Posts made in April, 2012

Green and Blue Smoothie

Posted By on Apr 22, 2012 in O2 Vegan Blog | 0 comments

I fall in and out of love with smoothies. Here is the recipe I have been making a lot lately. I don’t measure anything but just put in enough for your personal taste. Ingredients 1 banana 1 cup frozen blueberries 1 cup baby spinach 2-3 pitted dates 1/2 avocado 2 cups pineapple juice   sometimes I add vegan yogurt but it is good without This makes 2 large servings....

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Why a Vegan Challenge?

Posted By on Apr 21, 2012 in O2 Yoga Blog |

How do I benefit from getting people to take the vegan challenge??? I don’t. So why the hell do it? Because I think that it makes someone’s lot better. Am I hoping to change people’s minds about what it means to be vegan? Damn right, at least in the sense that I really believe in making someone’s life better through this process. Quite frankly, this is just between you and me, I don’t care whether people...

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Potato Pancakes

Posted By on Apr 8, 2012 in O2 Vegan Blog | 0 comments

I don’t know why I haven’t made these before. They are relatively easy and totally yummy. Get out your food processor with grating blade. Of course you can hand grate everything but it will take a lot more time. Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato peeled 4 medium yukon gold potatoes ( I don’t peel these but you could) 3 carrots Grate all of the above and pour into a big bowl 1 large onion chopped fine 3/4 cup flour 1...

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Food For Yogic Thought

Posted By on Apr 8, 2012 in Blogs, O2 Vegan Blog |

Food for Yogic Thought Food is not just fuel. What you put into your body affects how you feel, your overall health, energy, and longevity. The yogic diet has a holistic approach. Rather than separating components of food by calories and nutrients, the yogic perspective is of the diet as a whole. In general, you want to put the food that is closest to it’s natural state in your body. The yogic diet separates foods into 3 categories;...

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I haven’t quite mastered these but I am getting close. The easiest way to make them is to take Kale, I like the curly kind, and wash and tear, remove the stem. Then you toss it with salt, pepper, olive oil and any other spice you like. Bake in the oven at 200 degrees for 1/2 hour or so. You kind of have to keep an eye on it so they get crispy but don’t burn. Little more tricky: Cheesy Kale Chips soak 1/2 cup cashews in...

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