The Qrazy Good Quinoa Bowl

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When Tona and I cook for clients during Panchakarma, we often get requests for recipes.  As intuitive cooks, we can rarely provide them.  “Hmm…” we say, casting our eyes upward as if the ethers might have the answer. Because we sure don’t.  We were in “the zone.” Time stopped and worlds collided. We were in the oblivion of inspired creativity …

Roasted Beet and Dandelion Greens Salad

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This delicious recipe accompanies a mung dahl soup with steamed rice beautifully for a rounded out meal. Especially appropriate in the springtime, beets and dandelion cleanse a liver heavy with the fat and nutrient-rich harvest of the fall/winter season while alkalizing the blood. Ingredients: 1 lb Roasted Beets 1 bunch Fresh Dandelion Greens 1/2 cup Roasted unsalted pumpkin seeds ghee …

Creamy Spinach Mung Dal Soup

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Creamy Spinach Mung Dal Soup: Vegan/Gluten Free. This delicious recipe is both nourishing and detoxifying.  Mung dal beans are an especially medicinal food.  They are easily digested and assimilated by the body, rich in Vitamin A, B, C and E and are known to be an excellent source of many minerals, among them calcium, iron and potassium.  The mung bean …

Stewed Fruit Delight

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Stewed Fruit Delight: Balances Vata and Pitta. Vegan/Gluten Free. This delicious and nourishing concoction makes for a soothing desert on a cold fall or winter day.  Full of natural sugars, fiber and protein (be sure to add the pumpkin seeds or some other nut or seed of choice – maybe blanched roasted almonds? –  to balance the sweetness of the …