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

Winter Special Talkha

Winter Special Talkha

Talkha is one of my favorite Indian dishes to make, and I enjoy green peas on a lazy winter weekend for brunch. It also makes a great afternoon snack with a cup of ginger tea or coffee. This super healthy and delicious dish can be […]

Trader Joes Cauliflower Gnocchi

Trader Joes Cauliflower Gnocchi

If cauliflower can be gnocchi, you can be anything you want! Seriously though, cauliflower is being turned into all sorts of foods these days, but one of my favorites has to be Trader Joe’s cauliflower gnocchi.  Personally, I love popping it in the air fryer […]

Three Bean Vegetarian Chili

Three Bean Vegetarian Chili

Soup season is here! With that in mind, we brought back a great chili recipe to warm you up as the temps start to drop. This great vegetarian plant-based three-bean chili recipe is perfect for the fall/winter season. It is truly delicious, nutritious, and filling, […]

Trader Joe’s Masala Burger

Trader Joe’s Masala Burger

This recipe is a delicious and vegetarian alternative to a classic burger. These are potato-based veggie burgers, fully cooked, with authentic Indian flavors ready to convert into a delicious sandwich meal within 10-15 minutes.  Using Trader Joe’s delicious veggie burgers and some unique ingredients like sour […]

Indian Style Herbal Green Chutney with Jalapenos

Indian Style Herbal Green Chutney with Jalapenos

This delicious herbal green chutney is a must for Indian cuisines, especially fast-food snacks and chaats. This chutney also makes an excellent healthy spread to any Indian-style sandwich.  This green chutney is kept in many Indian households to add a spicy pizzaz to any dish.   […]

Banana Berry Yogurt Parfait with Oatmeal, Chia Seeds & Almonds

Banana Berry Yogurt Parfait with Oatmeal, Chia Seeds & Almonds

This healthy and delicious yogurt parfait can be easily made in about 5 minutes. It can be eaten as a quick snack or morning breakfast. This parfait dish is a great balance of healthy carbohydrates, fat, protein, and dietary fiber. Each serving will meet about […]

Roasted Broccoli with Garlic

Roasted Broccoli with Garlic

Broccoli is a super healthy vegetable packed with many health-promoting vitamin minerals and bioactive compounds. Unlike many other vegetables, broccoli is also a good source of protein that makes this vegetable super healthy. In fact,  2.5 cups equivalent of broccoli can provide as much protein […]

Mac & Chpeas

Mac & Chpeas

Want some comfort food but need a boost of nutrients. This Mac & Chpeas recipe is the perfect fit. All the cheesy goodness of your favorite childhood Mac and cheese craving with a nutritious twist.  Ingredients: Instructions: 1. Boil 4 cups of water. 2. Add […]

Blueberry-Banana Smoothie with Chia Seeds

Blueberry-Banana Smoothie with Chia Seeds

Smoothies can be a quick and easy way to get your daily fruits and veggies servings along with protein. Try this nutritious and delicious high-protein blueberry banana smoothie with chia seeds for a healthy and quick breakfast or to-go snack. Ingredients: Instructions: 1. Soak chia seeds […]

Cauliflower, Potato, & Carrot Sabzi with Turmeric Powder

Cauliflower, Potato, & Carrot Sabzi with Turmeric Powder

First things first. If you did not know already, sabzi (pronounced as sub-zee) is the Hindi term for vegetable curry in India. Today, we are talking about the goodness of one of the easiest Indian meal staple curries – the cauliflower, potato, & carrot sabzi […]

Sweet Potato Smoothie With Oat Milk

Sweet Potato Smoothie With Oat Milk

Sweet potatoes are a highly nutritious and tasty vegetable that has the power to satisfy our sweet cravings, nourish our body, satiate our hunger and keep our blood sugars in check all at the same time. They are a starchy root vegetable, which means they […]

Seven-day Balanced Meal Plan to Improve Your Bone Health with Seven Bone-Strengthening Principles

Seven-day Balanced Meal Plan to Improve Your Bone Health with Seven Bone-Strengthening Principles

Find out which nutrients are important for your bone health and how we can help you boost yours! Why your bone health is essential and how to improve it?  Strong bones are needed to keep us on our feet to perform daily activities. You are at greater […]

Sprouted Black Chickpeas Salad

Sprouted Black Chickpeas Salad

We celebrated mother nature Earth Day by sprouting chickpeas and making this super healthy and delicious salad. Adding sprouts to your meals is an economical and eco-friendly way to increase nutritional value to your diet and promote health and wellness. Spring and summer is a […]

Seven Gut Conditions (gastrointestinal diseases) and Meal Plans to Heal Naturally!

Seven Gut Conditions (gastrointestinal diseases) and Meal Plans to Heal Naturally!

Condition #1: Constipation Constipation may be a secondary symptom of many other health conditions and or medications. The underlying cause needs to be evaluated and treated accordingly. Adequate fiber and fluids help relives constipation. Approximately 25-38 gram of fiber (cellulose, psyllium, inulin, and oligosaccharides)  and […]

Pre and Probiotic  Strawberry Banana Smoothie (gut-healthy)

Pre and Probiotic Strawberry Banana Smoothie (gut-healthy)

The scientific community discovers that good bacteria in our gut are linked to many health conditions like obesity, asthma, acne, etc. Having the right balance of these healthy gut bacteria in our gut may be the key to overall health and wellness. Try this delicious […]

Free Donut a day from Krispy Kreme: Sweet but not so sweet!

Free Donut a day from Krispy Kreme: Sweet but not so sweet!

When you think about a doughnut, you think of nothing healthy but empty calories from refined flour, sugar, and fat. No matter how big the incentive is: A doughnut a day is not a healthy diet. The only healthy thing is to incentivize a COVID […]

Thandai- A Cooling, Therapeutic Ethnic Drink

Thandai- A Cooling, Therapeutic Ethnic Drink

Thandai is a cooling therapeutic and ethnic drink popular in India in the coming of the spring season. This drink makes a special celebration drink for the Holi, the festival of colors. This Thandai recipe is a modern, healthier version of the traditional one. This […]