ayurvedic food

Kitchari: The Insider’s Guide to Ayurveda’s Classic Healing Food

The first time I heard of “kitchari” was during preparation for my first Panchakarma (the Ayurvedic cleansing and rejuvenation process) treatment at the Ayurvedic Institute in New Mexico. Kitchari (pronounced kich-ah-ree and sometimes spelled khichadi) is a staple of Indian cuisine and Ayurvedic medicine. It was first used to nourish babies, the elderly, and the [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|ayurvedic food|0 Comments

Watermelon as an Ayurvedic Cooler

Watermelon photographed by David Young-Wolff Summer is the perfect time to be outdoors, but with the hot temperatures it’s also important to stay healthy and hydrated. In Ayurveda, the summer season is considered to be the pitta season. The pitta dosha is associated with heat, which can exacerbate imbalances related to excess heat [...]

By | July 19th, 2016|ayurvedic food|0 Comments