Category Archives: Vata

Ayurvedic Matar Paneer

Mater Paneer is a popular dish in Indian cuisine using paneer (fresh cheese) along with peas in a tomato based sauce and a garam masala spice mix. As an Ayurveda Practitioner, I am always looking for ways to modify recipes to make … Continue reading

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Creamy Squash, Cauliflower and Carrot Soup

This creamy soup is perfect for fall, using a nice combination of grounding root vegetables.    The heavier root vegetables, moist soup and sweet taste are balancing to both the vata and pitta doshas.  And although root vegetables, being heavy … Continue reading

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Turkish Lentil Bulgur Soup

When the fall season comes, your body’s natural intelligence will likely start to cue you towards warmer meals.  This lentil soup makes an excellent option to answer that need. This fall recipe provides a springboard to customize it by varying … Continue reading

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Turmeric Rice

Healing with Food This recipe is an adaptation from one of the latest stages of an Ayurveda rejuvenation therapy called Sansarjana Krama – gradually enkindling agni or digestive fire with gruels and easily digested foods. This is usually done after … Continue reading

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Energy Balls

Good treats make life sweeter.  Good treats that are healthy, made our bodies smile. This Ayurveda recipe is one of several variations that combine ingredients that Ayurveda considers to be “Ojas building”.  Ojas is your inner vitality and is related … Continue reading

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Lemon Almond Macaroon Cookies

I recently had a friend coming over who doesn’t eat much gluten, so I went looking for a gluten-free treat of some sort. I found this recipe from Real Simple and made two modifications – switched out the white sugar to sucanat … Continue reading

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Lentil Patty Recipe

As a vegetarian, sometimes I have a craving for a “burger” or sandwich option but I don’t really like the pre-made options with all their additives and soy products.  As such, I’ve been on a quest to find my own easy … Continue reading

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Roasted Corn & Black Bean Salad

One of my favorite summer salads for myself and for taking to potlucks. When balanced, all the body types can enjoy this salad.  However, the garlic, raw onion, tomatoes, spinach and corn are all potential aggravators for pitta, especially on a … Continue reading

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Beets & Greens

A yummy natural pairing of beets with their greens – a part that is often left off but so full of nutrients and the astringent and bitter tastes which are needed in our diet. Beets are considered to have a sweet … Continue reading

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Basil Sautéed Zucchini

A great summer recipe when the zucchini plant is bursting with abundance.  Last summer during this time I literally ate a zucchini a day for a couple weeks! Although zucchini are found on the Kapha avoid or minimize list in … Continue reading

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Paneer

Paneer is a soft milk cheese and makes a nice vegetarian protein.  It is very easy to make and versatile in recipes.  My favorite way of using it is to make it then sauté the curds in ghee with Mum’s … Continue reading

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Quinoa Flour Blondies

Unlike many gluten free recipes, this one uses quinoa flour instead of some of the starchier flours like rice.  Quinoa has more protein and along with the almond butter, it makes for a nourishing, grounding treat that suits vata and … Continue reading

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Millet Corn Cakes

Once a week I make some type of sweet breakfast like pancakes, oat waffles, or sprouted grain French toast.  As spring rolls around, I instinctively start to crave lighter options.  Instead of my hearty winter pancakes, this recipe comes back … Continue reading

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Chapati: the everyday flatbread

Several years ago I took a cooking class and learned how to make this simple Indian flatbread.  I bought a special pan from the Indian grocery store, which I later discovered I really didn’t have to have.  And promptly proceeded … Continue reading

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Hearty Vegetable, Barley, Lentil Soup

Soups bring a much desired warmth to the chill and bitter cold of late fall and winter. Soups are not only great for a lighter dinner when the digestive fire is lower, but can also make a great lunch.  But … Continue reading

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Healthier Gingerbread Kids Cookie

This season when you go to make your holiday cookies, enjoy a treat with an extra dose of balancing health with a recipe inspired from Amadea Morningstar. Using whole grains and natural sugars supports greater health.  The spices support your digestive … Continue reading

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Spiced Lentil & Bulgur Soup

This is one of my favorite soups for a cold fall or winter day that combines all of the six tastes. PrintSpiced Lentil & Bulgur Soup Ingredients1 c. dried lentils 6 c. vegetable stock or water 1 tsp. salt 1/4 … Continue reading

