Food Choices

Energy Boost- Stimulating for Kapha Dasha
 light, dry, and warm
 

Spices: ginger, paprika, cayenne, mint, apple cider vinegar, coconut oil, honey, mustard seed, cloves, cinnamon, ghea, olive oil, flax seed oil, tarragon, thyme, dill, and oregano

Veggies: jalapenos, bell peppers, eggplant, kale, garlic, onions, and spinach

Fruits: lemon, apples, pears, cranberries, apricots, and berries

Protein: beans, eggs, all but tofu, mung beans, and garbanzo beans

Seeds: pumpkin, sunflower, flax, chia, and almonds

Pureed soups: carrot ginger, broccoli and coconut cream, sweet potato and poblano

Grains: polenta, quinoa, and crackers

Others: cocoa powder

 

Smoothie options

Everyday Green: Cucumber, celery, kale, flax meal, banana, mixed berries, spirulina, almond milk

Banana, cocoa powder, spinach, whey protein, coconut milk

 

Snack options

Organic corn chips and salsa

Cut fruit- watermelon, pineapple, or melon

Plain yogurt with granola (add honey or cinnamon)

Spirulina and nut date balls

Cocoa and nut date balls

Hummus with celery, carrots, chips, and crackers

Organic apple with pumpkin or sunflower seeds

 
Stress Relief- Calming for Vata and Pitta Dashas
 cooling, sweet, and stabilizing

Spices: olive oil, coconut oil, fennel, cilantro, coriander, cardimum

Dairy: plain yogurt

Sugar: coconut

Veggies: mushrooms, butternut squash, zucchini, spaghetti squash, sweet potatoes, green leafy vegetables,
broccoli, cauliflower, green beans, cucs

Fruits: grapes, melons, cherries, avocados, mangoes, pineapples, oranges, plums, bananas

Beans: black bean pasta, eggs

Teas: chamomile, mint, jasmine

Base: rice, brown rice pasta, oats

Smoothie options

Mango Lassi: mango, plain yogurt, coconut milk, hemp seeds, and chia seeds

Banana, strawberries, plain yogurt, whey protein, almond/coconut milk

 

Snack options

Organic corn chips and guacamole

Oatmeal, sunflower seed butter whey protein balls

Organic apple and sunflower seed butter

Banana and sunflower seed butter

Wheat or gluten free crackers with Kerrygold cheese

Wheat or gluten free crackers with goat cheese

Cut fruit- watermelon, pineapple, or melon

Plain yogurt with granola (add honey or cinnamon)

Nuts: pecans, almonds, walnuts, cashews, or peanuts

Hummus with celery, carrots, chips, and crackers

 

Spices: tumeric, cinnamon, ginger, basil, clove, cilantro, parsley, coriander, cumin, nutmeg, coconut oil, honey, sesame oil, and olive oil

Dairy: Nut milk, seed milk, and cheese

Veggies: sea, cauliflower, bok choy, beets, celery, eggplant, green vegetables, carrots, artichokes

Fruits: apples, kiwi, tangerine, banana, cranberries, orange, watermelon, pear, grapes, pineapple

Beans: mung, hemp, tofu, tempeh, lentils, garbanzo

Teas: chamomile, lavender

Grains: rice, brown rice/quinoa pasta, quinoa, gluten free rice wrap, buckwheat, and oats

Smoothie Options

Everyday Green: Cucumber, celery, kale, flax meal, banana, mixed berries, spinlina, almond milk

Goji berries, avocado, cocoa powder, spinach, mixed berries, hemp seeds, flax seeds, chia seeds and almond milk.

Mango Lassi: mango, plain yogurt, coconut milk, hemp seeds, and chia seeds

 

Snack Options

Organic corn chips and salsa

Organic corn chips and guacamole

Oatmeal, sunflower seed butter whey protein balls

Organic apple and sunflower seed butter

Banana and sunflower seed butter

Wheat or gluten free crackers with goat cheese

Cut fruit- watermelon, pineapple, or melon

Plain yogurt with granola (add honey or cinnamon)

Nuts: pecans, almonds, walnuts, cashews, or peanuts

Spirulina and nut date balls

Hummus with celery, carrots, chips, and crackers

Maintaing Balance- Sattvic for Kapha, Vata, and Pitta Dashas
equalizing, clairfying, soothing