Entries by Rose Kumar M.D.

Sautéed Kale

  Print Ingredients 1 bunch kale 2 cloves chopped garlic 1/2 red onion finely chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil or ghee 1/4 tsp asafoetida 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp amchur or dried mango powder available at any Indian grocery store – optional Instructions Let the chopped garlic sit for 10 min to activate its carcinogenic […]

The Best Approach to Help Menopausal Symptoms and Reclaim Your Health

So many of my patients seek help through the treacherous territory of hormonal changes.  Hormonal changes which began around age 40 are now occurring in the third decade of a woman’s life.   What is going on? Researchers have shown that with today’s lifestyle, our cells are aging at warp speed.  The degenerative processes in […]

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 […]

Eros As Medicine; A Solution For Our Collective Healing

“Eros reflects our capacity to love life, ourselves, and each other, and it values our ability to love. It provides the foundation that allows us to know and understand each other, to care about each other, and to experience compassion. The Jungian concept of Eros denotes personal relatedness, a keen interest in relationships, and a […]

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 […]