Entries tagged with “Recipes”
A useful list for inspiration and recipes to eat clean
As a vegan, there's nothing worse than showing up to holiday dinner hungry and discovering that every side dish, entrée, and dessert is made with meat, dairy, or chicken broth. For…
Discover the medicine in your kitchen.
Cleansing, or detoxifying, is a big topic in the world of health. Programs range from purely nutritional and basic, to complex; requiring a large amount of supplements to properly …
With so much frenzied energy around us, cultivating our ability to ground let’s us move forward with more stability and wisdom. When we have experience with connecting to the ener…
Try these three recipes for better digestion.
Common herbs parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme are packed with health benefits.
The cookbooks that fed a generation—and sparked a vegetarian revolution—got their start at the improbable restaurant that became a legend.
We all have our favorite food, but what if those foods are not the healthiest options? Here are some great recipes of some favorite dishes that will having you thanking your lucky stars you found.
Plus a recipe: Spring into Summer Salad with Berries, Peach and Rose
Foods like limes keep a cooling balance so we can stay strong, maintain energy, and fully enjoy summer.
Read about the benefits of blending and try this recipe for a delicious green goddess smoothie.
With these easy recipes, you’ll be on the road to better health. Drink juices as soon as possible after they’re prepared. (For more on the health benefits of fresh-made juice, see …
Staying hydrated, while seemingly simple, is something that lots of people struggle with. From forgetting to drink it, to a downright dislike of the taste of water, many of us live…
Certain types of tea match up to the changing hour, mood, or occasion.
This Ayurvedic recipe takes just minutes to prepare, is substantial enough for a meal, yet feels refreshing and light for warm weather.
Rich in lauric acid, this super food snack is so healthy that is great as an anti-fungul, anti-bacteria, and healthy for your immune system. It's chocolatey with raw caca…
Try this salad to boost your intake of anti-inflammatory foods.
Plus, a peaches 'n cream smoothie recipe.
Dig into these web-exclusive recipes from Artisanal Gluten Free Cooking:Grilled Pizza1 recipe Pizza Dough (recipe follows)Olive oilCornmeal1 cup crushed San Marzano tomatoes (about…
Green Is the color of cool.
So versatile, it even takes your favorite cookie up a notch.
A memoir beyond words. . .
Simple changes to your diet can reduce the effect of acid-forming foods.
Excerpt from Hope, Make, Heal: 20 Crafts to Mend the Heart
We always plant too many tomatoes. Every summer, we wait and watch the little green orbs start to blush, and then we savor the sweet juiciness of them all. That first taste of summ…
Remind yourself of the plethora of health benefits (immune-boosting! anti-inflammatory!) of powerhouse spices turmeric and ginger, with delicious recipes from chef Suzy Scherr and dietitian Rachel Beller.
An excerpt from Ayurveda Cooking for Beginners: An Ayurvedic Cookbook to Balance and Heal
On this episode, Susan Barocas, the founding director of the Jewish Food Experience, inspires us to celebrate Hannukah through spiritually symbolic Jewish cuisine. By showing …
One of my earliest memories of my grandma was her canned pears. She used to can them every year along with jams, tomatoes, and peaches. Out of all my cousins, I was the only one wh…
Try this ayurvedic fix for a better night’s sleep—great for calming vata, or any flighty, fractured, anxious, can’t-settle-down sort of energy.
A clear vegetable soup with the warmth of ginger and the brightness of lemon adds punch to fresh, purifying produce.
Kapha, we may not say it often enough, but we need you.
Pitta, you are the light of the world. You bring us color, vision, clarity, focus, enthusiasm, adventure!
Life is never boring with a well nourished Vata.
New research indicates this South Pacific root—an ancient tonic for relaxation—can help calm frayed nerves.
Celebrate the return of light with this sunny and bright soup.
Part of the cruciferous family, radishes are in season in the early spring and early fall. Victoria Shanta Retelny, author of The Essential Guide to Healthy Healing Foods,&nbs…
If you’ve recently discovered you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you may want to jump right into a low-FODMAP diet. Here’s what you need to know about FODMAP.
Who doesn’t love a nice hot cup of tea during the cold season? Check out recipes for the best cup of tea yet, from chai to natural tea remedies, how to create your own tea ritual, and more.
Take these classic Ayurvedic autumn meals and turn them into an early winter cleanse.
Are you looking for more clarity, confidence, security, and balance in your life? It’s possible your root chakra could need some nourishment. Use these three soup recipes to help realign your root chakra.
Artisanal Gluten-Free Flour Blend1 ¼ cups (156 grams) brown rice flour¾ cup (88 grams) sorghum flour2/3 cup (84 grams) cornstarch¼ cup (37 grams) potato starch1 tablespoon plus 1 t…
Enjoy this ancient recipe for boosting digestion and decreasing inflammation.
Filmmaker Sergei Boutenko explains why he starts his morning with a green smoothie.
Excerpts from Eat with Intention by Cassandra Bodzak
Enjoy this bright and healthy tart for the holidays.
