Cooking & Nutrition

  • How to Make Kale Salad, Kripalu Style

    Kripalu Executive Chef Jeremy Rock Smith demonstrates how to make this popular and nutritious all-seasons recipe.

  • Why Sugar Is a Drug

    Dr. Lisa B. Nelson, Director of Medical Education at Kripalu, talks about the impact sugar has on our bodies and the benefits of cutting down on added sugar.

  • Easy Tuscan Bean Recipe

    Executive Chef Jeremy Rock Smith demonstrates an easy Italian-style bean dish packed with veggies and flavored with citrus, rosemary, and sage.

  • How to Make Your Own Ghee

    Erin Casperson demonstrates the process for making ghee—clarified butter, used in many Ayurvedic recipes—and explains how it can enhance your meals.

  • How to Make Kitchari

    Erin Casperson and Lauren Gernady demonstrate how to cook this classic Ayurvedic rice-and-bean dish, and explain its health benefits.

  • How to Make Green Soup

    Erin Casperson shares the recipe and the benefits of this delicious soup, which is simple to make and easy to digest.

  • Spice Blends to Enhance Your Meals

    Learn how to mix up your own specialized spice blends with Erin Casperson and Lauren Gernady.

  • Make Your Own Ayurvedic Face Wash

    Lauren Gernady and Erin Casperson demonstrate how to make an easy Ayurvedic face wash or mask.