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Month: February 2021

Foodie’s Special – Top 5 Indian Parathas With Recipe

Indian culture has a rich culinary diversity and Indian food is known for exotic spices and delicate herbs. Due to its distinctive features, the country has given birth to a large number of cuisines. In India, parathas are served at the time of breakfast. These Indian parathas are a category of Indian breads and stuffed with different vegetables. In this post, I have described healthy, delicious, and most popular parathas cooked in almost every Indian home, particularly in Northern India. These healthy mouth-watering parathas will surely make you tempted and tickle your taste buds. Here is a list: 1.…

Healthy Snack: Turkey Cilantro Roll Up

Eating healthy can sometimes seem like a daunting task. If you’re used to eating out or eating high fat and high carb meals, it may be an adjustment but one that you can make without sacrificing taste. Yes, it takes a little more preparation and thought to put together healthy meals and snacks that TASTE GOOD! Those last two words, taste good, seem to scare people away from eating healthy. So many think that eating healthy means eating bland chicken breasts with unseasoned rice and steamed veggies without a smidgen of spice. Not the case! You can actually eat…

Busy Moms – Get Your Kids to Eat Vegetables – 4 Top Ways (And 1 Trick Not to Use)

What’s even more important than getting your kids to eat vegetables? Getting your kids to eat and ENJOY vegetables! These have been shown to be the best ways to increase the odds that your kids will eat and ENJOY vegetables. In addition, one very popular trick will be successful in getting your kids to eat vegetables – but it will make them even more UNLIKELY to enjoy vegetables in the long-term. #4 – Introduce a Wide Variety of Vegetables from 6 to 12 Months There is a great window of opportunity between 6 – 12 months of age when…

What’s the Big Power of Micro Greens?

Are you eating microgreens in your lunches or dinners? If not, now is the time to learn about the big nutritional benefits to these tiny greens! Micro greens are the baby version of foods you may already know and like. They are usually sprouts (or sprout-like small leaves) usually under 14 days of growth. You can find full grown grocery staples like spinach, kale, chive, arugula, and broccoli as a microgreen. However, you can mix things up with watercress, mustard-greens, onion sprouts, radish & alfalfa. Each of the micro greens will not taste exactly like the adult plant. They…

My Big Fat Diet Recipes

To lose weight we want to consume foods that are low in calories, but these foods most often taste terribly. But luckily for years chiefs around the world have come out with diet recipes that not only delicious but also make you lose your weight. Here are some my big fat diet recipes that you might want to try: Apple and Spinach Salad The ingredients: – 1/4 tsp salt – 2 tsp honey – 2 tsp Dijon mustard – 2 Tbsp fresh orange juice – 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice – freshly ground black pepper to taste – 1/2…

Juicing For Your Blood Type

Ever wonder why a particular diet works great for some people but not others? Well now we know! Finnish scientists recently discovered that molecules which cover the surface of blood cells and determine each person’s blood type are energized by different nutrients. In other words, certain foods are better suited to certain blood types. Thus, eating – and juicing – according to your blood type can be effective in lowering weight, boosting energy, and relieving GI problems. Eating according to your blood type has been an intriguing theory for decades as presented in the book, Eat Right 4 Your…

Dahi Ki Kadhi, Memon Style

Dahi ki Kadhi, or Dahi ki Curry, is a typical Pakistani and Indian dish that is very simple to make. The main ingredient is yogurt, and it is typically eaten as a soup, or served on top of rice. There are many styles of this curry: Gujrati style, Hyderabadi, and even in North Pakistan, the curry is made with yogurt plus extra ingredients like tomato and some spinach. Here is a family recipe for the curry made very simply. If you have made this before, you will notice the difference in the recipe. The main difference is that there…

3 Delicious Soups To Serve at Your Barbecue

The great thing about serving soup at a barbecue is you can prepare a recipe that will perfectly suit your grilled dishes. If you plan to serve steak or other meat-heavy dishes, you can pair it with a light, creamy soup. On the other hand, you can make a heavier soup full with meat or vegetables if you’re barbecuing something light like fish. Here are 3 easy yet delicious soup recipes that your guests will definitely love at your barbecue: The Healthy White Delight What you need: 5 cups chicken broth 1 cup half-and-half cream 1 cup white sugar…

It’s All Greek To Me

Still known for their simple locally grown foods and fish, the country of Greece serves up some wonderful dishes, many of which date back to early inhabitants of Macedonia and Sephardic Jewish cultures, along with a Turkish influence. Known for their wines and liberal use of olive oil, tapenades, lentils and honey, they top off many dishes with spicy capers, providing an interesting contrast of mild yogurt, cucumbers, eggplant and anything which can be harvested from the ocean. (If you are squeamish, you might want to pass on the squid, sea urchins and other unrecognizable critters.) Dating as far…

Rourou Pie

This is a special dish from the south pacific, however you can use any vegetable leaves available in your country such as spinach or English cabbage. It’s a unique and beautiful dish. Ingredients 1 bundle taro leaves (spinach, cabbage) 2 coconuts scraped and squeezed 2 finely cut onions 3 clove garlic, finely chopped 3 tomatoes, sliced 1 can tuna Salt to taste Method Wash and separate the taro leaves. Boil in water until soft and leave to cool Combine the onions, garlic, tomatoes, salt and the tuna flakes In a pie dish/tray, layer the combined vegetables at the bottom…