The mango is a juicy stone fruit belonging to the genus Mangifera, consisting of numerous tropical fruiting trees, cultivated mostly for edible fruit. The majority of these species are found in nature as wild mangoes. When using mangoes in a recipe, look for ripe mangoes that yield easily to the touch, because they will have […]
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Buddha’s Fasting Experience
Buddha spoke highly of fasting and said that during his fasts, “My soul becomes brighter, my spirit, more alive in wisdom and truth.” Buddha’s fasting experience played a central role in formation of Buddhism. Around 500 B.C.E., Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) left his affluent family in search of enlightenment. Siddhartha believed that desire was the root […]
Let Them Eat Vegan!
Let Them Eat Vegan!: 200 Deliciously Satisfying Plant-Powered Recipes for the Whole Family is a user-friendly, family friendly positive cookbook with recipes that should appeal to all age ranges and varied palates.It’s a great place to start if you’re just getting into veganism. Burton breaks everything down into very simple terms in the introduction. There’s […]