Quick & Easy Recipe: Pan Seared Tofu Salad

Quick & Easy Recipe: Pan Seared Tofu Salad

I have often come across so many clients who hate spending hours in the kitchen or are too busy to cook. This is my favourite spring recipe that takes less than 10 minutes, saves time, can be easily doubled or tripled and is very difficult to mess up with for people who cant cook. Pan Seared Tofu in coconut aminos takes the salad to a whole different level, which is not only filling due to protein content but also satisfies your taste buds.

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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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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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