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Posted on April 24th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Wheat-Free Vegan Blueberry Muffins

Makes one dozen muffins. ½ cup sunflower oil (you can substitute safflower or canola oil) ½ cup maple syrup 1 ¼ cups soy milk 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ cup sucanat (you can substitute maple sugar or date sugar) 3 ½ cups barley flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons […]

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Posted on April 22nd, 2015 by in Conscious Living, Life Lessons, Meditation, Words from the Wise

Which Wolf Are You Feeding?

by Tara Brach After the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, as many people feared an ongoing and vicious spiral of retaliation and global violence, a wonderful and well-known Cherokee legend went viral on the Internet: An old grandfather is speaking to his grandson about what causes the violence and cruelty in the world. “In each […]

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Posted on April 20th, 2015 by in Conscious Living, Yoga

Why Yoga and Mindfulness Work

by Bo Forbes Beyond its appeal as a form of physical exercise, yoga has tremendous potential; it enhances our emotional well-being. When we feel anxious or depressed, it’s tempting to view our emotional difficulties as proof that we’re unstable. I frequently hear people say, “I don’t have what it takes to be happy,” “I’ve been […]

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Posted on April 19th, 2015 by in Moment of Quiet

Moment of Quiet

Take a moment to get quiet and find your center.

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Posted on April 17th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Chicken Cacciatore

Serves 4–6 1 pound bone-in chicken thighs or breasts, skinned 1 tablespoon grape seed oil ½ teaspoon plus ¼ teaspoon sea salt Pinch of freshly ground black pepper 1 cup yellow onion, thinly sliced ½ cup red bell pepper, thinly sliced ½ cup yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced 1 cup sliced mushrooms 2 garlic cloves, […]

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Posted on April 15th, 2015 by in Ayurveda, Yoga

Ayurveda for Yoga Teachers: A Q&A with John Douillard

John Douillard, director of the LifeSpa Ayurvedic Health Center in Boulder, Colorado, is a faculty member for the Kripalu Schools of Yoga and Ayurveda. He joins Larissa Hall Carlson, Dean of the Kripalu School of Ayurveda, to teach the 300-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Training module Integrating Ayurveda into Yoga Teaching: Balancing the Doshas, June 19–28. […]

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Posted on April 12th, 2015 by in Moment of Quiet

Moment of Quiet

There is only this moment. Embrace it.

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Posted on April 10th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Cauliflower Soup with Spiced Yogurt

Serves 4–6 For the Soup 1 ½ teaspoons olive oil 4 cups chopped fresh cauliflower ½ cup chopped yellow onions ⅓ cup fresh leeks, sliced thin ¼ cup peeled and chopped carrots 3 tablespoons chopped celery 1 ½ teaspoons smoked paprika 1 ½ teaspoons minced garlic 5 cups water 1 ½ teaspoons sea salt 1 […]

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