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Ayurvedic Cooking for Westerners: Familiar Western Food Prepared with Ayurvedic Principles
Ayurvedic Cooking for Westerners: Familiar Western Food Prepared with Ayurvedic Principles
by Amadea Morningstar
Paperback from Lotus Press
ISBN: 0914955144

Includes 200 recipes for healthful living, prepared from ingredients easily available in the West.
Ayurvedic Cooking for Self Healing
Ayurvedic Cooking for Self Healing
by Usha Lad, Vasant Lad
Paperback from Ayurvedic Press
ISBN: 1883725054

Ayurveda, the ancient healing art of India, teaches that food plays an essential part in one's health and sense of well-being. Here is an authentic guide of the Ayurvedic approach to food and tasty vegetarian cooking. The recipes are formulated using herbs and spices to help balance the constitution of each person. The effects of the foods on individual constitution is included with every recipe together with the medicinal properties of many of the foods.

This is a cookbook and much more. Included in this book are chapters on: the principles of Ayurveda and individual constitution; maintaining one's health, digestion and constitutional balance; the importance of proper food combining for optimal well-being; setting up an Ayurvedic kitchen and planning menus inclusive of every member of your family and more than 100 recipes of delicious Ayurvedic cuisine.

These important sections include even more benefits from Ayurveda: nearly 300 simple remedies for everything from the common cold and skin problems to stabilizing blood sugar in diabetics, all using familiar household herbs, fruits and vegetables! A chart for determining your individual constitution. Comprehensive food guidelines for basic constitutional types. A listing of the qualities of foods and their affects on the doshas.

The Ayurvedic Cookbook
The Ayurvedic Cookbook
by Amadea Morningstar, Urmila Desai
Paperback from Lotus Press
ISBN: 0914955063

How to apply Ayurvedic principles to your cooking with hundreds of delicious, easy recipes.
Heaven s Banquet: Vegetarian Cooking for Lifelong Health the Ayurveda Way
Heaven's Banquet: Vegetarian Cooking for Lifelong Health the Ayurveda Way
by Miriam Kasin Hospodar
Paperback from Plume
Media Published: 2001-10-02
ISBN: 0452282780

Written with the support of the Maharishi Ayur-Veda Institute, this comprehensive cookbook shows how to incorporate the timeless principles of Ayurveda into the twenty-first century kitchen. A result of Miriam Kasin Hospodar's twenty-year culinary journey, "Heaven's Banquet" draws from a rich palette of international cuisines and teaches you how to match your diet to your mind-body type for maximum health and well-being. It contains over 700 surprisingly simple recipes, ranging from Thai Corn Fritters and Asian-Cajun Eggplant Gumbo to West African Avocado Mousse and Mocha-Spice Cake with Coffee Cream Frosting. Readers will discover the most effective methods of preparing food, the benefits of eating seasonally for invidual types, and how to create a diet for the entire family. There are special sections on how to lose weight and control sugar sensitivity, a questionnaire to help determine mind-body type, and essential ingredients for a well-stocked Ayurvedic kitchen.
Eat-Taste-Heal: An Ayurvedic Cookbook for Modern Living
Eat-Taste-Heal: An Ayurvedic Cookbook for Modern Living
by Thomas Yarema, Daniel Rhoda, Johnny Brannigan
Hardcover from Five Elements Press
ISBN: 0976917009

Eat.Taste.Heal is a groundbreaking work within the field of holistic health and nutrition, written by a medical doctor, a patient, and an acclaimed chef. A complete guidebook and cookbook in one, Eat.Taste.Heal demystifies the ancient healing science of Ayurveda, humankind's most ancient system of healthy living. The aim of the book is simple: to create harmony within through using common foods and healthy lifestyle practices as medicine. The collection contains over 150 cross-cultural recipes and received a Maverick Award for excellence in photography. The authors are a unique trio: physician, patient, and chef. Dr. Thomas Yarema M.D., director of the Kauai Center for Holistic Medicine and Research, created for his patients an understandable dietary program rooted in common sense. Daniel Rhoda, a patient who found healing through Ayurveda, demystifies the ancient science that helped restore his health. Chef Johnny Brannigan, an internationally trained Ayurvedic chef, has created more than 150 recipes to empower individual healing through the exploration of taste.

