Nutripledge

Science supports that a variety of health conditions such as obesity, heart diseases, cancer, and many more can be treated or managed by eating the right foods in the right combination with a healthy lifestyle. Under this blog, we discuss how all foods can heal and prevent many health conditions if consumed with intention, responsibility, and some caution.  Thanks for visiting, get to know your food, and eat with confidence!
*Please note that the content on this page is for your general information only. Everyone’s nutritional needs are different, so consult with your health care provider before making any changes to your diet.
“Without proper nutrition, medicine is of little use …With proper nutrition, medicine is of little need.”~ Charaka Samhita, Ancient text on Ayurveda

Category: Food can heal

Super Healthy Taco  Bowl

Super Healthy Taco Bowl

I discovered this recipe one day when I did not feel like cooking lunch and did not have any leftovers. Around noontime, I looked in my refrigerator, pantry and put together this delicious taco-style bowl in about 10 minutes, which turned out to be super […]

Why it is so hard to make healthy food choices?

Why it is so hard to make healthy food choices?

No matter where we buy our foods, either we prepare fresh at home or eat out, there is always some fear about the food choice that we make in our daily lives. Believe it or not, it can even happen to a food professional because […]

Oven-Roasted Potatoes with Fenugreek greens and Dill

Oven-Roasted Potatoes with Fenugreek greens and Dill

Fenugreek leaves (methi leaves) have long been long used in traditional Indian cooking and also as an alternative medicine to help stabilize blood sugar and blood lipid levels. It is a very common vegetable consumed during the winter season.  Per Ayurveda, it can generate the […]

Why does this Feel Good 100% carrot juice maybe not be so Feel Good?

Why does this Feel Good 100% carrot juice maybe not be so Feel Good?

I often pick these juices for my picky eater teenager. Only thing I look for in the label that it is 100% juice to ensure no added sugar or any other undesired ingredients. All the juices go well in my household except carrot juice because […]

Healthy Home Baked Granola

Healthy Home Baked Granola

This simple and healthy homemade oat and nuts granola recipe can be a great healthy addition to your morning breakfast parfait or a quick healthy afternoon energy snack. This great recipe was adapted from The Wholesome Dish and slightly modified. Nutrition Profile and Food rating: […]

Caramelized Sweet Potato Smoothie

Caramelized Sweet Potato Smoothie

Life would be boring without potatoes. Sweet potatoes make the Fall season extra charming due to their abundance in the season and full of flavor. It is very difficult to grocery shop without adding some sweet potatoes in the cart in the season. This caramelized […]

Spring Salad Hummus Wrap

Spring Salad Hummus Wrap

We all have been not only surviving on this healthy and delicious spring salad hummus wrap on Covid-19 working from the home era but also fell in love with these. They are healthy, delicious, and very easy to make in no time using your pantry […]

Almond Pistachio Cookie

Almond Pistachio Cookie

Afternoon tea or coffee break is important specially in working from home Covid-19 era. This delicious and reatively healthier Almond and Pistachio cookie can be a great snack to go with a cup of sugar free hot tea or cofee.

Can pizza be healthy food?

Can pizza be healthy food?

Pizza is a universally loved food, fits all cultures, and speaks to every person’s language and emotions. It’s the perfect food for any occasion and can be a healthy food too if accompanied with some healthy options and eaten mindfully. Pizza can make it all […]

Anytime Spinach Salad with Home Made Balsamic Dressing

Anytime Spinach Salad with Home Made Balsamic Dressing

Spinach is one veggie that can be easily included in a daily diet, as this versatile vegetable is available all year long. Any time I am in a grocery store I never come back without grabbing a bag of baby spinach. If you store the […]

Friday Food Talk Pick: Uncle Ben’s Long Grain & Wild Rice Mix

Friday Food Talk Pick: Uncle Ben’s Long Grain & Wild Rice Mix

This herby and seasoned rice mix seems like a healthy choice side but gets a Red Dot food rating due to being high in sodium. Cook with less seasoning to lessen sodium or pair up your meal with other low sodium items to balance it out.

Banana Almonds Oat Health Shake: Plant-Based Protein

Banana Almonds Oat Health Shake: Plant-Based Protein

Enjoy this plant based protein health shake. It is made with banana, almonds and oats and full of antioxidant benefits that can protect your cells from damage and good for your hair, skin and nails health.

Healthy Vegetable Chow Mein Stir Fry Recipe

Healthy Vegetable Chow Mein Stir Fry Recipe

We are not sure why Panada Express puts their vegetable Chow Mein as a side menu dish but we categorize it as a main entree. Because this recipe has all the elements to serve as a main dish and can be a very healthy and […]

Whole Wheat (50%) Cinnamon Raisin Sourdough Bread

Whole Wheat (50%) Cinnamon Raisin Sourdough Bread

Whole Wheat (50%) Cinnamon Raisin Sourdough Bread | Yellow Dot Rated Healthy Balance Bread This flavorful healthy bread is rated as a Yellow Dot, healthy balance in our food rating system (Food Coach) due to following healthy qualities that are known to promote positive health […]

High protein salad with chickpeas, tomato, bell pepper, and cucumber

High protein salad with chickpeas, tomato, bell pepper, and cucumber

This super easy and healthy salad can be easily made within 10-15 minutes from ingredients in your pantry. It will also make a delicious and comforting meal if you are not feeling well and not in a mood to cook. It provides about 4oz equivalent […]

10 Minutes Veggie Wrap with Spinach and Cucumber

10 Minutes Veggie Wrap with Spinach and Cucumber

This veggie wrap is delicious and super easy to make with common ingredients in your pantry. This recipe has been almost our daily lunch during working from home period. According to our food rating system (Food Coach) it has following healthy qualities. Moderate in calories […]

No-Fry Thekua

No-Fry Thekua

No-Fry Thekua (High energy snack) Thekua is a popular sweet snack in Bihar, India. This recipe is a healthy makeover of the traditionally fried Thekua. It was a trial, but I was surprised to find out that I did not miss the frying. And I […]