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 […]

Scones!!!

These are not just any old scones. These are fresh vegan scones that you can cook and eat while they are still hot. They are delish and so so easy to make. I like to make them with blueberries or chocolate chips, but I bet anything you add in will taste great.   3 cups […]

Pancakes

Diner style pancakes, vegan style. 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt1 tsp ground cinnamon (optional)2 tsp canola oil for the pan1/2 cup water1-1 1/4 cups plain rice, almond, soy, cows, etc milk1 tsp vanilla extract2 tsp pure maple syrup Oil a large skillet and preheat over medium-high heat for about […]

Breakfast Veggie Chorizo

Vegan chorizo is’nt just for breakfast anymore! This does make a delish veggie breakfast burrito. Just mix up with hasbrowns, breakfast taters, refried or whole beans, cheese and salsa. When I make this I usually make it to stuff bell peppers with. I mix this up with 2 diced tomatoes, 1-2 diced serrano chili’s and […]