Category Archives: Healthy

Amla Juice
Amla Juice

Amla Juice, a healthy coolant to quench heat.

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Caprese Flatbreads

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

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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

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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 […]

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How to Make Homemade Yogurt

Yogurt is a staple around our house – vanilla yogurt is one of the picky child’s favorite foods, and I’m a big fan of thick and creamy plain Greek yogurt. Yogurt is one of those foods that’s quite easy to make at home, but rarely attempted.  You don’t need a yogurt maker (although I think […]

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Healthy Pan-seared Salmon Salad with Himalayan Crystal Salt

I paired my salmon fillets with some fresh garden greens, cherry tomatoes, sunflower seeds, and French mustard, then drizzled a mix of lemon zest dressing with mint leaves. Don’t you just love the colours of this Healthy Pan-seared Salmon Salad with Himalayan Crystal Salt? Get the Recipe: Healthy Pan-seared Salmon Salad with Himalayan Crystal Salt

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Basil pesto

Basil pesto. Made from fresh basil leaves, this aromatic classic Italian sauce is a perfect accompaniment to pasta, bread, salad, risotto, pizza, rice noodles. There is so much you can do with it. I always keep a batch of it in my fridge. Get the Recipe: Basil pesto

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Lapsi (Broken wheat porridge with jaggery)

Nutty broken wheat cooked with jaggery (healthier substitute of sugar) makes for a wholesome and healthy breakfast. It keeps you energized all day. Get the Recipe: Lapsi (Broken wheat porridge with jaggery)

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Grilled Vegetable Panini

Grilled Vegetable Panini loaded with zucchini, bell peppers and red onion. Topped with mozzarella and an Italian herb olive oil spread. Get the Recipe: Grilled Vegetable Panini

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Classic Greek Salad

Crunchy vegetables paired with tangy feta cheese makes for a robust salad! Get the Recipe: Classic Greek Salad

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Sweet Potato Mini Tarts

So the Fall Entertaining Season begins!  I adapted this from my full sized sweet potato casserole with cranberry-macadamia topping .  It’s a great party dessert / appetizer.   Here’s how you make the Tartlet Shells… they were very easy and inexpensive to make, but if you’re pressed for time, you can use any type of pre-made […]

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Som Tam- Thai Raw papaya salad

I am a sucker for Thai food . I got to experience authentic Thai cuisine when I visited Bangkok a year back. There I discovered dishes like Som tam, Tom kha, Pad thai, Stir-fried veggies, Tom-yum soup and fell in love with Thai cuisine. Thai food is also supposed to be the healthiest cuisine in […]

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Carrot salad- South Indian style!

Spicy and sweet south-indian carrot salad which is sure to become your favorite lunch accompaniment. Get the Recipe: Carrot salad- South Indian style!

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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 […]

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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