Creamy, elegant, decadent and invigorating is the description I can give to this soup. It goes very well with beet salad, and a fresh green salad. This really is all you need to feel satisfy. You can also change the amount of carrots with beets, parsnips or sweet potatoes. At the end is a rich soup that satisfy all doshas.
3 big organic carrots
1 large parsnips
1 cup of water
This fearless Thai flavored sauce takes 5 minutes to make and can be use in many dishes, salads and dips. This warming sauce is can be prepare a head and keep in the fridge for 5 to 10 days. You can also serve it cold as a strong dinner complement. You can change olive oil with coconut milk, almond milk, or sesame oil. I like to make mine with coconut milk if I using it immediately. I use sesame oil to preserve it in the fridge for a longer period of time. Excellent digestive and medicine for Vatta and kapha doshas. Pitta can make this sauce with coconut milk to balance it's heating properties.
The medicinal properties of chilli and ghee are extensive and good for all doshas. The secret is how to combine them and use it in your daily cooking in a balance way. This sauce can last for many years and use in your daily cooking. Excellent for vattas and kapha doshas, and surely a temptation to my pitta friends.
2 cups of melted ghee
1/4 cup paprika
1 cup red chilli powder.
increase Pitta and Kapha, and reduce Vata.
are an ideal first food to feed your child. They are high in vitamin A and
potassium and, when not overripe, high in calcium. The stringy white lining of
the banana peel is especially nutritious.
rice means “fragrant pearl”. It is the grain most easily digested by all. It is
the food for the gods. By itself, it holds one of the highest quantities of
absorbable protein; combined with split mung bean, it forms a complete protein.
solid food given to a baby will determine what that infant will desire later
on. If you primarily give your baby sweets, oil, or salt, he or she will always
some general guidelines to help you and your family make a transition to an
energizing whole foods diet. Make these changes gradually. In Ayurveda, there
is a saying that when letting go of a food that is no longer supporting you,
“decrease it by one quarter, by one quarter, by one quarter.” For example, if
you wish to reduce or omit salt, begin reducing your daily salt intake by one
normal conditions, Ayurveda suggests children receive their vitamins through
foods and herbs because they are easier to digest and absorb. Each dosha
requires a few vitamins, so naturally some will become depleted more rapidly.
If vitamin pills or liquid are taken, take them with coriander or cardamom to
help digestion and absorption.
good food bring out the best in a child. Providing a nurturing environment,
loving nourishment, and wholesome food are fundamental for your child to be
healthy, happy, “wholly”, AND as smart as possible.
variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, legumes, protein along
with avoiding overly processed, refined, and chemically laden foods will
enhance your child's intellectual, physical, emotional, and mental development.
Our Kapha children are blessed with a
strong, healthy, well-developed body. They tend to have strong muscles and
larger-than average, heavy bones. Because their larger frames are dominated by
earth and water, they tend to gain weight and have difficulty taking it off.
Kaphas also tend to be blessed with a
sweet loving disposition, with a stable solidity to them.
The child with a
Pitta body type is of medium build and height, with coppery skin and possibly
reddish hair. Moles and freckles are common on Pitta skin, which also tends to
be oily and warm.
Pitta children tend
to have an average body temperature that is higher than that of other children,
so they can feel quite warm while others feel cold. They have a low tolerance
for hot weather, sunshine or hard physical work. The summer is the most
challenging time for them, so this is the time when extra care should be taken.
children have light flexible bodies, so they tend to be slim or underweight.
There delicate skin tends to be easily dry, rough or extra sensitive to soaps
or other products. You may find your Vata child has cold hands and feet due to
poor circulation. Vata children have variable appetites and thirst as well as
variable digestive strength, and therefore often experience digestive
difficulties and problems with absorption of nutrients. Because of the dry, light,
and mobile qualities of the dosha, adding the opposite to their diet and
lifestyle works best. Your Vata child really appreciates routine since the
mobile qualities of the dosha disturb the air and the ether. Implementing Vata
diet and lifestyle works best for them.
to know your child’s dosha you need to keep in mind that there are two aspects
to consider. One is the Prakruti of the child which is determined in the moment
of conception. The other aspect is the Vakriti which is the present dosha
according to age and any dis-balance. It is also ever changing.
through three different stages of life, each related to the functions of the
dosha that predominates during those years.
is the Kapha stage. The body grows and builds and constantly demands
nourishment to develop strong tissues. Symptoms related to disturbances of
Kapha are more common in the childhood stage (i.e.: colds, mucus and
congestion). Dry and warm foods will help greatly.
Vata is a
combination of air and space (ether). In winter the qualities of nature are
light, dry, mobile, subtle, cold and rough. So as a result, Vata has similar qualities.
functions of the body that involve movement and which are all-pervasive, are
performed by Vata. The Vata functions are body movements, blood circulation,
respiration, excretion, speech, sensation, touch and hearing. In emotions, it
manifests as fear, anxiety, grief, enthusiasm and natural urges. In the
physical it relates to the formation of the fetus, sexual urges, and retention.
Vata is the lead dosha and influencing the other two doshas and when imbalanced
causes 60% of diseases.
holds the secret to keep your children healthy, balanced and happy. Ayurveda is
the traditional holistic system of
healing that has been practiced in India for over four thousand years. The
term Ayurveda comes from the Sanskrit“ayur” meaning “life” or “longevity”, and, “veda”, meaning “knowledge”
or “wisdom”; it is therefore often translated as “knowledge of living” or “the
science of long life”.