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Arugula And Melon Salad

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This is a beautiful looking salad which is a harmonious combination of arugula and melon. Arugula is a peppery flavor leaf while melon is juicy and sweet. Mix the two with yogurt dressing and this combination creates a very refreshing salad for summer days and can be served as healthy snack.

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Beet salad with Mango dressing

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This delicious salad is an alluring combination of roasted beets, mandarin oranges, leafy greens with creamy mango dressing. The mixture of sweet and tart flavors with a tangy mango dressing turns this salad recipe into something special.

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Cauliflower Couscous

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Cauliflower Couscous is a simple, easy to make recipe that is a delicious alternative to regular couscous. It has amazing color, texture and also tastes great.

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Cauliflower crust pizza

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This is a yummy and healthy cauliflower crusted pizza, made with fresh ingredients and also egg-less. Pizza sauce and Indian cheese was made from scratch using fresh ingredients.

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Contest 2013 January

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If your New Years resolution is to eat right and stay fit, then this contest is for you. For this month, I am looking for recipes that are health conscious and use fresh ingredients. The specific rules are the following: Recipe must be healthy – low in sugar and fats. It must use fresh ingredients (nothing […]

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Crunchy Bean salad with beetroot and fruits

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My recipe for this month’s contest is Crunchy Bean salad with beetroot and fruits. It is a fresh and healthy salad, and also very easy to prepare. The fruit give this salad a sweet taste.

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Hot and Cold Bean Salad in Lettuce Cups with Tomato Lime Dressing

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This Hot and Cold Bean Salad in Lettuce Cups with Tomato Lime Dressing recipe is full of color and bursting with flavors and textures. The best way to serve this salad is both hot and cold at the same time…. Confused!? Well, don’t be…. One ingredient is warm and the rest of them are cold. The best thing is that the cup in which it is served can also be eaten (so minimal washing after). That is a well deserved bonus for all the busy bees out there.

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How to store cilantro (green coriander) for 10 to 12 days?

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After much experimentation, I find its better not to wash cilantro until you are ready to use it. Before refrigerating, chop off the heavy steams and remove the leaves that are going bad. Pat dry the cilantro. Wrap the cilantro in the paper towel and store it in a paper bag. I like using brown […]

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Kidney Beans Salad with Minty Yogurt Dressing

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A healthy bean salad with an Indian twist is something that can bring you accolades in a party. This protein packed salad brings with it goodness of fresh and colorful veggies. Couscous adds to the fiber content of the salad while the minty yogurt gives it an Indian touch and that extra zing!, keeping the calories under count too. At times this can also serve a full meal on its own! The veggies for this salad are chosen such that you can make this salad ahead of time ( to lessen that last minute hush hush) and it will not turn soggy/watery or have that oniony smell. What more can you ask from a simple salad recipe!

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Making Pizza on The Stove Top

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This is a quick and easy recipe for Stove Top Pizza. This is just perfect for times when you want to enjoy homemade pizza and don’t feel like ordering take-out pizza or going anywhere! The best part is that you also don’t need to have access to a good oven.

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Salad Stuffed Cabbage Samosas

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Salad Stuffed Cabbage Samosas is a new favorite in my kitchen. Samosa is a famous Indian snack, which can be found anywhere in the world! They are irresistible, but so unhealthy. Now, here is the recipe which talks about vegetarian cabbage samosa which is not fried and baked but a healthy, delicious, colorful, and nutritious and has the same appeal of real Samosas. Cabbage Samosas are made with cabbage leaves filled with salad. It is served with red chutney made from bell pepper. It is a simple tongue tickling chutney recipe that is tangy and goes well with all type of snacks and lunch items. The process is relatively simple. It’s good and easy to do. Surely the kids would love it.

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Savory Vegetable Cake

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Savory Vegetable Cake not only looks great, but is also very delicious. It’s a fresh, healthy alternative to the traditional cakes that are often too sweet and high in fat. This cake can be molded any way you like and its sure to impress your friends and family.

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Thinking Outside the Lettuce Head

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I thought of thinking outside the lettuce head- and here I came up with a different salad that turned out excellent- and oh, so colorful!

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Tropical Spring Salad with Mango Orange Dressing

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Tropical Spring Salad with Mango Orange Dressing is a yummy spring salad with a homemade dressing that tastes awesome and is totally loved by kids for its Mango flavor.

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Veggie Pops in Cucumber vase with Green Apple chutney

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Recipe Submitted by Sita Badrish These veggie pops are served in a cucumber vase with Green Apple chutney. I have used an assortment of veggies (carrot, celery included) to make the veggie bites. Served at the tip of a carrot stick they make great veggie pops that go perfectly with the green apple chutney as […]

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