Category Archives: Healthy

PENNE PASTA IN HEALTHY WHITE SAUCE WITH LEMON BASIL
PENNE PASTA IN HEALTHY WHITE SAUCE WITH LEMON BASIL

In this penne pasta dish the traditional Béchamel sauce has been given a make over. It tastes the same as the original sauce but does neither use butter, nor cream, nor cheese like the original white sauce. This means you can have this pasta everyday and that too guilt free. Also by infusing lemon basil […]

Mediterranean Quinoa Risotto
Mediterranean Quinoa Risotto

This dish has the satisfying taste and creaminess of traditional risotto, but is lighter and much healthier. Now, I know that risotto made with arborio rice and heaps of cheese cannot be beat–I mean come on, it’s outrageously good. But I promise you that my version is no less tasty and is a mighty contender. […]

Grilled Rainbow Potato Salad
Grilled Rainbow Potato Salad

A no-mayo, potluck-friendly potato salad chock full of colorful spuds and vegetables, for the best side dish at the BBQ. Shhh…it’s vegan, too.

Sherry Baked Chicken Sausage with Thyme Potatoes
Sherry Baked Chicken Sausage with Thyme Potatoes

This is a no-fuss recipe that takes less than 25 minutes from start to finish, and almost all of that time is inactive as the sausage bakes in a deeply flavored bath of sherry wine, butter, garlic, sweet onion, and fresh thyme. Alongside the sausage, some of the cherry tomatoes will consequently burst and share […]

Spicy Watermelon
Spicy Watermelon

Spicy watermelon – an alternate go using melon fruit. Getting bored with usual smoothies and drinks? Give this spicy try. Red melons tossed in spices and drizzled with lemon.

Baked Sweet Potatoes with Cannellinis and Baby Spinach
Baked Sweet Potatoes with Cannellinis and Baby Spinach

Baked Sweet Potatoes with Cannellinis and Baby Spinach is dinner made on one sheet pan. With sweet (potatoes and raisins), salty (capers), creamy (cannellini beans), tangy (lemon juice) and herbaceous (herbes de Provence, spinach), this is a satisfying meal on many levels. That it is also vegan is also a definite plus!

Light Avocado  Mayonnaise
Light Avocado Mayonnaise

A light and smooth avocado sauce flavoured with an hint of garlic. Perfect with fish, eggs or vegan sandwiches!

Millet Nutella Pudding
Millet Nutella Pudding

Finger Millet Flour or Raagi ,a highly nutritious cereal loaded with calcium, proteins, iron and other minerals.A special amino acid, Tryptophan present in Ragi helps in curbing appetite ,so its an ideal cereal for weight-loss. In summer they prepare Ragi malt ,a natural energy drink that helps keep the body energized and satiated throughout the […]

Vanilla almond milk
Vanilla almond milk

If you only tried almond milk with some pre made store bought one, you really have to try to make your own. It is really simple and the taste has nothing to do with what you had before. Just pre soak your almonds the night before and make it in the morning.

Spelt Italian Flatbread
Spelt Italian Flatbread

Whole spelt Piadina, a light and crispy traditional Italian flatbread with a healthy twist! It takes only a few minutes to cook!

Amla Juice
Amla Juice

Amla Juice, a healthy coolant to quench heat.

caprese flatbread
Caprese Flatbreads

Delicious Italian flatbreads filled with fresh Caprese salad… Easy to make and perfect for this season!

Health Mix Laddu
Health Mix Laddu

Health Mix Laddu , a healthier and tasty Indian sweet. It will take less time and less ingredient to make this laddoo. Get the recipe! Health Mix Laddu

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Crepes with Swiss chard and borage filling

An elegant gluten-free dish packed with fibre and full of flavours! Inspired by Genoese traditional recipes. (with buckwheat crepes) Get the Recipe: Crepes with Swiss chard and borage filling

Salty Spicy Roasted Cauliflower Snacks
Salty Spicy Roasted Cauliflower Snacks

This is one of my favorite snacks (or side dishes, but I will seriously roast up a pan of these and eat them as snacks over a few days.) You really can’t beat them for a healthy alternative to salty snack foods. And they are Paleo, Vegan, & Gluten Free, so most anyone can eat […]

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Diet Tokri chaat

This Diet Tokri chaat is a healthy option for snack. It is packed with nutrition and its seriously satisfying to your taste buds. Ingredients: Ingredients: 6 slices of Brown Bread. 1/4tsp chilli flakes,oregano and chaat masala. For Filling: 1 cup moong sprouts- boiled 1/2 cup onion chopped finely 1/2 cup cucumber chopped finely 1/2 cup […]

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

My husband and I live near Houston in Texas, and we’ve discovered a new restaurant chain, Gino’s East Chicago Deep Dish Pizzeria, that’s recently opened a couple of locations in our area. We love the pizza, but they have one of the most unusual (and delicious) dishes I’ve ever seen listed as an “Appetizer”… They […]

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Apple Pie Smoothie

A truly special apple pie smoothie to make you feel utterly spoiled! But don’t take my word for it, give it a try! (vegan and high in fibre) Get the Recipe: Apple Pie Smoothie

fish recipes
Nethili Karuvadu thokku

Its a healthy recipe and it is good go for rice and flat breads From the original site: Dried fish is nutrient rich one. But I hope it’s not a favourite for many of us. Is it the reason of its pungent smell? Yes may be But we can make delicious recipes using dried fish […]

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Pear and gorgonzola risotto

A deliciously delicate risotto with pear and gorgonzola. (gluten-free, no oil, no butter) Get the Recipe: Pear and gorgonzola risotto

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Easy spinach flan

This spinach flan is a family favourite! Easy, quite quick to prepare and so tasty!!! (gluten-free, vegetarian) Get the Recipe: Easy spinach flan

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Indian Spiced Eggplant

I love Indian food!  The flavors are always interesting and most times it’s prepared in a healthy way.  In fact, one Indian spice that’s usually included is Turmeric, known for it’s anti-inflammation properties.  The active ingredient in Turmeric is curcumin and scientists are discovering that it is beneficial in the treatment of many different health […]