The Kripalu Kitchen (Hardcover)

Nourishing Food for Body and Soul

By Jeremy Rock Smith, David Joachim

Ballantine Books, 9780525620815, 368pp.

Publication Date: April 16, 2019

List Price: 35.00*
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Description

A lavishly illustrated cookbook featuring 125 delicious, easy-to-prepare, revitalizing, and detoxifying recipes from the executive chef at North America’s largest yoga-based healing and education center

NAMED ONE OF THE “NEW COOKBOOKS TO BUY THIS SPRING” BY EPICURIOUS • “An eminently useful resource for those looking to expand their repertoire of healthy dishes.”—Publishers Weekly

The Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, nestled in the Berkshire mountains of western Massachusetts, attracts more than fifty thousand people a year. Guests flock there not only to deepen their yoga practice but also to experience the healing power of its famously delicious food. Now you can bring Kripalu’s most popular dishes to your own table.

Kripalu’s longtime and popular executive chef, Jeremy Rock Smith, embraces a mindful approach to eating and a seasonal approach to cooking. In The Kripalu Kitchen, he offers 125 easy-to-follow mouthwatering recipes, dozens of variations, and countless smart eating strategies designed for a variety of dietary preferences—from vegan and vegetarian to gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, and sugar-free. The 5-ingredient and 30-minute recipes ensure that even the busiest of us can enjoy this phenomenal food. Inside you’ll discover

Bountiful breakfasts: from Coconut French Toast with Thai Ginger Maple Syrup to Vegan Ginger Scones
• Restorative preparations: from Kripalu’s famed Morning Broth to the traditional south Indian porridge Upma
• Satisfying suppers: from Linguine with Pumpkin Sage “Alfredo” and Kale Pesto to Mushroom Cheesesteaks
• Decadent desserts: from Gluten-Free Salted Double Chocolate Chip Cookies to Gluten-Free Whole-Grain Vegan Brownies to Gluten-Free Vegan Swami Kripalu Birthday Cake

Honoring the wisdom of Ayurvedic healing practices, The Kripalu Kitchen also includes a simple test to determine your personal nutrition profile, or dosha, and every recipe is marked to guide you toward the optimal diet for your type. More than just a healthy cookbook, The Kripalu Kitchen will revitalize your body and nourish your soul.


About the Author

Jeremy Rock Smith is the executive chef at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. In addition to overseeing all food service there, he leads weekly cooking demos and frequent immersive food and nutrition programs for guests. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and a faculty member of the Food as Medicine program at the Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, D.C., Rock Smith is a frequent guest chef and presenter on health and cooking for a variety of events around the country. His articles and recipes have been featured in a wide range of publications, including the Food Network blog, Vegetarian Times, Yoga Journal, and Boston magazine. He lives with his fam­ily in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts.

David Joachim has developed and edited thousands of recipes and authored or collaborated on nearly fifty cookbooks, including the IACP Award-winning The Science of Good Food with Andrew Schloss and A Man, a Can, a Plana series of healthy cookbooks that has sold more than one million copies. The co-owner of Chef Salt, a line of artisanal seasonings that features unrefined salts from around the world, Joachim lives near Philadelphia.


Praise For The Kripalu Kitchen: Nourishing Food for Body and Soul

“Ingredients for most dishes are easily sourced, and Smith’s clear instructions, along with suggestions for make-ahead components, make this an eminently useful resource for those looking to expand their repertoire of healthy dishes.”—Publishers Weekly

“Spanning breakfast through dessert and including juices, teas, and tonics, the book welcomes cooks no matter where they are on their wellness—or culinary—journey.”Health Magazine

“The Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health is renowned in wellness circles as a place of healing of body, mind, and spirit, and now, with executive chef Jeremy Rock Smith’s new cookbook, you can take a piece of the magic into your home with you. . . . The recipes are easy enough for home cooks, relying on spices for bold, interesting flavor profiles.”—Mind Body Green