Vegetarian Cooking for Health and Vitality

Welcome to Vegetarian Cooking for Health and Vitality

Offered in partnership with The Expanding Light Retreat


Introduction To Yogic Diet And Proper Eating with Nayaswami Diksha

Vegetarian Cooking for Health and Vitality is an online course offered in partnership with the Expanding Light Retreat at Ananda Village. The Expanding Light Retreat has a long tradition of cooking healthy, fresh, low fat, and highly nutritious meals for our guests for over 40 years. Nayaswami Diksha, along with guest chefs such as Nayaswamis Devi and Maria, Jake Fuentes, Koral Ilgun and many others offer a complete Vegetarian Cooking Program.

Options for enrollment:

1-Year Subscription - list price $169.90 - enroll now for $65.90
or Seasonal 3-Month Enrollment - list price $59.90 - enroll now for $29.00
(per 3-month subscription) with links below:

3-Month Fall Season

3-Month Winter Season

3-Month Spring Season

3-Month Summer Season

Included in the 1-Year Enrollment:
access for 12 months

Cooking Basics (47 videos, articles and recipes)
  • Cooking Grains gluten and gluten free
  • Cooking Beans, Peas, and Lentils
  • Cooking Vegetables
  • Cooking Tofu and Tempeh
  • Cooking with Nuts and Seeds
  • Simple Flavorings, Sauces, and Dressings
  • Use of Knives in Cutting Vegetables
Four Seasons Meals & Specials (8 meals plus 3 or more specials per season - with video, articles and recipes)
  • Fall Meals (includes Thanksgiving and Christmas Menus, and Healthy Teas)
  • Winter Meals (includes Indian Menu, Yeasted and Quick Breads, Indian Samosas, and Indian Carrot Desert)
  • Spring Meals (includes Easter Menu, Gluten-free Desserts, Turkish Baklava, Sprouts, and Pizza )
  • Summer Meals (includes 4th of July Menu, Smoothies, Drinks, and Summer Salads)
Bonus Discounts
  • 15% discount on ANY $50 or higher purchases in the Ananda Online Boutique
  • 25% off Diksha's new cook book based on this series when it comes out

Included in the 3-Month Enrollments:
access for 3 months

  • Cooking Basics (as listed above)
  • Seasonal Meals (8 meals plus specials for season listed above - with video, articles and recipes)

DikshaNayaswami Diksha, a native Israeli, has studied diet, nutrition, and vegetarian cooking for over 30 years—including macrobiotic, vegan, raw foods, and Ayurveda cooking. During her years managing The Expanding Light kitchen, she perfected the style of cooking you will see on this show—healthy, balanced, colorful, original, mostly vegan, and above all, truly delicious. She has written two vegetarian cookbooks, Global Kitchen and Vegetarian Cooking for Starters, and is working on a third: Vegetarian Cooking and Ayurveda. Diksha, an Ananda minister and yoga and meditation instructor, is a born teacher, as well as an artist. You will see how these talents enhance her extraordinary cooking show!
Read Diksha's Journey to Vegetarian Cooking

This course is not intended for medical advice. Please consult with your doctor for specific dietary needs.
Last modified: Friday, October 28, 2016, 2:09 PM