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Recipes: Sprouted Mung Bean, Sage & Butternut Squash Soup

It’s officially soup season. Summer held on as long as it could here in Oklahoma (it was 90 degrees last weekend!), but this morning I turned the heater on for the first time since early spring.  It was one of those mornings where you just want to linger in bed as long as you can because it’s far too cozy under the covers and cold feet on …

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Recipes: Cinco de Mayo Taco Feast

Around here, Cinco de Mayo means giant feast with all my favorite Mexican-inspired flavors. May 5th is also my good friend and neighbor’s birthday (her nickname is Cinco because of this – send her some birthday love!), so we have double the reason for a serious taco celebration! This year, I’ve pulled together for you a party of my favorite tried-and-true mostly raw, completely vegan taco filling recipes: …

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Recipes: Early Spring Watermelon Radish & Arugula Salad

Equinox Blessings dear friends! Spring couldn’t have come at a better time this year, I was beginning to lose hope that I’d ever see sunshine on my bare skin again.  This week I’ve been enjoying daily walks with friends and romancing ideas of outdoor picnics in the park. I’ve grown tired of my root veggies and have already yielded to my cravings for light, raw cleansing …

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Recipes: The Yogi Bowl

In between long days of teaching and practicing yoga, this recipe has become my go-to for an easy, energizing lunch. The mix of cooked and raw ingredients provides a feeling of grounding nourishment without feeling heavy or weighed down in the afternoon.  It balances flavors of sweet, salty, astringent and bitter – making this a perfect Ayurvedic meets macrobiotic-friendly meal.  And more importantly, it meets the …

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Recipes: Thai Green Vegetable Curry

Quest Food (n.) ‘kwest-ˈfüd : a dish so spectacularly satisfying to your tastebuds you spend a lifetime searching for the perfect version of this meal wherever you travel; an endless pursuit for perfection of your desired dish. Example: “Green curry is my boyfriend’s ultimate quest food.” 

That’s right, green curry is an ultimate quest food around this house. So much so, we decided to have a green curry cook-off for the past two weeks! …

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Recipes: Roasted Sweet Potato Falafel Wraps with Garlic Tahini Sauce

In what feels like swimming in a sea of sweets lately, I thought I’d offer a brief respite in a savory recipe.  This recipe ties together a series of posts I did a while back. Remember that radish & hemp seed tabbouleh and the roasted red beet hummus?  These two …

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Recipes: Warming Turmeric Ginger Elixir

I’ve been eager to share this recipe since my Ayurvedic cleanse after the fall equinox. It’s become one of my favorite morning rituals to warm my body up in this colder weather and sustain my energy until lunch.  This elixir is my spin on the classic “Golden Milk”, a tea recommended by Yogi Bhajan for promoting vitality and …

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Recipes: Autumn Kitchari + Cilantro Coconut Chutney

Twice a year, every spring and fall, I take a week or two to cleanse my body and prepare for a new season.  This spring, I did a 10-day raw juice and broth fast paired with some deep healing herbs.  When the weather is warm after the equinox, I like to do my longer juice fasts as a way of releasing stagnant energy, reconnecting with myself from …

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Recipes: Cleansing Cabbage Salad

If you’ve been following my Facebook page, you’re probably beginning to think I subsist solely off of juices and smoothies!  I have a fresh juice and a serious green smoothie (by serious, I mean 32oz mason jar filled to the top) everyday to nourish my body with high-alkaline, bio-available, easily digestible nutrients.  But a girls gotta eat, and as my good friend Kathleen loves to proudly announce, “I’m an EATER!”. …

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