Roasted Green Beans

Ingredients o 2 lbs green beans o 1 -2 tablespoon olive oil ( or just enough to lightly coat beans) o 1 teaspoon kosher salt ( or to taste, may substitute with Mrs. Dash if desired) o 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper ( or to taste, omit if using Mrs. Dash) Directions 1. Preheat oven […]

Fresh Peach Cobbler

Ingredients o 2 large fresh peaches, peeled and sliced o 1 1/2 cups sugar, divided o 1/2 cup butter, melted o 1 cup flour o 2 teaspoons baking powder o 1/4 teaspoon salt o 1 dash nutmeg o 3/4 cup milk Ingredients o 2 large fresh peaches, peeled and sliced o 1 1/2 cups sugar, […]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts!

Ingredients 1. 1 1/2 lbs Brussels sprouts2. 3 tablespoons olive oil3. 1/2-3/4 teaspoon kosher salt4. 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning or 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper Directions Ingredients 1. 1 1/2 lbs Brussels sprouts2. 3 tablespoons olive oil3. 1/2-3/4 teaspoon kosher salt4. 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning or 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper Directions 1. Preheat oven […]

Best Grape Salad

Ingredients: * 2 lbs green seedless grapes * 2 lbs red seedless grapes * 8 ounces sour cream * 8 ounces cream cheese, softened * 1/2 cup granulated sugar * 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, to taste Topping Ingredients * 1 cup brown sugar, packed, to taste Ingredients: * 2 lbs green seedless grapes * 2 […]

Roasted Asparagus

Ingredients: * 1 lb asparagus * 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil * 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: Prep Time: 10 mins Total Time: 25 mins Ingredients: * 1 lb asparagus * 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil * 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: Prep Time: 10 mins Total Time: 25 mins 1. Preheat oven to 425°F. 2. Cut […]

Greek Potatoes (Oven-Roasted!)

Ingredients: * 8 large potatoes, peeled, cut into large wedges (about 6-7 wedges per potato) * large pinch of hing * 1/2 cup olive oil * 1 cup water * 1 tablespoon dried oregano * 1 lemon, juice of, to 1 1/2 *  rock salt Ingredients: * 8 large potatoes, peeled, cut into large wedges […]

Alternative Ways of Living

By Sesa Das for ISKCON News on 1 Sep 2010 In the Vedic sciences sound vibration is the most crucial element. It is through sound vibration that knowledge is transmitted and received. Sound vibration is the method for keeping our bodies healthy, and for transforming the physical world around us. Indeed, according to the ancient […]

Open letter to the Dalai Lama

After more than two decades of waiting for you to bring your personal regime into line with your public pronouncements—and the clear teachings of the Lord Buddha Shakyamuni in the Mahayana Scriptures—I have reluctantly concluded that you do, in fact, speak in soothing platitudes to people like me while continuing to eat the flesh of […]

Of Wildfires, Mudslides and Good Government

By Sesa Das for ISKCON News on 19 Aug 2010 To date 2010 has been quite an ecological test for political leadership around the world. The Gulf Oil spill disaster, which had mild repercussions in British and American relations, has been swiftly followed by massive wildfires in Russia and devastating mudslides in China. While governmental […]

Where to Get Karma Free Food

BY: HASTI GOPALA DASATo acquire karma free food as described in Vedic literature translated by His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Founder of the Hare Krishna Movement, please follow the instructions in this posting. These instructions have been downloaded from the ISKCON Mauritius temple web site. To acquire karma free food as described […]