Recipes

Edamame and Corn Salad
Preparation: 20 minutes
Contains: 10 ingredients
Category: Salads
Difficulty: Easy

Edamame and Corn Salad

January 4, 2014 No Comments
Over high heat, in a deep saucepan, boil water and add edamame and corn. Boil for three minutes. Meanwhile, prepare a bowl of ice water. After 3 minutes, drain the water, and put the corn and edameme in the bowl of ice water. Drain again. Place it a large bowl.…
Roasted Beet Root with Chickpeas Dip
Preparation: 60 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: Snacks
Difficulty: Easy

Roasted Beet Root with Chickpeas Dip

January 4, 2014 No Comments
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Wrap the beet root in a piece of foil and bake for 25-30 minutes or until tender.Remove from the oven and let cool. Once cool, peel the skin and dice small. In a small nonstick skillet, over a medium-low heat, spray cooking spray evenly…
Shrimp Bowl with Green Beans, Brown Rice and Pasta
Preparation: 75 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: For Kids
Difficulty: Hard

Shrimp Bowl with Green Beans, Brown Rice and Pasta

December 18, 2013 No Comments
To cook the rice, rinse the rice in a bowl and drain the water.  In a pot, over high heat, add rice and 3/4 cup water; bring to a rapid boil and turn down the heat to medium-low heat. Cover the pot and let rice cook 15-20 minutes or until…
Cucumber and Yogurt Dip
Preparation: 10 minutes
Contains: 6 ingredients
Category: 30 MinutesSnacks
Difficulty: Easy

Cucumber and Yogurt Dip

November 12, 2013 No Comments
Add yogurt to a bowl; add the ground cumin and salt; mix until smooth. Add cucumber to the mixture and mix well. Add freshly squeezed lime juice and mix. Transfer to a serving bowl and garnish with a sprinkle of chili powder.
Red Lentil Soup
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: Soups
Difficulty: Easy

Red Lentil Soup

November 12, 2013 No Comments
Wash and rinse lentils. In a 4-quart pot, on high heat, add 4 cups water and 1 cup chicken broth, salt and lentils; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium until cooked, about 15 minutes. Turn stove to low heat. In a sauté pan, over medium heat, spray cooking…
Watermelon and Spinach Salad Bowl
Preparation: 15 minutes
Contains: 5 ingredients
Category: 30 Minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Watermelon and Spinach Salad Bowl

November 12, 2013 No Comments
In a medium sized bowl, add watermelon, pineapple chunks, black beans, spinach leaves and corn. Toss well. Serve the salad in 4 individual small bowls.
Tomatillo Verde Salsa
Preparation: 15 minutes
Contains: 5 ingredients
Category: 30 MinutesSnacks
Difficulty: Easy

Tomatillo Verde Salsa

October 20, 2013 No Comments
Remove the husks from the tomatillos and wash well. Cut the tomatillos into quarters and place in a blender. Add onion, chili, salt and cilantro and blend to a coarse puree. Transfer to a serving dish and enjoy!
Zucchini and Squash mashed Potato Balls
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 11 ingredients
Category: AppetizersFor Kids
Difficulty: Moderate

Zucchini and Squash mashed Potato Balls

October 20, 2013 No Comments
In a medium sized, nonstick pot, on medium heat, add cubed potatoes and 3/4 cup of water.  Cover and cook for about 20-25 minutes. When potatoes are almost cooked, add the zucchini and squash; cook for another 10-12 minutes until all vegetables are tender. Remove from heat and mash the…
Avocado and Tomato Salsa
Preparation: 20 minutes
Contains: 7 ingredients
Category: Snacks
Difficulty: Easy

Avocado and Tomato Salsa

September 18, 2013 No Comments
Cut avocados lengthwise and remove pit; scoop out the pulp and mash until smooth. Add diced tomato, onion, salt and pepper to the mashed avocados and mix well. Add freshly squeezed lime juice and Tabasco sauce. Mix well and serve with low sodium chips.
Fish and Baked Potato Kebabs
Preparation: 55 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: For Kids
Difficulty: Moderate

