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3 Easy Ways to Cook Spinach with an Indian Touch

The†health benefits of spinach are a legion, and spinach in your salad, soup†and pasta†is always a winner. In India, we like our food spicy, but when it comes to spinach, most dishes are prepared m…

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Spinach & Sweet Potato Curry (Recipe)

  Delve deep into the spice rack for this tasty curry. Spinach & Sweet Potato Curry Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons canola oil 1 Tablespoon whole cumin seeds 1 Cup chopped white o…

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4 Ways to Choose Wisely When Dining Out

Weíre eating out more than ever today. But if we choose wisely and eat small portions, we neednít worry about unhealthy cholesterol and unsightly bulges. Sharing some tips that I find useful: At a …

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Psst… The Secret Ingredient in Masala Sauce

Anyone who loves Indian food is sure to have eaten paneer or vegetables cooked in butter-masala sauce. Of course it is aromatic, with all those spices doing a tango in there. And yes, it boasts a vibr…

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3 Simple, Nutritious Paneer Recipes

Harness the goodness of homemade cottage cheese (paneer) with these recipes. Theyíre ready in minutes, and a good source of protein and essential nutrients. 3-Minute Chilli Garlic Paneer 1 cup…

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How to Make Paneer in 10 Minutes

Itís really easy to make, very versatile, and a great source of protein and vitamins. In Indian restaurants across the world, youíll find paneer-based delicacies such as saag paneer (spinach and panee…

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7 Comfort Foods from Around the World

  When I was in college, I spent three months studying in Buenos Aires. The food was amazing -- the fruits bursting with flavor, the freshly made pastas, the endless variety of alfajores.. I w…

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The Heart-Healthy Mix of Fat and Spice

Americans just canít seem to find that crucial equilibrium when it comes to eating a diet of healthful and enjoyable foods. We have become adherents to the idea of nutritionism, a reductionist concept…

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5 Valuable Ayurvedic Food Tips

  1. Try and get at least two different vegetables at each meal, choosing those that complement each other in color, texture and flavor Ė for instance, carrots (balance both Vata and Kapha) an…

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Hot Dinners in (Virtually) No Time

By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl, Experience Life Iím a mad devotee of my rice cooker. I came to it sort of by chance, after describing my life to a cookbook writer I know, someone who has made her livin…

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