Being Not Ok With It – or – Where Is My Equanimity?

Long time readers, if there are any of you left, have probably noticed my horrible lack of posting, and that almost no posts about yoga have happened for months (there have been a lot of posts about cookies, though, so that counts for something). The reason for my yoga silence is that I’m not in a good place in my own practice, and I don’t know what to say. Starting in the spring, some medical problems beyond my usual rheumatoid arthritis began happening. They included a significant amount of pain and pretty much ground my asana practice to a halt. … Continue reading

Cookies More Cookies

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Yes, I know, I really need to post something besides cookie recipes. But, until I do that, here is another one. They have some decently healthy ingredients, even. Cran-Choco-Coco-Butter Cookies Ingredients 2/3 cup natural peanut butter 1 1/2 cup raw sugar 1/3 cup soymilk 2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 cup unsweetened applesauce 1/2 cup vegan protein powder 2 cups whole wheat pastry flour 1 tsp. baking soda 2 cups quick oats 1 cup vegan chocolate chips 1 cup chopped pecans 1 cup dried cranberries 1 cup coconut shreds Mix wet ingredients and sugar – 1-5. Mix dry ingredients – 6-9. … Continue reading

Dawes Cookies – Vegan Recipe

My son named these cookies, because they have a little bit of everything (for the Dawes fans). I’ve been on a cookie tear, trying to come up with recipes that are delicious, but healthy enough that I can grab one for breakfast – when I don’t usually want to eat – and not feel bad about it. These fit that bill. Ingredients 2 tsp vanilla flavoring 3 mashed overripe bananas 2 T tahini or peanut butter 3 T almond or soy milk 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour (can sub with gluten free all purpose) 1 ½ cups oats (either … Continue reading