Gluten Free Vegan Chickpea Flour Date Cake

By Gayatri A | March 19, 2017

Wow I just made this watering date and almond cake! It was so moist I didn’t even worry about putting icing or cream on it. It is perfect just as it is. This amazing cake was cooked with besan (chickpea) flour. It is just the same as using regular flour, but you need to use both …

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Hobnobs

By Gayatri A | March 13, 2017

These oaty delicious treats were made by Sarala recently for The Mantra Room West End.  They were such a hit and I had so many people asking me for the recipe that I thought I’d share it with everyone out there. Ingredients 125g unsalted butter 80g brown sugar 2 tbsp golden syrup 100g quick oats 100g wholemeal …

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Phases of the Moon Sequence

By Madya Lila Dasi | February 28, 2017

While the influence of the sun is felt strongly in the change of seasons and in the passing of the daylight from dawn till dusk, the influence of the moon is more subtly felt throughout each monthly phase of the moon. From the time of new beginnings of the freshly dawning new moon to the …

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Mishti Doi

By Madya Lila Dasi | February 27, 2017

Mishti Doi is a traditional Indian sweet that is such a treat to the taste buds that is hard to beat. It is often served on very special occasions because of its very special subtle deliciousness With accessibility to modern ingredients a few of the lengthy steps are able to be omitted such as making …

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What is Tongue Scraping?

By Gayatri A | February 24, 2017

What is Tongue Scraping? Jihwa Prakshalana Ayurveda tells us the tongue is the first organ of digestion and the mirror to all the organs of the body. The tongue is an important tool of Ayurvedic diagnosis. The appearance of the tongue reveals the health condition of the entire body. When you look on your tongue, …

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Ayurveda Tongue Analysis – Do it Yourself!

By Gayatri A | February 24, 2017

According to Ayurveda the tongue is not just an organ of taste only but also a strong tool for diagnosis. Tongue analysis is a part of Ayurvedic diagnosis complementary with pulse, nails, eye, face etc. Tongue is also called a window of the inner system. Ayurveda says, read your tongue and know your health status. …

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Ayurvedic Tips for Reducing Anxiety

By Madya Lila Dasi | January 22, 2017

Unfortunately, anxiety has become a common experience amongst all age groups in today’s society. As our modern lifestyles become busier (and at times overwhelming) it’s important to have effective strategies in place to help keep us grounded and well. It seems that all of us will feel the effects of anxiety at some point in …

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Jam Drop Biscuits

By Madya Lila Dasi | January 22, 2017

Here’s my favourite biscuit recipe. It’s my favourite not only because they are yummy biscuits but also it’s so easy and adaptable. Sometimes I make them as a treat for the ASMY yoga classes and often get asked for the recipe. So here it is folks! ¾ cup butter (softened – see below for my …

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Baked Oatmeal with Lemon & Currants – Gluten free

By Gayatri A | December 30, 2016

Ingredients 1 Cup Rolled Oats 3⁄4 tsp Baking Powder Pinch of Salt 1⁄2 Cup Mashed Ripe Banana 1⁄4 Cup Unsweetened Applesauce 2 tsp Maple Syrup 1 1⁄2 tsp Vanilla Extract 2 Tbsp Currants 2 Tbsp Chopped Pistachios 2⁄3 Cup Almond Milk Zest of 1 Lemon Juice of 1 Lemon Baked Oatmeal with Lemon & Currants …

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Chickpea Omelette – Gluten Free

By Gayatri A | December 30, 2016

One of our lovely ASMY volunteers, Cat, demonstrated this delicious chickpea flour omelette at one of our interactive cooking classes.  Of course, needless to say, it was a hit! Ingredients 1 Cup Chickpea Flour 1 Tbsp Onion – diced 1 Garlic Clove – mashed 1⁄2 tsp Cracked Pepper 1/3 Cup Nutritional Yeast 1⁄2 tsp Baking …

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