• Indian Cooking: Delicious, Oil-Free Recipes any Cook Can Master

    It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when it comes to cooking Indian food.  Many of use didn’t grown up learning the five different types of Masala and using ingredients like asafetida and mustard seed.  Here are Indian recipes that any cook can master.  From dal to chutney, these dishes will help you understand the fundamentals of

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  • Step Two: Add Some Beans, An Easy Change towards a Healthy, Plant-Based Life

    My second , 5-minute “Get Healthy” Simple Step:  Add Some Beans Pop question: How many beans do you need to eat to live longer? 1/4 cup? 1 cup? 1 pound? Answer: For every 20g of beans you eat (that’s only about a tablespoon), you might live 6% longer. That’s because beans are a healthy source

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  • Step One: Get Your Greens, An Easy Change towards a Healthy, Plant-Based Life

    My first, 5-minute “Get Healthy” Simple Step: Get Your Greens Green vegetables are a no-brainer when it comes to healthy eating.  They are low in calories but high in nutrition.  They are packed with cancer-fighting antioxidants, satisfying fiber, healthy Omega-3 fats, calcium, and even plant-based protein.  They also offer a wider variety of flavor, texture,

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  • Plant-Based 101 and the Essential Oil-Free Vegan Recipes You Need

    “I don’t understand why asking people to eat a well-balanced vegetarian diet is considered drastic while it is medically conservative to cut people open or put them on powerful cholesterol-lowering drugs the rest of their lives.” – Dean Ornish, MD Maybe you’re curious what all the hype is about. Maybe you’re facing a frightening medical

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  • Irish Food 101 and St. Patrick’s Day Irish Healthy Vegan Recipes

    “Never wrestle with pigs. You both get dirty and the pig likes it.” ― Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw Modern St. Patrick’s Day food often involves Corned Beef, cheesy potatoes, fried sausages, and some sort of fake green dyed milkshake.  The authentic staples of Irish cooking, though, uses humble ingredients: cabbage, turnips, potatoes, kale, mustard,

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  • Indian and Italian Cuisines: 6 Things you Already Know about Italian Food Can Help you Understand Indian Cuisine

    “Nobody Can Be an Expert on Indian Food” — Madhur Jaffrey When it comes to Indian cuisine, it can be quite confusing.  Many of us simply aren’t used to 5 different types of Masala, and a typical Indian menu can be quite overwhelming.  However, many of us can understand the basics of Italian cuisine.  We’ve

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