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Hmmh what to do with Mulberries?
Lily and Elva voted for a cake.

Some advice, please give your children an apron if you have some little helpers in the kitchen. It could get messy 🙂

Let’s get started

Pick 3 cups of Mulberries, rinse them, dry any extra moisture with kitchen towel.

Ingredients

Base
* 1 1/2 cups plain flour

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🍇It is mulberry season 🍇
According to Ayurveda mulberries are sweet, sour and astringent. They are best for vata and Pitta.

Mulberries are great for:
1. Heart and circulation
2. Kidney and urinary system
3. Liver and Gallbladder
4. Rasa/plasma and Rakta/blood and asthi/bone dhatu/ tissue
5. Immune system

Enjoy some mulberries while in season.
With love from Lakshmi Ayurveda.
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Beetroot curry – Cukamdar kari (Hin)

A delicious and beautiful bright red, aromatic and mildly spiced dish.

Ingredients
3 Medium sized beetroot
2 medium sized potatoes diced
2 onions finely chopped
2 tomatoes finely chopped
1/2 inch ginger sliced
2 cloves garlic and peeled and sliced (optional)
1 tsp of cumin seeds

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Nourish your Asthi dhatu/ bones tissue with sesame seeds (preferred black seed sesame seeds). In the pictured you can see sesame brittle rolls also called Ellunda (Mal). Made out of sesame seeds, dried ginger powder, jaggery syrup, cardamom powder, raisins and Ghee. For you to try after your treatment (this week only 🙂)

About bone/ Asthi dhatu in Ayurveda:

Asthi dhatu denotes the bones and cartilage. ‘Stha’ means to stand, which is a function of the skeletal system.
Asthi or bone is which gives structure and stability to the body it is also protecting the internal organs and is nourishing the nervous tissue. It is derived from earth and wind element.

The upadhatu (secondary) tissue are teeth. This is the reason why often in osteoporosis or other imbalances in the asthi dhatu/ bone tissue the teeth are also weakened.

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Did you know that the brown skins of almonds are a little difficult to digest? For this reason it is better to blanch them. A simple fix of just 60 seconds in boiling water then drained and rinsed in cold water – the skins will slip right off!

For more about what to eat, contact Erica, our Ayurvedic nutritionist, on 0404 422 632 or the Lakshmi clinic at 0406 810 547.

Initial consultations are $60, follow-up consultations are $40. After attending your initial consultation you can book your follow-up immediately after and the cost will be only $80.

We look forward to welcoming you!

 

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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