Tag Archives: Legumes

Quinoa-Chickpea stew with carrots, tomatoes, and a hint of basil

What’s old, becomes new again: Ever since an ancient psuedograin called quinoa got catapulted into the limelight by the media touting its considerable benefits, consuming quinoa has become today’s trend, with this amazingly, healthy seed (yes, even though it may be … Continue reading

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Asian-inspired, carrot-spinach soup, and a vitamin A primer. Gluten free, vegan.

Making nutritious, delicious! Don’t be surprised if you get curious neighbors knocking on your door, enticed by the mesmerizing aroma of the fragrant lemon grass, and the unmistakable scent of Thai curry paste as it permeates your kitchen and wafts … Continue reading

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Indian-style chickpeas with a tomato-onion sauce

Chhole or Channa masala  Vegan, gluten-free.  I like to think of chick peas as “premium carbs”, giving you quite a bang for you buck in terms of nutrient density. (The amount of nutrients and fiber per serving, relative to the calories … Continue reading

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