Mung Dal Buckwheat Kitchari

This simple, nourishing recipe is a different take on an old classic. We made it in our pressure cooker, however you can easily make it on a stove top. Despite the name, buckwheat is not related to wheat. It’s a gluten-free starchy seed that is used like a grain. According to Ayurveda, buckwheat can be enjoyed by each dosha, however, its light, nourishing qualities make it especially good for kapha dosha. This recipe serves 2 people. Be sure to add any additions desired, and remember – kitchari is supposed to be porridge-like in consistency, however you can add less water if you would like it to be thicker.

Popcorn on Stove

Popcorn is America’s favorite snack and it takes only minutes to make. Making popcorn in the microwave is easy but may not good for you. Since ghee has a high smoke point (~485 °F), it is perfect for making popcorn. You get all the buttery taste without any burnt flavor. It is important to use organic corn kernels, as the conventional corn may be genetically modified (GMO). Here is a simple recipe to make popcorn on the stove.