Dairy Alternatives in Ayurvedic Cooking

Mar 03, 2022

Episode 225

Divya Alter is a certified nutritional consultant, educator, and chef in the Shaka Vansiya Ayurveda tradition. In 2016 Divya and her husband Prentiss founded Divya’s Kitchen, a plant-based restaurant in New York City that reimagines classic dishes through an Ayurvedic lens.

Colette chats with Divya about dairy alternatives and they discuss the following:

  • What to consider when substituting dairy.
  • Food compatibility with dairy.
  • Alternatives to milk - almonds, sunflower seeds, cashew, oats, hazelnuts, walnuts, pistachios and coconut.
  • Understanding the qualities of popular coconut products.
  • Non-dairy cheese and yogurt.


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