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Omega-3 Spicy Hemp Dip + Customize According To Your Ayurveda Dosha

This is another rockstar Omega-3 recipe.

It’s perfect for an evening meal after a work out.

It’s super simple and quick to put together after a long day of work.

If I’m really pressed for time and energy, I just eat it with romaine lettuce leaves.

It’s satisfying and filling, yet digests easily.

Serve it up with your favorite veggies for a well-balanced, healthy meal.

Bring it to a party as an appetizer.

Enlist your kids to chop the veggies with you!

Here’s The Recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup hemp seeds
  • 1 tbsp ground flax and chia
  • 3 medjool dates, pitted
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper
  • 1/4 habanero pepper
  • 3 green onions, white parts (blended) & green parts (garnish)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp spice of choice (see dosha recommendations below)
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1/2-3/4 cup water

Process:

  1. Blend together all ingredients in a high-speed blender.
  2. Add water to adjust consistency, knowing that dip will thicken up as it sits due to the seeds.
  3. Garnish with green onion. Serve up with veggies of your choice.

Customize According To Your Dosha

Vata – This is a great one for you. Warming spices and grounding seeds suit you well. For the spice of your choice, choose vata-soothing spices like: allspice, anise, basil, black pepper, caraway, coriander, cumin, dill, fennel, ginger, mustard, oregano, paprika, parsley, rosemary, saffron, savory, tarragon, thyme, or turmeric. Dates should not be too drying for you, as they are well-blended with liquids. Blend this for longer in the Vitamix for a warm dip. Make sure to serve with carrots, beets, rutabaga, and parsnips to increase grounding energy.

Pitta – You will love this one. Be careful with the heat from the habanero…it may be too much. If so, reduce or omit. For the spice of your choice, choose pitta-soothing spices like basil, coriander, cumin, dill, fennel, fresh ginger, parsley, saffron, tarragon, or turmeric. Enjoy with cooling cucumber, cabbage, bell peppers, and lettuces.

Kapha – This one rocks for you! It’s heating and stimulating. Enjoy with lots of veggies. Increase the spices, garlic, and onions to take it up a notch. For the spice of your choice, choose kapha-calming spices like: allspice, anise, basil, black pepper, caraway, cayenne pepper, coriander, cumin, dill fennel, fenugreek, ginger, hing, mustard, oregano, paprika, parsley, rosemary, saffron, savory, tarragon, thyme, or turmeric. You may want to reduce the hemp seeds to 1 tbsp to lower the fat content, if weight management is a concern.

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