This cookbook addresses wellness, happiness and balance via the time-honored principles of Ayurveda, newly interpreted for modern, western culture. Understanding and using these practices provides immediate benefits.
All the recipes are selected for the western palate, and there are recipes containing animal protein for non-vegetarians. Easy to make, tasty bean/lentil recipes are perfect for vegetarians, and most importantly, dairy-free, gluten-free and soy-free alternatives are provided with most recipes.
The recipes are designed to balance all constitutions, which minimizes the guesswork for what recipes are appropriate for each individual. Many of the recipes can be prepared in a variety of ways to accommodate various needs and preferences. Well-organized charts and time-saving tips help prioritize and implement the most important ayurvedic principles in a time frame that addresses modern busy lifestyles.
For anyone looking to improve a regular diet or to experience new ayurvedic practices, this book provides easily understood guidance for a balanced life of wellness without stress.
Lois Leonhardi is a certified Ayurveda practitioner specializing in creating holistic diet, exercise and anti-stress programs for time-pressed individuals.