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CategoryHealing Recipes


Warming Greens with Creamy Tahini Mustard Dressing

This mustard dressing is pungent and delicious to add to your favorite green dish. The tahini butter makes it rich and creamy, while the vinegars and whole-grain mustard add just the right amount of bright, tangy flavor to greens. SERVES 4 to 6 DRESSING: 2 tablespoons tahini 2 tablespoons filtered …

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Roasted Shiitake Mushroom

These mushrooms are crisp and slightly chewy, making them a tasty addition to many dishes. Try them in leafy green salads or sprinkled over your favorite whole grains. They are also an irresistible snack straight out of the oven – you may want to double the recipe, as they have …

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Maple Dijon Tempeh

1 package tempeh 3 tbsp maple syrup 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp Apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp Dijon mustard 3 tbsp liquid aminos 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp dried tarragon   Slice the Tempeh into 12 thin slices. Steam for 10 minutes. Combine marinade and pour over steamed …

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Wintery Night Creamy Parsnip Soup from Surya!

This is the perfect savory soup to warm your body to the core on a cold wintery night! This soup uses the Ayurvedic technique of tarka. Tarka is most easily translated as tempering. Whole or ground spices are briefly roasted in oil or ghee in order to release their essential …

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Mother’s Day Muesli

Mother’s Day Muesli One of my favorite morning foods from my earlier years in Switzerland was muesli. In the springtime, plant-based foods help to support yoga practice and keep the body light and energized. This light breakfast will give you energy for the whole day. Soak your muesli for several …

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Blackberry “Cheese” Cake

Valentine’s Treat This desert is an inspiration from my youth, a most yummy cheesecake! This recipe is all plant based and uses non- dairy ingredients to create a colorful and creamy decadent dessert to indulge your sensual palate this Valentine’s Day. May this treat bring your heart joy this Valentine’s …

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Surya’s Holiday Thumbprint Cookies

Here is a favorite of mine, a holiday yummy to bring sweet taste to your tongue and comfort to your belly.  The cinnamon and cardamom spices will warm your body, invigorate your blood and enliven your senses. Enjoy and happy holidays! Love and light, Surya SURYA’S HOLIDAY THUMBPRINT COOKIES   …

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Wild Mushroom Soup

Wild Mushroom Soup is a powerful infusion of herbs and spices to enjoy this solstice. Recent scientific studies have shown that wild mushrooms provide a boost of nutrients to support your immune system. They have an abundance of antioxidants (that help fight cancer) and are a great source of vitamin …

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Lentil Walnut Pâté

Lentil Walnut Pâté Makes about 3 cups, 8 – 10 appetizer-sized servings Miso, umeboshi paste and mirin can all be found in hippy health food stores/Whole Foods in the Asian foods aisle, or at Asian (Japanese) markets. Look for miso that is stored in the refrigerator rather than shelf stable, …

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