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Make Your Own: Maple Pecan Granola Posted on:

Homemade granola recipe | the practice kitchen

Granola can incorporate so many different ingredients – flexing to be ‘regular’ or create a more specific taste profile.  It’s almost always gluten free.  And, with so many ways to add a sweet taste, you never need refined sugars.

Maple Pecan Granola

This recipe gives a … (read more)



Make Your Own: Chapatis Posted on:

If you’ve had the privilege of visiting India you’ll no doubt have been offered the local version of bread – chapatis.

A chapati is a very simple food made, in its basic form, using only flour and water. Despite its simplicity, chapatis are one of the most nutritious side orders … (read more)



The Myth of the Ayurvedic Cleanse Posted on:

Each year when Spring rolls around I begin to see a variety of health programs pop up, all declaring that it’s time for a “cleanse”. While many of these programs do offer some health improvements, I find myself particularly troubled by the offer of “Ayurvedic cleanses”. Classical teachings of Ayurveda … (read more)



Ritucharya: A Change in Seasons Posted on:

Maine, in the North East corner of the United States, is possibly the most seasonal place that I have lived. Here, each season has distinct divisions, separating itself from the season before and the season following.

The distinction so clear and so demarcated that I noticed the day the weather … (read more)







Make Your Own: Bread Posted on:

Mono & Di-glycerides, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate (SSL), Diacetyl Esters of Tartaric Acid (DATEM), Calcium propionate, Ammonium sulfate, Monocalcium phosphate

This is a list of the typical ingredients you will find in a store bought loaf of bread. Appetizing? If not, here’s a simple recipe that you can use to bake … (read more)



Gluten: Allergy or Symptom? Posted on:

If you live in the West then it is likely you know at least one person who is gluten intolerant or has chosen a gluten-free diet for health reasons. Often when people choose to change their diet and become gluten-free, the intensity of their symptoms decreases and they begin to … (read more)



Make Your Own: Ghee Posted on:

According to Ayurveda, ghee is the most beneficial and balancing oil available to us. If you’re wondering why that is the case, read this to get the skinny on this wholesome fat.

Unfortunately, ghee is relatively expensive and can’t be found in most supermarkets. What can be found in most … (read more)



Un/Mono/Poly… Which Fat Should I Use? Posted on:

The answer to this question:

Which oil should I use for cooking?

contains a degree of complexity because it requires some understanding of the chemical nature of oils along with an understanding of how oils are manufactured. However, if you’re just looking for the answer without the background… ghee and … (read more)





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