Berries are powerful little fruits. Not only are they packed with antioxidants and cleansing factors, they tend to be darker reds, blues, and purples—the same color as our blood—and they also have cooling properties. This makes berries wonderful for the liver.
Spring season is about shedding, letting go of the prior season’s heaviness. Incorporating vegetables into kitchari adds more of the air element and necessary fiber, supporting digestion and adding more of the recommended tastes for kapha season.
This recipe is perfect for the end of the summer to release excess heat that builds up during the hot months, or any time of year you want to reset your gut, cool and nourish your body, and upgrade your overall health.