How can a years-old memory and longing of a taste be replicated? The yearning is happily satisfied as we can have our own heavenly bowl of Mexican style corn and poblano chowder with the added bonus of being vegan and gluten-free. I am also losing the fear of things not working out as planned.
The depth and profoundness of the principle of pluralism is not new and in our current global affairs we are reminded that it has been an ongoing issue for thousands of years. Anekantavada is the Jain theory and practice of multiple perspectives, or relative pluralism and manifoldness. It is the foundation and clear, not easy,... Continue Reading →
As vegetarians and vegans we have been struggling to incorporate more tofu. We are picky, want delicious, non-fussy, finger-licking good food. And this adaptation of Sam Sifton's recipe is for keeps!
Even non-vegans can thoroughly enjoy this refreshing milkshake! Please let me introduce you to chikoo. It is super delicious and satisfying, takes no time to blend, and so much better than traditional milkshakes high in fat/cholesterol, sugar, and calories.
The clouds that wander through the sky
Have no roots, no home;
Nor do the distinctive thoughts that float through the mind.
Gluten free, vegan, this low carb chutney is a flavor pop and summer fresh. It resembles pesto but there is no oil and it is incredibly versatile.
Bursting with colors and flavors, fresh and bright, there are so many ways to eat this salad. Or just heap a bowl full and enjoy topped with diced avocado--no need to share!
In this version of the short story from the Prashnopanishad, we get an insightful introduction to the importance of the vital energy...As Prana left, the sounds, colors, fragrances, tastes, physical sensations, and the mind, all faded and disappeared. The Senses ceased to exist.
Mahasri Yoga is now on You Tube. Certain breathing practices help significantly with hypertension. It is hoped that the following two audio tracks in English and Gujarati recently uploaded on You Tube will be helpful and enjoyable: Mahasri Yoga: Pranayama-Body Stillness (English) Mahasri Yoga: Pranayama-Body Stillness (Gujarati) Dealing with hypertension in its early stages, using... Continue Reading →
This recipe is mainly fresh fennel. There is no gluten or cream even though it is a creamy soup. Delicious hot or cold and less than five ingredients.
Full of mushroom flavor, creamy with no cream, gluten-free, and so comforting. It is fast food taking less than 20 minutes and less than 5 ingredients.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6Il-vBooKA&feature=youtu.be This meditation was done by Meena Modi through Zoom on April 26, 2020 as a part of a series of Yoga Nidras in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The sky of awareness provides relief from the stress and anxiety, becoming a refuge of peace. Green Mountain by Li Po (translated by A.S. Kline) You... Continue Reading →
Looking at a packet of farro one day, I thought of a new version of sabudana khitchdi (tapioca dish). And it worked--nutty, flavorful, light and nutritious. Quinoa makes it gluten-free. Whole meal in 30 minutes, portable.
What we feed the mind, affects the health of the mind. So it is important to boost ourselves up with people who make us feel good, who bring out the best in us, not drag us down. Indulge in activities are constructive and uplifting. Do things that make you happy, peaceful, content, in a healthy way.