The idea of balance and the feeling of contentment and ease that it brings can be illusive in our lives especially since, according to Ayurveda and Yoga, balance is constantly being buffeted by changing conditions. Whether imbalance is related to the influence of time or changing circumstances in our lives or the changing of the seasons, Ayurveda provides a strategy for healthy adaptations to changing conditions.

Tuesdays in June 9:30-10:30 am
6/8 Background and theory for summer season
6/15 Asana and pranayama
6/22 In the kitchen
6:29 Remedies
Here are the recipes for Tuesday, 6/22. They are fairly simple, quick and good for hot weather. They also give us a chance to incorporate the cooling three ..cucumber, coconut and coriander leaf.
Lemon Rice
( serves 4)
1 cup of washed basmati rice ( you can cook this ahead of time and hold )
grated fresh coconut ( at least a half cup but according to taste)
Veg or coconut oil
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
2 strands curry leaves
handful of peanuts or cashews
2 lemons
Coriander leaf
Green beans Poriyal
 ( serves 4)
3-4 cup chopped green beans
2 Tb grated coconut
1Tb veg oil
2 Tb water
1tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 red chili halved
pinch of hing
a few curry leaves
1 quart of milk of your choice
1 small container of whole milk plain yogurt ( live culture)
If there is time we can also make a salad using the spices on hand and vegetable of your choice…
cucumber , tomato and carrot is one idea but here is where you can experiment. Just avoid vegetables that are better off cooked. It’s all about what you can digest well.
See you Tuesday!
6:29 Remedies