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Here are two more recipes from our January potluck in Portland, Chelsea's delicious Aloo Gobhi ...http://mindfulcooking.org/recipes/aloo-gobhi ... and for dessert, Erin's Peanut Butter Oat Quinoa Cookies ---- yummm! Peanut Butter Oat Quinoa Cookies...

Newest Recipes

  • Aloo Gobhi, added 5 days ago
    Chelsea brought this delicious dish to the January, 2017 potluck in Portland.
  • Tofu Nuggets or Cutlets, added 5 days ago
    An easy way to flavor tofu to enjoy on its own or add to any recipe.
  • Raw Apple Buckwheat Granola, added 5 days ago
    A tasty granola that happens to be free of gluten, oil, and sugar! Have it for breakfast or cut it into snack bars for any time.
  • Peanut Butter Oat Quinoa Cookies, added 1 week ago
    Erin brought these yummy cookies to the January, 2017 potluck in Portland.

Recipe of the Week

Aloo Gobhi

Chelsea brought this delicious dish to the January, 2017 potluck in Portland.

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The Five Contemplations

Our Summer 2016 Potluck — Portland, Oregon, USA

The Contemplations are spoken before meals in the Order of Interbeing:

  • This food is a gift of the earth, the sky, numerous living beings, and much hard and loving work.
  • May we eat with mindfulness and gratitude so as to be worthy to receive this food.
  • May we recognize and transform unwholesome mental formations, especially our greed and learn to eat with moderation.
  • May we keep our compassion alive by eating in such a way that reduces the suffering of living beings, stops contributing to climate change, and heals and preserves our precious planet.
  • We accept this food so that we may nurture our brotherhood and sisterhood, build our sangha [community], and nourish our ideal of serving all living beings.

These principles guide our mission on this website: to facilitate cooking and eating with mindfulness in such a way that we help to reduce the suffering of living beings, preserve our planet, and reverse the process of global warming.