We’re smack in the middle of the season when vata dosha easily goes out of balance. With unbalanced vata, you may experience dry skin, constipation, insomnia, anxiety, nervous system disorders, and more. Enjoy this simple, delicious carrot soup and help keep your vata in balance!
Have you looked at your tongue lately? Does it have a coating on it? If so, this is an indication of ama - the toxic residue of improperly digested food. Not a good thing! In fact, ama can lead to disease. We’re always talking about digestion here, and a big reason for this is that if you don’t digest well, you are likely going to create ama.
Did you know that pumpkin is balancing to vata dosha? (This is important because we’re in the season when vata easily goes out of balance). And the pumpkin seeds are good for all three doshas (vata, pitta and kapha)!
So ~ how to cook a pumpkin and the seeds? Here’s how…
Cardamom: Exotic, aromatic, and absolutely delicious. And yet many in the west have never tasted this wonderful spice. If that’s the case with you, you’re missing out!
Cardamom is delicious in baked goods, oatmeal, in coffee and tea, curry, and many savory dishes. And yet the most important thing about cardamom (and in fact spices in general) is the positive effect it has on health!