Turkish Bulgur Pilaf

Turkish Bulgur Pilaf

Bulgur wheat is a whole wheat grain that has been cracked and partially pre-cooked, making it quicker to cook. Though wheat, especially in it’s processed flour product form, is overused in the modern society, bulgur allows you to use wheat in a healthier whole...
Kapha Fruit Crumble

Kapha Fruit Crumble

Though in Ayurveda fruit is considered best eaten alone, fruit desserts are a reality and a good option compared to some of the richer desserts common in our culture. This recipe uses very little topping so it is primarily baked and spices fruit. I prefer to use a...
Cilantro Juice

Cilantro Juice

Cilantro is generally balancing for all doshas.  However, due to its cooling nature, it has a specific effect for remedying the heat of pitta.  In addition to cooling pitta dosha overall, cilantro is great for skin issues, detoxifies heavy metals, hyperacidity, and...
Red Lentil Quinoa Fritters

Red Lentil Quinoa Fritters

As a vegetarian, I am always on the lookout for foods that offer plant based protein and that can be eaten with a side dish, as a sandwich, or as part of a whole meal salad. In looking for something to use my excess of red lentils, I came across a fritter recipe that...
Sesame Seed Bar

Sesame Seed Bar

A fellow Ayurveda colleague of mine, Bryn, shared this recipe with me years ago when I taught in an Ayurveda school in Wisconsin. It is my go-to recipe when I need to take a snack item to a social gathering.  It is also great for a kids snack or to have as a sweet...