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Watermelon Cucumber Detox

Watermelon Cucumber Detox

Refreshing and Crisp tasting drink which serves as a detox too. From the original site: Here comes the “Long Weekend” and this surely is a huge one being 4th of July (Independence Day in USA)…..All we can think about is Partying with friends n family, Lots of Food, Tons of Drinks and off-course our Fav – BBQ’s :) After me planning all the above, I realized that by the end of the…

Kale Stir Fry

Kale Stir Fry

I like to cook healthy food for my family. I recently came across kale and found that it is one of the most nutritious vegetables. It is high in fibers, Iron, Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Vitamin C etc. and the list goes on. It has cholesterol lowering benefits as well. I found stir frying is one of the easiest and tastiest ways to cook kale. Get the Recipe: Kale Stir Fry

How to De-seed and Juice a Pomegranate

How to De-seed and Juice a Pomegranate

Pomegranate juice is made from the fruit of the Pomegranate. It is used in cooking both as a fresh juice and as a concentrated syrup. Get the Recipe: Pomegranate Chilly juice

Three Beans Salad

Three Beans Salad

Beans are powerhouse of protein and have significant amount of soluble fiber, which is helpful in keeping blood cholesterol low. In India, beans are an integral part of our daily diet but we always prefer them in spicy curries along with rice or chapatti, till recently for me also beans means Rajma Masala or Lobia Curry, I never explored any other option of including beans in my diet. Ingredients: ⅓ Cup Red K…

Vanilla Almond Butter Bars

Vanilla Almond Butter Bars

Creamy almond butter and vanilla are the inspiration for these no-bake bars. With only a handful of ingredients they’re quick, easy and perfect for satisfying a sweet tooth (not to mention they’re actually pretty healthy too). Ingredients: *1 cup creamy or chunky almond butter *1 cup of honey *2 cups of whole grain oats (either quick or rolled will work fine) *1 cup Honey Bunches of Oats with…

Apple - Sprout Salad

Apple – Sprout Salad

Sprouts are the best way to consume legumes in a healthy manner, a fistful of sprouts in salads increases nutritional values of salad, with each bite tons of Vitamins and Proteins entering our body. The whole process of Sprouting turns legumes and grains into living plants with more vitamins, such as Vitamin C, B and carotene. It also helps the absorption of minerals. All across the globe variety kind of pu…

Grilled stuffed zucchinis

Grilled stuffed zucchinis

It is a great alternative to the ground meat version my mom used to make when I was a kid! Ingredients: 6 zucchinis 1 cup (250ml) of organic red lentils 1 1/2 cup (375ml) of water 1 cup (250ml) of cooked organic rice 1/2 cup (125ml) of organic raisins 1 tsp. (5ml) of curry powder 2 tbsp. (30ml) of nutritional yeast Salt and pepper Olive oil Instructions: In a small pot, put your lentils in salty water and cook them f…

Coconut Okra

Coconut Okra

“Vegetarians, and their Hezbollah-like splinter faction, the vegans … are the enemy of everything good and decent in the human spirit.” ― Anthony Bourdain, Kitchen Confidential I’m going to forgive Anthony Bourdain his hatred of vegetarians because he’s so good looking and because people with a sense of humour are so easy to forgive. Mostly because he’s so good looking. Mov…

Kale-a-palooza Salad

Kale-a-palooza Salad

I created this salad for a Food Blogger Los Angeles meeting called Kale-a palooza. We all brought kale dishes to our meeting. Kale is one of the healthiest, most nutrient-dense veggies on the planet. This holds up well as leftovers, too. From the original site: And so was born Kale-a-palooza Salad, a fitting main dish repast for any lunch or dinner when I want to feel like I’m eating cleaner than usual. Get th…

Breakfast Banana Loaf

Breakfast Banana Loaf

“Baking is like washing–the results are equally temporary.” ― Patricia Briggs A moist, spicy, nutty bread to uplift the gloomiest winter breakfast. If you don’t have a loaf tin you can always bake it as a cake and cut out slabs in the sizes you want. Try to use overripe bananas, yes the ones with the black spots and smudgy bits (not completely decomposed though obviously). Bananas that have see…

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