Recent recipes

April 9, 2020

Holiday Menu

Post by giftofhealth

Holidays are about spending time with family and friends and being thankful for all the great things in your life. Whether it is Easter, Thanksgiving or Christmas this can be a great opportunity to share a meal with family and friends and show them that you can still do a…

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April 8, 2020

Oat Groats

Post by giftofhealth

Oat groats are one of our favourite breakfasts. They are a powerhouse of nutrients, packed with fibre, protein, vitamins and are very filling. They are nuttier and chewier than steel cut oats. They take a longer time to cook. We usually cook them in the Instant Pot. Alternatively, you can…

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April 3, 2020

Tadka (Tempering Without Oil)

Post by giftofhealth

We use tempering in almost every Indian dish.  Traditionally in Indian cuisine, tempering involves heating oil or butter first. Then we add the ingredients mentioned below. This process is done at the beginning of the cooking or as a final flavouring at the end. However, here we are omitting oil…

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March 24, 2020

Green Lentil Sprouts

Post by giftofhealth

Despite the cold climate, Green lentils are easier to sprout.  They can sprout in 24 hours after being soaked overnight. Green lentil sprouts are rich in vitamins, minerals, and enzymes, and are excellent immune boosters. Method: Rinse the green lentils. Soak them overnight (or 8 hours) by pouring a generous…

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March 24, 2020

Immune Boost Drink

Post by giftofhealth

During this pandemic spread of COVID-19, we are all worried about protecting ourselves and our families. Though we can never guarantee life, we can definitely give our bodies a fighting chance. One thing that we can do to fight against viruses and illnesses during these times is to boost our…

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January 30, 2020

Spinach Coconut Rice

Post by giftofhealth

Spinach coconut rice is one of our household favourites.  Rice is sautéed, often with aromatic spices before any liquid is added. Each time, you can pick different veggies to get a different flavour. Become creative and flavour with many different kinds of diced vegetables, potatoes, leafy greens or toasted nuts.…

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August 27, 2019

Cheeze Sauce

Post by giftofhealth

"I love Cheese" is what you would say when you try this dish. If you do not tell the kids what's in it, they would say "Cheezzz" and devour it. If you tell them beforehand, they may say "Naaayy, gimme my cheese. So reveal it after they finish or it…

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May 6, 2019

Blue Cheese

Post by giftofhealth

This was a hit in our last potluck and everyone couldn't believe that it tasted exactly like Blue Cheese. This is Kim Campbell's recipe and I am posting it here as most of the group members wanted this recipe. Method: Place all the ingredients (except the toppings) into a high…

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