The Essential Ayurvedic Cookbook

Eating Healthy Never Tasted So Good!

Ayurvedic cooking has never been easier or tastier. More than a cookbook, The Essential Ayurvedic Cookbook addresses wellness, happiness and balance using the ancient principles of ayurveda. This fresh interpretation is flexible and fun, designed for people seeking immediate benefits. No prior experience with ayurveda is necessary. The recipes are tridoshic — balancing to all constitutions — to minimize guesswork about what recipes are appropriate for you.

Many of the recipes can be prepared in a variety of ways — with or without gluten, dairy or soy, and with or without meat and animal products — to accommodate a range of dietary preferences. Using wholesome ingredients that are readily available and tailored to a Western palate, the recipes are so easy to make, you’ll soon be whipping up tasty, healthy meals on a regular basis! The delicious options include:


  • Chilled Avocado Soup, Ginger-Braised Fennel and Sweet Potato, Rosemary-Infused Heirloom Scarlet Runners, Brussels Sprout and Sweet Potato Sauté, French Lentil Salad with Lemon Dressing,


  • Okra with Ginger Lemongrass Sauce, Millet with Wild Mushroom Vegetable Ragoût, Quinoa with Spinach Pesto “Cream” Sauce, Zucchini Lasagna with Mary’s Gravy, Mushroom Almond Pâté


  • Bison Meatloaf with Maple Tamarind Sauce, Broiled Salmon in Maple Lime Marinade, Moroccan Lamb Meatballs, Spanish Chicken


  • Amaranth Crêpes with Pomegranate Syrup, Chicken Tikka Masala, Citrus Spice Glass Noodle Stir-Fry, Pomegranate Orange Chip Bars, Kabocha Caramel Custard, Italian Flatbread

Culinary Medicine

  • Slow Cooker Bone Broth, Iron-Boosting Pomegranate Lamb Soup, Chicken Lemongrass and Quinoa Soup, Ginger Tea, Go-to-Sleep Nutmeg Milk

For those looking to improve their diet or experience ayurvedic practices, this book provides concrete guidance for a balanced life of wellness without stress.

Essential Ayurvedic Cooking is endorsed by The Association of Ayurveda Professionals of North America (AAPNA) and board members of the National Ayurveda Medical Association (NAMA).