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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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Truth or Myth? Your Mother’s Eating Advice

Your mother always claims to be right about everything, but how about her nutritional advice? See if your mom had it right all along. Check out the validity of these 8 ‘mom nutrition tips’ below. C…

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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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The Rice That Can Help You Sleep Better

Do you have sleep issues? You are not alone, of course -- more than 30 million Americans suffer from sleep deficit. According to the National Sleep Foundation, we lose one hour of sleep every night, a…

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Gluten-Free and Full of Arsenic?

If your celiac sensitivity has you reaching for the rice, you may want to draw your hand back. Though the cereal grain is favored by those avoiding gluten, those who want to also avoid arsenic may hav…

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Curried Rice Salad

YIELD 6-8 servings Ingredients 1 1/2 cups wild rice 1 (6-ounce) jar marinated artichoke hearts, chopped, liquid reserved 2 tablespoons mayonnaise or olive oil 1 tablespoon spicy mustard 2 ta…

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Easy Summer Rice Salad

YIELD 6 servings Ingredients 3 cups cold basmati rice (leftover takeout works wonderfully) 1/3 cup Italian dressing 2 large tomatoes, chopped 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped 1/2 red o…

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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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Aromatic Basmati Rice with Chickpeas and Cilantro

A wonderful winter night treat, or a hearty Sunday lunch: whenever you choose to enjoy this dish, it is going to bring you deep satisfaction, and many health benefits. Chickpeas are a powerhouse of…

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Chickpea Tandoori & Risotto

Recipe: Tandoori From: Margaret Chapman at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Yield : 4-5 cups Servings : 4 Prep Time : 5m Cook Time : 30m Ready In : 35m …

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