Mindfully Eating Chocolate – Chocolate Meditation

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We have focused quite a bit on mindful cooking and preparing food mindfully. It’s time to focus a bit more on mindful eating. In mindful eating the key is connecting with your senses. Many traditions use nuts or fruit as the focus for a meditation on the senses of taste, smell and touch. But you can use any food at Read More …

Mindfully Opening to Sounds In The Kitchen

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This upcoming Monday we will focus on sounds in Mindful Eating and Cooking Magic. Meditation doesn’t require silence, and we will mindfully prepare my Easter beverage Carrot Lemonade to get to a state where there is no such thing as an intrusive noise. Carrot Lemonade Serves 6 Ingredients 1 pound carrots, cut into chunks 2 cups water 2 lemons juiced Read More …

Cooking Meditation: Red Wine Spaghetti with Walnuts and Parmigiano-Reggiano

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This upcoming Monday we are going to be cooking a main course, Red Wine Spaghetti with Walnuts and Parmigiano-Reggiano. I posted this recipe last month for Valentine’s Day, but I want to do a Mindful Cooking Meditation with it because this dish is so sensual that when you mindfully prepare it, you will feel like Dionysus himself has come to Read More …

Mindful Eating & Cooking Magic: Chamomile Tea Meditation

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On Monday, we will have a guided tea meditation for Mindful Eating and Cooking Magic. The ritual of tea involves everything from preparing the tea to finishing it and cleaning up. I think tea is one of the best choices to practice mindful eating and naturally sitting with calmness. You can use any kind of tea you prefer to follow Read More …

Mindful Baking: Chocolate Sour Cream Cupcakes with Chocolate Ganache Topping

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We are kick starting the first episode of Mindful Cooking & Eating Magic with Mindful Baking. Baking in itself can be a therapeutic experience when you allow yourself sensory experience possibiites… touch…tase..smell… that release feel-good endorhins.  Baking Mindfully creates space in the mind and calmness. In this episode you will be guided through baking Chocolate Sour Cream Cupcakes with Chocolate Ganache Topping Read More …

Mindful Eating & Cooking Magic

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In my last post I hinted at a new project. With my resolution towards wellness, I realize that this year I have been concentrating quite a bit on mindfulness and its marriage with food. The art of mindfulness can transform our food abundant, diet obsessed culture – and renew our sense of pleasure, appreciation, and satisfaction with eating. A growing Read More …