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Beets & Caramelized Onions

In the summer Healthy Weight, Healthy You wellness program, a participant shared this wonderful recipe.  I love beets in general but this recipe took my beets to a whole new level that the whole family enjoyed.  Pick up some beets … Continue reading

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Great Granola

This recipe is one of my favorites.  I first learned in when my kids were in the Waldorf School as part of a fundraiser we were doing.  I’ve since made my own adjustments to suit my dietary needs and tastes, … Continue reading

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Baked Tofu

As a vegetarian I am always mindful of protein and having a balanced amount throughout my day.  Tofu is a food that I enjoy in moderation due to the presence of phyto-estrogens in soy.  I only buy organic since soybeans … Continue reading

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Sprouted Grain French Toast

This simple recipe using sprouted grain breads makes for a lighter and healthier alternative for a sweet breakfast than pancakes or white bread French toast.   Sprouted bread has several benefits.  According to the Department of Agriculture, sprouted grains contain … Continue reading

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Cilantro Quinoa Zucchini Corn Fritters

This lovely, cooling recipe is wonderful as we move into warmer weather.   Thank you to Elise Cantrell whose original recipe I have modified here and this is one of the recipes that is used in the 40 Days to … Continue reading

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Curried Yellow Dal Soup with Cilantro Cream

This VPK balancing soup is a tasty bowl of nourishment. Be sure to use real coconut milk, unsweetened, not a “coconut cream” product. Serve over your favorite whole grain or with a nice whole wheat tortilla or chapati. PrintCurried Yellow … Continue reading

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French Vegetable Stew

This lovely stew is a wonderful dish for fall or winter and is generally balancing to all three doshas of Vata, Pitta and Kapha. The Bragg Aminos, spices, vinegar and stock provide a rich base in which the flavors of … Continue reading

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White Bean Pasta Sauce

First, I love this recipe because it is very easy, quick, tasty and healthy!  That’s always a keeper in my book.  Secondly, as a vegetarian I enjoy pasta dishes but am always looking for more ways to add protein into … Continue reading

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Nutty Banana Muffins

Inevitably when buying bananas, my household ends up occasionally with a few brown ones that cry out to be made into banana bread or muffins.  With all things baked – due to the heavy nature of wheat flour, butter, and … Continue reading

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Very Ginger Gingerbread

The holiday season is upon us and it’s time to pull out recipes that are festive, tasty, and healthy to help you maintain your balance! This Molly Katzen-inspired dessert is full of warming spices which help your digestion process the … Continue reading

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Mexican-style Chicken or Tempeh

This dish provides a medley of flavors to give your cooking a boost.  The original recipe uses chicken but when I choose to become vegetarian again after many years of having eaten chicken, I didn’t want to give up the … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Variations for Balance

Cooked grains make a great start to your day during the cooler seasons.  They are fast, provide whole food nutrition, and can be tailored to your doshic needs by switching oats to barley. Ayurveda Oatmeal (VP- K+) serves 1 Melt … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash-Leek Soup

A wonderful nutritious soup to warm you up on the cold autumn nights. I love this with some crusty whole grain bread topped with ghee or a whole wheat tortilla, warmed and topped with ghee. PrintButternut Squash-Leek Soup Ingredients1 tsp … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Muffins

PrintPumpkin Muffins Ingredients2 c. whole wheat pastry or spelt flour 1/2 c. Sucanat 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. nutmeg 2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1/3 c. sliced almonds 1/2 c. raisins or dried cranberries … Continue reading

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Lentil Minestrone

One of my favorite fall and winter soup recipes. PrintLentil Minestrone Ingredients2 Tbs. olive oil 1 c. leeks or onions, finely chopped 2 Tbs. tomato paste ¼ c. parsley, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 carrots, diced 1 c. celery, … Continue reading

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Spiced Apples & Pears

This light and lovely dish can be either a snack or a simple dessert.  Although I tend to make cooked fruit dishes more often in the cooler seasons, it can be eaten any time, especially if you have a vata … Continue reading

