Recipes

I think this is suitable for all doshas. The ghee or butter, onions and ginger make the cold, somewhat hard to digest tofu easier for Vata to digest, the onions and spices help kapha digest it and the ghee and tofu provide counterpoint to the...

This is my favorite breakfast drink. It is grounding and earthy, like coffee, without the sharpness or stimulation. Raw cacao is not roasted, so not as sharp or quite as warming as roasted cacao. It feels nourishing and is delicious. I think it nourishes blood...

(As made by the incomparable Luz) This was one of the best gifts I brought back from Colombia many years ago. It is pretty tridoshically balanced. Just avoid it if kapha is ever really high. In that case you can make it with water instead of...

In Ayurveda, things that we ingest are divided into three categories: Poison Medicine Neutral Poison is defined as anything that hinders digestion. Medicine is considered to be anything that we ingest that aids the digestive process. Neutral is anything we ingest that gives support and nourishment without either aiding...

Heat one pound of unsalted organic butter over low heat in a heavy-bottomed pot. During this entire process, do not stir butter at all. The butter will begin to simmer and will make a little crackling noise. After about 15-20 minutes, there will be a...

In Chinese medicine we would say this soup would "awaken the Spleen" and, "ward off OPIs--that's "outside pernicious influences" or, er, germs) In Ayurveda we would have to say this soup is Kapha-pacifying, Vata-pacifying as long as it is not too spicy and would tend to increase Pitta...

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