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Ayurvedic milk with spices

Ayurvedic milk with spices, enjoyed before going to bed in the evening, is conducive to a deep, restful sleep and thus better restorative effects. It is relaxing and easily digestible because of the spices. Read more

Fried banana puris with mango chutney

Fried banana puris with mango chutney

During winter, Vata Dosha increases and we find we crave sweet and heavy food. This is quite natural, because an elevated Vata is best pacified by sweet, sour and salty. Here’s a scrumptious recipe that satisfies the craving without being too hard to digest, so you can in fact enjoy it all year ’round whenever your Vata Dosha is playing up. Read more

Saffron Marzipan

With these delicious marzipan sweets, you are sure to charm your guests’ palates and hearts. And, most importantly, they are a breeze to prepare. No cooking, no baking – just mix the ingredients, roll, coat with chocolate, and you’re done! Read more

Baked apple with cinnamon and honey

Baked Apple

One small baked apple can give you a lot of warm, easily digestible energy to start your day. This healthy energy boost nourishes the heart and muscles, supports bodily functions and prevents constipation. Read more

Fruity Pumpkin Soup

Fruity pumpkin soup

This pumpkin soup is mild, delicious, and warming – and it simply fits well with autumn. In addition, it looks great with its sophisticated topping.
Depending on how thick you make it, this soup can be served as a main dish or as a starter. Read more

Late-summer Pasta dish

Late-summer Pasta dish

This late-summer pasta dish with a mint-like touch is a delight for all Dosha types. The many herbs and fresh vegetables are ideal to soothe Pitta and Kapha Dosha, and the olive oil helps to keep Vata Dosha in balance. But especially if your Pitta Dosha is too high, this dish is for you! Read more

Ayurvedic ideas for summer salads

Ayurvedic summer salads

When the thermometer climbs above the 25 °C mark, Ayurveda speaks of Pitta time. Pitta represents heat and fire. To balance Pitta Dosha, we recommend cooling food. It’s best to favor sweet, astringent, and bitter flavors Read more

Three cooling recipes for the summer

Ayurveda distinguishes between cold food and cooling food. When the summer shows its hot side, we tend to go for cold or even ice-cold food and drink. But according to Ayurveda, this is an overreaction with an unpleasant effect, because cold food severely reduces Agni, the digestive fire. Read more

Mashed potatoes with vegetable milk

mashed potatoes

Doesn’t everyone like mashed potatoes, nicely warm and soft? Except… that one always feels some discom- fort after eating them? Ayurveda tells us why: milk, combined with salty dishes, clumps in the stomach and is then difficult to digest. Read more

Making Ghee

making ghee

Making your own Ghee is easy, but you need to give it some time and attention. The butter has to be boiled long and gently to release its subtle nutty aroma. The suggestion is to do this on the side, while you’re preparing a meal or doing chores, but close enough that you can monitor the process. Read more