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Kitchari – Ayurveda Super food, by Kate Towell

In India, kitchari is a hearty porridge made from rice and mung beans that is loaded with yummy Indian spices. It is considered a cleansing food and is used to purify digestion and nourish and heal the body.

In India, kitchari is a hearty porridge made from rice and mung beans that is loaded with yummy Indian spices. It is considered a cleansing food and is used to purify digestion and nourish and heal the body.

Ayurveda believes all disease (and therefore all healing) begins in the gut. The concept is simple. When you give your body a single, completely nourishing food that is easy to digest your body has energy to eliminate toxins and heal.

October check list from the Whistling Gardener

As I am writing this column on the last days of September it is raining vigorously and I am feeling like fall is definitely in the air. But as you read this in early October the forecasters are predicting a 75 degree weekend so you decide if it is the end of summer or the beginning of fall.

As I am writing this column on the last days of September it is raining vigorously and I am feeling like fall is definitely in the air. But as you read this in early October the forecasters are predicting a 75 degree weekend so you decide if it is the end of summer or the beginning of fall.

Don’t waste this opportunity to do some last minute tweaking before winter comes to stay.

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