Kripalu Kitchen

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Posted on August 28th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Cucumber Mint Raita

Serves 4 1 cup plain yogurt ½ cucumber, peeled and de-seeded, cut into small cubes 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon roasted cumin seeds Pinch of black pepper Combine all ingredients and serve garnished with fresh mint leaves. © Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. All rights reserved. To request […]

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Posted on August 24th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen, Nutrition, On and Off the Mat

Off the Mat: A Q&A with Kripalu Executive Chef Jeremy Rock Smith

Jeremy Rock Smith, Kripalu’s Executive Chef, graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and began his career in classical French cuisine, working in fine restaurants in the United States and abroad. In 2005, Jeremy’s love for teaching and natural foods led him to Canyon Ranch in the Berkshires, where he applied his classical training to […]

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Posted on August 21st, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Vegan Cocoa Berry Muffins

Makes 12 muffins 2 ¼ cups unbleached all-purpose flour ½ cup cocoa powder ¼ cup sucanat or brown sugar ½ cup white sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder ¾ teaspoon sea salt 1 ⅓ cups unsweetened soy milk ½ cup sunflower oil 3 tablespoons applesauce 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup […]

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Posted on August 14th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Vegan Oatmeal Cookies

Makes 12 cookies. ½ cup almond butter ¼ cup Earth Balance ¾ cup maple syrup 3 tablespoons water 1 teaspoon vanilla 1½ cup whole grain flour or flour combination (spelt, pastry, rice) 1 teaspoon cinnamon Pinch of sea salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1½ cup rolled oats Optional: ½ cup raisins ½ cup pepitas Preheat […]

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Posted on August 7th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Savory Baked Tofu

Serves 2–4 1 pound firm tofu 3 tablespoons tamari or natural soy sauce ½ cup water 3 tablespoons mirin or cooking wine 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated 1 tablespoon fresh basil ½ tablespoon fresh dill Pinch of cayenne Rinse tofu and cut into desired shape—cubes or cutlet style both […]

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Posted on July 31st, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: French Lentil Salad

Serves 4 1 cup French lentils 2 ½ cups water 1 bay leaf ½ cup cherry tomatoes or red or green grapes, cut into halves or quarters ¼ cup feta cheese, crumbled or cut into small cubes ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons minced red onion 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint 2 tablespoons minced […]

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Posted on July 24th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Grilled Summer Vegetables

Serves 4 to 6 1 bunch asparagus (remove hard ends) 1 zucchini 1 summer squash 1 onion cut in large wedges 1 red pepper cut in large chunks ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon sea salt Pepper to taste Simply wash and cut the vegetables to desired shape. Place in a bowl or […]

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Posted on July 17th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Scrambled Tofu

Serves three to four. ½ small onion, chopped 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 pound firm tofu 2 cups chopped spinach or chard ½ carrot, grated ½ teaspoon oregano ½ teaspoon basil 1 tablespoon tamari Heat the oil in a sauté pan over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté. Add […]

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