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Ghee (clarified butter)

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Ghee is clarified butter. The milk solids and impurities are removed. It is a healthful, pure, protein. Use as you would butter or cooking oil. To make Ghee, simmer unsalted butter over the lowest heat for approximately 30 minutes. (Keep an eye on it, since it tends to burn easily. If it starts to turn brown, it is burning.) A white foam separates from the yellow Ghee. Skim off all the white...

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Kitchery Mono Picture Diary

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Kitchery Mono Picture Diary

A glimpse of the variety of meals during the Mono-Kitchery diet. “Within just a couple of days on a simple diet of mung beans and rice, the chemistry of the blood changes, the organs and tissues are allowed to restore from the chronic stress of dietary excess or deficiency, the body becomes energized, the stomach satisfied, and the mind crystal clear.” – Yogi Bhajan...

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Me on Mono-diet (1)

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Me on Mono-diet (1)

It’s the 5th day, another 35 to go! With a strong curiosity I commited myself to the Kitchery Mono-diet for 40 days. Wahey! Fasting is a very powerful tool for healing and strengthening the body; and is more than just the absence of food. A way to easily detoxify your system and use food as medicine is to follow a so-called monodiet. In a mono-diet, you eat only one food or food combinations for...

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Kitchery (Mung Beans & Rice with Vegetables)

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Kitchery (Mung Beans & Rice with Vegetables)

A perfectly balanced protein dish, easy to digest, and very satisfying. Good any time of the year! Makes 4 servings.                 4 – 1/2 cups (1.25 L) water 1/2 cup (250 ml) mung beans 1/2 cup (250 ml) basmati rice 1/4 cup (125 ml) ginger root, finely minced 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 cups chopped vegetables 2 Tablespoons (40 ml)...

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