As temperatures heat up, it's a great time to cool down the body and give your digestive system a rest by adopting a more raw diet. Despite the proven benefits of eating "uncooked"…
When temperatures rise, it's the perfect time to turn off the oven and prepare a healthy, no cook meal like this raw vegan chili recipe. With a thick and creamy texture made fresh …
These feel-good foods are better alternatives than inhaling a sleeve of ultraprocessed crackers.
From keto-friendly natural wines to liquors spiked with herbs and botanicals, wellness spirits have made a big splash in the past year.
Get an energy boost with these Ayurvedic holiday treats.
Nurture your family’s holiday food traditions across cultures.
"The key to successful low-FODMAP breakfast is compiling a few easy weekday staples (like some low-FODMAP fruit and a piece of gluten-free toast, or a quick two-egg omelet with a sprinkling of cheddar cheese), plus more festive weekend options that take a bit longer, but also make a ritual out of breakfast."
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The aspens are changing their greens for yellows here in Colorado. Golden branches hug the base of the mountains and wrap me up in emotions. I'm grateful for their reminder to chan…
Every meal is a gift at these pay-it-forward restaurants.
Balancing and fortifying, light and purifying, healing and nurturing, in many ways it’s the world’s original smart food.
An Excerpt from 50 Shades of Kale
This simple recipe is a formula to kindle the inner fires, promote healthy circulation, and hydrate the tissues.
Try this recipe, perfect for lightening up during Spring.
Sitting at my kitchen table in the morning a few weeks ago I was struck with an urgent feeling that I must go home to my parents. An hour later I had flights booked and bags p…
Plant-based chef, nutrition professor, and researcher Amy Symington shares her take on creating meals that support community, connection, and health.
A love tonic dessert for love day.
Take a dive into the wonderful world of superfoods, crystals, or both with these delicious- and beautiful- beverages.
Honor the value of partnership in the food web with this tasty bread recipe.
Improve your health, save your retirement, save the world!
Vegan endurance athlete Rich Roll and his wife, chef Julie Piatt, show us how to pack all the nutrition we need into one bowl in their new book, The Plantpower Way.
We all know that a raw vegan diet is great for detoxing, healing the body and overcoming sickness, but what about the Spirit? On this episode of Conscious Living®, we visit with Ra…
Learn how to create a delicious raw version of this classic Thai dish.
Still think going raw means you have to eat flavorless vegetables and cold crudités? Think again. When I first learned about the benefits of eating raw cuisine - food not heat…
Some of the best memories during the holidays are sparked by the smells that fill the house from the oven. Take a look at these 10 mouthwatering recipes for healthier baked goods to get you into the holiday spirit.
Whip up this turmeric-infused Anti-Inflammatory Chickpea Curry from dietitian Rachel Beller's Power Spicing to dazzle your taste buds while you battle inflammation.
Try these variations of a simple, satisfying, and healthy way to treat yourself.
This is a lighter, veggie-style risotto for cozy nights. It couldn’t be easier to make.
Getting your cruciferous vegetables in has never been easier or more delicious.
This lighter twist on the traditional falafel is a flavorful addition to lunch or dinner.
This chewy chocolate cookie benefits from a triple dose of ginger: ground, fresh, and crystallized—perfect for an after-dinner digestive aid or enjoyed any time of day.
These falafel medallions hit a lot of marks: they are vegetarian, low-FODMAP, and absolutely delicious.
A decadent-tasting, sense-stimulating, and nutrient-rich recipe that elevates the humble cauliflower.
Fresh, crunchy, and packed with flavor, this versatile salad will wake up your taste buds.
This simple preparation provides a substantial base to your favorite sauces and toppings.
Excerpted from Forgotten Ways for Modern Days by Rachelle Blondel
For the perfect late-summer dish, try this Lentil Pate recipe from Mindi K. Counts’ Everyday Chinese Medicine.
In challenging times, cooking can bring a sense of calm and normalcy. Try this nutrient rich spin on a comfort food classic.
This delicious dish from Jamie Oliver blends green pesto with olive tapenade , creamy mozzarella, and basil.
We may all go a little stir-crazy when the shorter, colder days of winter keep us stuck in the house, but at least we have baking to look forward to as a hibernation activity.
A vegan twist on a hearty, warming classic.
A subtly spicy soup that will warm you to the bone.
Corn smut or maize mushrooms are considered a delicacy and it’s no wonder. They impart a sweet, earthy corn flavor to soups, stews, and sautés and are especially delicious cooked with corn.
This rich, flavorful soup has a creamy texture without cream.
This subtly sweet warm breakfast is good for gut health and can be made without grain.
Mix up this quick nutrient-dense turmeric and ginger wellness tonic to stop your cold dead in its tracks.
Turn these delicious roasted roots into a main meal by serving on a bed of cooked grains, like quinoa, along with a few dark salad greens like baby kale or spinach.
Tired of the same old, same old? These two recipes provide the perfect new twist on holiday leftovers.
