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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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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
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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 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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15 July, 2015

Mixed Vegetable Brown Rice Pilaf for Diabetes Friendly Thursdays

Mixed Vegetable Brown Rice Pilaf for Diabetes Friendly Thursdays
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To all my Muslim Friends: Celebrate the Eid Dinner with Team DFT’s Biryanis and Pulavs! Eid Mubarak! Celebrate the Eid Dinner with Team DFT’s Biryanis and Pulavs! Eid Mubarak! We are a “brown rice family”. Having switched to whole rice two years ago, brown rice has become our daily staple. In fact, I started to blog
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1 July, 2015

Grilled Black Bean Veggie Patties

Grilled Black Bean Veggie Patties
Comments : 15 Posted in : Diabetes Friendly Thursdays, Easy lunch box recipes, Main course on by : apsara
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Grill away the summers with team DFT! I have made some black bean burger patties using my panini grill for this grill theme! They are great in a sandwich or just eaten plain with some ketchup. Beans in general are one of the best sources of protein in a vegetarian/vegan diet. Black beans, just like
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10 June, 2015

Red Quinoa Salad with Lemon-Tahini Dressing

Red Quinoa Salad with Lemon-Tahini Dressing
Comments : 25 Posted in : Appetizer, Diabetes Friendly Thursdays, Easy lunch box recipes on by : apsara
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  Creating recipes with a cause! Welcome to Delish and Fun Thursdays!!! A lovely red quinoa salad recipe today! I am a proud DFT blogger. To learn about DFT click here To find more DFT recipes click here Cleanse your bodies with wholesome Salads with the DFT team, this week! A salad gets interesting only
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28 May, 2015

Zero Oil Polenta or Cornmeal Upma (Easy Savory Snack)

Zero Oil Polenta or Cornmeal Upma (Easy Savory Snack)
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  Creating recipes with a cause! I am a proud DFT blogger. To learn about DFT click here To find more DFT recipes click here Binge with DFT this time in OIL FREE Madness!   Cornmeal is coarsely ground corn or maize. Polenta refers to the cooked form of it, an Italian dish that is
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23 February, 2015

Meatless Monday- In quest of the perfect gluten-free flatbread/ roti

Meatless Monday- In quest of the perfect gluten-free flatbread/ roti
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  I have joined a group called Meatless Monday Bloggers where we post a vegetarian recipe on Mondays, and here’s my first! Also, as I had promised to bring something for Fiesta Friday #56, here’s my main course dish, albeit a little late. 🙂 Sharing it at the Virtual Vegan Linky Potluck #30 at Poppy’s
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9 January, 2015

A simple Thai green curry

A simple Thai green curry
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  It is not often that I find fresh lemongrass, and when I did see some in a grocery store, I knew I had to try a Thai dish that calls for the herb.Took some inspiration from Veg Recipes of India here, and made my version of this delicious Thai green curry. So rich and
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20 November, 2014

Easy cauliflower stir-fry with Sonal’s homemade kadhai masala powder

Easy cauliflower stir-fry with Sonal’s homemade kadhai masala powder
Comments : 12 Posted in : Easy lunch box recipes, homemade spice mixes, side dish on by : apsara
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  Sometime ago, my dear blogger friend Sonal of Simply Vegetarian 777 posted a recipe to make kadhai  masala from scratch. A spice mix for any dry curry made in a wok. Her pictures had me drooling! This yummy mix seemed to be so easy to make too, with just regular Indian spices. I made
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