Just because super bowl and football season is over, doesn’t mean that dip season is over as well. Dips are a creative way to get in your vegetables at social gatherings. However, most traditional dips contain high amounts of sodium and fat. By making dips with Greek yogurt, you increase the protein and add a healthy fat dietary comp [...]
In case I haven’t beaten a dead horse enough with consuming Greek yogurt, here goes yet again! I love using Greek yogurt for baking breads or muffins because it adds moistness, increases the protein content and if you use flavored Greek yogurt you could potentially decrease the sugar you add into the recipe. For example, while I am in [...]
What is Oat Flour? It’s basically oats ground into a powder form. It’s an excellent wheat free alternative and a more nutritious option. If gluten-free is required, you can purchase gluten free oats. Alternatively, Bob’s Red Mill offers both options.
Here’s the recipe!
A friend of mine in Mumbai was headed back to USA and had a pantry full of goodies to share. Being in Mumbai has been an eye-opening experience from the food and nutrition perspective. When she suggested I take bags of nuts (including almonds), baking goods and other yummy treats I couldn’t say no. With 4 bags of whole almonds, I beg [...]
I was recently inspired to make some “wheat-free” recipes, and this is for two reasons. First, we’re traveling to India and parking ourselves there and within India, coconut is quite popular – as an oil, as a flour, as an Ayurvedic remedy. Secondly, I would love to build some non-gluten favorites for our family to enj [...]
Even though it’s melting outside and all you want is ice cold hydration — I’ve noticed that many people are more susceptible to colds, coughs and increased phlegm. I think it’s primarily due to the drastic change of your body temperature between indoors and outdoors. You’re freezing inside, hiding under sweate [...]
I’m always thinking of ways to incorporate vegetables into baked products so that my son will eat them willingly. To be honest, he’s a pretty good eater when it comes to vegetables, however, the more the better. The first thing I do is look in my pantry and fridge to see what I have because I look to come up with recipes based o [...]
For some mothers, getting your child to eat vegetables is a challenge. When my son was eating pureed foods, making a mixed vegetable soup was my go-to on many occasions. Now, as my son enters pure toddlerhood, creativity is required. However, I decided to delve into my soup basics and create a minestrone soup from scratch. Thought I’d [...]