Tag Archives: healthy eating
Posted on May 8th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Indian Chick Peas in Coconut Curry Sauce

Try this popular one-pot recipe at home today! Bring Kripalu into your kitchen with Simmer, the new iOS app that is part cooking resource and part social media site. Find and follow cooks you love, like Kripalu’s Executive Chef Jeremy Rock Smith. Find out more about Simmer—the easy way to discover, create, and share recipes.

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Posted on April 24th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Wheat-Free Vegan Blueberry Muffins

Makes one dozen muffins. ½ cup sunflower oil (you can substitute safflower or canola oil) ½ cup maple syrup 1 ¼ cups soy milk 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ cup sucanat (you can substitute maple sugar or date sugar) 3 ½ cups barley flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons […]

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Posted on April 17th, 2015 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Chicken Cacciatore

Serves 4–6 1 pound bone-in chicken thighs or breasts, skinned 1 tablespoon grape seed oil ½ teaspoon plus ¼ teaspoon sea salt Pinch of freshly ground black pepper 1 cup yellow onion, thinly sliced ½ cup red bell pepper, thinly sliced ½ cup yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced 1 cup sliced mushrooms 2 garlic cloves, […]

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Posted on September 24th, 2014 by in Ayurveda, Healthy Living, Nutrition

Ayurveda for Health, Balance, and Digestion

By Erin Casperson Yoga and Ayurveda are sister sciences, with roots in ancient India and rich applications in modern life. Ayurveda, the “science of life,” emphasizes diet and lifestyle choices to maintain health and bring balance to the body and mind, while living in harmony with the rhythms of nature. Optimize your digestion with these […]

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Posted on September 5th, 2014 by in Kripalu Kitchen

Kripalu Recipe: Salad Dressings

It’s the season for salads! Guests at Kripalu love our salad bar and often tell us they wish they had one at home. Here’s how you do it: When you get all that lovely produce home from the store or farmers’ market, take a few minutes to prep it. Grate carrots and beets (daikon is […]

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Posted on August 30th, 2014 by in Healthy Living, Nutrition

Cooking as Self-Care

When I was a girl, my mother would ask my younger brother and me if we wanted to go grocery shopping with her or if we’d rather stay home. My brother would invariably jump at the chance to scan the supermarket aisles with Mom. He thought perusing all the gastronomic options was fun, and he […]

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Posted on August 28th, 2014 by in Healthy Living, Nutrition

Five Healthy Living Tips for Achieving Balance

When it comes to getting healthy, self-care is the first step, according to Aruni Nan Futuronsky, Senior Life Coach and Program Advisor for Kripalu Healthy Living programs. “I like to think of the ‘four pillars of self-care’—nutrition, exercise, stress reduction, and sleep—as the doorway to transformation,” she says. Start with your weakest link, then try […]

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Posted on August 13th, 2014 by in Healthy Living, Nutrition, Studies, News, and Trends

How to Use Food As Medicine

To what extent should we be using food to maintain our health and heal our body? According to nutritionist and Kripalu Healthy Living faculty member John Bagnulo, PhD, MPH, “Food—not supplements—should be where you get 98 percent of your nutrients.” Like John, Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RD, LDN, an integrative clinical nutritionist who teaches at […]

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