Chia Seed Pudding

Chia Seed Pudding – Get Ready to be Omegafied!

Don’t you get amazed how these tiny chia seeds are  found in so much food these days!! From muffins and puddings to breads and salads, everything has them. My new found love for breakfast is chia seed pudding. You can find this pudding in several health food cafés and bakeries, but it actually takes only 10 min to make, can be made anytime and easily stays in the refrigerator for a week…. 

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Adzuki Bean Brownie

Adzuki bean brownie with candied pecans

Since discovering adzuki beans a few months ago, I have become a big fan of them. I cooked adzuki bean burger again last night and there were some left over boiled adzuki beans in my refrigerator. I was craving a little for some sweet and couldn’t think of a better way to use the beans than making some healthy gluten free brownies!! … 

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Watermelon Gazpacho

Watermelon Gazpacho

Summers are finally here and gazpacho is a perfect dish for a hot afternoon. I am addicted to gazpacho in summers. Its healthy, raw, quick to make and so very refreshing. The bright pinkish-red color of the dish cheers me up and the tasteful combination of raw red onions with sweet watermelon emits bursts of tantalizing flavors with each sip. Give this recipe a try… it’s a must have this season!… 

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Chickpea Salad with Za'atar

Roasted Chickpea Salad with Za’atar

Za’atar is one of my favorite spice blends; it’s full of flavor, and goes perfectly with mint and lemon. This recipe blends crunchy vegetables with garbanzo beans that have been roasted with za’atar. It’s very easy and quick to make, and can be eaten both warm and cold. If desired, add some crumbled feta cheese for creaminess.

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Polenta with Mushrooms and Garlicky Kale

Once a peasant dish, this beautiful and versatile dish made of corn grits is a perfect and a light textured food served with mushrooms, sea food or meat. Polenta can be made in varied ways. I made this same dish for one of my clients who wanted to learn some flavorful vegan meal. He loved the combination of polenta with mushrooms and could not get enough of it. … 

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