Yoga in the kitchen: discover these recipes

Yoga in the kitchen

Yoga in the kitchen: discover these recipes

Yoga in the kitchen; We share the article published in Woman Today that says: «The naturopath Kimberly Parsons is determined that you start 2021 balancing your mind and your body and saying goodbye to excesses in a delicious way: with these yoga kitchen recipes capable of restoring the energy of three chakras and, incidentally, make you gain energy and health. Her four week yoga plan in the kitchen is gold.

That yoga has come into our lives to remain a fact. We already have options for all tastes: from yoga for people in a hurry, to yoga for runners and even yoga to relax the muscles of the face. But there is one more step left in the yogi universe and perhaps it is the option you need to start 2021 free of excesses and headaches: bringing the essence of yoga to our kitchen.

Naturopath Kimberly Parsons has proposed that we include in our menus a plan of detox and vegetarian recipes aimed at balancing the chakras and making the mind and body gain strength and vital energy. If you want to know the entire recipe plan of Kimberly Parsons you can find it in her latest book, Yoga Kitchen (Editorial Cincotintas) of which we offer you a sample. Ready for a yoga detox cure?

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Yoga in the kitchen
Yoga in the kitchen

Recipe to balance the first chakra (Muladhara)

The root chakra is located at the end of your spine and pampering it is one of the most important tasks that you should impose on yourself in 2021. It depends on whether you feel confident, calm and centered . If you want to give a help that your diet does not lack foods rich in fiber, vitamin D and calcium.

In her book Kimberly Parsons she offers us a recipe that can help us restore the energy of this first chakra in the morning with a coconut, raspberry and hibiscus smoothie. To do this you need 2 bags of hibiscus tea, 400 ml of whole coconut milk, 125 g of raspberries (they can be frozen), a ripe banana and a teaspoon of lucuma powder. To make the smoothie, you just have to infuse the hibiscus, wait for it to cool and then blend all the ingredients together in the blender.

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Recipe to balance the sacral chakra (Swadhisthana)

Knowing if this chakra, located four fingers below our navel, is unbalanced is simple: when the sacral chakra fails, life becomes monotonous, boring and quite uphill. If you want to regain lost vitality, do not forget to include in your shopping basket foods with probiotic properties (such as kimchi or natural yogurt), those rich in antioxidants (if you think about which ones choose orange vegetables) and if you are one of the who learned how to make bread during his quarantine, congratulations, sourdough bread loves the sacral chakra … in addition to the recipe below.

To make pumpkin and lentil korma you need 500 g of pumpkin, 100 g of korma curry paste, 400 ml of whole coconut milk, 200 g of cooked lentils, 200 g of cooked chickpeas, 75 g of kale, the juice of one lime, salt, mint and coriander.

Cook the diced pumpkin in a saucepan with the curry paste and coconut milk for 20 minutes over low heat. After that time add the legumes and cook everything together until the pumpkin is very tender. Then turn off the heat, add the chopped kale, lime juice, salt and pepper and, before serving, add minced mint and coriander to taste.

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Recipe to balance the heart chakra (Anahata)

If your defenses are low, you come out of a cold to catch the next one or this Christmas your emotions are more unbalanced than ever, your heart chakra needs you to feed it. Interestingly, the redder chakra is good for greener foods, such as leafy vegetables, green tea, spirulina, green beans, peas or avocado.

If you want to give it sustenance, try this quick pea and mint soup: to make it you only need 400 g of frozen peas, 400 of cooked white beans, a vegetable stock cube and 10 g of mint leaves. Grind all the ingredients together with 500 ml of boiling water in the blender glass, add salt and pepper, heat over low heat in a saucepan and enjoy!

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Anna Andersonne
Anna is a mother, yoga teacher, and psychologist. At YOGA LOAD she is the heart of the editorial team and writes about yoga, true happiness, and sustainability. Her articles are published in the Yoga Journal, Happy Way and GingerMag.