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. This blog discusses how all foods can heal and prevent many health conditions if consumed with intention, responsibility, and caution.  Thanks for visiting; get to know your food and eat with intention, responsibility, and confidence!

Category: Food can heal

Many Fun Ways to Enjoy Cucumbers with World of Flavors!

Many Fun Ways to Enjoy Cucumbers with World of Flavors!

March is celebrated as National Nutrition Month®, an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits. This year’s theme for National Nutrition Month® is Celebrate […]

Mushrooms and Peas Pelmeni/Vareniki Dumplings

Mushrooms and Peas Pelmeni/Vareniki Dumplings

March is celebrated as National Nutrition Month® which is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits. This year’s theme […]

100-Calorie Sesame Seeds  Energy Balls (Til ke laddu)

100-Calorie Sesame Seeds Energy Balls (Til ke laddu)

Sesame seeds have been used for centuries in the traditional medicine of India and China. Its good oil, high protein, fiber, low carbohydrate properties, and many other beneficial vitamins and minerals make it an excellent healthy and energetic food. Besides providing good energy, sesame seeds […]

7 Tips to Keep Your Heart Healthy and Strong!

7 Tips to Keep Your Heart Healthy and Strong!

Tip #1: Fiber up Aim for daily fiber intake at least 25 grams per day (21-25 grams for females; 25-38 grams for Males) with particular emphasis on soluble fiber (7-13 grams/day) from fruits, vegetables, whole grains, high fiber cereals like oatmeal and legumes. Soluble fibers […]

Mango Jicama (HEE-KA-MA) Salad with Chile-Lime Dressing

Mango Jicama (HEE-KA-MA) Salad with Chile-Lime Dressing

This mouth-watering refreshing Mexican cuisine-based super healthy salad can accompany any meal but goes well with Mexican foods. As you can see in the picture below, we tried this delicious salad with homemade crunchy tacos, and uhh, it was so good! Here is how you […]

Chickpeas (Garbanzo beans) & Avocado Veggie Salad

Chickpeas (Garbanzo beans) & Avocado Veggie Salad

This super easy and healthy salad meal can be easily made within 5-10 minutes from your pantry ingredients. Everyone will love this delicious salad in the family, even picky eater children. This is how you make it. There is also a recipe card link here […]

Tabouli (Tabbouleh)-Mediterranean Dish

Tabouli (Tabbouleh)-Mediterranean Dish

The Mediterranean diet continues to rank number 1 due to its health-promoting qualities. Tabouli is not only simple to make but also delicious and super healthy. If you need a quick lunch pack to go or are simply in a salad meal mood then this […]

Is KFC Beyond Fried Chicken any Healthier than KFC Crispy Tenders?

Is KFC Beyond Fried Chicken any Healthier than KFC Crispy Tenders?

We performed a food health rating for both products in our Food Coach and this is what we found?

Homemade Veggie Pizza (Mushrooms and Black olives)

Homemade Veggie Pizza (Mushrooms and Black olives)

January 20th is National Cheese Lover’s Day, and there is no better way to celebrate cheese than enjoying it on a pizza. On this national cheese day, I would like to share this homemade pizza recipe that is easy to make at home and deliciously […]

Seven Tips to Help you Lose Weight and Feel Great!

Seven Tips to Help you Lose Weight and Feel Great!

Weight loss weight gain is a complicated phenomenon and I am no exception. I am also experiencing slow weight gain with my age without making any obvious changes in my eating habits or lifestyle. Being a health professional I think I should know better what […]

Black Eyed Peas Soup -Indian Style

Black Eyed Peas Soup -Indian Style

If you have not tried black-eyed peas in the new year, no worry. This versatile and kind bean can still bring you good luck with health and wellness whenever you want to try it. It is never too late to eat healthy. Here is an […]

Mushrogetables Pot Pie

Mushrogetables Pot Pie

Being a vegetarian, I always struggle with main protein entrees, especially during the holiday season.  When it comes to vegetarian protein, mushrooms always win as you get your protein and vegetables, plus they are delicious. I tried this mushroom and vegetable pot pie on thanksgiving […]

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.   […]