A+ Vegan Mac and Cheese


A guest post by Ms. TheVeganAsana Jr.2 ~Recipe adapted from simple-veganista.com~ After many attempts to get it right, the current winner in the battle for best homemade vegan macaroni and cheese is this easy recipe. Ingredients 8 oz. pasta 1 1/4 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 heaping tablespoons flour 3/4 cup nutritional yeast 2 tablespoons non-dairy butter salt any seasonings you prefer Process Cook pasta and set aside Add oil and flour into a pot and whisk together. Cook for two minutes. Add non-dairy milk slowly while stirring. Cook until the mixture thickens. Remove from heat … Continue reading

Mala of the Heart – Book Review


New World Library recently contacted me to see if I would review the book Mala of the Heart for TheVeganAsana. Always happy to read something new, I agreed. Utilizing the idea of 108 beads on a mala (which itself comes from the significance of that number in a variety of domains), this book contains 108 poems or excerpts from poems that speak to issues of awakening, enlightenment, and peace. The poems are organized to correlate with the seven chakras of the body. Most poetry featured in this text is from the period prior to the 20th century. Rumi’s poetry is featured most … Continue reading

Relearning What I Know

Things I know about me and yoga: I will feel  better physically if I practice 5 days a week I will feel better mentally if I practice 5 days a week I will look better if I practice 5 days a week I will fit in my clothes better if I practice 5 days a week Things that are getting in the way of that: Too much on the work plate New kitten that needs to be snuggled Embarassment over how bad my belly looks now Shame over how much I’ve let the practice suffer Pain The rational response to … Continue reading