Entries by Rose Kumar M.D.

Rajma

  Print Rajma A wonderful, timeless, kidney bean dish. Course Side Dish Cuisine Indian Prep Time 8 hours Cook Time 20 minutes Total Time 8 hours 20 minutes Servings 4 Author Rose Kumar M.D. Ingredients 1 cup dry kidney beans washed and soaked overnight in 4 cups water 4 cup water 1 med red onion […]

The Medicinal Qualities of Avocados

Plant protein is a powerful source of nutrition.  Plant protein helps our body repair breaks in DNA caused by carcinogens on a daily basis (animal protein inhibits this repair process).  Avocados are a great source of plant protein as well as lower cholesterol, increase HDL, lower LDL and reduce blood triglycerides. Avocados have been shown […]

  Print Guacamole with Pecans and Candied Ginger This is my very favorite guacamole recipe, power packed with mustard seeds, pecans and candied ginger! Servings 4 servings Author Rose Kumar M.D. Ingredients 2 ripe avocadoes, cubed 1/3 cup chopped, roasted pecans 1/4 cup crystallized ginger, chopped finely 1 tsp mustard seeds 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 […]

The Importance of Thyroid Balance

Many women suffer with thyroid imbalances that go unrecognized by the traditional medical system; leaving them tired and overweight with a significant decrease in mental clarity.   The patients I see with thyroid disorders are currently asking for more detailed information about this hormonal condition, and I thought it would be beneficial for me to update […]

Fermented Foods

Fermented foods are foods where bacteria feed on the sugar and starch in the food through a process of lacto-fermentation creating lactic acid and making food more digestible and its nutrients easier to absorb.  These foods have been eaten for centuries throughout the world.  Foods such as sauerkraut in Germany and kimchi in Korea are […]

Print Kanji Use this as a tasty side dish or add some to your salad. You can drink a 1/2 cup daily as a refreshing fermented, probiotic drink. Prep Time 15 minutes Total Time 15 minutes Servings 12 Ingredients 1 T black mustard seeds 4-5 carrots, julienned or cut into strips 1 large beet, julienned […]

Threads In A Tapestry

I returned from India a week ago after the ‘trip of a lifetime’.  I immigrated with my family to the United States 40 years ago and had been back home only once, in 1998.  This 2017 trip was extra special and carried with it a sacred intention – to realign who I am with my […]

Threads In A Tapestry

I returned from India a week ago after the ‘trip of a lifetime’. I immigrated with my family to the United States 40 years ago and have been back home only once, in 1998. This trip was extra special and carried with it a sacred intention — to realign who I am with my roots […]