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12 November, 2015

DFT Makes A Comeback!

DFT Makes A Comeback!
Comments : 5 Posted in : Diabetes Friendly Thursdays on by : apsara
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  DFT is back and back with a bang! We couldn’t have chosen a better month for the come back, other than NOVEMBER!! The American Diabetes Association observes Diabetes Month every November. Raising awareness of this ever-growing disease is one of the main efforts behind the mission of the Association. American Diabetes Month® (ADM) is
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9 November, 2015

Okkarai, a 5-ingredient Sweet Dish for Diwali and Meatless Mondays (gluten-free, vegan)

Okkarai, a 5-ingredient Sweet Dish for Diwali and Meatless Mondays (gluten-free, vegan)
Comments : 6 Posted in : Desserts, Indian sweets, Meatless Mondays, snack on by : apsara
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Here’s a healthy snack that I made for Diwali this year! Tagging this to Meatless Monday, the initiative to eat more vegetarian meals. Flourless, no deep-frying, just steam cooked lentil cakes mixed with jaggery or unrefined sugar. I learned this recipe from my mother-in-law this summer and we all fell in love with it. You
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29 October, 2015

Halloween Fun Treat Pops For Your Party

Halloween Fun Treat Pops For Your Party
Comments : 10 Posted in : snack on by : apsara
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Only when kids are small, Halloween is fun to celebrate, isn’t it? I made these Halloween Treat Pops on a whim and my kids enjoyed them with friends. Grape Ghost Faces: These are just grapes decorated on one side with vegan cream cheese frosting (vegan cream cheese and powdered raw sugar) and mini Chocolate chips.
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21 October, 2015

Recipes and Ideas To Make Fruits and Veggies the Star of Your Plate

Recipes and Ideas To Make Fruits and Veggies the Star of Your Plate
Comments : 3 Posted in : Meatless Mondays, Tips to make daily food healthy on by : apsara
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October 24 is FOOD DAY! I am participating in this huge event through the Meatless Monday program. The focus for Food Day 2015 is, Toward a Greener Diet. It’s focused on raising awareness about the critical importance of eating less meat and enjoying more whole plant-based foods as a way to become healthier and to help animals
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2 October, 2015

The Leaky Gut, Immunity And More on the Gluten Issue

The Leaky Gut, Immunity And More on the Gluten Issue
Comments : 11 Posted in : Hot Topics on Health on by : apsara
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A post I’m taking to Fiesta Friday #88, after a long break from attending their parties. Thank you Angie, and co-hosts Julie and Liz! Also sharing at the Plant Based Blog Hop #64.  Thank you for the opportunity, Deborah. Forgive me if I get too technical in this post, but I’ll keep it as simple
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1 October, 2015

Healthy Snack Ideas from my blog For A Tailgate Party!

Healthy Snack Ideas from my blog For A Tailgate Party!
Comments : 13 Posted in : snack on by : apsara

I thought of posting some healthy snack recipes from my blog, some inspiration for newer readers: Guilt Free Cookies and Sweet Treats to pack for your party:   Chocolate Energy Bars With Superfoods Honey Sweetened Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies  Allergy Free Chocolate Chip Cookies Two Ingredient Cashew Pistachio Cookies  Whole Wheat Cinnamon Honey Graham Crackers 
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23 September, 2015

Gongura leaves Chutney or Thuvaiyal with A Healthy Tip! – DFT

Gongura leaves Chutney or Thuvaiyal with A Healthy Tip! – DFT
Comments : 11 Posted in : chutneys, side dish on by : apsara
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Creating recipes for a cause!  To learn about DFT, read this link. To view more DFT recipes, Click here! DFT is not only diabetic friendly but has stepped up to go “GLUTEN FREE” also this time! Enjoy the Gluten free diabetic friendly recipes from the DFT Bunch!! Gongura or Red Sorrel is a culinary herb  widely
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17 September, 2015

Mung Sprouts Salad On YouTube Video and As A Cooking Contest Award Winner!

Mung Sprouts Salad On YouTube Video and As A Cooking Contest Award Winner!
Comments : 8 Posted in : Appetizer, sprouting on by : apsara
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This is a good week for my Mung Sprouts Salad recipe! It has been featured in an Aum Cuisine You Tube video and it also won my daughter the first place in a kid’s cooking competition at our local Ganesh Utsav celebrations!  In the picture above is a recipe that can be prepared by children,
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9 September, 2015

Brown Rice Khichdi – A Single Pot Meal for Diabetes Friendly Thursdays

Brown Rice Khichdi – A  Single Pot Meal for Diabetes Friendly Thursdays
Comments : 25 Posted in : Diabetes Friendly Thursdays, Main course on by : apsara
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I am a proud DFT blogger. To learn about DFT, read this link. To view more DFT recipes, Click here! This week, DFT goes easy and cooks a one pot meal for you!! Khichdi is an Indian one-pot meal made with rice and lentils. Most often, rice is paired with mung lentils and cooked along
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