Winter can easily weight on one's energy and well-being. Days are short and dark, weather is cold, dry, and windy. Vata dosha predominant qualities such as light, cold and dry, that are present everywhere in our environment can affect mental, physical and emotional balance. Vata dosha out of balance may manifest in the mind and body like the following symptoms to name a few: nervousness, anxiety, tics, tremors, spasms, dry or rough skin, constipation, gas, bloating, interrupt
It is one of the coldest days of the year here in Chicago and if you find your sleep is light and interrupted, or you are feel fearful, anxious or nervous during this Vata dosha aggravating season, it’s time to ground yourself with Vata pacifying food to calm and settle. And these Ayurvedic cookies definitely count too! While I am writing this post, I am sitting nicely wrapped in my blanket, cozy at the fireplace, my pup is resting at my feet. I am drinking hot apple cider m
I fall in love with these sweet and deliciously soft cookies and I hope you will too :) Everyone likes cookies but the regular ones are high in carbs, flour, gluten and unhealthy fats. So get ready for this quick and easy low-carb, gluten-free, sugar-free, dairy-free, paleo and keto coconut almond flour recipe. These healthy treats make a perfect company to enjoy with a cup of coffee/tea, post-work-out snack, office energy power bite or snack for children's school lunch box.
One of the biggest benefits of turmeric milk to me has been during fall and winter, whenever I started to feel like getting a cold or cough. I always prefer taking turmeric milk rather than any other medication for this. I have noticed that since the time I started taking it recurrence of cold / cough/ running nose has dramatically decreased. Yes!!! It is as simple. Especially in the cold time of the year and when seasons change, turmeric is a staple at our home for avoiding
This stew is such a perfect winter treat! Its spices and ingredients make it a wonderful Vata/Kapha meal your all family will enjoy. It’s so warming and satisfying, perfect for a chilly evening. Spices, garlic, chickpeas, mushrooms, lemon juice and carrots which simmer in a beautiful cilantro infused tomato sauce make a great marriage. I like serving this stew with white quinoa, basmati or brown rice to make it extra hearty. Serves 6 – 8 carrots – 3 boxes of mushrooms (about