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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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Posted on November 14th, 2014 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Cranberry Relish

Cranberries are nutrient-dense superstars that deserve more time in the spotlight than their annual holiday appearances. They help prevent the adhesion of bacteria associated with urinary tract infections; inhibit bacteria linked to gum disease and stomach ulcers; and contain vitamin C, antioxidants, and other phytonutrients that help protect your body against heart disease, cancer, and […]

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Posted on November 7th, 2014 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Baked Winter Squash with Honey Walnuts

Try experimenting with this Kripalu Recipe—it works wonderfully with a variety of squashes, including butternut, buttercup, kabocha, and delicata. This is a great go-to recipe for holiday dinners. Serves 4 to 6 3/4 cup walnuts 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon rapidura or sucanat 6 cups winter squash, peeled and cut into large cubes 2 tablespoons […]

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