kitcheri

kitcheri

  With prayer and fasting in the Lenten spring, the Christian clears the self’s soil of stony sin and makes rooms within for the birth within of the pierced heart and bleeding  flesh of Jesus.  “A new heart I will give you and a new spirit I will put within you and I will remove from your body the heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh” (Ezekiel 36:26)  Our love and labor along with God’s grace can make even...

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Lenten red lentil dahl

Lenten red lentil dahl

  This is one of my favorite recipes, both during Lent and throughout the year.  It is simple to make, tastes great and everyone loves it.  Serve the red lentil dahl over brown rice, with some warmed whole wheat naan,  and you have an easy weeknight meal that only tastes better as a leftover. Ginger is a spice which is very healthy for the stomach, and it has a peppery bite to it.  Try to use fresh ginger and grate it with a microplane grater...

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homemade hummus

homemade hummus

No matter how many different varieties of hummus there are on the market, your own will taste better than all of them.  People always ask for this hummus recipe, so it’s written down here for all.   This is a basic recipe, and you can make it your own by adding roasted red peppers, ground olives, roasted eggplant or caramelized onions.  This is a garlicky recipe.  You can reduce the amount of garlic to your taste. Ingredients 2 cups...

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