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What about carbs?

Should we worry about carbohydrates? This article delves into the question, explains just what carbs are, and details the history of the low-carb trend. I found it very interesting and eye-opening: https://www.forksoverknives.com/are-carbs-bad-science-against-low-carb-d...

Newest Recipes

  • Banana Blueberry Bars, added 5 days ago
    Moist and delicious bars made of all good things.
  • Carrot Cake (GF), added 3 weeks ago
    A moist and delicious carrot cake with an optional cashew-yogurt frosting.
  • Caribbean Rice, added 1 month ago
    A colorful combination of rice, beans, squash and chard with curry flavors.
  • Coconut Chickpea Corn Chowder, added 1 month ago
    A delicious corn chowder made with leeks, sweet peppers and coconut. The chickpeas make it so hearty, it is practically a meal in itself.

Recipe of the Week

Banana Blueberry Bars

Moist and delicious bars made of all good things.

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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.