Delectable Stewed Apples

Delectable Stewed Apples

One of the very first fruit-spice combos I have been ever introduced to is the magical combination of apples and cinnamon. The slight spicy taste of cinnamon complements the sweetness of apples. 

Stewed apples can serve as a perfect breakfast, especially in the fall or winter season, where the combination of the fruit-spice laden with the nourishment of the ghee helps us fight off the cold weather.

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Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Curried Butternut Squash Soup

I have no words to describe the winter in southwestern Ontario. This bone chilling cold winter causes a Vata aggravation in the surroundings and our bodies and needs to be combated with grounding, dense and nourishing squashes and other root vegetables.

My favorite way to combat the winter cold is by making this delicious curried butternut squash soup. Butternut squash is sweet in taste, and highly nourishing, builds Ojas which the essence of all of our dhatus or body tissues and is crucial for our vitality. The combination of ginger, garlic, onion and curry powder spice up this otherwise sweet dish and aid digestion. The addition of coconut cream enhance the Vata balancing effect.

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