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Cooked Black Beans
Basics

Black Beans

Legumes are the only food group that can provide a strong fiber-protein combination. The black turtle bean is a small, shiny variety of the common legume which is popular in Mexican cuisine. It is native to both North and South America. It is commonly referred to as black bean (English) […]

Chia Chapati
Breads

Chia Chapati

Chia chapati is an Indian flatbread made with 100% whole wheat flour and chia seeds. This is a fantastic option to include whole grains and superfoods into our daily menu. Chia seeds add a nice little crunch. While these chapatis will not be as soft and fluffy as phulkas, their […]

Roasted Sweet Potato
Side Dishes

Roasted Sweet Potato

Roasted sweet potato is a versatile and tasty dry curry with just a couple of ingredients. It can be served on the side with any dish – rice, roti, salad or sandwiches. The dish adds rich flavor and color to the plate with a healthy dose of vitamins and minerals. […]

Pal Payasam
Desserts

Pal Payasam

Pal Payasam is a rich creamy porridge-like dessert made with milk and rice. It is also popularly known as Kheer in Northern India. Dessert recipes in general have a long list of ingredients and involve a lot of preparation. On the contrary this king of desserts from Kerala, God’s own […]

Sweet Potato Wrap
Lunch Box/Picnic

Sweet Potato Wrap

Sweet potato wrap is a healthy and wholesome go-to meal for any occasion. You will notice that this recipe is quite simple and anyone can assemble them with store bought tortillas and canned foods. You will only need to prepare roasted sweet potatoes and you will see that it is […]

Chipotle Dressing
Chutneys, Dips & Sauces

Chipotle Dressing

Chipotle dressing is a simple finger-licking Mexican recipe with generic ingredients from your pantry and chipotle chilies. These chilies are nothing but smoke dried jalapeño chilis from Mexico. I prefer using chipotle peppers in adobo sauce available in the canned goods section of grocery aisles. Adobo sauce gives the recipe […]

Keerai Molagootal
Main Course

Keerai Molagootal

Keerai molagootal is a classic stew from Kerala, India made of spinach and dal in coconut gravy. With a great balance of protein, fiber, and tons of vitamins and minerals, this makes a very nutritious dish for everyday meals and is absolutely divine when paired with steamed rice and ghee. […]

black-eyed-pea-kabab
Appetizers

Black-eyed Pea Petites

Black-eyed Pea Petites are absolutely delicious appetizers that are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. These fiber-rich, mini kebabs are a great option for tea-time snacks and can be made gluten free with gluten-free bread crumbs. Let’s get started…  WHAT YOU WILL NEED Ingredients Note: 1 cup […]

Cilantro Yogurt Dip
Chutneys, Dips & Sauces

Cilantro Yogurt Dip

Cilantro Yogurt dip is a refreshing herb infused yogurt dip that pairs beautifully with fried or baked appetizers. The unique flavor of cilantro bursts into your mouth with every bite and the yogurt is especially soothing when you’re (over) indulging in spicy hors d’oeuvres. Let’s get to blending… WHAT YOU […]

Mashed Potato
Side Dishes

Mashed Potato

Mashed potato is a buttery smooth, delicately flavored, calorie rich side dish from Europe. This yummy comfort food can be put together with very few ingredients. Let’s get to mashing WHAT YOU WILL NEED Ingredients Note: 1 cup = 235 ml 2 large potatoes (russet or yukon gold), steamed  2 […]