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Customized Ayurveda Meal Plan - Vata Dosha

Updated: Sep 3, 2023

Vata dosha is one of the three doshas in Ayurveda and is associated with the elements of air and space. When Vata is in balance, it brings creativity, energy, and enthusiasm. However, when it's out of balance, it can lead to anxiety, stress, and other physical and emotional imbalances. One simple and effective ways to balance Vata dosha and bring harmony and well-being to your mind and body is through diet. In this blog, we'll present a customized meal plan to bring the qualities of vata dosha into balance.

Day 1:

Breakfast: Warm oatmeal with cinnamon, sliced banana, and a drizzle of honey.

Lunch: Steamed vegetables with quinoa and a side of roasted sweet potatoes.

Dinner: Kitchari, a traditional Ayurvedic dish made with mung beans, rice, and warming spices like ginger, cumin, and coriander.

Day 2:

Breakfast: Warm spiced apple compote with almond milk and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Lunch: Miso soup with mushrooms, tofu, and steamed greens.

Dinner: Baked sweet potato topped with black beans, avocado, and salsa.

Day 3:

Breakfast: Warm spiced rice pudding with raisins, cardamom, and almond milk.

Lunch: Carrot ginger soup with a side of warm quinoa salad with roasted veggies.

Dinner: Lentil dal with brown rice and a side of steamed greens.

Day 4:

Breakfast: Warm millet porridge with sliced pear, toasted almonds, and a drizzle of maple syrup.

Lunch: Chickpea curry with brown rice and steamed veggies.

Dinner: Stuffed sweet potato with sautéed spinach and chickpeas.

Day 5:

Breakfast: Warm almond milk with turmeric and ginger, sweetened with honey.

Lunch: Mixed vegetable stir-fry with quinoa and a side of miso soup.

Dinner: Baked salmon with roasted root vegetables.

Day 6:

Breakfast: Chai spiced oatmeal with raisins and almonds.

Lunch: Split pea soup with a side of roasted root vegetables.

Dinner: Grilled chicken with quinoa and steamed greens.

Day 7:

Breakfast: Warm spiced applesauce with walnuts and a sprinkle of nutmeg.

Lunch: Creamy vegetable soup with a side of quinoa salad.

Dinner: Vegetable stir-fry with brown rice and a side of miso soup.

Remember, it's important to eat warm, grounding foods to balance vata dosha. Additionally, try to eat your meals at the same time each day and avoid eating while distracted or on the go. This will help support healthy digestion and balance in the body.

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