Appetizers · Desserts · Uncategorized

Baked Kajjikayalu/Empanadas with Nuts and Dates

Ingredients 0.25 cups Walnuts 0.25 cups Cashews 0.5 cups Pistachios 0.25 cups Roasted Chana Dal (Putnalu) 9 Dates Chia Seeds (optional) 1 cup Whole wheat Flour 3 -4 tbsp Oil 2 tbsp Ghee <0.5 cup Water 1.25 tsp Salt 8-9 Cardamom 0.25 cup Coconut (Optional) Process Dough Take the whole wheat flour in a bowl.… Continue reading Baked Kajjikayalu/Empanadas with Nuts and Dates

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Dips

Avocado Dressing

Ingredients Avocado 3 tbsp Olive Oil 1 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar 2 tbsp lemon juice 0.25 tsp crushed red pepper/Jalepeno 0.25 tsp cumin coriander powder 0.25 tsp salt 0.25 tsp pepper powder Process Blend all the ingredients above into a smooth consistency. Store it in the refrigerator for 3-4 days or freeze it for up… Continue reading Avocado Dressing

Main Dishes · Salads

Apple Quinoa walnut Salad

Ingredients 0.75 Cups Quinoa 1 Medium Apple 0.25 cup Walnuts 2 tbsp Dried Cranberries 5 Green Chillies Chopped 1 tsp Cumin 1.5 tsp Salt 2 tbsp Olive Oil 1 cup water 1.5 tsp Ground Pepper 1 bunch Coriander, chopped Process Cook Quinoa as per the package instructions. (I use 1 : 1.5 ratio of Quinoa… Continue reading Apple Quinoa walnut Salad

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

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

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

Appetizers · Breakfast · Uncategorized

Low carb Nut free crackers

Ingredients 1/3 cup hemp seeds 1/3 cup sesame seeds 1 tbsp coconut flour 1/3 cup golden flax meal 0.5 tsp salt 1 tbsp oil 2 tbsp water Process Preheat oven to 350f. Layer 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. In a food processor,pulse hemp seeds,sesame seeds till its coarse. Now add coconut flour,flax meal and… Continue reading Low carb Nut free crackers