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Lauki Raita| Bottle Gourd in Yogurt Dip
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Lauki Raita| Bottle Gourd in Yogurt Dip

Summer! Summer! Summer!  It is the time of year when our spirits are high and positivity is at its peak. It is the time for hiking, camping , rafting and fishing. We love this season as we do a lot of activities as a family. The weather makes me so active. I love the sunlight till…

Cold Quinoa Salad with creamy balsamic dressing
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Cold Quinoa Salad with creamy balsamic dressing

So this week must involve lot of physical activity and clean eating. I engulfed myself into too much that I reached a point where  a simple salad is all what I need. Though the recipe for salads are simple, I feel that getting a right balance in flavor is key. I started off by pressure…

1 Head of Purple Cauliflower = 2 Appetizers
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1 Head of Purple Cauliflower = 2 Appetizers

I bought two large heads of cauliflower; one in purple and other one is regular white one. I made cauliflower-soy subzi (fits SBD Phase 1 rules) with the white one. I pureed half of purple cauliflower to make a creamy salad with jicama and celery. I was introduced to jicama by my manager at work. She would…

South Beach Diet Phase 1: Cauliflower Steak
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South Beach Diet Phase 1: Cauliflower Steak

What you will find in this post? 1. Recipe to make cauliflower steak 2. A great recipe for people who are following South Beach Diet (Phase 1) and for women with gestational diabetes or anyone who is diabetic/pre-diabetic. Cauliflower is the starchy potato for no carb eaters. There is mock of mashed potatoes with cauliflower….

Indian Dahl with Kale
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Indian Dahl with Kale

Kale Cooked with Lentils I made kale dahl with rest of the bunch. This is an easy pressure cooker recipe where you follow the instructions below and the end result will an awesome dhal in hand.

Everyday “Something” Cabbage – Quinoa Salad
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Everyday “Something” Cabbage – Quinoa Salad

What will you find in this post? My notes on how to build your own salad Recipe for my everyday cabbage-quinoa salad Salad is my quickest dish to serve as dinner on a weeknight when I am as exhausted as a cross country runner. When I ask my husband the question the kind of salad he wants,…

South Indian Celery Recipe – Poriyal
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South Indian Celery Recipe – Poriyal

When I was diagnosed with gestational diabetes in 2010, my dietitian recommended eating celery and cucumbers with hummus. I have tasted cucumber before but celery was alien to me. I don’t remember seeing celery in my mother’s kitchen. When I tasted it for the first time, it’s fibrous texture reminded me of banana stem (vazhathandu). During my…

Sidd Makes Our Picnic Food
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Sidd Makes Our Picnic Food

I grew up enjoying the sandy beaches of Marina in Madras (Chennai now), my home city. As a kid who was raised in late 1980s, trips to beach is the most common weekend outing. Madras didn’t have any malls, food courts and multiplexes back then so our summer breaks and weekends were filled with trips…

Samosa Bites Indian Salad
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Samosa Bites Indian Salad

What you will find in this post? Indian tapa style salad recipe Skip the samosas and it will be a perfect no carb/low carb salad recipe (South beach diet phase 1) Add just 1-2 tiny samosas and make it ideal for gestational diabetes. The farmer’s market is flooded with all kinds of green leafy vegetables….