The Quick & Easy Ayurvedic Cookbook

Overview

Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of health and healing based on the principle that each human being is unique, and has a distinct individual constitution, genetic inheritance and predisposition to certain ailments.

The Quick & Easy Ayurvedic Cookbook allows you to easily implement Ayurvedic principles in your cooking and improve your health without devoting long hours of study to the subject or breaking your budget. Learn how to cure insomnia and indigestion, and even ...

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Overview

Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of health and healing based on the principle that each human being is unique, and has a distinct individual constitution, genetic inheritance and predisposition to certain ailments.

The Quick & Easy Ayurvedic Cookbook allows you to easily implement Ayurvedic principles in your cooking and improve your health without devoting long hours of study to the subject or breaking your budget. Learn how to cure insomnia and indigestion, and even mood swings, just by making food choices based on your Ayurvedic constitution. The recipes include familiar favorites-such as baked apples, chicken burgers, and potato salad-making it a practical addition to your kitchen and home.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780804839068
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/15/2008
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 820,422
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Eileen Keavy Smith has been interested in and has practiced Ayurveda since the 80s. Smith lives in Tallahassee, FL with her husband.

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Table of Contents


Preface     viii
Introduction to Ayurveda     2
The Three Pillars of Life     4
The Individual Constitution     6
Balance and Imbalance     12
Ayurveda and Food     15
Recipes and Guidelines for Balancing the Doshas     24
Introduction to the Recipes     25
Basic Ingredients     27
Missing Ingredients     32
Balancing Vata     34
Guidelines for Food Preparation     40
Vata Recipes     44
Other Ideas for Vata-Balancing Foods     70
Balancing Pitta     72
Guidelines for Food Preparation     78
Pitta Recipes     82
Other Ideas for Pitta-Balancing Foods     108
Balancing Kapha     110
Guidelines for Food Preparation     116
Kapha Recipes     120
Other Ideas for Kapha-Balancing Foods     144
Dining Out     146
Resources     147
Books about Ayurveda     147
Ayurvedic Cookbooks     148
Ayurvedic Organizations     149
Recipe Index     150
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