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24 October, 2017

Sabudana Kichdi (with no peanuts) – Tapioca Pearl Hodgepodge

Sabudana Kichdi (with no peanuts) – Tapioca Pearl Hodgepodge
Posted in : Breakfast, Dinner, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Low Fat, Lunch, North Indian, Paleo, Quick & Easy, Vegetarian, Whole30 Breakfast, Whole30 Dinners, Whole30 Lunch on by : sujeesha
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Sabudana khichdi is usually made with peanut powder which is a dish that is consumed during auspicious days by those that want to observe abstinence from indulging on their staple food. Though I’m not a religious person (to my mom’s disappointment!!), I love Love laaaaav sabudana khichdi. However, since i’m on Whole30 cleanse now, I
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23 October, 2017

Chicken Cacciatore – Slow cooker version

Chicken Cacciatore – Slow cooker version
Posted in : Chicken, Chilies & Stews, Curries, Diabetic, Dinner, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Italian, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Lunch, Paleo, Slow Cooker, Soups, Whole30 Dinners, Whole30 Lunch on by : sujeesha
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Cacciatore in Italian means “hunter-style”. Basically if a hunter came home empty-handed, his wife would kill a chicken for the meal instead. I use my slow cooker a lot, a LOT, coz its so easy to throw things in before going to bed with a wonderful aroma waking me up in the morning. I have
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23 October, 2017

Broccoli and Peppers Frittata

Broccoli and Peppers Frittata
Posted in : Baking, Breakfast, Christmas, Continental, Diabetic, Egg, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Paleo, Quick & Easy, Whole30 Breakfast on by : sujeesha

This stir-and-bake frittata recipe is so easy to make, its a no-brainer. Best part about making frittata is that you can throw in whatEver you have left in your fridge and it will turn out delicious. I’m on my Whole30 diet, so have not added cheese which is a main part of frittatas. I don’t
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23 October, 2017

Cauliflower Rice – Egg Fried Rice

Cauliflower Rice – Egg Fried Rice
Posted in : Chinese, Continental, Diabetic, Dinner, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Lunch, Paleo, Quick & Easy, Rice, Rice, Thai, Vegetarian, Whole30 Dinners, Whole30 Lunch on by : sujeesha
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Alright, I can’t believe i’m saying this. But friends, Cauliflower “rice” is mind-blowing. This fried rice tasted absolutely delicious and my coworker who tasted it couldn’t tell it wasn’t rice. I just started my Whole30 cleanse and I was pretty skeptical to substitute my beloved rice with cauliflower, but i’m Sold! I had come home
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20 October, 2017

Perfectly Hard-boiled Egg with Pear and Avocado

Perfectly Hard-boiled Egg with Pear and Avocado
Posted in : Breakfast, Continental, Diabetic, Egg, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Low Calorie, Paleo, Quick & Easy, Whole30 Breakfast on by : sujeesha
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This is my Day 1 of my Whole30 journey and I have been feeling upbeat all day. I ended my Whole30-eve binge eating Indian food since it was our biggest festival of the year, Diwali! I wanted to start my Whole30 the day after Diwali and finish right in time for Thanksgiving so i can
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11 October, 2017

Coconut Flan (Island style)

Coconut Flan (Island style)
Posted in : American, Asian, Baking, Christmas, Desserts & Sweets, Egg, Island Recipes, Mexican, Pacific Island food, Party, Thanksgiving on by : sujeesha
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Flan is the easiest dessert you can make and this variation with coconut adds a twist to this wonderful dessert. I have not added any sugar to the custard because condensed milk and sweetness from coconut cream is good enough. I have seen some people add more eggs, but those flans turn out too eggy
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11 September, 2017

Aaloo Samosa – aka Samosas filled with spiced potatoes

Aaloo Samosa – aka Samosas filled with spiced potatoes
Comments : 2 Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Deep Fried, Diwali, North Indian, Party, Ramadan, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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Samosas are the most popular Indian snack across the world and I have not come across anyone that is not intrigued by them. There are hundreds of varieties of samosas and what I’m sharing here is the classic version of em all. There are no hard and fast rule as to what goes in the
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1 September, 2017

Chicken Chili Verde

Chicken Chili Verde
Comments : 1 Posted in : Chicken, Chilies & Stews, Diabetic, Dinner, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Mexican, Paleo, Slow Cooker on by : sujeesha
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There are several different kinds of chili out there and my favorites are the ones that do not have beans in them. I feel beans are used by restaurants as fillers and they do kill the flavor of meat. This particular recipe if a favorite of mine since it has a little tanginess to it
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22 August, 2017

Naan

Naan
Posted in : Baking, Bread, Dinner, Diwali, North Indian, Party, Ramadan, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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Indian meal at a restaurant is not complete unless you have your generous dose of tandoor-cooked bread called “Naan”. Many of us think making naan at home is impossible without a clay oven, but believe me, oven range works just fine. Two essential items that are needed to make the best naan at home (atleast
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