Wednesday at Kripalu!

The day began with a gentle yoga class in the sanctuary.  The building that houses Kripalu (called Shadowbrook) used to be a Jesuit seminary.  The gentle class was a wonderful combination of soothing background music, poses that I had not done in a while, and beautiful poetry read by the…

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Eating Our Way to Kripalu!

Well, Teri Dobson and I arrived at Kripalu yesterday right before dinner!  We ate, nested a little in our room, and then went to the orientation for our program.  We took two days to drive here, and I had packed food for the trip that lasted us both days.  We…

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California Energy Salad

This recipe comes to you from a very big book of vegetarian recipes called The Complete Encyclopedia of Vegetables & Vegetarian Cooking.  If memory serves me right, it was a gift from my sister-in-law 🙂  This salad is fresh and raw….and you can change up the ingredients in all kinds…

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Off to my happy place!

I am just a few days away from making the road trip to my happy place….Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Stockbridge, Massachusetts!  My bedroom is a sea of piles…..yoga pants and tops, bathing suit, yoga mat, toiletries, etc.  I am traveling with a special friend, but I have…

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Fair Food

Did I get your attention??  The 4-H Fair is taking place right now down the road from our house.  I wanted to see the farm animals and take in some fair “ambiance”, so my husband and I drove on down.  Unfortunately, while we were there we got a bit hungry. …

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Loaded Turkey Burgers

Tonight I decided to revisit a turkey burger recipe from one of my Kripalu cookbooks.  Kripalu is the yoga/health/wellness center in Massachusetts that I try to visit every year. (It’s my happy place :)) This recipe has several steps, but it comes together quite quickly.  I’ve also included a recipe for a roasted red pepper…

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Best Honey Nut Balls Ever!!

I made up a double batch of my semi-famous honey nut balls for our recent camping trip to Ohio.  I believe they were the best batch ever!  Over the years I have tweaked the original recipe to make them the tastiest and the healthiest.  They are quick and easy to…

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