Creamy Gluten-Free Amaranth Porridge

Creamy Gluten-Free Amaranth Porridge

A very under utilised grain that really should get some limelight since it has so many health benefits when eaten as part of a balanced diet. It is one of the richest sources of protein found in a grain (lysine - an essential amino acid) as well as being gluten-free.

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Spiced Vegetable Flaked Rice (Poha)

Spiced Vegetable Flaked Rice (Poha)

This dish has always been one of my quick go to snack dishes and one that you can rustle up on a lazy day when you’re running low of vegetables. It’s light is full of flavour and is another one pot wonder dish that can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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Ayurveda and the Allergy Season

Ayurveda and the Allergy Season

And so it starts again – an increase in pollens and for so many of you - hay fever (seasonal allergic rhinitis), with symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing, itchy eyes and throat, nasal blockages, difficulty breathing, a heavy head, weakness and fatigue. Get ahead of the game with Ayurvedic rituals, herbs and diet to prevent Hay Fever this summer.

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Spiced Rice Kheer

Spiced Rice Kheer

One of the most common desserts is a very simple preparation of milk and rice, better known as Indian rice pudding. It is a wonderful, nurturing dessert for the winter months but since we are still in winter mode at the moment I am still, at the same time being wholesome and vata-pacifying.

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