Main Dishes · Salads · Uncategorized

Quinoa Black Bean Salad

Ingredients 0.75 Cups Quinoa 0.5 cups Cooked Black Beans 0.25 cup Walnuts 1.5 tbsp Dried Cranberries (optional) 1 small Bell Pepper 5 Green Chillies Chopped 1 small onion Chopped 2 small tomatoes 1 tsp Cumin 1.5 tsp Salt 2 tbsp Olive Oil 1 cup water Process Cook Quinoa as per the package instructions. Once cooked,… Continue reading Quinoa Black Bean Salad

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Dips · Healthy Condiments · Uncategorized

Tangy Tomatillo Salsa

Ingredients 5 Tomatillos 1 small onion 1 Jalepeno Pepper 3-4 sprigs corainder/cilantro 0.25 tsp salt 0.25 tsp black pepper 1 tbsp lime juice 1 tsp grated lime zest(optional) Process Grind all ingredients in a blender to the desired consistency. Serve with tortilla chips or homemade crackers,zucchini chips Nutrition Facts Total Carbs : 2 gm Fiber… Continue reading Tangy Tomatillo Salsa

Desserts

Variations in Avocado Mousse

Ingredients: Chocolate Avocado Mousse 1 cup avocado,peeled ½ cup pitted fresh dates 2 ½ Tbsp cocoa powder or dark chocolate ¼ cup water 1/8 tsp salt Chopped Nuts for garnish Banana Avocado Mousse 1 cup avocado,peeled 1.5 Bananas 1/8 tsp salt Chopped Nuts for garnish Strawberry Avocado Mousse 1 cup avocado,peeled 1 cup strawberries 1… Continue reading Variations in Avocado Mousse

Dips

Everyday Herb Oil from the book Whole Cooking and Nutrition

  Ingredients 1 cup Parsley Leaves 4 sprigs fresh Oregano 2 springs Fresh rosemary 6 sprigs fresh thyme 2 cups extra-virgin olive oil Process Bring a medium pot of water  to boil. Fill medium bowl with ice water and set nearby Add parsley,Oregano,rosemary and thyme leaves to the boiling water. Blanch the herbs for 10-15… Continue reading Everyday Herb Oil from the book Whole Cooking and Nutrition

Breakfast · Main Dishes

Savory Chickpea (Besan) Pancakes

Ingredients 1 cup Chickpea Flour Veggies of choice Grated Carrot Chopped Onion Tomato Spinach/Fenugreek leaves 1tsp Carom seeds 1 tsp Cumin seeds Salt as needed Green chilies Oil 0.75 cups of water Process Mix sieved chickpea flour,carom seeds,cumin seeds, salt. Add water and mix to make the batter. Add veggies to the batter. Heat the… Continue reading Savory Chickpea (Besan) Pancakes

Breakfast · Desserts

Eggless Banana Walnut Whole Wheat Bread

Ingredients 1.75 cups whole wheat flour 2 Bananas mashed 0.5 cup honey 0.25 cup to 0.5 cups Almond Milk 0.5 cups walnuts/pecans/choc chips 2 Flax Eggs(2 tbsp flaxseed powder and 6 tbsp water) 1tsp baking soda 1 tsp vanilla extract 0.5 tsp salt 0.5 tsp cinnamon Chia Seeds 1/3rd cup oil Dried Cranberries (optional) Oats… Continue reading Eggless Banana Walnut Whole Wheat Bread

Breakfast · Main Dishes · Uncategorized

Instant Oats Crepe/Dosa

  Ingredients 1/4th cup oats 1/8th cup Rice Flour 1/8th cup Semolina 1/4th cup Yogurt/ Sour Curd Process Grind the oats and mix all the ingredients. Add some water to adjust the consistency. Heat a dosa pan and pour a ladle of batter. Once the dosa is cooked on the bottom, slowly flip it to… Continue reading Instant Oats Crepe/Dosa