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IS SOAKING ALMONDS BENEFICIAL? AND HOW TO DO IT?

“To soak or not to soak” that is the question! Have you come across people saying that soaking almonds overnight & eating it the next morning is better than eating raw almonds, or vice versa? I’m sure, you must have. Do you find it perplexing? If you answered yes, then please continue reading. As we…

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HOW TO MAKE THE FAMOUS HONEYCOMB PASTA

In a society that is highly visual, media-driven, we are constantly interacting with food mainly through our sight. It isn’t surprising that so many compilations of food presented in an eye appeasing, innovative way; so commonly pop up on our social media feeds. But our romance with food isn’t brand new. The old aphorism ascribed…

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HOW TO MAKE INSANELY TASTY TOMATO & PEPPER PASTA SAUCE

Making homemade pasta sauce seems difficult until you try it. You would be amazed to know, how surprisingly simple & inexpensive it is. Once you start making it at home, you’ll wonder why you were so dependent on jarred pasta sauces in the first place. This recipe gives a gorgeous, full-bodied deep orange colored sauce…

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HOW TO MAKE HEALTHIER BREAKFAST CHOICE WITH VEGAN VERMICELLI

Looking for a quick and easy, healthy, and instant dish to make? Well, there are so many different things you can prepare. The other day, I was brainstorming about a low-cholesterol and low-sodium healthier breakfast recipe, and I came across this amazing ingredient. If you are looking for a vegan or vegetarian option, I have…

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HOW TO MAKE BEET HUMMUS & GOAT CHEESE TARTS

And when two people have loved each other see how it is like a scar between their bodies, stronger, darker, and proud; how the black cord makes of them a single fabric that nothing can tear or mend. excerpt from “For What Binds Us” – A Poem by Jane Hirshfield Whether it is your first…

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HOW TO MAKE VEGAN MUSHROOM PEPPER FRY

It is good to try different diets occasionally. They give you a perspective and allow you to admire the work of nature. Nature – that gives us so many unique ingredients to work with. I mean, food always does not have to revolve around meat, poultry, and dairy ingredients. Once in a blue moon, one should…

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HOW TO MAKE CHEAP & HEALTHY ALMOND FLOUR AT HOME

If you regularly use healthy almond flour, then I am sure you know about it’s benefits and how incredibly nutritious it is! It is a popular GLUTEN FREE alternative to wheat flour. It is loaded with nutrients and makes for an excellent choice when it comes to baking. However, it can burn a hole into…

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HOW TO MAKE OVEN DRIED CITRUS SLICES | VEGAN & PALEO

Have you ever wondered how to create the most stunning dried citrus slices without using a dehydrator? It looks difficult to make but it is the most easiest thing you can make ahead in preparation for holiday season. Dried citrus slices have many uses. Use these slices as an embellishment for Christmas decorations by making…

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HOW TO MAKE ZESTY BESTY SALAD

This zesty besty salad combines various crunchy vegetables and fruits along with freshly prepared lemon basil vinaigrette. This recipe makes for an amazingly refreshing lunch or picnic dish and the ingredients used in this salad give it a extremely bright and colorful appearance. WHAT IS IN ZESTY BESTY SALAD Cherry tomatoes Mixed greens – I…

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HOW TO MAKE PUMPKIN PASTA WITH SAGE BUTTER

As we all know that pumpkin is officially an icon of Autumn season. Come Halloween, Thanksgiving…I can’t get enough of them. I even stretch it till Christmas…cannot help it, love the color, smell, sight, everything about it!!! From Jack o’ lanterns on Halloween, to pumpkin lattes, pumpkin flavored pastries, pumpkins adorning the front porches, pumpkins…

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HOW TO MAKE SPRING PASTA WITH MELTING BRIE

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HOW TO MAKE LINGUINE WITH ASPARAGUS AND EGGS

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HOW TO MAKE FRENCH SCALLOPED POTATOES IN RAMEKINS

As I brace myself for the holidays, I start prepping and cooking some of the family’s favorite meals on demand. The best thing I love about holidays is the all around happiness, the aroma filled house with freshly baked cookies and wonderful food, smiles on everyone’s faces as we enjoy family games, digging into deliciousness…

