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Lessons from a tree

Vata season is coming. Fall is the season that is ruled by the air and either element according to Ayurveda. All you have to do is look around you, nature is so intelligent and will show us everything we need to know and do. The leaves start chaining colour and one by one fall off, how beautiful, they show us it is the season to let go. To shed away what no longer serves us and take care of our body and mind by bringing our energies internal. Picture it: You are in your yoga class with an intention to get through the practice, you are in the warrior series but already anticipating the end of the practice. It comes to the end of the practice and teacher gives you Savasana time but you are una

Vata balancing green kitchari

VATA BALANCING KITCHARI 1/2 cup sprouted mung beans (moong dal) 1/2 cup whole green mung beans ¾ cup organic basmati rice 2 pieces kombu (optional) 1 onion, chopped 2 bay leaves 10-12 cups water 2 tbsp ghee (use coconut oil for vegan variation) 2 tbsp yellow mustard seed 2 tbsp coriander seeds 2 tbsp turmeric powder 2 tbsp ginger, fresh grated or powder 1 tbsp cumin seeds 1 tsp fennel seeds 1 tsp fenugreek seeds ½ tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp asafoetida ½ tsp Himalayan pink salt Optional: 1 cup green peas, chopped 1 cup zucchini, diced 1 broccoli Cilantro & lime to garnish Combine the mung beans, rice, kombu and bay leaves in a large pot. Add 10 cups of water to start, or enough to c

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