Ayurvedic Healing Cuisine
Ayurvedic Healing Cuisine
by Harish Johari
Paperback from Healing Arts Press
Media Published: 2000-09-01
ISBN: 0892819383

Ayurvedic Healing Cuisine explains the healing qualities of various foods and spices and recommends combinations appropriate for specific conditions of body and mind.

· Provides a complete introduction to the Ayurvedic science of healthy eating.

· Includes 200 vegetarian recipes to improve health and longevity.

· By Harish Johari, the bestselling author of Chakras, Tools for Tantra, and Numerology.

One of the oldest systems of medicine in the world, the Indian science of Ayurveda views the human being as intimately connected with the environment and all other life forms. It prescribes various methods of synchronizing ourselves with the world around us, placing great emphasis on diet and the specific attributes of different foods. Following these ancient guidelines, Harish Johari offers a clear and concise introduction to the principles of Ayurvedic eating and explains the healing qualities that foods and spices impart according to their subtle energies. He suggests special combinations to heal and balance both body and mind and includes 200 vegetarian recipes.

Ayurvedic Cooking Made Easy: 100 + Recipes for a Healthy You
Ayurvedic Cooking Made Easy: 100 + Recipes for a Healthy You
by Kumuda Reddy, Janardhan, M.D. Reddy, Bonita Pedersen
Paperback from Lantern Books
ISBN: 1590560671

The ancient Indian system of healing and medicine known as Ayurveda has proven effective in disease prevention and health creation for thousands of years. Ayurvedic medicine works by enlivening the body's inner intelligence and enhancing the immunity of the individual. It treats the disease at the source rather than the symptoms alone, without adverse side effects or creating a new disease.

Popularized in the United States by Deepak Chopra and the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Ayurveda has become well known and is used extensively throughout North America as a holistic alternative both to allopathic and to homeopathic medicine.

In this comprehensive guide to Ayurvedic cooking--complete with a set of delicious and easy-to-make recipes--physician and naturopath Dr. Kumuda Reddy shows you how to determine whether your body type is vata, pitta, or kapha, so that you can optimize your individual health through healthy and nutritious meals that suit your body type.

The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies
The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies
by Vasant Lad
Paperback from Three Rivers Press
Media Published: 1999-04-06
ISBN: 0609802860

Based on the ancient healing tradition from India that dates back thousands of years, The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies offers natural alternatives to conventional medicines and treatments with practical advice and easy-to-follow instructions. A leading authority in this field, Dr. Vasant Lad first explains the principles behind the science of Ayurveda, exploring the physical and psychological characteristics of each of the three doshas, or mind-body types--vata, pitta, and kapha. Once you have determined which type or combination of types you are, Dr. Lad helps you to begin your journey to the ultimate "state of balance" and well-being.
The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies is an invaluable guide to treating common ailments and chronic problems with strategies tailored to your personal needs based on your dosha. Dr. Lad explains why certain imbalances often result in illness and shows you how to restore your body to natural order. You'll learn which traditional Ayurvedic remedies--herbal teas and formulas, essential oils, meditation, yoga--offer relief from a variety of conditions, such as cold and flu symptoms, headaches, toothaches, sore throats, high cholesterol, vision problems, anxiety, and depression. Dr. Lad also shows you how to use diet and specific Ayurvedic techniques to prevent future illness and to promote body consciousness and healthy living.
The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies enables us all to experience the benefits of Ayurveda's healing properties that have been refined over thousands of years. All of the herbs, foods, and oils Dr. Lad recommends can be found in local health food stores or through mail-order catalogs. Complete with an extensive glossary and resource list, this is the definitive guide to natural, safe, and effective remedies, everyday keys to a lifetime of vitality and well-being.
Sukham Ayu: Cooking at Home with Ayurvedic Insights (Gourmand Winner - Best Health and Nutrition Cookbook in the World - Second Place)
Sukham Ayu: Cooking at Home with Ayurvedic Insights (Gourmand Winner - Best Health & Nutrition Cookbook in the World - Second Place)
by Jigyasa Giri, Pratibha Jain
Hardcover from Pritya
ISBN: 819029931X