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HOW TO MAKE WINE INFUSED CRANBERRY ORANGE SAUCE

Whether it’s Christmas or Thanksgiving, cranberry orange sauce is a must condiment in every American holiday dinner! It is a traditional side dish that is sweet, delicious, heartwarming, and loaded with sweet and tart cranberry flavor. I love the holiday season! It is the best time of the year. That’s not only because you get…

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HOW TO MAKE GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE

If you’re tired of eating Green Bean Casserole made with congealed Campbell soup at office potlucks, then this recipe is for you! Seriously though, a holiday meal should be anything but congealed. This is why I thought of creating this recipe. Although there are so many other versions of green bean casserole, this one here…

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HOW TO MAKE MAPLE GLAZED SWEET POTATOES

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EASY HACK TO MAKE CONE MOLDS AT HOME

You know when you take a bite of puff pastry dessert and just breathe a sigh of relief and satisfaction? Well, get ready. Because after many tests (I lost count — 4, 40 or 400, maybe?), I’ve cracked the code on the how to make DIY cone molds, for you to bake your own homemade cream…

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HOW TO MAKE ROASTED BEETS IN SOUR CREAM SALAD

Beets in sour cream is a healthy, gluten-free and effortless side dish that you can enjoy any time of the day. It is made with roasted beets in a mixture of sour cream and Greek yoghurt; this dish is effortless, tasteful and has an alluring, attractive look. For most people, healthy food can be boring.…

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HOW TO MAKE DETOXIFYING MUNG BEAN SOUP

Mung bean soup is a simple, healthy, and delicious soup that you can enjoy any time of the day. Loaded with flavors and detox properties from the beans and vegetables, this vegan soup is a great dish to add to your diet. In the last couple of years building immune system & cleansing mind and…

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MUHAMMARA – HOW TO MAKE INDULGENT ROASTED RED PEPPERS & WALNUT DIP

Muhammara or mhammara is a rich, creamy, healthy, and nutritious dip loaded with middle eastern flavors. The smokiness of the bell peppers, sweetness from pomegranate molasses, and flavor from cumin and sumac make it very interesting and a perfect side to go with your snacks. When it comes to dips, we have plenty of options.…

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HOW TO MAKE BEST STUFFED PEPPERS – 3 WAYS

I love Super Bowl! Come February, you start feeling excitement in the air. It’s one of the most enthusiastic time of the year for me! And I love to host my friends and family so we can enjoy the game together, and of course the good food that comes with it! No party is complete…

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HOW TO MAKE THE ULTIMATE PROTEIN RICH BUDDHA BOWL RECIPE

I will let you in a little secret! I love 3 things when it comes to food. Firstly, I love cooking and eating healthy food. I like to spend time in the kitchen preparing my meals, sometime in advance as well. However, there is one thing I don’t really appreciate & that is clutter. You…

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TICKLE YOUR TASTEBUDS WITH THESE STUNNING HASSELBACK POTATOES

Dear Potato lovers of the world, It gives me great pleasure to introduce you to this unique, incredibly tasty & Stunning Hasselback Potatoes. I adore this recipe since it’s both stunning to look and delicious to eat. Some hasselback potato recipes call for the use of cheese, ham or sour cream. However, my recipe uses…

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THAT TEMPTING & OH SO… YUMMILICIOUS DEEP-FRIED PHOLOURIE

…Rain drops keep falling on my headAnd just like the guy whose feet are too big for his bedNothing seems to fitThose raindrops are falling on my head, they keep falling…Rain drops keep falling on my head The famous song from the classic hit – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, is loudly playing in…

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HOW TO MAKE THE BEST CLASSIC GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICH

Recently, I have become more of a night owl. Especially on weekends, I love binge watching my favorite series or movies. And when you are up almost all night, you absolutely must have a midnight snack. There are two options I usually go for – Chinese takeout or a classic grilled cheese sandwich. I don’t…

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SESAME CUCUMBER SALAD – PERFECT ACCOMPAINMENT TO AN ASIAN MEAL

It is one of those Saturdays when dear fam wants to eat something different. As I sip my morning coffee and scroll through my phone, an ad pops up – The Sky Lantern festival event that will be celebrated locally. If you know Moi, my curiosity always gets the better of me…I couldn’t help myself…

