Ayurveda Health Retreat Morning Smoothie


Ingredients: Advantage lean protein powder12 oz almond milk (original)1T Fresh ginger1T Bee pollen8 soaked almonds w/ skins removed,¼ T cardamom seeds1 cup fresh or frozen organic raspberries or other seasonal berries2T Dr Shultz’s Super Food (greens foods concentrate)1T ground flax seeds Place all ingredients in blender for 30-60 seconds. Enjoy, relax, energize!

Saffron Rice


Ingredients1 tbsp yogurt1 tbsp milk3 pinches of saffron (put this in the milk)1 bay leaf2 seeds of cardamom Instructions:Add tbsp olive oil to panAdd bay leaf and cardamom (the heat should not be too high)Add 2 cups of washed long grain basmati riceAdd 2 tsp sugar and wait 1 minAdd milk then riceAdd a pinch … Continue reading Saffron Rice

Gulab Jamun


Ingredients: 9 tbsp Whole milk powder 3 tbsp all purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 pinch baking soda 5,6 Green cardamom seeds powder 1 tbsp clarified butter 4 tbsp greek yogurt or whole milk yogurt 2 cups sugar 1 cup water Part I – Simple sugar syrup (Has to be ready before Jamuns) 1)  … Continue reading Gulab Jamun

Chicken Biryani


Serves 4-6 Ingredients2 lbs of chicken*4 tbs biryani masala or Kachha Masala11/2 cups Basmati Rice,washed1/2tsp black cumin (shaha jeera)1 inch cinnamon stick 32-3 green cardamoms1/2 cup skim milkfew strands of saffron soaked in milkExtra cashews to garnishDeep fried onion chipsyellow food colorRaisins to garnishUnsalted butter or ghee2 thinly sliced onions                       *In india we use … Continue reading Chicken Biryani

Vermicilli Khir


An indian dessert with roasted noodles Ingredients :1) 1 cup store bought roasted vermicilli ( Bambino brand)2) 3 cups whole milk ( half and half for thicker version of the recipe)3) 1 tsp Ghee ( clarified butter)4) 1/2 tsp cardamom powder or 5 to 6 cardamom pods deseeded and crushed5) 1 tbsp sliced almonds6) 1 … Continue reading Vermicilli Khir