Fish and Baked Potato Kebabs

September 18, 2013 No Comments
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Bake potatoes for 30-45 minutes or until cooked.  Remove from oven and let cool. Peel the skin and mash potatoes. In a shallow, glass bowl, add oil, garlic, and black pepper.  Mix well. Add fish and coat well. Marinate for a few minutes. In…
Watermelon Soda
Preparation: 15 minutes
Contains: 5 ingredients
Category: 30 MinutesFor Kids
Difficulty: Easy

Watermelon Soda

August 22, 2013 No Comments
In a food processor or blender, add the watermelon and make a smooth puree. Strain and separate pulp from juice. Pour the juice into a jug; add the pineapple juice and ice; stir well. Take 4-8 oz glasses and fill each glass to 3/4 full. Add 1/4 cup of club…
Home Roasted Peanuts
Preparation: 80 minutes
Contains: 3 ingredients
Category: Snacks
Difficulty: Moderate

Home Roasted Peanuts

August 11, 2013 No Comments
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit On a baking sheet, spread raw peanuts in a single layer. In a small bowl, stir together the salt and water; sprinkle the mixture on the peanuts evenly. Place the baking sheet in the oven for 30 minutes, or until golden brown. Turn…
Strawberry and Ketchup Sauce
Preparation: 10 minutes
Contains: 2 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Strawberry and Ketchup Sauce

August 11, 2013 No Comments
Wash and dry strawberries. Remove the stem. Add strawberries and ketchup in a blender and blend until smooth. Serve with Oatmeal Crusted Chicken Fingers.
Chicken Sliders
Preparation: 40 minutes
Contains: 13 ingredients
Category: For Kids
Difficulty: Moderate

Chicken Sliders

July 1, 2013 No Comments
Preheat a Panini press maker or hot griddle. In a medium sized bowl, add chicken, garlic, oil, salt and pepper and mix well. Add the course ground oatmeal to the mixture and coat the chicken well. In a medium sized skillet, on medium high heat, evenly spray cooking oil spray…
Oven Roasted Grapes with Sizzled Cumin
Preparation: 25 minutes
Contains: 6 ingredients
Category: 30 MinutesSnacks
Difficulty: Easy

Oven Roasted Grapes with Sizzled Cumin

July 1, 2013 No Comments
Preheat an oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Coat a non-stick baking pan with 4 seconds cooking spray. Arrange the grapes on the baking sheet in a single layer and cook in the oven for 20-25 minutes. Carefully remove the tray from the oven and set the grapes aside. Transfer the…
Oatmeal Roti
Preparation: 20 minutes
Contains: 4 ingredients
Category: 30 MinutesSnacks
Difficulty: Easy

Oatmeal Roti

June 22, 2013 No Comments
In a small sized bowl, combine the oats and water and mix thoroughly with a spoon. Cover the bowl and set aside for 5-10 minutes until soft and moist (dough like consistency). Preheat a griddle to medium high heat. Divide the dough equally into 4 parts and shape into a…
Stir Fried Chicken Chili with Vegetables and Noodles
Preparation: 90 minutes
Contains: 18 ingredients
Category: Entrees
Difficulty: Hard

Stir Fried Chicken Chili with Vegetables and Noodles

October 3, 2012 No Comments
In a medium bowl, add chicken, 1 3⁄4 tablespoon garlic, ginger paste, soy sauce, rice vinegar, water, and 1 1⁄2 tablespoons of homemade chili masala to make the chicken marinade. Mix the chicken and the marinade well, cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes. In a large sauté pan, over medium high heat,…
Fish Masala with Brown Rice
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 13 ingredients
Category: Entrees
Difficulty: Moderate

Fish Masala with Brown Rice

September 23, 2012 No Comments
Method: In a shallow dish, mix minced garlic, lemon juice, turmeric, homemade fish spice masala and 1 tablespoon of water to make the marinade for the tilapia. Rub the marinade on both sides of each tilapia fillet; cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes. In a medium wok, over medium high heat, evenly…
Raspberry Dressing
Preparation: 10 minutes
Contains: 6 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Raspberry Dressing

August 21, 2012 No Comments
In a small bowl, mash raspberries with a fork until it turns to liquid. Add all the other spices and mix well.
Oatmeal Flax Chappati
Preparation: 15 minutes
Contains: 5 ingredients
Category: 30 Minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Oatmeal Flax Chappati

