This is one of our favourite Indian snacks, so delicious 😋.

Semolina cake, in southern India this is called rava kesari (San). It is often made as a religious offering and as a festival sweet.

Ingredients
1 1/2 cups semolina
3/4 cup jaggery or brown sugar
4 tablespoons ghee
1 tsp cardamom powder
1-2 tablespoon raisins (if you add 2 tablespoons you can reduce the amount of sugar)
1-2 tablespoon cashew nuts fried
1 cup water

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Have you tried a Garshana Massage?

Garshana is a dry massage aimed at stimulating the skin and lymphatic system. The use of silk gloves are particularly recommended for those with a Vata constitution due to the gloves soothing and soft nature. Those with primarily Kapha or Pitta constitution or imbalances are advised to use a dry brush.

The friction and static electricity created during the massage refreshes and stimulates the skin, improving metabolism and blood circulation.

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Nutrition is a pillar of health and wellbeing, practically from an Ayurvedic perspective. Erica, our Lakshmi Team Ayurvedic Nutritionist and Panchakarma Therapist writes about her love of Oats 😊

“Anyone who knows me well, knows I LOVE my oats in the morning.

Oats are a great source of important vitamins, minerals, fiber & antioxidants.

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Get some free fresh organic parsley and rosemary with your Ayurvedic treatment.

Try this delicious 😋 Barley Soup

Ingredients:
Step one
2 tbs of ghee
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
1/4 tsp fresh rosemary (we have this for you out of Lakshmi’s garden)
1/2 tsp dried basil
Pinch of hing
1/2 medium pepper chopped (avoid nightshade vegetables if you are suffering from inflammation)
1 stalk celery with leaves, sliced
1 carrot grated

Step two

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Especially during the winter month ayurveda emphasises to avoid cold and raw food this includes cold drinks and juices.
If you are fruit juice lover try a hot apple juice, this is great on a chilly winter day and will not diminish your Agni 🔥/ digestive fire. This is a very popular drink in german and swiss ski resorts.

Ingredients
1 cup apple juice

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Enjoy the benefits of Organic Curry Leaves!

There are multiple benefits to using Curry Leaves. They have anti-inflammatory properties, improve digestive function, protect the liver, are high in antioxidants, and anti-diabetic. They work to level blood sugar in the body and assist in reducing increased lipids, acting as a weight regulator.

Curry leaves are particularly useful in treating irritable bowel syndrome. A great remedy or IBS

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