Author Archives: Sangeeta Pradhan RD, CDE

About Sangeeta Pradhan RD, CDE

Hi there! Welcome to my blog! If you are confused with all the conflicting messages you get bombarded with every day on carbs, fats, proteins, gluten and anything you can think of related to nutrition, look no further! The purpose of my blog is to cut through all this clutter, utilizing scientific, evidence based guidelines to help you, the consumer, navigate the complex, dietary landscape, and thus empower you to make informed decisions.

Reduced calorie, broccoli-cheddar soup, gluten-free

Restaurant style, creamy soup without the restaurant style, hefty calories: Low calorie, broccoli-cheddar soup??!: Sounds like an oxy-moron, does it not? However, if you have ever wanted to make (or slurp up), a cheddar cheese soup with the rich, creamy … Continue reading

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Got Farro??! Move over, quinoa….Farro-bean salad with garlic and cumin, vegan.

Whole grains: who is the fairest of ’em all? How about Farro ?? Continue reading

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Tirangi (tricolor) modak (sweet, steamed rice dumpling with coconut and jaggery), Vegan, gluten free.

If you have ever visited or lived in my native Maharashtra, a state on the western coast of India during the Ganesh Chathurti holiday season, then you are no stranger to the enchanting atmosphere that the festival brings forth wherever it … Continue reading

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