August 21, 2012 No Comments
Using a coffee grinder, grind oats until fine. In a small bowl, add ground oats, flour, and flax seeds; knead well by adding a little water at a time to form a soft dough. If the dough is too sticky, sprinkle with flour Divide the dough into four parts and form…
Raspberry Chutney (makes 1/2 cup)
Preparation: 10 minutes
Contains: 3 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Raspberry Chutney (makes 1/2 cup)

August 21, 2012 No Comments
In a small bowl, combine raspberries, sugar and salt. Mix well with a fork until it becomes a thick sauce.
Spinach & Potato Kebab with Raspberry Chutney
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 10 ingredients
Difficulty: Easy

Spinach & Potato Kebab with Raspberry Chutney

August 21, 2012 No Comments
Method for Spinach & Potato Kebab: In a medium bowl, mash boiled potato using a fork or a masher. Add spinach, cilantro, salt, cumin and coriander powder, crushed red pepper, onion and egg. Knead well to make soft dough. Divide into 8 parts to make round, flat patties, 2 inches in diameter.…
Shredded Chicken Sandwich with Jalapeño Jack Cheese
Preparation: 60 minutes
Contains: 13 ingredients
Category: Lunch
Difficulty: Moderate

Shredded Chicken Sandwich with Jalapeño Jack Cheese

August 9, 2012 No Comments
In a medium non-stick skillet, on medium-low heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds and add chicken, garlic paste and ginger paste and cook for 7 to10 minutes. Keep stirring until the chicken starts to shred. Once the chicken is cooked, remove from heat and let it cool on a plate.…
Walnut Burfee
Preparation: 10 minutes
Contains: 7 ingredients
Category: Desserts
Difficulty: Easy

Walnut Burfee

July 16, 2012 No Comments
Grind walnuts and cardamom in a coffee or spice grinder until fine. In a small non-stick saucepan, over a medium-low heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds. Add milk, nonfat dry milk powder, sugar, saffron, ground walnuts and cardamom; mix well. Continue to stir for 4 to 5 minutes until…
Sweet Mango Lassi
Preparation: 10 minutes
Contains: 3 ingredients
Difficulty: Easy

Sweet Mango Lassi

July 16, 2012 No Comments
In a blender, add mango chunks and milk and puree. Pour mixture in a jug, add frozen yogurt and mix well.  Pour into four individual glasses and serve immediately.
Broccoli & Chicken Omelet with Whole-Wheat Bagel
Preparation: 60 minutes
Contains: 14 ingredients
Category: Breakfast
Difficulty: Easy

Broccoli & Chicken Omelet with Whole-Wheat Bagel

July 16, 2012 No Comments
In a small skillet, over medium-low heat, evenly spray the skillet with cooking oil for 2 seconds; add chicken, ginger paste, and garlic paste. Sauté for 3 to 5 minutes or until cooked. Remove from heat and set aside to cool down. In a medium bowl, beat eggs, add chicken and all…
Garlic Shrimp with Sautéed Beetroot
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 9 ingredients
Category: 30 Minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Garlic Shrimp with Sautéed Beetroot

July 16, 2012 No Comments
In a medium pan, over medium-low heat, add oil, curry leaves, garlic and shallots. Sauté for one minute; add tomatoes and homemade shrimp masala and sauté for 5 to 6 minutes. You may sprinkle a few drops of water if the mixture becomes too dry. Add shrimps and mix well, cook for…
Edamame with Chora Salad  (Black-Eyed Peas)
Preparation: 90 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: Salads
Difficulty: Easy

Edamame with Chora Salad (Black-Eyed Peas)

July 8, 2012 No Comments
In a large bowl, combine all ingredients, except parsley; mix well. Garnish with parsley.
Oatmeal Banana Mousse with Blueberry Sauce
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 9 ingredients
Category: 30 MinutesDesserts
Difficulty: Easy

Oatmeal Banana Mousse with Blueberry Sauce

June 9, 2012 No Comments
In a medium non-stick saucepan, over low medium heat, add oats and milk. Stir occasionally and cook for 5-6 minutes until thickened. Let mixture cool completely. Using a hand-held mixer or a blender, blend oats and milk mixture to make a fine puree; add mashed bananas and puree; add whipped topping and…
Bhel Salad with Red and Green Chutney
Preparation: 50 minutes
Contains: 13 ingredients
Category: Salads
Difficulty: Easy

