cucumber spinach saladTry these sattvic, dosha balanced, in season recipes, taken from Amadea Morningstar’s, Ayurvedic Cooking for Westerners

Wash well and dry: 2 c fresh spinach

Wash and peel: ½ cucumber, cut lengthwise and thin sliced into half moons.

Arrange spinach on plate with cucumber on top.

Serves 3 Prep time 15 min.

Serve with Tarragon Honey Mustard Dressing:

Wisk or put in blender:

1 tsp. dried tarragon or 1 tbsp. fresh

¼ c. fresh lemon juice

¼ – ½ tsp salt

¼ tsp. ground black pepper

1 clove garlic, minced

1/8 tsp. dry mustard

2 tsps. raw honey

½ c. olive or sunflower oil

Serves 6

This recipe calms and helps Vata, Pitta and Kapha constitutions.