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4 ripe plantains
1 ½ cups Tigernut flour
1 ½ cups pureed butternut squash or pumpkin
1 cup melted coconut oil
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cream of tartar
2 Tbsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp sea salt
Pre-heat waffle iron. Coat both sides of iron with coconut oil.
Peel plantains and then puree in high powered blender.
Combine the pureed plantains with the remaining ingredients and mix until well blended..
Scoop onto waffle iron and cook until waffle iron lets you know they are done.
Yummy by themselves or drizzled with coconut butter and topped with fresh berries. I like to make several batches and freeze. You can throw them in a toaster to re-heat on the run.
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According to Ayurvedic medicine spring time is kapha aggravating. In other words, this is the time of year when sinus congestion and puffiness can plague the best of us. Ginger strengthens the body’s ability to digest accumulated ama or toxicity. Sweet potatoes are light and yet also dense enough to add substance to your meal. The bitterness of kale is another kapha balancing food that helps remove puffiness and is great for weight loss.
3/4″ fresh ginger
1/2 large bunch organic kale
1/2 tsp sea salt
1 TBSP avocado oil
2 cups sweet potatoes diced
Steam the kale until the leaves turn a brighter shade of green.
Roast the sweet potatoes coated in avocado oil and sea salt in a 375 degree F oven until fork tender.
Grate and sauté the ginger in avocado oil for thirty seconds. Then add cooked sweet potatoes and kale. Mix gently to avoid breaking up the soft sweet potatoes.
Ayurveda, the 5,000-year-old sister science of Yoga, taught that certain foods ought not be combined with other foods if digestion is to be kept healthy and optimal. (Yes, Ayurvedic food combining was a thing thousands of years ago!) When you think about it, this only makes common sense. [Read more…] about Ayurvedic Food Combining
Your personality is intimately related to the day of the week you were born on… or so says traditional Myanmar astrology. I thought I would bring the Myanmar Zodiac home and share it with you and see what you think. The mystic in me always has fun learning about new ways of creating self-awareness and answering the questions all humans ask about why they are here and what they are meant to be doing. [Read more…] about What’s Your Sign According to the Myanmar Zodiac?