Heart Of England Ayurveda

Recipe Bank

When diet is wrong medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need. 

Ayurveda Proverb

May 26, 2024
Liver Tonic Warm Salad
Liver Tonic Warm Salad Ingredients: 2 medium raw beetroots 2 large carrots 1 lemon/lime freshly squeezed. 2 tsp freshly grated ginger (1″ piece) 1/2 tsp dijon […]
May 26, 2024
Cranberry, Cardamom and Rose Cookies
Cranberry, Cardamom and Rose Cookies These fragrant cookies make a lovely early Summer sweet treat.  Ingredients:  1 cup spelt flour 1 cup ground almonds 1/2 cup […]
May 26, 2024
White Bean Dip
White Bean and Lemon Dip The astringency of these beans makes them an ideal food for late Spring, especially when the climate is still cool and […]
May 26, 2024
Summer Greens Bhaji
Summer Greens Bhaji Serves 4 as a side dish Summer brings us lovely fresh greens. They bring us the astringent (drying) and sweet tastes combined, both […]
January 11, 2024
Late Winter Red Onion Soup
Onions don’t feature much in Ayurveda cooking. They are OK to use occasionally but not as part of your every day diet. Whilst they are packed […]
January 3, 2024
Root Vegetable Medley with Olives and Rosemary
This dish is a wonderful way to use up any left over (uncooked) root vegetables and squash after the Festive season. It makes a lovely warming […]
January 3, 2024
Detox Smoothie Soup
This soup is ideal to give the digestive system a break when we know we have been going off track and over-indulging a ittle.  Ingredients: 1 […]
December 3, 2023
Chunky Root Veg, Ginger and Turmeric Soup
This soup is a meal in itself, with vegetables of all colours and all tastes. It is perfect to warm and nourish you on cold Winter […]
August 5, 2023
Baked Apples
This is a healthy dessert in which I skip the sugar that is often used in baked apples. You can of course add jaggery or muscovado […]
July 28, 2023
Quinoa, Carrot and Coriander Burgers
Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa, cooked and cooled 2 tspn chopped fresh thyme leaves1″ piece of ginger grated 2 tbspns of chopped coriander leaves1 large carrot finely […]
July 3, 2023
Green Bean and Beetroot Pilaf
This lovely pilaf recipe is great for a summer lunch for friends and family. I made it recently as a nourishing full moon meal! Though we […]
June 20, 2023
Spiced Chickpeas and Coconut
Spicy Chickpeas and Coconut Ingredients: 1 cup dried chickpeas soaked overnight and cooked until soft. 1 tablesppn fine grated fresh ginger 1 tablespoon garam masala 1 […]
June 20, 2023
Coconut Rice Porridge
Summer Coconut Rice Porridge Ingredients: Serves 2 2 cups of cooked organic white basmati rice 12 raisins 6-8 Cardamom pods 2 small handfuls of unsweetened dessicated […]
March 6, 2023
Golden Houmous
I am making big endeavours to reduce my plastic consumption. It’s not easy is it?! One thing I am never happy about are the many plastic […]
February 28, 2023
Borlotti Bean, Sweet Potato and Kale Soup
Try this warming soup in Winter and Early Spring.  Ingredients: 1 cup soaked dried borlotti beans, boiled until soft. 4 cups kale 1 leek, washed and […]
February 24, 2023
Water-Sauteed Greens
This is a wonderful side dish to accompany any meal. Vata and Pitta types may like to add a little ghee once cooked.  Ingredients: 4 cups […]
January 18, 2023
Warming Winter Cleanse Soup
Enjoy this Warming Winter Cleanse Soup to help your body flush toxins from the system and to boost your immunity. Seasonal leafy greens, and spices such […]
November 29, 2022
Warming Chai Tea
Warming Chai Tea  Ingredients 2-4 teabags (black tea, rooibos tea, or peppermint). 4-6 cloves A 5 finger pinch of cinnamon. A 5 finger pinch of dried […]
November 29, 2022
Sauteed Winter Greens
Sauteed Winter Greens Ingredients 4 cups chopped mixed leafy greens – winter cabbage, kale, mustard leaves for example. 1/2 tspn dry ginger (except for Pitta types) […]
November 29, 2022
Home-made Chapati
Chapatis Ingredients: 4 cups of wholewheat or spelt flour. You can substitute for buckwheat flour for a gluten free, Kapha-friendly or Spring season option. ¾ cup […]
November 29, 2022
Puy Lentil and Black Olive Ragout
Puy Lentil and Black Olive Ragout INGREDIENTS: (serves 4) 1 tbsp olive oil 1 medium leek finely chopped One large carrot, peeled and finely chopped 1 […]
November 15, 2022
Green Lentil and Winter Vegetable Stew
Here is an easy to make warming Winter vegetable and lentil vegan stew. It is warmly spiced to kindle the digestion and warm you up. Enjoy […]
November 15, 2022
Vegan Spelt Pancakes
I love this vegan pancake recipe and often make it for a strengthening and nurturing breakfast at the Full Moon time. Try stuffing them with my […]
July 1, 2022
Asparagus Risotto with Saffron
For this simple Saffron and Asparagus Risotto you will need  a bunch of asparagus cleaned and cut into 1″ pieces, a w finger pinch of black […]
February 18, 2022
Kheer – an Indian Rice Pudding
Made with milk, rice and sugar. You can use your moonlight milk. Use non dairy milk and coconut or date sugar. OR brown rice syrup is […]
February 18, 2022
Golden Milk Recipe:
1 cup of oat milk/rice/almond milk. 1 good pinch of sweet ground cinnamon, 4-6 cardamom pods, 1 good pinch of organic ground turmeric, pinch of black […]
February 18, 2022
This is a traditional Ayurvedic food used on cleanses and for rehabilitation. This recipe makes enough 3 or 4 meals. The consistency should be like a […]
February 18, 2022
Green Smoothie Soup
Steam organic green vegetables such as courgette, green beans, leafy greens. kale. Use filtered/spring water for steaming. Once the veggies are soft, blend them all together […]
February 18, 2022
Take 15 tspns of sesame seeds and 1 tspn of rock salt or Himalayan salt. Grind together in a coffee grinder and store in a jar […]
February 18, 2022
Ginger Tea Recipe:
Take approximately one dessert spoon of fresh grated root ginger and add to a litre of filtered water. Heat the infusion on a stove. As soon […]
February 18, 2022
Beetroot Salad:
Grate fresh organic beetroot. Make a dressing from ½ tspn Dijon mustard, the juice of 1 lemon/lime freshly squeezed, the juice of 1 tspn of finely […]
February 18, 2022
Apple, spiced and stewed:
Slice a sweet apple finely, with skin on, and place in a pan with a little water added, 4-6 raisins/sultanas/currants or a chopped date, and a […]