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Basic Roasted Vegetables

There’s something about roasting vegetables that brings out a whole different flavor.  You can do them in the oven or even on on the grill.  Eat them as a side dish, in a pita pocket for a sandwich or on … Continue reading

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Coconut, Tomato and Lentil Dal

A lovely curried legume dish.  Serve over rice or with toasted whole wheat chapatis.  To make more pitta-pacifying, leave out the garlic, use  leek instead of an onion, decrease the chili powder to 1/4 or 1/2 tsp, and decrease the … Continue reading

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Ayurveda Snack Mix

Now when you need a snack mix to take to a party, the family camping trip, or just an healthier snack to nibble on at home you have a new option. PrintAyurveda Snack Mix Ingredients1 c. dry cereal flakes (wheat, … Continue reading

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Cream of Millet Breakfast

Millet is a sweet and cooling (energetically) grain that is generally good for all three doshas as it decreases pitta but only mildly increases vata and kapha.  It has a nutritive effect making it good for recovering from an illness … Continue reading

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Spiced Quinoa Breakfast

Quiona is an excellent, high protein grain that is balancing for all three doshas and is particularly good for lowering vata.  This quick cooking cereal uses quiona flakes which can be food at most natural food stores. Serves 1 Melt … Continue reading

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Sun Balls

PrintSun Balls Ingredients1/2 c. plus 2 Tbs. toasted sunflower seeds 1/2 c. shredded, unsweetened coconut (omit for Kapha) 1/4 c. sesame tahini or almond butter 2-3 Tbs. raisins (omit for Vata) 2 Tbs. maple syrup 1 tsp. almond extract 1/4 … Continue reading

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Quick Breakfast Brown Rice Pudding

In my household, rice is a regular staple.  My family’s favorite is moist Jasmine rice with ghee, salt and pepper but I prefer the drier Basmati rice and Lundberg’s brown rice and wild rice blend.  Inevitably when making rice for … Continue reading

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Homemade Graham Crackers

I used to make these crackers originally for myself as a treat – simply sweet but a little less than a cookie.  Then I made them for my children when they were growing up – again a nice, healthy snack.  … Continue reading

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Vaidyagram Recipe: Carrot-Beet Poriyal

This simple vegetable dish is used as a side dish for lunch or dinner.  I made it recently with pongal which is similar to a kitchari.  Because in Ayurveda a healthy meal is considered to be that has all six … Continue reading

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Vaidyagram Recipe: Pongal

I spent two lovely weeks at an Ayurvedic Healing Center in India in March 2013. While there, I got fed a steady, simple diet of nourishing, healing foods. And the best part is that I came home with many of … Continue reading

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Oat Waffles

This is a favorite breakfast recipe that I pulled out again today.  It provides a yummy way to eat whole grains in a waffle form that is good for balancing kapha with it’s drier nature yet still moist enough to … Continue reading

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Wild Rice Squash Pilaf

Recently I tried a new recipe using a brown and wild rice blend from Lunberg organic rice and a butternut squash I had sitting in my fridge.  I often look at recipes then make adjustments for my constitution or current … Continue reading

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Lentil and Rice Chili

This is a great cold weather day warm up dish, substantial and high in protein.  It can be used during the Be Your Best Cleansing Rejuvenation program as well. Ingredients: ½ c. raw lentils – brown, green or beluga ½ … Continue reading

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Spicy Molasses Cookie Slices

This is a simple refrigerated/freezer cookie recipe that I made a few modifications to in order to make it a little healthier and less sweet.  I love putting one of the cookie logs in the freezer for later to have … Continue reading

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Healthier Chocolate Chip Cookies

The holiday and cooking baking season is upon us.  Rather than deny yourself the sweet pleasures, try modifying some of your favorite recipes slightly and/or enjoy those traditional favorites in small amounts mixed with some healthier versions. This is a … Continue reading

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Vata Balancing Winter Pot Pie

The vata dosha by nature is cold, dry, light and mobile and can be aggravated during the vata season of late fall and early winter in central and northern United States.  To help bring balance to vata and your body … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Spinach and Greens Soup

One part of fall and winter I really love are the foods – warming soups, nourishing stews, hearty casseroles.  These heavy, warm foods really speak to my vata energies and help keep me in balance during the cold, windy, dry … Continue reading

