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Raw Vegan Angel Hair Zucchini Pasta with “Neat” Balls

March 2, 2017
Raw Vegan Angel Hair Zucchini Pasta with

I live in a city blessed with lots of raw and vegan restaurants. One of my favorite ways to treat myself to is feast on a plate of creamy goodness in the form of Raw Vegan Angel Hair Zucchini Pasta with “Neat” Balls. Lately, I have fallen in love with the taste and texture of zucchini […]

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A Step by Step Guide to Making Indian Tomato Dal/Dal Tadka

February 7, 2017
A Step by Step Guide to Making Indian Tomato Dal/Dal Tadka

Tomato Dal/ Dal Tadka is a popular Indian recipe with a high dose of protein and goes great with hot steaming rice or roti. The taste is a rich combination of tomatoes, onions and tur dal (pigeon pea lentils or red lentils) as the main ingredients. Required Ingredients for Tomato Dal: Pigeon pea or red […]

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Suffering from Acne Scars? Healthy Natural Ways to Treat Acne Holes

February 8, 2016
Suffering from Acne Scars? Healthy Natural Ways to Treat Acne Holes

Are you suffering from acne or the unsightly scars caused by it? Acne–be it moderate or severe–tends to leave scars which are intolerable at times, but can be treated with immense care. These scars, known as acne holes, are consequences of damaged underlying skin support after acne–which later creates a hole-like appearance. With acne comes misconceptions and […]

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Make It & Take It: Baby Kale Cabbage & Pickled Veggie Mason Jar Salad

February 5, 2016
Make It & Take It: Baby Kale Cabbage & Pickled Veggie Mason Jar Salad

I love to make, take and eat salads for lunch and even dinner almost everyday. That’s why I like to assemble these easy, portable, colorful, mason jar salads. I shop for organic produce locally and seasonally, so the contents of my salads will vary according to what’s available in my local markets. Cabbage and carrots add crunch […]

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Red, White and Super Greens Salad

January 12, 2016
Red, White and Super Greens Salad

After a solid two months of holiday parties and vacations, my body was begging me for a break. A big one! Large, chewy, nutritious salads have always been my go-to food for a flavorful and filling way to treat my body right! I love to mix a variety colors, tastes and textures to create a […]

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7 Vegetables You Can Easily Grow Indoors

December 23, 2015
7 Vegetables You Can Easily Grow Indoors

The chilly temperatures and the bad weather may have put an end to the outdoor gardening for now, but this doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a thriving harvest. There are many options to grow healthy and happy vegetables inside your home. The key is to pick the right greenery and location and you will […]

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Meatless Monday: Spicy Tomato Okra Lentil Soup

June 15, 2015
Meatless Monday: Spicy Tomato Okra Lentil Soup

For as long as I can remember, lentils have been my go to source for a healthy, hearty, clean and satisfying plant-based protein meal. This delicious legume is a versatile base for all types of flavorful soups, stews, chillies, patties and burgers. Lentils are rich in dietary fiber, folate, vitamin B1, and minerals. With about 30% of […]

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Meatless Monday: Endive Portabella Mushroom Salad

September 15, 2014
Meatless Monday: Endive Portabella Mushroom Salad

I have always enjoyed the aesthetic appeal of endive salads. They look so elegant on the plate and make any luncheon or dinner party table look amazing without a lot of effort. The hostess gets the credit for a fabulous spread, but it’s simply due to the shape and beauty of the endive. Belgian endive , also […]

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Meatless Monday: Hot and Spicy Mexican Red Rice

June 30, 2014
Meatless Monday: Hot and Spicy Mexican Red Rice

One of the things I love best about traveling to Mexico is their fabulous, flavorful cuisine. From sun up to sun down, we are thinking about, talking about and planning where to go and what to eat. From Puerto Vallarta to Mazatlan, Acapulco and Guatalajara, we relished each and every bite! The food is that good! Next to their amazing […]

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