Curry In a Hurry - Whole Foods Market edition.
Love Indian food but don’t trust the ingredients used in your favourite take out? I will show you how you can make 4 Indian inspired dishes using all organic ingredients for roughly $50 to feed 3 – 4 people per dish. Total servings can range from 12 – 16 servings for $50, that is $4-$5/serving. All dishes will be 100% organic, no added sugar and fully plant based. Added bonus for all the busy people, they can all be made in under 20 minutes, perfect for your weeknight meals. This week I went to Whole Foods Market and bought ingredients to...
Top 5 Health Benefits of Chickpea Flour
Chickpeas are one of the most well-known legumes. But did you know that chickpea flour is also just as useful? Chickpea flour is a great substitute for egg and can even work as a gluten-free flour for gluten-free recipes!
Masala Dal - Curried red lentils
This is my all time favourite recipe, we create some sort of dal stew almost every week. The image below is some of the pulses/beans/lentils I have in my pantry at any given time.In hindi pulses are called Dal. Each type of pulse for example “Red Lentil” has a hindi name, in this case it is “Laal Masoor”. Traditionally to make Dal Masala or Dal Tadka you require all the ingredients on hand to make masala like, tomatoes, onion, ginger, garlic, turmeric, cumin, coriander, garam masala..etc. With Good food For Good cooking sauces I don’t have to worry about having everything on hand. Tikka...
The Top 5 Health Benefits of Red Lentils
Red lentils are one of the most versatile pulses out there. But why are they not getting enough attention? Lentils, also known by their Latin name of Lens culinaris are a part of the legume family, and they are considered a pulse. A pulse is the dried edible seed of a plant one of the oldest pulses known (Pulse Canada). Out of the 11 pulses recognized, here in Canada we primarily grow 4: lentils, beans, chickpeas, and dry peas (Pulse Canada). They were one of the earliest crops to be domesticated, and they draw their origin from Western and Central Asia (Shyam et al. 2007).