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29 September, 2016

Two Ways To Make Sprouted Black Eyed Beans Sundal

Two Ways To Make Sprouted Black Eyed Beans Sundal
Comments : 8 Posted in : Appetizer, Indian sweets, snack on by : apsara
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The Indian festival of Navaratri is here! I regularly make sprouted black eyed bean sundal during this time. Here is the way to prepare a sweet and a savory version of this protein-rich snack: Black eyed peas are one of the easiest beans to soak and sprout, next to mung beans. If you can get
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27 September, 2016

Catching ‘Em Young! A Kids’ Cooking Workshop

Catching ‘Em Young! A Kids’ Cooking Workshop
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Last weekend, I had a great opportunity to bring two of my passions in life- teaching and cooking together in one place. A few months ago I met Nisha Bansal, an ayurvedic practitioner at Exhale With Hope, our local wellness center. Nisha conducts workshops to spread awareness about Ayurveda and nutrition. She had planned a
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19 September, 2016

Ragi and Brown Rice Idli (Steamed Multigrain Savory Cake with Finger Millet)-Meatless Monday recipe

Ragi and Brown Rice Idli (Steamed Multigrain Savory Cake with Finger Millet)-Meatless Monday recipe
Comments : 10 Posted in : Breakfast, Easy lunch box recipes, Meatless Mondays, snack on by : apsara
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Idli, the ubiquitous south Indian   breakfast,  or evening tiffin/snack can be made healthier by substituting some of the white rice with whole grains. An excellent low glycemic index food for diabetics as well as weight watchers. If you worry about a poor digestive system sensitive to whole grains, this is an excellent choice as fermentation
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24 August, 2016

Shallow-fried Vella Seedai (Sweet Rice flour balls) for Krishna Janmashtami

Shallow-fried Vella Seedai (Sweet Rice flour balls) for Krishna Janmashtami
Comments : 4 Posted in : Appetizer, Indian sweets, snack on by : apsara
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It is Krishna Janmashtami, or the birthday of Lord Krishna tomorrow. I am here with an easy and healthy way to prepare his favorite sweet rice flour balls, shallow-fried with just a Paniyaram or Aebleskiver pan. Yes, and no compromise in taste! It is advisable to use only oils with a high smoke point for
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15 August, 2016

Bell pepper and Lemon Brown Rice for your Lunchbox- a Meatless Monday recipe

Bell pepper and Lemon Brown Rice for your Lunchbox- a Meatless Monday recipe
Comments : 6 Posted in : Easy lunch box recipes, Main course, Meatless Mondays on by : apsara
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As school reopens after summer break, the dilemma of what to pack in the lunch box begins.When Sonal of SimplyVegetarian 777 announced that she was doing a collective for lunch box ideas, I took this opportunity to put forth some ideas. We could always use more recipes for a good lunch, right? Something that is nutritious,
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12 August, 2016

Soft and Chewy Cranberry Almond Granola Bars (gluten-free, vegan)

Soft and Chewy Cranberry Almond Granola Bars (gluten-free, vegan)
Comments : 12 Posted in : Eggless cookies, snack on by : apsara
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It feels so good to be writing a recipe post again, after a long hiatus! I did not plan for the break to be this long… in fact I had “withdrawal symptoms” initially, but then life got so busy that I got used to not blogging after a few days. This summer has been a
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4 August, 2016

7 Quick and Healthy Summer Smoothie Recipes- Guest Post by Daisy Grace

7 Quick and Healthy Summer Smoothie Recipes- Guest Post by Daisy Grace
Comments : 9 Posted in : Appetizer, Smoothies on by : apsara
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  Hello, after a long break from blogging, I am back with another guest post! This is a great post by Daisy Grace, a health and beauty consultant working on behalf of consumerhealthdigest.com. She also blogs at My Health And Beauty Secrets. And the topic is just right for the summer time: 7 recipes for making
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18 May, 2016

15 Ways to Eat Better For Healthy Living- Guest Post by Katleen Brown

15 Ways to Eat Better For Healthy Living- Guest Post by Katleen Brown
Posted in : Guest Posts, Hot Topics on Health, Tips to make daily food healthy on by : apsara
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Here is the first guest post in my blog!!! I have been wanting to invite bloggers to write a guest post in my space for a some time now. Any article related to food (healthy, gluten free and vegetarian) or healthy living are welcome! Please contact me to publish your guest post.   So, when
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12 May, 2016

Kid’s Friendly Lettuce Wraps for Diabetes Friendly Thursdays

Kid’s Friendly Lettuce Wraps for Diabetes Friendly Thursdays
Comments : 24 Posted in : Appetizer, Diabetes Friendly Thursdays, Easy lunch box recipes, snack on by : apsara
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Creating Recipes with a Cause! I am a proud DFT blogger. To learn about DFT, click here! Celebrate the month of May with Team DFT, indulging on some delicious and hearty wraps that are diabetic friendly and weight watchers friendly. I have a delicious lettuce wrap that is even kid friendly, as it was well
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