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Healing Meals For Your Third Eye Chakra: Feed Your Body Friday

The Third Eye chakra is the 6th chakra of the human body, sitting between your eyebrows. This chakra is responsible for intuition and the mind and it’s necessary to properly maintain it in order to keep a good line of life, helping you reach your goals without difficulty. It’s the energetic center of intelligence and intuition.

The Third Eye chakra is represented by a mixture of purple tones and deep blue, indigo. These shades of colors represent wisdom, mystery, faith, and loyalty.

To unlock your Third Eye chakra, there are several effective techniques. The first is healthy living, intuitive, and mindful eating is governed by the Third Eye chakra. So, start by eating healthy because what we eat will be your fuel for the day.

Balance Your Third Eye Chakra With These Ingredients

Cocoa: Dark chocolate helps with mental clarity and triggers the release of serotonin (the feel-good hormone). The flavonoids in cocoa have been shown to improve blood flow to the brain and the magnesium in cocoa helps relieve stress and promote relaxation.

Indigo foods: Grapes, blackberries, blueberries, eggplant, purple cabbage, and purple sweet potato.

Foods rich in Omega 3: Salmon, tofu, walnuts, flax seeds, and chia seeds all contain high levels of Omega 3 which are great for boosting brain power and balancing the third eye chakra.

Stuffed Caprese Eggplant

Is it a mini pizza? No, it’s even better - it’s a stuffed Caprese eggplant. If you don’t believe me when I tell you how good it is, try it out for yourself! You’ll add it to your weekly meal prep menu.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 25 minutes

Servings: 2-3

Ingredients

  • 1 eggplant
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 ball of fresh mozzarella in slices
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive Oil
  • Fresh Basil

Person cooking eggplant.

Preparation

  1. Wash your fresh ingredients (tomatoes, basil, and eggplants).
  2. Start by cutting your eggplants into slices about ½ in thick (like pictured).
  3. With a brush, brush slices with olive oil on both sides.
  4. In an oven-safe pan, over medium-high heat cook the eggplants 3 to 5 minutes on both sides.
  5. While your eggplant is cooking, cut your cherry tomatoes in half.
  6. Once the eggplants are done cooking, top with mozzarella and then your halved tomatoes.
  7. Place in your oven under the broiler for 5 minutes until you see the mozzarella melt and your tomatoes deflate.
  8. Remove from oven, sprinkle with fresh basil and serve.

Cocoa & Blueberry Energy Bites.

No-Bake Cocoa & Blueberries Energy Bites

This recipe combines the best elements of the Third Eye chakra into a yummy snack that is sure to give you energy. This is a great recipe for snack prep, once you make it, it keeps in the refrigerator for at least 1 week or in the freezer for 3 weeks.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Wait Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 10 bites

Ingredients

  • 1 cups cashew
  • 1/2 cup dates
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup dry blueberries
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • The zest of one lemon and the juice of half a lemon
  • 1/4 tsp of salt

A person blending blueberries and other ingredients for energy balls.

Preparation

  1. Add the cashew to your food processor and activate it until you get a fine texture.
  2. Next, add dates and blueberries to the processor and combine well.
  3. Then, add the zest, lemon juice, and vanilla. Mix again.
  4. Once you have a smooth texture, you can use a tablespoon to scoop the mix into little balls. Place on a wax-covered baking sheet.
  5. Once all your energy balls have been formed, put your tray into the fridge for 30 minutes.
  6. After 30 minutes, remove your energy balls from the sheet and store in an airtight container in your fridge or freezer until ready to enjoy.

Energy Ball Tip: You can start snacking on these before putting them in the fridge (step 5), they will still be delicious and edible, they just might not be as solid or “cookie-esque.”

Did you love these? Well, you’ll love our recipe for Lemon Energy Balls (they’re delicious).

Ginger and Garlic Tofu in a bowl.

Ginger & Garlic Tofu

A classic that is so simple yet full of so much flavor. This tofu treat can be eaten on its own or with lots of green vegetables and a bed of jasmine rice. Also, you’ll want to write down the ingredients for the marinade because once you try this, you’ll want to put it on everything!

Prep time: 15 minutes

Wait Time: 2 hours

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 block of firm tofu, cut into 1/2 in thick slices
  • 2 tbsp. canola oil

Marinade Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. tablespoon soy sauce
  • ¼ cup sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped

Square tofu chunks marinating in sauce.

Preparation

  1. Press your tofu in order to remove the moisture.
  2. Once pressed, place the tofu and all the marinade ingredients in a bowl. Mix well.
  3. Marinate in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  4. If you are planning on making rice or any accompaniments, this is the perfect time to get those started. We recommend broccoli and bok choi as being the perfect pairings for this dish.
  5. Once the tofu is done marinating heat your canola oil in a pan and fry the tofu for 5 minutes on each side. Flip when golden brown.
  6. Serve the tofu on rice with steamed vegetables.

Tofu Tip: When cooking tofu, ensure that you are not overcrowding the pan - you’ll want to give it space and leave it undisturbed for around 4-5 minutes to get the perfect golden brown look and texture.

Are you thinking “gimme more tofu?” We got you covered: Try this delicious Weekend Tofu Stir Fry Recipe.

Don’t Hesitate: Feed Your Chakras

Our Third Eye chakra is important when it comes to wellness. When it is in balance, we are in touch with our intuition, our emotions, and are at peace in our meditative minds. Pair these recipes with a Sahaswara meditation, some chocolate, and some rest - and you’ll have access to your Third Eye in no time.

Want more? Try 3 Recipes for Your Sacral Chakra.

Sophie Viau

Sophie Viau

Sophie is a blogger, writer, entrepreneur, world traveler, and photographer. As a young woman she had an unusual dream: To discover Iceland! "Nobody in my entourage had an interest in this type of trip" says Sophie, so she decided to go alone. What she discovered was that, not only was... Read More

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