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Simple Simmered Greens

Leafy greens are a wonderful source of nutrients and one of the most under-utilized foods.  And while greens are healthy and good, different types of greens are going to affect the doshas – vata, pitta, and kapha – in different … Continue reading

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Quinoa and Pepper Saute

One of my clients recently gave me this recipe.  I love it for it’s simplicity along with the fact that it is tasty. If you have great simple recipes you’d like to share, please send them my way! PrintQuinoa and … Continue reading

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Vata Balancing Snacks

Ideally if you are eating a heavy enough meal three times a day snacks should be minimal.  That said, sometimes a snack is needed and it is helpful to have a list of good options.  Note that these snack ideas … Continue reading

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Spiced Nut Butter Balls

Another version of the basic snack balls based in nut butters. The warming spices in this recipe helps the body digest the heavy nuts and further adds to the natural sweet taste. A perfect fall or vata-balancing snack. PrintSpiced Nut … Continue reading

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Earth Balls

These delicious nut butter-based balls make a wonderful nibble alternative to dry crackers or granola bars and are perfect for a vata-balancing snack idea. PrintEarth Balls Ingredients1 c. almond or other nut butter (not peanut butter) ¼ c. honey 2 … Continue reading

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Dosha Specific Spice Waters

Spice water is a type of herbal tea. In Ayurveda, water mixed with spices, herbs or juice (lemon or lime primarily) are used for a variety of reasons: Digestive teas help process and absorb food and decrease digestive symptoms such … Continue reading

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Curried Couscous with Cherries and Almonds

I came across a basic recipe for a yummy couscous dish in my local newspaper awhile back and finally got around to testing it out the other week.  I made a couple alterations and turned it into more of a … Continue reading

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Coconut Cookies

This is a lovely recipe from the Chopra Center that makes a nice snack or treat depending on how much sweetener one uses. I like things on the less sweet side so modify almost any recipe by reducing the called … Continue reading

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Quinoa Recipes

I just returned from a trip to Peru and got to see the beautiful ancient grain of quinoa up close.  In honor of my recent trip, I want to share with you two recipes that includes this grain which is … Continue reading

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Simple Vegetable Saute

I love vegetables. And there’s very few that I don’t like so you would think it would be a breeze to incorporate them into my daily menus. To a certain degree, you’re right. But I get tired of the same … Continue reading

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Expand your Grains with Two Rice Pudding Recipes

In making any kind of dietary shift, having new recipes is a critical tool. I especially look for recipes that are easy and tasty! Today many people eat an excessive amount of wheat – and most of that is processed.  … Continue reading

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Cleansing Kitcharee

Whether you are doing a week long home cleanse, full Panchakarma cleansing program that Ayurveda offers as a primary protocol for treating dis-ease and illness and restoring optimal health, or simply doing a 1-3 day mini reset after the holidays, … Continue reading

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Citrusy Twist on Rice Side Dish

I try to mix and match my grains throughout the week and am always on the look-out for new, easy recipes that taste great and are nutritious. In my search last week I discovered a simple rice dish that has … Continue reading

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Fall Crockpot Recipes

For me the season of fall means soups, stews and yummy warm dishes from my crockpot. However, because I value what goes into my recipes, the average crockpot recipes with a focus on meat and often using canned ingredients, doesn’t … Continue reading

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Making & Enjoying the Wonders of Ghee

Ayurveda considers ghee the ultimate cooking oil due to its cooking properties, wonderful taste and many healing benefits.  With its rich, buttery taste and flavor you can use half or two-thirds as much as other cooking oils.  It also has … Continue reading

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Amaranth for Breakfast and More

I just enjoyed a new breakfast cereal that tastes great, is easy, and best of all – is healthy, nourishing.  Unlike many morning cereals, this one doesn’t come in a box, ready to eat.  However, with less than 5 minutes … Continue reading

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Spicy Vegetable Rice

My primary goal with cooking is to enjoy high quality, healthy food with a minimal amount of effort. As such, I am always on the look out for tasty quick dishes and this all-in-one rice extravaganza fits the bill. Enjoy! … Continue reading

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