SUKHAM AYU - An Ayurvedic cookbook with healthy, tasty & easy recipes! Jigyasa & Pratibha present the great tenets of Ayurvedic cooking in a simple, friendly format. Winner of Best Health & Nutrition Book in the World 2009 - Second Place, this beautiful book has been researched at Kerala Ayurveda Research & Rejuvenation Establishment (KARE) near Pune. It is a creative combination of recipes & food-tips on one hand, and Ayurvedic insights & tenets on the other, thus appealing to the gourmet & the novice!
Sukham Ayu is a meticulous and heartwarming compilation of more than 60 Indian recipes. Easy to cook, delicious to taste, healthy & wholesome...these vegetarian recipes transform simple cooking into an intuitive and holistic experience.
Just when the world is waking up to the relevance of ancient systems of healing, Sukham Ayu brings in the much needed break from the routine cooking, as a visual feast to body, mind and soul. 
Based on the Ayurvedic tenet of moderation, laced with enlightening snippets, delightful visuals, and Ayurvedic rationale behind the recipes, Sukham Ayu is a must have companion for those who not only want a healthy meal but also memories of their childhood kitchen.
The Recipe Sections are divided into:
  • Sweet Platter
  • Soopa
  • Vegetable Medley
  • Healthy Lentils
  • Snacks
  • Indian Breads
  • Rice Bowl
  • Chutneys
  • Salads
  • Beverages
Also find crisp chapters about Ayurvedic tenets: 
  • Who Am I (Prakriti Test)
  • Self and the Elements
  • The Essence in Food
  • Food & the Seasons
  • Food Compatibility
  • Food and the Mind.
These recipes have been included with a clear focus on freshly cooked food, on the correct use of spices to enhance taste and good health, on the right combinations that make them tridoshik, or agreeable to all doshas. Slight variations and unobtrusive additions and deletions to daily home cooking, along with Ayurvedic insights, make these recipes worth trying.
The Modern Ayurvedic Cookbook: Healthful, Healing Recipes for Life
The Modern Ayurvedic Cookbook: Healthful, Healing Recipes for Life
by Amrita Sondhi
Paperback from Arsenal Pulp Press
ISBN: 1551522047
Ayurveda is a holistic healing tradition from India whose history is linked to the development of yoga. It is an ancient system in which physical and spiritual well-being comes from a number of sources, including a healthful diet based on one's individual constitution.

Ayurveda is about achieving a physical and spiritual balance through a number of means, including yoga, aromatherapy, and diet. This all-vegetarian cookbook based on Ayurvedic traditions features delectable and nutritious recipes that appeal to particular doshas, which are one's personal constitution based on physical and mental characteristics: fire (pitta), air (vata), and earth (kapha). (The book includes a dosha questionnaire so readers can determine their own.) And while the recipes are authentically Ayurvedic, they feature easy-to-find ingredients and modern-day cooking methods appropriate for busy schedules.

The book also includes yoga postures, cleansing programs, and information on aromatherapy, color therapy, and Abhyanga massage. There are also suggested meat substitutions for non-vegetarians. (Ayurveda is not exclusively vegetarian, although this book is.)

Written with both converts and beginners in mind, The Modern Ayurvedic Cookbook is a twenty-first-century approach to a five-thousand-year-old tradition that will restore your health, energy, and sense of well-being.
Two-color throughout.

The Ayurvedic Cookbook
by Amadea Morningstar, et al
This book was co-authored by the wife of the famous Kripalu guru.
Lotus Press
Paperback - 351 pages 
1 edition (January 1, 1990)

Ayurvedic Cooking for Westerners
by Amadea Morningstar, Robin Noren (Illustrator)
Lotus Press
Paperback - 395 pages 
(January 1, )

Ayurvedic Zone Diet
by Dennis Thompson, Susan Tinkle (Editor)

Heaven's Banquet : Vegetarian Cooking for Lifelong Health the Ayurveda Way
by Miriam Kasin Hospodar
E P Dutton
Hardcover - 610 pages 
(April )

La perfecta salud
by Deepak, Md. Chopra
Random House Espanol
Paperback - 448 pages 

The Quick & Easy Ayurvedic Cookbook
by Eileen Keavy Smith
Paperback: 144 pages
Charles Tuttle Co.; ISBN: 1885203748;

Aveline Kushi's Complete Guide to Macrobiotic Cooking
by Aveline Kushi
Paperback: 414 pages
Warner Books; ISBN: 0446386340; Reissue edition (April 1989)

Becoming Vegan: The Complete Guide to Adopting a Healthy Plant-Based Diet
by Vesanto, R.D. Melina, Brenda Davis
(Paperback -- September )


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