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Watermelon and feta cheese salad!

Watermelon and feta cheese salad!

I love feta cheese. I add it to most of my salads. Salty and sharp feta compliments sweet watermelon well. Sour onions add a beautiful crunch and fresh mint leaves add a lovely flavor and make all the ingredients come alive. A simple greek salad which is both sweet and savory and sure to make you happy with its flavors. Ingredients: Watermelon Feta cheese Onions Lemon juice Mint leaves Black pepper powder Ext…

Beetroot Flat Bread

Beetroot Flat Bread

Once I made these parathas, the crispy outside and the yummy overall flavour took me by surprise. The texture of the beetroot added to the joy. It really did. It was part of our sunday evening meal. Accompanied with spicy green gram masala, it was well received. Get the Recipe: Beetroot Flat Bread

Soyabean Pulao

Soyabean Pulao

Soyabean is a versatile food not just because of it health benefits but also for its effect on stomach once it is consumed. Traditional Indian food is usually high in protein. The protein is needed for building muscle which in turn gives one more strength etc. Soyabean is a great source of protein. Get the Recipe: Soyabean Pulao

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…

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