Kapha-Reducing Energy Balls – Snacks For Kapha Dosha

Shweta Shah

Nutritionist & Cofounder of Eatfit247
 

Ease

5

Approx. Cost

INR 200

Serves

30

Cooking Time

20 Min

Ingredients list

Oats: 3½cups
Honey: ¼ cup
Soft dates: 8-10
Grounded ginger: 2 tsp.
Cinnamon: 1 tsp.
Zest of lemon: ½ a lemon
Coconut oil (melted): 1 tbsp.

Preparation



Step 1 :

Soak the dates in a bowl of warm water. Use a grater at its finest setting to zest half the lemon.

Step 2 :

Place the oats, ginger, cinnamon and lemon zest in a food processor and whizz until the oats are slightly round and the other ingredients are mixed thoroughly.

Step 3 :

Add the dates, coconut oil and honey and whizz again until everything is combined well.

Step 4:

Roll into balls and store in the fridge for about half an hour to fully set. Enjoy!

Health benefits

Avenanthramides (AVA) are only found in oats. This type of antioxidant is responsible for lowering blood pressure and increasing better blood flow.

Honey is a well-known quick home remedy for a sore throat. The golden liquid is anti-fungal and anti-bacterial in nature. Ancient Egyptians used honey as a staple beauty product to rejuvenate the body inside out. Honey is also abundant in phytonutrients that helps to boost immunity.

Dates are rich in potassium concentration and low in sodium concentration. This makes it an ideal food that decreases neurological issues like Alzheimer’s and boosts neurological health. Also, the high level of vitamin C and D improves your skin by supplying it all the nutrients required.

Ginger is used as a traditional remedy for nausea, pain and inflammation. It treats muscle pain and indigestion effectively. This root spice also safeguards the DNA that causes fetal deformity.

Antioxidants are immune boosters. So keep this in mind the next time you plan to throw away the peels of any citrus fruit. Lemon zest contains essential nutrients like magnesium, calcium, potassium and vitamin C. All these work towards reducing damage to cells and improve the health of UR skin and hair.

Cinnamon has been used as a natural preservative since ages. It contains compounds like cinnamaldehyde and eugenol that decrease bacterial growth in food and cosmetics. This spice also adds an exotic flavour to foods.

If you want to know ur dosha try our simple dosha quiz! Here are the snacks recommended for Vata Dosha and Pitta Dosha.

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