Bhel Salad with Red and Green Chutney

June 8, 2012 No Comments
In a mixing bowl, add moong, chickpeas, onions, tomatoes and homemade chaat masala; toss together to make bhel salad. In a medium non-stick skillet, over medium-low heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds. Add curry leaves, turmeric and rice puffs and roast for 3 to 5 minutes till crisp. Sprinkle…
Fish Kebab with Spicy Grape Chutney
Preparation: 75 minutes
Contains: 11 ingredients
Category: Appetizers
Difficulty: Easy

Fish Kebab with Spicy Grape Chutney

June 8, 2012 No Comments
In a small saucepan, over medium high heat, add 2 tbsp. water, ginger and garlic paste and salmon fillet. Cover and cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until fish is cooked and flaky. Once cool, crumble by hand. In a medium size bowl, mash boiled potatoes using a fork…
Apricot  Chutney  (Makes 1/2 cup)
Preparation: 15 minutes
Contains: 4 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Apricot Chutney (Makes 1/2 cup)

June 8, 2012 No Comments
In a small bowl, combine apricot, shallots, and cilantro; mix well. Add preserve to the mixture and mix well.
Banana Cilantro Chutney (Makes 1 1⁄4 cups)
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 4 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Banana Cilantro Chutney (Makes 1 1⁄4 cups)

June 8, 2012 No Comments
Add all the ingredients to a blender and puree; serve with Bombay Toast Sandwhich.
Hunter Beef Sandwich with Apricot Chutney
Preparation: 180 minutes
Contains: 10 ingredients
Category: Lunch
Difficulty: Easy

Hunter Beef Sandwich with Apricot Chutney

June 8, 2012 No Comments
In a medium non-stick pot, over medium-low heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds. Add beef, ginger garlic paste and sear for 2 minutes; add water and bring to a rapid boil. Turn down the heat to the lowest setting, cover and cook for 3 to 31⁄2 hours until beef is…
Mixed Berry Shake
Preparation: 5 minutes
Contains: 7 ingredients
Difficulty: Easy

Mixed Berry Shake

June 8, 2012 No Comments
In a blender combine all ingredients and puree until smooth. Pour into four individual glasses and serve immediately.
Brown Rice Pilaf with Chicken & Vegetables
Preparation: 120 minutes
Contains: 25 ingredients
Category: Entrees
Difficulty: Moderate

Brown Rice Pilaf with Chicken & Vegetables

June 8, 2012 No Comments
Pre-heat oven to 335 ̊ Mix potatoes and turmeric in a small bowl and set aside.  Use a small ovenproof tray and evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds; arrange the potatoes on the tray and sprinkle 1⁄2 cup water over potatoes; bake for 40 minutes or until tender when pierced with a…
Bombay Toast Sandwich with Banana Cilantro Chutney
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Difficulty: Moderate

Bombay Toast Sandwich with Banana Cilantro Chutney

June 8, 2012 No Comments
In a medium non-stick saucepan, over medium-low heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds; add kalonji seeds, garlic paste, onion, cilantro, jalapeño peppers and vegetable masala; sauté for 2 to 4 minutes. Add carrots and peas and cook for 5 to 6 minutes until softened. Add potatoes and mix well; cook…
Spicy Grape Chutney  (Makes 1/4 cup)
Preparation: 10 minutes
Contains: 4 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Spicy Grape Chutney (Makes 1/4 cup)

June 8, 2012 No Comments
In a blender, combine grapes, cilantro, cayenne pepper and salt; puree. In a small non-stick skillet, over a medium-low heat, add puree from the blender and cook for 7 to 10 minutes until mixture turns into a thick sauce.
Bengan Masala (Eggplant)
Preparation: 120 minutes
Contains: 19 ingredients
Category: Entrees
Difficulty: Moderate

Bengan Masala (Eggplant)

May 13, 2012 No Comments
Slice the eggplant into four parts and cut into small 2-inch cubes. Wash, drain and set aside. In a medium non-stick wok, over medium heat, roast coconut, cumin, coriander, poppy, sesame and pomegranate seeds, turmeric, peanuts and red chilies for 2 minutes or until the aroma is released. Remove from heat and…
Hot Masala Tea
Preparation: 10 minutes
Contains: 6 ingredients
Difficulty: Easy

