Roasted Carrot Soup

Roasted Carrot Soup

Fall is Vata season!
This is the time when nature transforms from the warm and colourful beauty of the summer, to prepare for cool and white winter. Fall season is dry, windy, cool, turbulent; which are also the very qualities of Vata dosha, hence following the Ayurvedic principle of like increases like; Fall is the season of Vata dominance or simply Fall is Vata season! 

The most common signs and symptoms people notice due to Vata dominance in fall are feeling spacey or scattered, lowered digestion, cold hands and feet and joint aches and pains. 
My favourite recipe to combat all the above symptoms that are so common in fall, is to have a warm and nourishing 'roasted carrot soup'. This is my 'go to soup' for the season, which will boost your digestion, help you feel grounded, satiated and nourished.  This delicious soup balances your Vata and makes sure you get rid of constipation, feeling scattered and spacey and gain lots of energy!

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Mint & Couscous Salad

Mint & Couscous Salad

A healthy flavourful salad in less than 30 minutes, mint & couscous salad is highly customizable. feel free to modify the salad by adding or subtracting ingredients as per your choice.

Couscous is a tiny pasta made of mostly of wheat that is known for being "instant" or quick-cooking food. It is easily digested, strengthening, nourishing and Tridosha balancing.

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Happy Thanksgiving + Vegetarian Pot Pie Recipe

Happy Thanksgiving + Vegetarian Pot Pie Recipe

Happy Thanksgiving! 

It's the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend, which is also my favourite Canadian festival. Who doesn't love a bit of gratitude and appreciation. Thanksgiving is a harvest festival where you show gratitude for nature's bounty. Each year in Canada, on the second Monday of October, families often come together and celebrate Thanksgiving by sharing a big feast.

In India around the same time we celebrate Navratri- the nine nights the goddess Durga fights the demon Mahishasura- gaining victory over him on the 10th day - Vijayadashmi or Dussehra. Dussehra also signifies the harvest season where offerings are made to the goddess; friends and families come together to celebrate the harvest. So it is amazing to see the parallels in the harvest season in different culture around the world. 

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