Tag Archives: vegan
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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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 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 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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