Ayurveda holds that good daily routines and habits are at the root of good health, such as eating meals at set times each day. One such ritual includes scheduling your meals to ensure optimal wellbeing.
wellhealthorganic.com:ayurveda-dinner should be light and easily digestible; only eating when real hunger strikes should they be consumed. Sattvic foods like vegetables, fruits, grains and pulses make an excellent option for an Ayurvedic meal.
Vegan Shepherd’s Pie
A delicious vegan shepherd’s pie filled with veggies, protein and comfort! Perfect for fall eating! Make this tasty recipe at home to serve yourself or your loved ones this holiday season.
This dairy and egg-free shepherd’s pie is an exciting twist on the classic UK and Irish dish made with hearty lentils and an assortment of veggies, all covered by creamy mashed potatoes for extra creamy goodness!
Yukon Gold potatoes offer a delicious buttery flavor and texture that are ideal for complementing a diet free of dairy. They can usually be found at most grocery stores alongside other types of potatoes.
Add a special flair by stirring in 1 tablespoon of truffle oil into the potato layer for extra umami flavor in this vegan shepherd’s pie recipe. Garlic oil works just as well or both!
Turmeric Lemon Rice
Add turmeric and lemon to rice to give it a vibrant golden hue and zesty lemony flavor, creating an easy vegan dinner that is filling and healthy! Perfectly complements Indian curries like Vegetable Sambar or Dum Aloo as main dishes or with other dishes as a side dish such as roast meats and salads as side dishes!
Brown Rice with Bold Flavors of Ginger, Chilies, Turmeric & Zesty Lemon! You can even add delicious Boil Edamame Beans which provide excellent sources of protein! By cooking in broth rather than water the flavors from each ingredient can absorb into each bite for maximum taste – an Ayurvedic dinner designed specifically for Vata types!
Kitchari (kicharee or kitchadi) is one of Ayurveda’s signature dishes, offering soothing and nutritious nourishment in one pot. As well as being deliciously satisfying for every doshic type – vatas, pittas, and kaphas alike can benefit greatly from eating it regularly!
This delicious version contains split mung dal, turmeric powder and fennel seeds to support digestive health. This dish makes an excellent low-fat option while aiding digestive reset; plus it adds vegetables and spices into your daily diet!
To create it, melt ghee in a large saucepan over medium-low heat and add fennel seeds until they pop, before stirring in mung beans, rice and water/vegetable broth. Bring to a boil then reduce to simmer and cover and continue simmering until the mixture becomes tender after 30 minutes; check often and stir. Finally add mint chutney drizzle as an aromatic finishing touch!
This veggie soup is the ideal dish to warm you up on cold evenings! Packed full of hearty potatoes and corn, green beans and celery in an aromatic chicken broth base – you won’t find better comforting than this bowlful of goodness!
For a dairy free version, substitute chicken broth with vegetable stock or broth and switch out black beans for kidney or pinto beans as desired.
This recipe is ideal for families to make together as it’s quick, easy, and tastes just like Grandma’s! Feel free to double or triple the batch for quick dinners during a busy weeknight – just remember to allow it to cool before adding any toppings or eating it! Also be sure to leave enough time between dinner and bedtime so you can digest properly – this helps prevent overeating or feeling bloated at night, which in turn promotes better restful sleep! It is vital that we all get enough restful rest!