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Zesty Potato & Herb Raita: A Summer Favorite from India

Come summer, the ubiquitous potato forms a happy alliance with cool, fresh yogurt. In the kitchens of North and Central India, this is a simple but delicious accompaniment to daily dal and rice is a b…

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The Tasty Milk Alternative You Haven’t Tried

Move over nut milks, you’ve got competition. The world of non-dairy milks can be confusing and vast. Is soy healthy? Should we be drinking so much almond milk with the Californian drought going on? Is…

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Kaleidoscope Quinoa

In a cooking rut? Try this kaleidoscope quinoa for something that looks as good as it tastes. It's also chock-full of healthy ingredients. 2 cups black beans, canned, drained and rinsed 1 cup red …

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5 Powerful Health Benefits of Black-Eyed Peas

Black-eyed peas, also known as black-eyed beans, are among the most nourishing in the legume family. Their name, of course, comes from the prominent black spot on their creamy skin. Growing up, my …

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3 Indian Food Habits That Are Good For Health

Let me begin by clarifying that there is no such thing as a "typical Indian way" when it comes to cooking and eating. This nation is simply too vast and varied for that. However, certain healthy tradi…

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Summer Salad with Sunflower Dressing

Colorful and fresh, this salad is refreshing for anytime! 1 head red leaf lettuce, chopped 1 head butter lettuce, chopped ½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved ⅓ cup red onions, cut in half moons …

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Super Summer Gazpacho

Perfect soup for a light lunch on a hot summer day or as a starter for an evening meal! It's very refreshing and has a little "heat" from the cayenne. Good with chips or on its own. This recipe is sim…

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Quick and Tasty Asparagus Couscous

Looking for a quick, delicious and elegant dish for a summer night? Look no further. This asparagus couscous has plenty of flavor and character, and is ready to eat in under 30 minutes. 1 ¾ cups wa…

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Chickpea Curry with Spinach and Spices

I love chickpeas. In India, we never eat them out of a can. Instead, raw chickpeas are washed, soaked overnight in clean water and cooked the next morning with a few spices. An immensely popular food …

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What Animals Are in Your Cosmetics?

What ingredients are in your makeup/cosmetic products? Chicken feet, ground up horns and hooves, chicken combs, cow dung, beetles, fish scales and animal placentas are all common ingredients used i…

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