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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 […]

Quinoa with Turmeric and Lemon

Quinoa with Turmeric and Lemon

Therapeutic Health Benefits: This recipe is rated as a Green-Yellow Dot in our food rating system (Food Coach) and makes a super healthy meal replacer due to the following qualities which are known to promote positive health and wellbeing. Moderate in calories per serving Healthy […]

Tropical Fruit Slushie: 5 Minute Healthy Refreshment

Tropical Fruit Slushie: 5 Minute Healthy Refreshment

The weather is getting a little warmer now! So, this fun and healthy summery afternoon treat can be very refreshing and destressing. This recipe makes about 1 cup equivalent of your daily MyPlate fruit requirement. In general, eating your daily servings of fruits is vital […]

Tips to not gain weight during Covid-19

Tips to not gain weight during Covid-19

Plan your meals/groceries around fresh or frozen fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans & lentils, eggs, and low fat dairy based on the availability.   Avoid processed boxed foods. Take this opportunity to try some home cooked meals. Cooking at home is the healthiest way to […]

Brussels Sprout Apple Salad with Toasted Walnuts & Cranberries

Brussels Sprout Apple Salad with Toasted Walnuts & Cranberries

Brussels Sprouts Apple Salad with Toasted Walnuts & Cranberries | Yellow Dot Rated | Healthy Balance and Immune Boosting This healthy and immune boosting recipe is a must to accompany any meal. It is rated as a yellow dot, healthy balance in our Food Coach […]

Papaya with Blueberries

Papaya with Blueberries

Papaya with Blueberries (A powerhouse of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds) : With the COVID-19 pandemic still going on, all we can do is to stay home, take preventive measures (hand washing and social distancing), work, and eat healthy to help our bodies defend if anything […]

Immune Boosting and Health Promoting Green Juice

Immune Boosting and Health Promoting Green Juice

Like many others I also rushed to the grocery stores to pile on the grocery and other day-to-day necessities to help me and my family survive to cope with this COVID-19 situation. Being a dietitian, I piled on lots of green vegetables and fruits that […]

Filling Broccoli and corn in your Samosa will not make it any healthier!

Filling Broccoli and corn in your Samosa will not make it any healthier!

President Trump’s recent visit to India made me a little home sick and gave me cravings for authentic Indian samosa, which unfortunately Trump did not get a chance to try. I’m not quite sure why the chef put broccoli and corn in it, because potato […]

SAMOSA – A delicious popular Indian snack

SAMOSA – A delicious popular Indian snack

Samosa is a dazzling signature snack dish in India that I grew up eating. Chai and samosa is the best food pairing in the world. Traditional Indian samosa is potato filled pastry fried dish that everyone should give a chance. This potato and green peas […]

Dark Chocolate Health Rating

Dark Chocolate Health Rating

This Friday we pick dark chocolates for our Friday Food Talk series. Chocolate is always a winner when it comes to celebrating Valentine’s day. It can be healthy too if dark chocolate is your choice. We decided to take a deeper look into dark chocolate […]

Super Healthy Strawberry Hearts

Super Healthy Strawberry Hearts

Chocolates always steal valentine’s day as a romantic gesture. How about treating your loved ones with this homemade super healthy treat? This super easy and heart healthy dish can accompany a breakfast meal or can be a great afternoon snack. This yellow dot rated recipe […]

Friday Food Talk Pick:  Wheat Mamra – Is it healthy?

Friday Food Talk Pick: Wheat Mamra – Is it healthy?

This friday we will talk about this new product from Raja Food Inc by Swad. that caught my eyes in Indian store. This product looked like an unusually long rice puff and I purchased it mistakenly for that. Being a foodie, I looked at it […]