Yoga Journal

SLOW FOOD

I FIND COOKING TO BE A SOULFUL, meaningful practice, but that doesn’t mean I always want to spend hours in the kitchen just to enjoy a wholesome meal. Using a slow cooker is one of the best ways to enjoy more delicious, healthy foods with minimal effort. I love to pop ingredients into my slow cooker and then go run an errand or spend an hour on my yoga mat, knowing that I’ll return to an amazing, nutrient-dense meal.

One of the first dishes that I made in a slow cooker with my Granny when I was a kid was

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