of February 2018

Vata Breakfast Rice with Raisins or Fresh Fruit*

Vata Breakfast Rice with Raisins or Fresh Fruit* 1 cup of cooked basmati rice - only make enough for serving the same day. Ayurveda does not advocate using 'afters' on another day. But particularly with rice as it can harbor germs much more easily than other foods.

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Ayurveda & Rasayana 28th of December 2017

The Potential of Ether for Vata

The Potential of Ether for Vata. This element is the primordial birthplace of all creation and in Ayurvedic terms our source of connection to the cosmos.

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Ayurveda & Rasayana 5th of July 2017

A Short Journey into the 'Sweet' Taste of Ayurveda

A Short Journey into the 'Sweet' Taste of Ayurveda. Sweet tastes are the dominant taste, formed from the water and earth elements and especially useful for grounding the fearful nervous energy of Vata. These are cooling tastes, which can be good for the heat of a Pitta type and they inhibit digestion to some extent, especially in excess.

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