Kripalu Kitchen

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Posted on February 20th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Chicken or Tofu Curry Stew

This is one of those meals that can be pulled together from leftovers, and will always taste new and different. Try our vegetarian version with tofu, or start with fresh cooked chicken, which naturally lends itself to this succulent stew. Serves 4 or more 1/2 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 4 tablespoons butter or safflower oil […]

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Posted on February 13th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Butternut Squash Lasagna

Change up your lasagna this winter. The combination of sweet butternut squash and creamy béchamel sauce will win fans every time. Makes one 9×13-inch casserole Filling 1 large butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into medium dice 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon fennel seed Pinch of sea salt Pinch of […]

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Posted on February 6th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Asparagus Soup

This week’s Kripalu Recipe is a warm and tasty soup made with asparagus and cashews—delish! Serves 4 1/4 cup raw cashews 4 cups water or vegetable stock 4 cups asparagus pieces (about 1-inch each) 1/2 cup medium diced onion 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 tablespoon lemon […]

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Posted on January 30th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Tofu Almond Pie

Soy has been cultivated for centuries. In ancient China, the soybean was considered one of five sacred crops. It has some of the highest protein levels found in the plant world, along with nutrients such as fiber, B vitamins, and omega-3 fatty acids. Is there such a thing as “bad” soy? As with any whole […]

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Posted on January 23rd, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Seven-Grain Pancakes

Yes, you can have your pancakes and reap nutritional benefits, too! This Kripalu Recipe uses whole grains, which provide healthy fiber, plant proteins, phytonutrients, and B vitamins. Makes about six pancakes. ½ cup whole-wheat pastry flour 1 tablespoon whole dark rye flour 1 tablespoon whole spelt flour 1 tablespoon corn flour 1 tablespoon oat flour […]

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Posted on January 16th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Wild Rice and Hazelnut Pilaf

One-pot meals rock! Today’s Kripalu Recipe is perfect for a potluck—or make it for dinner and have the leftovers for lunch the next day. This vegan, gluten-free recipe contains an unusual ingredient: fresh fennel, which offers anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and immune-boosting benefits.  Serves four. 1/2 cup wild rice 1 cup long-grain brown rice 2 1/2 cups […]

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Posted on January 14th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

The ABC of Tea

Many people are surprised to learn that all tea is derived from the same plant species, and that what are often called “herbal teas,” if they do not include that plant, are in fact not teas at all. Tea is the infusion of water and the dried leaves of the evergreen plant Camellia sinensis. How […]

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Posted on January 9th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Coconut Lemongrass Soup

Coconut milk is not only a tasty, creamy substitute for cow’s milk, it’s also rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals, and contains healthy saturated fat. Enjoy this vegan Kripalu Recipe with a Thai twist. Serves four. 3 1/2 cups vegetable stock 1 3/4 cups organic coconut milk 2 slices ginger root 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes […]

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