September 2017

June 2017

April 2017

Environment as Self: A Buddhist Perspective on Climate Change

By | 2017-04-19T06:54:07+00:00 April 18th, 2017|blog, Buddhism, Environment, Featured, Mindful Kitchen|

While it's not strictly a buddhist concept, I think this is where empathy and “The Golden Rule” have become extremely helpful. If we see the earth as an extension of ourselves and ourselves as an extension of the earth, it seems only reasonable that we “treat the earth as we would like to be [...]

January 2017

Vegan Chunky Vegetable Soup with Tomato, Curry & Ginger Broth {Recipe}

By | 2017-01-13T09:49:38+00:00 January 13th, 2017|blog, Featured, Health and diet, Mindful Kitchen|

  By Erica Leibrandt   One dreary January day, after all the Christmas décor had been madly stripped away, and I had but a few morsels of food laying about the house (but an unnaturally bloated body thanks to the recent excess of the holidays), I came up with this wonderful recipe. Both rich and [...]

December 2016

Exotic Moroccan Lentil Stew {Vegan, Gluten Free Recipe}.

By | 2016-12-17T12:58:36+00:00 December 17th, 2016|blog, Featured, Health and diet, Mindful Kitchen|

    By Erica Leibrandt Lentils and I have a decades long love affair, beginning with my first taste of Dal in the legendary Indian restaurant Moti Mahal, on an sub-arctic December day (much like this day) back in college in Chicago. Something about that warming vegetarian broth, its unassuming richness and depth, and the [...]