Recipes + Nutrition

Soups & Stews

How to Make Kitchari

How to Make Kitchari

According to Ayurveda, kitchari — a nourishing stew of white basmati rice and yellow split mung beans, can help heal digestion and support detoxification. Learn when to eat it and how to make it with the recipe below.  ***** Open up any Ayurvedic cookbook or 101 guide...

Toasted Coconut Butternut Squash Soup

Toasted Coconut Butternut Squash Soup

This recipe is one of many variations you can use to make a warm and grounding autumn squash soup. All you need are the foundations of cooked butternut squash (which you can roast or pressure cook), liquid (coconut milk, cream, water and/or a broth of your choosing),...

Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup

Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup

Enjoy this light and creamy soup during the transitional time of spring. You know, that time when the mornings are still a little cool, some days are warm, and the heavy dampness of the season may have your sinuses a bit congested. This recipe is perfect for this time...

White Bean + Kale Quinoa Bowl

White Bean + Kale Quinoa Bowl

I came up with this delicious broth bowl recipe as a quick lunch or light dinner instead of buying an overly salty, pricier version out at a restaurant. Don't let the long list of ingredients scare you. The recipe is really just broth, kale, quinoa, beans and oil. The...

Chickpea Stew Over Basmati Rice

Chickpea Stew Over Basmati Rice

After seven months of weekend-long intensives, weekly classes, teaching practicums, readings, personal practice and study; the nine ladies of the Shakti Mind Body Studio 2009 - 2010 yoga teacher training class have been initiated into the transformative practice of...

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