Posted on October 16th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Wild Mushroom Risotto with Black Truffle Oil

Serves 4. 8 cups organic vegetable or chicken stock ¼ ounce dried porcini or shiitake mushrooms 3 cups assorted wild mushrooms, stems removed, small diced or sliced 4 tablespoons olive oil ½ cup onion, small diced 1 cup arborio rice ½ cup dry white wine ¼ cup organic unsalted butter or olive oil ½ cup […]

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Posted on October 9th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Halibut Amandine

The savory sauce is what makes this fish dish extra special. Serves 4 2 pounds halibut (you can also use sole or haddock) ½ cup corn flour ¼ teaspoon sea salt Pinch black pepper ¼ cup unsalted butter or Earth Balance ½ cup golden raisins ¼ cup white wine 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons […]

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Posted on October 7th, 2015 by in Studies, News, and Trends

Hardwired for Empathy: How Mirror Neurons Connect Us

by Angela Wilson As a yoga teacher, I’ve learned that each group of students I teach has a particular energy. Some classes hum with excitement, others with restlessness. One group might seem fatigued, while, with others, I feel a palpable sense of judgment in the room. I begin to take these different energies into myself—it’s […]

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Posted on October 5th, 2015 by in Healthy Living, Inner View

Learning to Listen to Your Body

by Dan Leven Many of us have heard the phrase “listen to your body” while in a yoga class. We know that this suggestion essentially means that we shouldn’t over-stretch or push past our limits. If we don’t listen to our bodies, we might end up injured or exhausted. You might also have heard about […]

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Posted on October 2nd, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Pumpkin Brioche

Enjoy this brioche warm with butter, or use it to make delicious French toast. 1/3 cup warm milk 1 teaspoon cane sugar 1 ½ teaspoons active dry yeast 2 ½ cups unbleached white bread flour ¼ cup organic sugar ½ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ginger Dash of allspice Dash of nutmeg 2 eggs ¾ cup […]

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My Year as a Spiritual Gangster: One Thing I Kinda Sorta Know for Sure (I Think)

by Lisa Lampanelli Lisa Lampanelli is a professional comedian, writer, and actor who lives primarily in New York City. She began to call Kripalu her second home in mid-2014, when a family crisis led her on a quest to bring new meaning into her life. Since then, Lisa has attended programs and R&R Retreats at […]

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Posted on September 28th, 2015 by in Inner View

Turning Point: Panache Desai

Panache Desai is a contemporary thought leader whose work empowers people to free themselves of pain, suffering, sadness, and self-limiting beliefs. Panache appeared with Oprah Winfrey on the Emmy Award-winning series Super Soul Sunday, and has collaborated with internationally recognized spiritual teachers, including Elizabeth Lesser, Ram Dass, and Neale Donald Walsch. He is the author […]

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Posted on September 25th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Kitchari

Kitchari travels well—put it in a thermos and bring it to work for a healthy lunch, or, if you make a big pot of it, use it the next day for breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner. Serves 3–4 ¼ cup yellow moong dahl or red lentils ½ cup basmati rice, uncooked 5 cups water or stock […]

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