Tag Archives: vegan
Posted on September 18th, 2015 by in Healthy Living, Kripalu Kitchen, Nutrition

Guest Recipe: Amaranth and Corn Croquettes from Leslie Cerier

Today’s recipe comes from guest chef and Kripalu presenter Leslie Cerier, an internationally recognized farm-to-table chef, recipe developer, educator, and author of six cookbooks. Amaranth is a tiny, nutty-flavored grain, one of the few that is a complete protein with more fiber and iron than most grains. It’s delicious cooked in combination with other grains, […]

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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 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 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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