Heat Pacifying Recipes for Summer

To help you stay cool throughout the summer, you want to focus more on Pitta pacifying foods and recipes. Any good Ayurveda cookbook will have a list of what foods those are so I recommend purchasing one of these books if you're interested in supporting yourself with dosha-specific foods and recipes. The Ayurvedic cookbooks listed on my website in the Kitchen Resources section also have a nice classification system for each recipe in that they tell you how the dish as a whole will affect each of the three doshas - Vata, Pitta and Kapha.

To get you started, you can also play with some of the recipes I post in my Home Resource Recipe section of my website. Below is an abbreviated list of summer, Pitta decreasing recipes to make it easy:

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