Autumn days and grass is jewelled ...

Autumn days and grass is jewelled ...

We are saying goodbye Pitta season and hello Vata season. We are transitioning from summer to autumn, and as we do this short ‘in between’ period is known as ‘rtu sandhi’ in Ayurveda. Our bodies respond to the atmospheric changes just as the rest of nature does and like our mind and body the seasons are influenced by the doshas.

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Chyawanprash – An Elixir for Winter Health

Chyawanprash – An Elixir for Winter Health

Chyawanprash is herbal jam packed with nothing but rejuvenating goodness to get you not only through the winter but your entire life since its designed to bring longevity and youthfulness. This immune boosting elixir is considered to be a ‘lick-able’ medicine… Yes that’s right! Take that teaspoon out of the nutella jar and dip into this delicious dark chocolate colour jam that’s packed with over 40 different natural and nutritive ingredients

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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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