Recent recipes

February 15, 2021

Chocolate French Toast

Post by giftofhealth

What is Valentine's day without chocolate!!! Here's a recipe to indulge your taste buds and your loved ones on this day (or any special occasion),  without breaking their hearts. And we mean it....Heart Healthy! Are you ready for delicious egg-free, butter-free, oil-free and dairy-free. Chocolate French Toast. Method: French Toast…

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February 13, 2021

Millet Upma

Post by giftofhealth

Millets are one of the whole grains which are highly resistant to harsh conditions, and less resource-intensive to grow.  Hence it's an environmentally friendly grain. Not only that it has high protein content, rich in fiber, has magnesium, Niacin (Vitamin B3), and is gluten-free. It comes with so many protective…

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November 20, 2020

Mirchi Bhajji

Post by giftofhealth

Mirchi Bhajji (Stuffed chillies) is one of my favourite Indian street food that I grew up with. The spicy chillies are stuffed and dipped in chickpea flour batter and then deep-fried in oil. We all sometimes crave our favourite deep-fried foods. When transitioning to a no oil whole food plant-based…

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October 26, 2020

Chips

Post by giftofhealth

We can make Chips in minutes using whole wheat Pitas or Tortillas. Method: Pita Chips: Choose whole-wheat pitas with no added oil, sugar or other preservatives. Locally we get Compliment brand Pita bread meeting these criteria Preheat oven for 350F Using a Pizza cutter, cut the pitas in triangle shape…

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October 22, 2020

French Fries

Post by giftofhealth

Potatoes are nutritional powerhouses. They are full of fiber, vitamins and many other nutrients. Unfortunately, potatoes get a bad reputation because of some of the ways we prepare them. What makes the potatoes unhealthy is the added fats like oil or butter or cheese or sour cream that we choose…

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April 9, 2020

Holiday Menu

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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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