Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Roasted potatoes in Maple Dijon Vinaigrette

This hardy salad have the sweet, sour and herbal taste to make a really comfort food. The vinaigrette is a real winner when we want to please all dosha and all taste. To make this salad a main dish, add fresh tomatoes and steam kale or chart, add a boil egg or fresh goat cheese. Serve with a generous fresh herbs.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Shatavari Cardamon Milk Decotion

The liquor resulting from concentrating the essence of a substance by heating or boiling, especially a medicinal preparation made from a plants or roots are call decoction.  Decoctions are use in a variety of healing needs, specially in those that require quick action or quick fortification. Shatavari milk decoction  is usually used in Ayurveda to treat kidney infections and for fortification of females organs. I had add cardamon as a consolidating spice and juggery to make this medicine a delicious supplement to your diet.
Weak Children and elderly can drink Shatavari decoction before bed for 7 days.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Coconut mango tapioca pudding

Summer deserts need to be light and refreshing, here a cooling pudding for all ages. If you don't have mango available, use peaches, straberries or any fresh fruit in season. Consider fruits that alleviate Pitta dosha like pineapple, peaches and pears.

Tapioca is a starch extracted from the cassava root, native to the North Brazilian area. It can be found in form of flakes and powders, although it’s most commonly available in the form of little round pearls. I’ll also try to come up with a healthy recipe for the amazing tapioca

Friday, July 14, 2017

Beet liver Raw Salad

This raw salad promote bile production, if you feel your digestion is slow, raw beets can help to increase agni. In case you have difficulty digesting raw food, you can steam the beets after being grated for 3 minutes. You can also add fennel or mint to aid digestion.
 This salad is especially beneficial if you have difficulty digesting fats.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Basmati rice, avocado and Sweet Corn in ghee for a summer dinner

Corn and summer are great companions. Corn is also friendly to pitta doshas. I like to use the juice of the fresh corn to curries, rice and soups.

In here however, I am using the  corn kernels to make a simple quick side summer dish. I like to add hing to avoid gas forming and to pacify the Vatta effect of corn. This dish goes well serve with fresh avocado, steam asparagus and basmati rice.

If you need to replace ghee, use coconut oil and add at the end 3 tsp of coconut cream to give a creamy consistency to the dish.

Urugula an coriander Pesto for pitta dosha

Summer months tent to aggravate pitta dosha. The garden has plenty of flowers and herbs to cool you down and to sustain the liver during summer.
This pesto can be use rice, salads, soups and pastas. Urugula and coriander are great companions. You can also add fresh nettles to give that extra strength and minerals.

  • 1 small bunch arugula 

Nut free vegan power bars

Inspired by the vegan guru Angela Liddon, these nut-free Glo Bars contain oats, ground flax, sesame seeds, and coconut oil, all of which are thought to help boost milk supply in breastfeeding women.  They are also easy to digest and a great snack to children.



For the dry ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 cups (150 g) gluten-free rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup (25 g) gluten-free rice crisp cereal
  • 1/4 cup (40 g) white sesame seeds*
  • 1/4 cup (40 g) pepita seeds*
  • 1/4 cup (30 g) ground flaxseed
  • 1/3 cup (45 g) dried cranberries or dried cherries**

Friday, April 21, 2017

Wake up digestion yellow drink

I personally love this drink in times of panchakarma. My body is refresh and at the same time warm with this drink.

This delicious tulsi smoothie will help soothe your nerves and clear the clutter from your mind.
 Tulsi or Holy Basil, was used by ancient cultures for its healing and rejuvenating qualities.

Four Ayurvedic methods for cooking vegetables

The preferred Ayurvedic method for cooking vegetables is to sauté them in ghee or steam in a little water. Adding salt at the beginning reduces the cooking time. Excess raw vegetables are not advised as they are heavy and hard to digest! Raw food is better in Summer, or at lunch time when digestion is strongest.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Sundried tomatoes, olive and feta corn bread

In our latest community brunch, Christiane delight us with this corn bread. Savory and light, great company with dhal or other soups. Great for vatta dosha. 
  • 3 eggs
  • 150 g  Cornbread Mix, by Bob’Red Mill (found in the gluten free section of most grocery stores)
  • 2 tsp baking powder