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Posted on March 20th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

This delicious carrot cake recipe could also pass as carrot muffins and, since it’s chock full of carrots, walnuts, and raisins, we say it counts as breakfast! Makes one 9×13-inch or one 9-inch round cake For the frosting: 1/2 cup cream cheese, room temperature 1/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature 1 to 2 tablespoons honey […]

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Posted on March 13th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Banana-Oat Bran Muffins

These delicious muffins are so chock-full of nutrients they’re sure to keep you at a steady and content energy level throughout your morning. Makes 12 muffins 2 tablespoons flaxseed meal 1/4 cup water 1 2/3 cups oat bran 1 cup oat flour 3/4 cup whole-wheat pastry flour 2/3 cup chopped walnuts 1 1/2 teaspoons baking […]

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Posted on March 6th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Broccoli and Cheddar Quiche with Quinoa Crust

We love this simple and gluten-free version of quiche. The quinoa magically sinks to the bottom of the dish to create a delicious, thin crust. Makes one 9×13-inch quiche; serves 6–9 1 cup quinoa 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 Spanish onion, diced 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 4 cups medium-sized broccoli florets 12 eggs 2 […]

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Posted on February 27th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Split Pea and Herb Soup

Besides being the perfect comfort food, this hearty soup boasts an unexpected nutritional powerhouse: thyme. Both thyme and thyme oil have demonstrated antioxidant protection in controlled studies. Enjoy, and be well! Serves 4 1 cup split green peas, rinsed and checked for stones 6 cups water or vegetable stock 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 […]

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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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