Nutrition and Ayurveda

Common signs of digestive system issues: Sense of fullness after eating Multiple food allergies or intolerances Nausea after taking supplements Iron deficiency, fatigue Longitudinal striations on your nails Indigestion, diarrhea, constipation Bloating, burning or flatulence after meals Diet and lifestyle habits to support digestion: Chew your food really well. Eat at the same time in […]

Gut Promoting Foods

Probiotics: consume at least one or more foods from the probiotic list on a daily basis. Note that though beer and wine have been included, the commercially prepared and bottled are generally poor sources. Apple Cider Vinegar Aged Balsamic (2 yrs. plus) Beer (unpasteurized) Cultured/fermented vegetables Kefir, Milk Kefir, Water Khimchi Miso Saurkraut Beet Kvass […]

Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Some important foods that support the bodies immune system to fight chronic inflammation: Turmeric: Excellent way to get benefit is to drink turmeric milk on a daily basis. Always incorporate it with fat and black pepper to get the maximum absorption and healing benefits. Tart Cherries: Montmorency cherries ( Help with inflammation and also support […]

Eat a Rainbow!

Try and pick fruits and vegetables from each color category given below to get diversity in your diet. This is an optimum way of getting your phytonutrients, plant sterols, antioxidants ,vitamins and minerals on a daily basis. And it makes your meals look colorful and tempting. Red Foods Red peppers Tomatoes Strawberries Raspberries Watermelon Apples […]

Understanding Fats: Good or Bad

Did you know our brain is 60% fat! Fat is a macronutrient just like proteins and carbs that is very essential for the body. It got a bad rep in the 1980’s and 90’s when the profit greedy corporations linked fat to cholesterol and cardiovascular diseases due to a biased research study. Even the governments […]

Kathal Kebab

Kathal Kebab With a neutral taste and a meat like texture, jackfruit or kathal is the perfect substitute for mutton or chicken in kebab recipes. These kebabs makes are sumptuous and super easy to make. Prep Time20 min Cook Time30 min Total Time50 min Yield5-6 kebabs Serving Size100 g Cuisine Indian Course Appetizer Snack Suitable for Diet […]

Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Curried Butternut Squash Soup This is a simple, 30-minute butternut squash soup infused with coconut milk and garam masala. A soul-warming, flavorful soup that’s perfect for fall and winter. Served with sautéed paneer. Prep Time15 min Cook Time15 min Total Time30 min Yield4-6 servings Serving Size200 g Cuisine World Course Appetizer Snack Soup Suitable for […]

Quinoa and Mixed Greens Salad

Quinoa and Mixed Greens Salad This recipe is simple, healthy, and extremely adaptable to whatever veggies you have on hand!Quinoa is high in protein, low in fat and cooks quickly – a perfect ingredient to toss in this salad. Prep Time15 min Cook Time20 min Total Time35 min Yield2 servings Serving Size200 g Cuisine World […]

Mung Bean Pancakes with Zucchini and Kale Filling

Mung Bean Pancakes with Zucchini and Kale Filling These pancakes are savory, healthy, vegan and easy to make. Eat them for breakfast or make them a part of a light lunch. Prep Time15 min Cook Time10 min Total Time25 min Ready in6 hrs Yield4 pancakes Serving Size200 g Cuisine Indian Course Breakfast Main Course Suitable for Diet […]

Inflammation and Diet

If you associate swelling, redness and pain with inflammation, then you’re right. It is a natural Immune system response causing redness, swelling, heat and pain due to production of histamine and cytokines in the body to protect and heal itself. This is a good kind of inflammation as we wouldn’t be able to heal from […]