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RECIPES

Kitchari is a stew-type meal that is traditionally made with basmati rice and split mung dal and is the central food of a cleansing regimen as part of Ayurvedic lifestyle practices. A periodic cleansing regimen can be helpful during the seasonal transitions of spring and autumn as a way to give the digestive system a rest, support the body’s clearing of accumulated toxins and wastes, and press the reset button on our eating habits and self-care practices. Cleanses come in an array of flavors, but a typical Ayurvedic cleanse often utilizes a monodiet that includes whole grains or kitchari eaten at every meal, along with drinking ample (preferably warm) water and teas, using supportive herbs, and self-care practices such abhyanga (self-massage with oils), and rest.

 

My kitchari recipe is heavier on the mung dal than is traditional. I also give the option of using basmati rice or “ricing” cauliflower for a grain-free option.

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Banyan Botanicals is a trusted company that makes high quality Ayurvedic products and also has an incredible free library of resources to learn about Ayurveda, constitutional assessment, how to manage your constitution, lifestyle and self-care practices, and cleansing and dietary advice. Check out their website for all sorts of fabulous resources.

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