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CategoryHealing Recipes


El Verde’s Chocolate Ganache Cake by Jyl Kutsche

El Verde (formerly known as The Green House)’s Chocolate Ganache Cake 7 ounces 70-85% chocolate, finely chopped (about 1 1/3 cups) ⅓ cup unsweetened cacao powder (best quality you can find, and ideally not dutched**) 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour (or almond flour) 2/3 cup plus 1/4 cup sugar, divided ⅛ …

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Pumpkin Bread

PUMPKIN BREAD A tender, moist, satisfying, and subtly spiced treat – Great to share with friends, family and a cup of tea!   INGREDIENTS 1.5 Flax eggs (1.5 Tbsp flaxseed meal + 4 Tbsp sparkling water) ¼ cup olive oil ¼ cup maple syrup ¾ pumpkin puree 2 Tbsp mashed …

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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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