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The low-down on lycopene: Find loads of it in this spicy-tangy, tomato chutney!

A liking for lycopene: From marinara sauces, gazpacho soups and Asian curries to salsas and salads, tomatoes are the darlings of chefs everywhere, an integral part of most cuisines and a staple item in pantries the world over. However, a tomato … Continue reading

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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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Eggs, anyone? : Baked omelette with potato and spinach.

This is a simple, hearty and no-fuss recipe that will have your family flocking back for seconds. It is my go-to recipe for a quick, but filling brunch that my kids have always loved.  Pair with toasted, crusty, whole wheat bread with an avocado spread, … Continue reading

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