Entries by Rose Kumar M.D.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT – Dr. Kumar Insurance Status 2019

After reviewing the charges for office visits in our area by both out of network physicians and alternative practitioners, I have arrived at a lower price point for my patients who I am committed to continuing to serve.  I will be out of network for all insurance plans starting on January 1, 2019. Click the title to read more.

Pumpkin Halwa

  Print Pumpkin Halwa ©Rose Kumar 2018 Ingredients 1/8 c ghee 1 can (15oz) pumpkin 1/2 c almond or coconut milk 1/3 c jaggery 1 t cardamon seeds crushed 10-12 each almond, cashews, and pistachios chopped Instructions Heat the ghee in a heavy bottom pan. Once the ghee is hot, saute the almonds, cashews and […]

Garbanzo Bean Coconut Curry

  Print Garbanzo Bean Coconut Curry ©Rose Kumar 2018 Author Rose Kumar M.D. Ingredients 1 c dried garbanzo beans (Or two cans ) 3 then 6 c water 1 T cider vinegar 3 T olive or coconut oil 1 t garlic ginger paste can substitute 3 chopped garlic cloves and 1 inch ginger 1 can […]

Every Choice Matters

  I am always amazed at how we in the U.S. have normalized wanting everything fast, including healing.  Getting a ‘quick fix’ has become central to our value system, as an expectation and an entitlement. The result of this form of thinking has caused us to lose our connection to the sacred rhythms of life. […]

Where Then Shall We Begin to Reclaim our Health?

  The ego is a persistent contraction of awareness in the form of a collection of self-images that causes suffering through artificial self-limitation ~ Saiva Tantra (1) (Translated by Christopher Wallis) Reflecting on this quote may be a good place to begin to reclaim our health and to recognize the reasons we are limited in […]

Organic Summer Bean Soup

Print Organic Summer Bean Soup* by Rose Kumar M.D. Ingredients 1 cup of white beans soaked overnight in 4 cups of water and 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar. You may use 2 12 oz cans of canned beans as well, washed and drained. 1/2 cup of Farrow soaked overnight – OPTIONAL 1 large white […]

Traditional Hummus

  Print Traditional Hummus Ingredients 2 cups drained well-cooked or canned chickpeas 1/4 cup tahini 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic peeled, or to taste 3/4 tsp Salt 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp paprika Juice of 1 lemon plus more to suit your taste Approximately 1/8 cup of hot water Chopped fresh […]

The Lost Art of Listening

“Pain is often a sign that something has to change.”   ∼Mark Nepo We are told that the intended purpose for progress in technology and science is to lead to an advancement in the human condition. This being the case, we should be evolving and growing into a ‘better’ and happier version of ourselves with a […]