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16 December, 2015

Easy Savory or Masala Granola For Diabetes Friendly Thursdays

Easy Savory or Masala Granola For Diabetes Friendly Thursdays
Comments : 7 Posted in : Appetizer, Diabetes Friendly Thursdays, Gluten free baking, 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 this Holiday Season with Team DFT with some figure fitting, weight watchers and Diabetes Friendly Recipes! Who says granola has to be super sweet or even sweet? And who says you have to eat it only for
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3 December, 2015

Why Vegetarians and Vegans May NEED Vitamin B-12 Supplements

Why Vegetarians and Vegans May NEED Vitamin B-12 Supplements
Comments : 6 Posted in : Hot Topics on Health, Tips to make daily food healthy on by : apsara
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We often hear stories like: “I took my B-vitamins and got a lot of energy that kept me going throughout the day.” There is a lot of truth in it. Read to find out about a very important B vitamin that you may be missing! Sharing this post at Angie’s Fiesta Friday #97 co-hosted by
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1 December, 2015

Cranberry Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

Cranberry Vinaigrette Salad Dressing
Comments : 6 Posted in : Appetizer, Meatless Mondays, Uncategorized on by : apsara
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One more cranberry recipe, the third one in a row! This is the last one for this season, I promise.  A healthy dressing recipe, just in time for Meatless Monday this week! We have the very popular “raspberry vinaigrette dressing” that you can see in most salad bars. The red sweet and sour dressing is
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20 November, 2015

Finger-licking Cranberry Thokku, a Versatile Chutney

Finger-licking Cranberry Thokku, a Versatile Chutney
Comments : 13 Posted in : chutneys, side dish on by : apsara
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I cannot adequately express the excitement that I have when I find fresh organic cranberries in the market! Ever since I found they can be made into a delicious thokku, I never get tired of making it often… so easy and rewarding! Thokku is a spicy chutney that is prepared (in south India) and stored for a
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19 November, 2015

Sugar-free Cranberry Relish- A Thanksgiving Recipe

Sugar-free Cranberry Relish- A Thanksgiving Recipe
Comments : 14 Posted in : chutneys, condiments, Diabetes Friendly Thursdays on by : apsara
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Creating Recipes with a Cause! I am a proud DFT blogger. To learn about DFT, click here! It is Thanksgiving time! There are traditional Thanksgiving recipes everywhere. What appeals to me the most is the cranberry relish that is served usually with the turkey. A sweet, tangy side dish but loaded with sugar. Here’s a satisfactory
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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
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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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