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Graceful stylish

The elegant Grace bracelet is a complete showstopper that is bound to turn heads on your wedding day Pearl and silver combine to create a sight to behold. Make a statement by pairing with the matching necklace from the Grace collection. £180. www.follifollie.co.uk

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Rich Stuffed Peppers

A delicious main dish that is nourishing for Vata with its sweet, salty, bitter, and slighdy astringent tastes. The warm, rich, heavy stuffing can be baked separately in a buttered casserole and served as a side dish for Pitta and Vata. Serves 6 3 large green peppers, halved and blanched 1/2 cup ghee or unsalted […] Read more

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Spicy Vegetable Curry

Great to serve in springtime, Kapha’s season, Spicy Vegetable Curry decreases Kapha and Vata and increases Pitta somewhat. It makes a good side dish for Pitta when served as part of a meal with other Pitta-reducing selections. The predominant tastes are pungent, sour, sweet, slighdy bitter, and astringent with hot and oily qualities. This combination […] Read more

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Simple Rice Pilaf

This easy-to-make dish adds sweet and salty tastes to the meal. It is best served with steamed or sauteed vegetables. As part of a balanced meal, this pilaf is good for everyone. Makes abut 1 cup 3 tablespoons ghee or unsalted butter i stalk celery, chopped 1 cup white rice or brown as a substitute […] Read more

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Pasta and Green Sauce

The green herbs make this sauce a flavorful accompaniment to spaghetti or linguini. When served with pasta, this dish decreases Vata, is neutral for Pitta, and increases Kapha. Kapha can eat more of this as a main dish if cooked barley is substituted for the pasta. Parmesan cheese can be used in moderation by both […] Read more

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Roasted and Spiced Barley with Vegetables

Everyone can eat this dish as part of a balanced meal, but it is a first choice for Kapha and good to eat on days when you are eating a lighter diet. The outstanding tastes of this recipe are pungent, sweet, and salty. It should be served as a side dish rather than the main […] Read more

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Marinated Tofu

1 quart sweet red fruit juice, such as raspberry, pomegranate, plum, strawberry, or a blend of these 1/4 teaspoon each nutmeg, ground coriander, and cinnamon 1 tablespoon tamari or soy sauce 1 pound firm tofu, water pressed out and cubed In a 2-quart saucepan, heat the juice, the spices, and the tamari. Remove from the […] Read more

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Stuffed Shells with Artichoke Cream Sauce

Easily made, this elegant entree is best for Vata and Pitta. Because it is so rich Kapha should eat a small portion of this sweet, oily, heavy, slightly sour, slighdy pungent dish. Serves 4 (3 shells per serving) 12 large pasta shells 1 tablespoon olive oil or ghee 1 tablespoon basil pesto (see Green Sauce, […] Read more

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Lightly Seasoned Vegetables

Vegetables prepared this way make a good side dish or a light evening meal for anyone following a Vata-reducing diet, new mothers, or any children who like mixed vegetables. Serves 4 1 cup diced potatoes 1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots 1/2 cup thinly sliced beets 1 cup thinly sliced yellow squash 1/2 cup chopped Swiss […] Read more