Hot Masala Tea

May 13, 2012 No Comments
In a medium non-stick saucepan, over medium high heat, add all the ingredients and bring to rapid boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer uncovered for 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from stove and strain the tea using a strainer. Pour into four individual serving cups and enjoy.
Spicy Vegetable Omelet Sandwich
Preparation: 20 minutes
Contains: 15 ingredients
Difficulty: Easy

Spicy Vegetable Omelet Sandwich

May 13, 2012 No Comments
In a medium bowl, beat eggs; add all vegetables except avocado and lettuce, add ginger paste, garlic paste, salt and black pepper. Mix well and divide the mixture into four parts. In a 6-inch non-stick pan, over medium-low heat, spray cooking oil for 2 seconds and pour one part of the mixture.…
Kheer Ki Faki
Preparation: 60 minutes
Contains: 12 ingredients
Category: Desserts
Difficulty: Moderate

Kheer Ki Faki

May 13, 2012 No Comments
In a medium non-stick pan, over medium high heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds. Add milk and bring to a rolling boil. Immediately reduce heat to low; add coconut, cardamom, nutmeg and mace. Let milk mixture simmer for 1 hour. Continue to stir until mixture is reduced to half and…
Fish Taco Salad Wrap with Mango Salsa
Preparation: 75 minutes
Contains: 15 ingredients
Category: Lunch
Difficulty: Easy

Fish Taco Salad Wrap with Mango Salsa

May 13, 2012 No Comments
In a flat plate, add garlic paste, salt, white pepper and lemon juice. Rub the mixture on both sides of the salmon. Pre heat oven to 350˚ F; evenly spray cooking oil on a baking pan for 2 seconds and place the salmon on the baking pan. Bake for 15 to 20…
Spicy Strawberry Chutney (Makes 1/2 cup)
Preparation: 30 minutes
Contains: 11 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Spicy Strawberry Chutney (Makes 1/2 cup)

May 8, 2012 No Comments
In a small non-stick saucepan, over medium-low heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds. Sauté shallots with curry leaves and mustard seeds for 2 minutes or until shallots are cooked and tender. Add dry roasted cumin and coriander powder, paprika, tomatoes, strawberries and water and cook for 3 to 5 minutes. Sprinkle…
Red Sweet and Sour Chutney
Preparation: 10 minutes
Contains: 3 ingredients
Category: Accompaniments
Difficulty: Easy

Red Sweet and Sour Chutney

May 8, 2012 No Comments
In a microwave-safe bowl, add dates and water and microwave on high for 20 seconds; Once cool, add date mixture and raspberries to a blender and puree.
Spicy Black Bean Soup
Preparation: 45 minutes
Contains: 14 ingredients
Category: Soups
Difficulty: Moderate

Spicy Black Bean Soup

May 5, 2012 No Comments
In a medium non-stick pot, over medium-low heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds. Sauté onions, tomatoes, jalapeño peppers, garlic paste, cumin coriander powder, salt and black beans; cover and cook for 5 to 7 minutes. Reduce heat to lowest setting and add chicken broth; mix well. Pour into…
Falooda Milk Shake
Preparation: 15 minutes
Contains: 9 ingredients
Category: 30 MinutesDesserts
Difficulty: Easy

Falooda Milk Shake

April 19, 2012 No Comments
Soak basil seeds in 1 cup of water for 15 minutes. In a blender, add milk, ice cream, rose essence, rose water and red food color; whip well. Add crushed ice and whip again. Pour into a jug or bowl; add basil seeds and mix well. Pour into four individual…
Gajrella (Gajar Halwa)
Preparation: 75 minutes
Contains: 7 ingredients
Category: Desserts
Difficulty: Moderate

Gajrella (Gajar Halwa)

April 19, 2012 No Comments
In a medium non-stick pan, over a medium-low heat, evenly spray cooking oil for 2 seconds. Add carrots and sauté for 2 minutes. Add milk and saffron, bring to a rapid boil and reduce heat to lowest setting. Partially cover and cook for 3 to 4 hours or until mixture turns…
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