Chock-full of health benefits, this turmeric- and ginger-infused dressing will keep you healthy and tantalize your taste buds.
From The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen by Sean Sherman with Beth Doole
Try this Yellow Quinoa with parsley and almonds from dietitian Rachel Beller's Power Spicing for a delicious side dish packed with immune-boosting properties.
Hippocrates said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Ready to take the ancient Greek physician’s advice? These five new cookbooks will help.
Tokyo-based chef IINA creates edible, vegan art for an adventurous, vegetable-loving palate.
A recipe from Make Your Own Rules Cookbook by Tara Stiles
Not hungry in the morning? Here is what Ayurveda tells us about eating breakfast.
Gluten-free baking often requires using several different types of flours and starches in one recipe, and it’s important to be sure they are thoroughly blended. In this recipe, I u…
Try this recipe for an afternoon boost of energy or a gift for one you love.
Much like rose quartz, this latte helps one to purify and opens your heart chakra bringing about calming and peaceful frequencies.
I’m deathly afraid of bees. Not deathly allergic, just deathly afraid. Last weekend we went raspberry picking. I was giddy with excitement after wanting to go for years. We walked…
This adaptogen can help you reclaim a good night's sleep.
With these healthy soups, your spoon becomes a powerful tool in your antiaging arsenal.
Foods to Help You Rest and Renew, plus a recipe for Moon Milk
A delicious soup recipe for spring.
Nettles, abundant in spring, offer many health benefits and are a delightful green to add to your table
This soup is a warm break from winter’s toil, and another good reason to celebrate the return of light and approach of a new year.
Stay in balance this Autumn season.
Honor Native American history and culture this Thanksgiving with Chef Sean Sherman’s indigenous recipes.
Discovering ancient, healthy, alternative highs for an alcohol-soaked society
How does chocolate pudding beat the blues?
As amazing as it looks, this latte is also one of the healthiest, most loving things you can do for your body.
Brussels sprouts are the wonderful yet deeply misunderstood little green warriors of the vegetable world. If they are overcooked, they can taste slightly bitter, and this can sadly…
Excerpted From Heal Your Gut with Bone Broth by Robin Westen
Satisfying, Big-Flavor Recipes Featuring the Top 16 Age-Busting Power FoodsBy Rebecca Katz with Mat EdelsonTEN SPEED PRESSWhat do you get when you take the top science-approved nut…
This summer, bring a splash of color to your table.As someone who has been fascinated by and infatuated with food for as long as I can remember (and through subsequent chapters as …
Tips on fueling your mind from Dr. Drew Ramsey MD, superfood guru and author of 50 Shades of Kale
Sipping this fragrant, sweet tea doesn’t just warm the heart—it provides a dose of antioxidants, too, says food writer Monica Bhide. Chai, which simply means “tea” in Hindi,…
Moosewood Cookbook—that cozy, hand-lettered, and charmingly illustrated collection of vegetarian recipes—is one of the 10 best-selling cookbooks of all time. But more than being a …
On this segment of Conscious Living, we are back in the kitchen with Vegan Man, who shows us his raw Cheezy Jalapeno Kale Chip recipe and the secret to avoiding small flaky chips a…
On this episode of Conscious Living TV, check out Vegan Man's latest, a trusted and tasty kale salad recipe that's easy to make but satisfies even the heartiest of appetites—at hom…
We all know that adopting a healthy diet rich in fruits and veggies is a great way to ensure optimal health and wellness, but giving up our favorite "comfort" foods is often easier…
Hankering for a sweet treat? If you love healthy desserts, watch this episode, where our resident Vegan Chef Michael shows you a super tasty and easy 5-ingredient raw veg…
Love dessert but hate what it does to your waistline? Then watch this episode of Conscious Living® featuring Vegan Man's creamy, decadent and healthy raw, strawberry chee…
This delicious beet salad is a crowd pleaser and a great accompaniment to any dish.
Is it possible to enjoy a decadent dessert with the health benefits of a superfood? On this episode, Conscious Living TV's Vegan Man will teach you how to make one of his easiest r…
To me, cookies and ice cream are the perfect comfort food. But once I learned about the inflammatory effect gluten and dairy have on the digestive and immune systems, I stopped ind…
In the late fall, all I want to do is curl up with a mug of steaming chai: the aromatic beverage we Westerners have adopted from the Indian drink masala chai, which means, lit…
This wonderful watercress smoothie is the perfect afternoon snack as it is packed full of nutritious watercress to keep you going throughout the day.
From Signs & Seasons: An Astrology Cookbook
Chocolate, roses, and a poem for Mother's Day
Kamut, farro, spelt, quinoa, millet, barley, amaranth—this isn’t a magical incantation. Or maybe it is. The words are names for ancient grains, whole grains that have been around f…
Stave off winter colds and infections with this home-brewed tonic that uses apple cider vinegar, ginger, horseradish, onion, and many other immune-boosting ingredients.
Explore spirituality in the kitchen and try this recipe for vegan Samosa Pot Pie.