AYURVEDA & ALIMENTATION EN ETE

watermelon, ayurveda summer diet

Pour rester en bonne santé, l’Ayurveda conseille d’adapter notre alimentation et notre mode de vie au fil des saisons. Nous sommes ainsi en harmonie avec notre environnement et évitons toutes sorte de déséquilibre.

NOURISHING DATE SNACK

ayurveda date almond ghee snack

This nourishing date snack is great for pitta /vata constitution. An excellent snack for before or after exercises.

SHATAVARI BENEFITS FOR WOMEN’S HEALTH

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The herb Sathavari (Asparagus racemosus) is a Ayurvedic rejuvenation herb that benefits women’s heath & fertility. Shatavari is helpful in a wide range of feminine disorders from menstrual disorders, to fertility and uterine imbalances. It is also used as a nerve tonic, antiseptic, immuno-stimulant, emollient, diuretic, rejuvenative, antispasmodic, emmenagogue, and anti diarrhoeal. 

UNCTUOUS FAVA (YELLOW SPLIT PEAS PUREE)

fava ayurveda split pea puree vata pitta

This unctuous Fava (yellow split pea puree) recipe has been adapted from a traditional greek recipe to suit vata and pitta constitutions alike. It is a great alternative to hummus.

CLEANSING BEETROOT SALAD

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In Ayurveda, beetroots are known to cleanse the blood, naturally laxative and once cooked are a cooling addition to our diet.

NOURISHING OAT PORRIDGE

nourishing oat porridge ayurveda vata pitta

Ideal in autumn & winter or spring’s cooler days this nourishing oat porridge will balance vata-pitta predominant consitution and provide strength and nourishment to all (dhatus) tissues.

NOURISHING AVOCADO-ALMOND MOUSSE

nourishing avocado-almond mousse ayurveda

This nourishing avocado-almond mousse recipe is a delicious sweet, cooling and grounding snack,  that contributes to a healthy reproductive system.

AYURVEDIC BAKED FRUITS

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Baked fruits are a quick and healthy breakfast or snack option for all Ayurvedic constitutions.Vata may appreciate baked fruits with melted ghee, high Pitta constitutions may slightly reduce the amount of cinnamon and choose sweeter fruit types, whilst Kapha constitutions may choose sour fruits such as pineapple.

HEALTHY VEGETABLE RECIPE

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During a trip to Kerala last autumn, our host Dr.C.V.Priyatha Dev, shared with us this easy and healthy vegetable recipe. Lightly spiced with turmeric, this Ayurvedic vegetable recipe makes a perfect side dish for chicken, fish, dhal, pasta and rice.