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Eat This Comforting Dish To Ease An Upset Stomach

It's called "khichdi," which, loosely translated from Hindi, means "mish-mash." Khichdi may be mish-mash, but it's a mish-mash packed with flavor and warmth. Composed of basmati rice, yellow mung dal,…

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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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Curried Lentil & Sweet Potato Stew

This delectable stew is a little bit sweet, a little bit spicy, very hearty, and has a lovely, subtle creaminess from the coconut milk. Served over rice with whole milk yogurt and lots of fresh cilant…

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A Delicious Soup That Fights The Cold & Flu

Winter might slow us down in general, but it can make the nose run. Body ache, fatigue, colds and flu are, alas, a bane of the cold months all over the country. Traditional advice on how to fight s…

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7 Tips to Stop Sluggish Winter Weight Gain

Our bodies naturally crave more food in the winter. The problem is, we end up overeating by indulging in snacks between meals in an attempt to nourish our stressed bodies. Not to mention, when it's co…

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Red Lentil Soup

Tired of soups leaving you hungry and unsatisfied? Beans and lentils are the answer you've been waiting for. This warm and zesty soup is healthy, yet hearty for cold winter nights. YIELD 4 servings…

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11 Healthy Soups for Fall

It’s fall, y’all. You know what that means: soup season is upon us! (Didn’t you hear? It’s a real season). To celebrate, we’ve rounded up some of the best healthy soup recipes from around the web, per…

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Vibrant Vegetarian Meal in a Bowl: Lentil & Rice Salad

Rice and lentils pair beautifully in the taste department. They combine well nutritionally, too. Lentils, which are legumes, give you insoluble fiber, while rice gives you soluble fiber--both kinds of…

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Ready in 20: Delicious, Protein-Packed Dal Soup

This is a soup I love to enjoy on a cool evening, with warm bread or just on its own. It is easy to prepare, because the yellow lentil in it cooks quite quickly. Mung dal is a great source of protein,…

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Lentil Tacos

Recipe: Lentil Tacos From: Terrence Paschal at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! These Lentil Tacos are a great option for those watching calories or fat content. Delici…

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