Ayurveda teaches us to live with the seasons and in autumn, winter and spring to have warm cooked meals. fruit can be hard to digest depending on your body type and may cause gas and bloating, cooking your fruit with spices is a great way to aid digestion and get nourishment and a sweet kick.
The red colour is important colour for blood nourishment, and in spring as it moves the lymph to detox winter stagnation.
Beetroots being a blood tonic and a liver detoxant makes them the perfect modern womens healing plant ally. Beetroot can be hard to digest when uncooked like all root vegetables so ensure you cook the beetroot for its full healing benefits.
Ingredients makes 1.5 litres for two people
-Big pinch of raisins
-3 medjool dates
-1 inch diced ginger
-1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
-1 teaspoon cardamom powder
Method:Put ingredients in pot and cover with boiling water, (add cinnamon & cardamon powder at a later stage) cook untill soft.Add some water to your blender (I used 400ml) and add all the ingredients from your pot & powdered spices. Blend and sprinkle more cinnamon ontop if you like it.