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TIME TO INDULGE IN EXTREMELY CREAMY ALFREDO FETTUCCINE

Who doesn’t love pasta, right? There are hundreds of pasta recipes you can try! After all…the Italian cuisine once restricted to the region of Italy, now has its roots set in almost every cuisine. So, it’s safe to mention that each cuisine has come up with its own version of pasta. And when it is…

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IRRESISITIBLE SUMMER DESSERT TO BEAT THE HEAT

Summertime is always about drinking fresh lemonade, eating fresh fruit to beat the heat. Given this blistering hot Texas weather, I have been making this Irresistible summer dessert – Le Cocoblue, on rotation. I named it so because of the ingredients I added to the popsicles – La Lechera (sweetened condensed milk), Coconut cream (unsweetened)…

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QUICK DESSERT HACK – HOW TO MAKE ROSE RICE PUDDING

This Rose rice pudding recipe is a variation of the traditional Rice Pudding or Phirni as it is known in India. Gulkand (rose petal preserve) and rose water lends this rice pudding an earthiness with its mesmerizing floral scent. Gulkand has been relished since 900 B.C. It has natural coolant properties that makes it a…

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HOW TO MAKE GRILLED PANEER WITH CHIMICHURRI SAUCE

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HOW TO MAKE AUTHENTIC CHIMICHURRI SAUCE

CHECK OUT OUR VIDEO ON CHIMICHURRI SAUCE!!! Take a look at my video for step-by-step instructions and all the details. Want to receive new recipe emails in your inbox? Make sure to subscribe to my website and my YouTube channel and turn on notifications! If you are looking for ways to use this chimichurri sauce, go to…

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HOW TO MAKE ROASTED BEETROOT & WALNUT HUMMUS

Healthy Vegan Spread | Gluten-free | Low-Carb   Roasted Beetroot & Walnut Hummus is a colorful and delish replacement to classic chickpeas hummus. Some people also call it Beetroot pesto. This dish is vegetarian, low-carb, vegan & keto friendly (when consumed in moderation). This bright hummus makes for a great spread on toasts and as…

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HOW TO MAKE EASY SUMMER SALADS THAT DON’T SUCK

EASY, REFRESHING & NUTRITIOUS TOMATO QUINOA SALAD WITH HERBS Looking for Summer salads that don’t suck! My friend, you just landed at the right place. Whether you are searching for a healthy summer salad recipe, making summer salads for your next potluck get-together, these 2 salads will help you embrace the seasonal fresh produce and…

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HOW TO MAKE DELICIOUS & FLUFFY ASIAN PEAS RICE

PERFECTLY FLUFFY PEAS RICE | MATAR CHAWAL WORLD CUISINE | SIDE DISH Growing up, our family had a weekly schedule of going to local farmer’s market to buy fresh fruits and vegetables. Farmer’s market always had a special allure for me. I remember being submerged in the sea of vivid colors of fruits and vegetables…

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HOW TO MAKE DELISH PANEER IN CREAMY NUTTY SAUCE

It is Sunday today & it being December, the weather is a little nippy with high’s in the 50’s. And I am making this Delish Paneer in creamy nutty sauce that will be devoured in a matter of hours by the entire family. Believe me it’s not easy to please everyone, especially with my little…

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HOW TO MAKE EASY VEGAN POTATO CURRY

Hello Readers! Today I’m sharing this easy & instant vegan potato curry recipe as a tribute to my Dad. His enthusiasm for potatoes is so unparalleled that he should have been a potato farmer. He can eat potatoes everyday and why not? This humble tuber makes an appearance in cuisines all over the world. From…

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HOW TO MAKE VEGAN COCONUT STIR FRIED CABBAGE

MAIN COURSE, SIDE DISH, WORLD CUISINE So, here is a vegan coconut stir-fried cabbage recipe from my childhood that mom used to make often. And I did not realize the ease and simplicity of this recipe until I started cooking it for my family. HISTORY ON VEGAN COCONUT STIR-FRIED CABBAGE This dish from South of…

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