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Recipe: Tapioca khichdi with potato and peanut

Varsha Ambardekar, a Michigan resident for over 20 years, is passionate about food and flavors. Her love for cooking is inspired by her grandmother, mother, mother-in-law as well as TV shows and cookbooks. In the kitchen, she experiments with traditional, Western and fusion dishes. This month, Varsha shares a traditional favorite with The Indian SCENE,

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Recipe: Low-carb eggplant pizza bites

If you’re looking for a quick, healthy snack or meal, these eggplant pizza bites can be made in under 30 minutes. I love making healthy appetizers that are also filling enough to be meals in themselves. The base of these pizza bites is made by slicing eggplant, brushing the slices with olive oil and baking

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Everything you need to know about Prosecco

Prosecco is America’s favorite bubbly. Over the last five years Prosecco’s popularity has exploded.  It is fresh, crisp, fruity, and light. A drink to be enjoyed practically any time of the day, from Sunday brunch to an afternoon aperitif, to happy hour, or the perfect wine with dinner. Here is everything you need to know about

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Establish a healthy routine in quarantine

With a positive attitude, good motivation and noble intentions we are creating new social habits—socially distancing, repeatedly washing our hands, wearing face masks and working at home as much as possible to adhere to the guidelines from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention to flatten the curve and reduce transmission of the coronavirus. Alongside

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Recipe: A tortilla breakfast pizza you can put together in under an hour

This breakfast pizza recipe does not require a pizza crust, so it’s quick to make but also incredibly delicious, and made with a gluten-free tortilla as the base. (I used this tortilla made with brown rice flour.) You can top this breakfast pizza with your favorite toppings. On mine, I used caramelized onions, sautéed mushrooms, red peppers

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Recipe: Sweet potato toast, a healthy gluten-free breakfast

If you’re looking for healthy breakfast option, look no further. Sweet potato “toast” is the new grain-free option that has become popular with health enthusiasts looking for grain free healthier options. This sweet potato toast is easy to make and filling. Though it doesn’t taste like a traditional toast, you will be amazed at just

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Recipe: Bhindi masala

Ingredients 2 lbs cut or whole okra 1 medium onion, thinly sliced 3 tablespoons oil ½ teaspoon turmeric ½ teaspoon roasted coriander powder ½ teaspoon roasted cumin powder ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper ½ teaspoon roasted fennel powder ½ teaspoon rock salt, ½ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon lemon juice A few sprigs of cilantro, diced for

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Recipe: Cilantro-mint chutney

Whip up this cilantro-mint chutney in just a few minutes, and serve with any Indian snack or sandwich. Ingredients 2 bunches of cilantro 1 small bunch of mint 1 jalapeño 1 clove garlic ½ ginger 1 medium onion 3 Tbsp. lemon juice ½ tsp. salt Directions: Wash, drain, and clean cilantro. Chop cilantro. Chop jalapeño.

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