You may have heard about balancing chakras, but you’re a little fuzzy on how one would do that. And what about blocked chakras? Yikes, what does that even mean!
It’s all good. I have been fascinated by the study of this ancient Indian energy system, and it makes a lot of sense to me that people have a newfound intrigue with chakras today. There is so much that we can learn from this centuries-old practice to help us understand our bodies and become more in tune with our well-being.
So this is a little bit of chakra 101, as well as a recipe that is loaded with amazing benefits to help open you up and get that good energy flowing.
According to Healthline, “Chakra (cakra in Sanskrit) means ‘wheel’ and refers to energy points in your body. They are thought to be spinning disks of energy that should stay ‘open’ and aligned, as they correspond to bundles of nerves, major organs, and areas of our energetic body that affect our emotional and physical well-being.”
There are seven main chakras that run along your spine. These are the ones that most of us are referring to when we talk about chakras.
For the recipe I am sharing today, I’d like to focus on the sacral chakra.
If you have a blocked sacral chakra, this can lead to Issues with the associated organs, like urinary tract infections, lower back pain, and impotency. Emotionally, this chakra is connected to our feelings of self-worth, and even more specifically, our self-worth around pleasure, sexuality, and creativity.
If you’ve been experiencing intimacy issues and you’re wondering how to open your sacral chakra, please check out my healing program, Culinary Alchemy®. It’s about feeling better and putting yourself and your needs first. If you can serve yourself, you can serve your purpose and serve others.
So this recipe that I am sharing is unique because it features not only orange foods such as sweet potatoes and carrots to work on your sacral chakra, it also contains ingredients that support all the chakras. And that is why I call it my Rainbow Bowl!
Specifically, this recipe focuses on ingredients high in beta-carotene and iron to support reproductive health and organs. I also include foods that are healthy fats, rich in potassium, and help maintain water balance to help keep the flow of energy moving through the chakras.Print
If you love the idea of balancing your chakras through diet, be sure to check out some of my other recipes, like Grounding Beetroot Hummus for the root chakra, Luminous Elixir for heart chakra, Sacral Soothing Smoothie, and Solar Plexus Squash Soup to support the solar plexus chakra.
Through a combination of Reiki, your body’s science, hydration, and eating for your chakras, Culinary Alchemy® aims to bring you back into alignment. SO let’s let the love flow!
XO – Serena
Learn more about balancing your sacral chakras and working through intimacy issues here.