Tag Archives: vegetarian

Quinoa Salad

This vegetarian and vegan quinoa salad recipe is surprisingly tasty and healthy! Though the recipe calls for cucumber, peppers, and tomatoes, feel free to experiment by adding different veggies such as zucchini, corn or even kale or spinach greens; there's really no wrong way to make a healthy quinoa salad! What You'll Need 4 cups  water instead 1 1/2…
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Why is important a yogic diet?

By Karla Garcia, LTY trainee 2016 When we begin practicing yoga it infuses not only to one part of your life, but your whole life. It is a whole life commitment to awareness, compassion, and attaining the union between your atman (your pure soul) and purusha (pure universal consciousness). One of the keys of a…
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Broccoli Pasta, Vegan and Gluten Free

By  Christina A. Demetre, LTY trainee/2016 You just got home from a crazy day. You're tired and starving. Your mind is at the point where you have zero interest in putting a ton of effort into making dinner. You also love broccoli, ok well maybe not, but I can eat it in probably every meal.…
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Why Vegan?

The Spiritual Side of Veganism/ Why Vegan as Taught by Lightrail Yoga Teacher Training There have been many times at work or with friends who offer me food that isn't vegan (a piece of birthday cake) and they tell me "Come on, just eat it don't be so strict on yourself" as if being vegan…
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Eating Mindfully

This week, one of our homework assignments was to take photos of at least one meal per day and describe it as Sattvic, Rajasic, Tamasic, or a combination. Over the years, I have dieted and tried countless tricks and gimmicks to lose weight, gain muscle, de-bloat, etc. I've tried counting macros, eating pescatarian, juice fasts,…
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Ahimsa Towards Our Planet

Choosing Organic This week, we were asked to be conscious about how we practice Ahimsa. Ahimsa is being kind to all living things on earth and showing compassion towards others. A part of Ahimsa is being one with nature. By showing respect to nature, it will show respect to you. This is why I choose…
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Warm Lentil Salad

Lentils are cheap, easy, high in protein, vegetarian, and vegan-friendly!!! Thi is a great vegan salad to make any time of the year. Lentils can be a bit too bland for some people’s palates, but they’re wonderful at absorbing other flavors. So combined with aromatic vegetables and herbs they’re a revelation. INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small leek, chopped…
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Rainbow Salad

Healthy eating doesn't have to be complicated, delicious and nutritious foods can be easy. My inspiration this week is the seven main chakras. Chakras are wheels of energy within the body and that the seven main chakras form a vertical column along the torso. Keeping the chakras open and balanced allows energy to flow freely and…
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Vegan Chocolate Cake with chocolate chips!

    This is a easy, fast, healthy and delicious vegan  chocolate  cake. You can eat with ice cream, jellies or creams. We had with vegan ice cream on the side, it was delicious!!!   You can also add your favorites fruits on the top! Enjoy!!! Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup white…
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Vegan Banana Bread

This is a delicious banana bread made by our lovely friend Hindy. Hindy has joined us in the Yoga Camping for 3 years and her Banana Bread, more popular as "Banana Cake" is already famous and expected!!! Thank you Hindy for  sharing with us your love, life and recipe.       VEGAN BANANA BREAD, by…
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“Zuna” Vegan Tuna Salad

We gave this cute name, "Zuna" to our Vegan Tuna Salad!!!  It is easy (healthy) delicious recipe!!! ENJOY!       Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas (a 15 oz can rinsed and drained) 1/4 cup vegan mayonnaise 1 medium carrot, peeled and very finely chopped 1 stalk celery, finely chopped 2 tablespoons sliced scallions,…
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Vegetarian Diet

  If you want to be a true Yogi, you have to do your best to live according to the Eight Limbs of Yoga; the first one being Yamas (Ethical Disciplines). These Ethical Disciplines include ”Ahimsa” (non-harming). Ahimsa means that we should all be kind to each other, feel compassion, not to harm anybody and…
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