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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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Posted on January 2nd, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Vegan Black Bean Burgers

Beans are among the most nutrient-dense and health-promoting foods you can find. They contain soluble fiber, protein, and sustainable complex carbohydrate energy, and they’re also rich in B vitamins (like thiamin and niacin), zinc, calcium, folate, and antioxidants. Research shows that increasing our daily consumption of plant protein helps lower blood pressure and blood glucose […]

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Posted on December 26th, 2014 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Lemon Poppy Seed Bread

This satisfying sweet bread is made with healthy grains, nutritious sunflower oil, and absolutely no sugar. Enjoy! Makes one 8 1/2″ × 4 1/2″ loaf. 1/3 cup flaxseed meal 1/4 cup water 2 cups barley flour 2/3 cup oat flour 1/3 cup poppy seeds 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt […]

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Posted on December 19th, 2014 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Guest Recipe: Curried Lentil Soup with Coconut Milk from Leslie Cerier

This week, we offer a warming winter recipe from chef Leslie Cerier. Known as “the organic gourmet,” Leslie is an internationally recognized farm-to-table chef, recipe developer, educator, and author of six cookbooks. She specializes in local, seasonal, organic, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free cooking for health, vitality, and pleasure. Leslie writes: For centuries, spices have been […]

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Posted on December 12th, 2014 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Pomegranate-Pecan Green Beans

Here’s a festive side dish for the holiday table. Pomegranates are chock full of phytochemicals acting as antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents, and are also a good source of the antioxidant vitamins A and E. A single pomegranate contains more antioxidants than a cup of green tea and 40 percent of the recommended daily dose of […]

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Posted on December 5th, 2014 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Kale with Pepitas

Nutrition-wise, kale needs no introduction. The health benefits of pepitas (pumpkin seeds) might be less well known, but they’re also nutrient-dense, most notably in zinc and magnesium. Nutritionist and Kripalu presenter John Bagnulo, PhD, MPH, recommends that men eat pumpkin seeds or pumpkin-seed butter regularly to reduce their risk of prostate cancer. This week’s Kripalu […]

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Posted on November 28th, 2014 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Apple Walnut Salad with Leftovers

It’s the day after Thanksgiving and many of us have leftovers to enjoy. Here’s a simple recipe for leftover turkey or your choice of vegan alternative. Eat, drink, and be well! Serves 2 6 ounces of turkey meat, chopped or torn into bite-size pieces, or vegan alternative (tempeh is our favorite!) 1 stalk celery, diced […]

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Posted on November 21st, 2014 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Vegan Sweet Squash Soup

This Kripalu Recipe is not only hearty and warming, it might also help you ward off seasonal colds and viruses. Butternut squash is “golden” when it comes to its carotenoid content—plant compounds that are converted to vitamin A in the body, an essential component in boosting the immune system. Serves 4 2 tablespoons Earth Balance […]

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