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16 March, 2016

Protein packed Edamame Salad with Almond, Hemp & Cilantro Dressing

Protein packed Edamame Salad with Almond, Hemp & Cilantro Dressing
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Creating Recipes with a Cause! I am a proud DFT blogger. To learn about DFT, click here! March is the month of start of Spring and cleansing of house and yards and discarding the old and welcoming the new. Let’s begin the onset of spring with some healthy PROTEIN PACKED Salads! Have you heard of
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19 November, 2015

Sugar-free Cranberry Relish- A Thanksgiving Recipe

Sugar-free Cranberry Relish- A Thanksgiving Recipe
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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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26 August, 2015

Zero-Oil, 5-Ingredient Lime Pickle for Diabetes Friendly Thursdays

Zero-Oil, 5-Ingredient Lime Pickle for Diabetes Friendly Thursdays
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I am a proud DFT blogger. To learn about DFT, read this link. To view more DFT recipes, Click here! Team DFT celebrates Raksha Bandhan which represents the love and respect between siblings along with Onam which is reminiscent of Kerala’s agrarian past, as it is considered to be a harvest festival. Growing up, my
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13 April, 2015

Homemade Toasted Almonds- Meatless Mondays

Homemade Toasted Almonds- Meatless Mondays
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Almonds– one of the healthiest foods on the planet. High in mono-unsaturated fat, almonds actually lower the risk of weight gain, offers protection against diabetes, heart disease and also decreases HDL  (source: here) It is a wonderful source of micro-nutrients magnesium, copper, phosphorous, vitamin B2 and biotin. We love toasted almonds! I always get some
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10 March, 2015

Foolproof coconut chutney- Grandmother’s recipe

Foolproof coconut chutney- Grandmother’s recipe
Comments : 24 Posted in : chutneys, condiments, Dips on by : apsara
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  Yes! I have moved to a self-hosted site. After spending a few months of going back and forth, I finally decided to do it. Daunting process, but I know it had to be done at some point of time. Luckily for me, I followed the exact procedure that Andrea of Cooking With A Wallflower
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31 October, 2014

Green tomato dip (chutney)

Green tomato dip (chutney)
Comments : 18 Posted in : condiments, side dish on by : apsara

  One more green tomato recipe as I try to clear my kitchen counter and use up all the green tomatoes from the garden…a creamy and delicious chutney to go with dosa or even your favorite tortilla chips. Taking this to our party, Fiesta Friday #40 over at Angie’s blog. Thank you, Jhuls and Margy
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25 August, 2014

Homemade tomato thokku – A south-Indian spicy chutney with versatile uses

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When a garden offers some  juicy red tomatoes, it is not surprising that a “thokku” pickle/chutney idea occurs to a girl, esp. with a south-Indian upbringing like me! This is a traditional recipe from Tamil Nadu, a southern state in India. In the days when the refrigerator was not known, this dish was made with
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23 July, 2014

coriander coconut chutney (raw cilantro side dish)

coriander coconut chutney (raw cilantro side dish)
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  I love to have cilantro greens without cooking it. One of the best ways to have it is as a raw chutney. Cilantro is abundant in vitamins: A, C, K, minerals: iron, magnesium and calcium. It has antibiotic, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, heavy metal detox properties. Regular consumption in raw form is very good for health.
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18 June, 2014

Homemade Nutella with activated hazelnuts

Homemade Nutella with activated hazelnuts
Comments : 26 Posted in : condiments, Gluten free baking on by : apsara
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A few weeks ago, I got a bag of raw hazelnuts from Trader Joe’s. The first recipe that comes to mind is homemade Nutella. Interestingly, I have never bought Nutella from the store, but I do love Ferrero Rocher chocolates. Most people say that the flavor of the nuts is so much better in the homemade
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31 March, 2014

Coconut and pine nuts chutney

Coconut and pine nuts chutney
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Pine nuts are one of those nuts (seeds, actually) that have immense nutritional benefits but are not very tasty to eat by themselves. They are expensive and their shelf life is short too; need to be stored in the fridge or freezer. The best way to use them in Indian cuisine, from my experiments, is in
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