Homemade Almond Milk may help with Anxiety | Yoga of Eating

Updated: Jan 26


According to Ayurveda*, the bio energy comprising of the element of Air and Ether ie Vata is light, cool, and dry in nature and it governs all movement in the mind and body. In balance, it gives people a great imagination, intuition but if aggravated, it can lead to anxiety and issues related to the nervous system. Home Made Almond Milk according to Ayurvedic wisdom has the qualities or Gunas of being heavy sweet tasting warming and gives a feeling of stability and calm and being grounding in the body, along with being nourishing along with building your immunity and strength. Therefore, it is an excellent way to balance an aggravated Vata Dosha. It is preferable to make Almond milk as home as the commercially available ones may contain preservatives, thickeners, starches, gums to make us feel that they are rich and creamy but in reality are heavily diluted. The recipe for Home Made Almond Milk 🥛 is given below 👇🏼 Ingredients :  ½ cup whole almonds, soaked in water overnight 2 cups water 2-3 seedless dates ( optional )  8 to 9 Raisins ( optional )  Method : Drain and discard the water from the soaked almonds. In a high speed blender or grinder, churn the almonds to form a smooth paste  and add some water if needed. Mix in the dates and blend again with some more water, until you get the desired consistency.  


*Ayurveda is one of the oldest systems of traditional natural healing in the world. Also known as the sister of Yoga, it stresses deeply on nutrition and lifestyle for optimal health. Ayurveda believes that there are three bio energies ie Vata ( Air and Ether Elements), Pitta ( Fire and Water ) and Kapha ( Earth and Water) within the body and their balance or imbalance determines the state of good or ill health


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