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Christel came up with this variation on a bean burger and it's become a favorite of hers. These little burgers keep well and can even be used as "travel food."

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Barbara S. in Vancouver, Washington, is joining our email circle this time. Welcome, Barbara!

Let's celebrate apple season --- here is a delicious Raspberry Apple Pie I discovered recently. The raspberries add extra spark and the crust is a wonderful blend of almonds, maple syrup, and brown rice flour --- very special: Raspberry Apple Pie

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Raspberry Apple Pie

A wonderful tart-sweet variation on apple pie. The original recipe had sugar but I left it out and really liked it this way!

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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.