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Recipe: Low-carb cilantro lime cauliflower “rice”

This version of cilantro lime cauliflower “rice” is one of my favorite low-carb alternative dishes. Whether you’re on a weight-loss journey, are diabetic trying to avoid blood sugar spikes caused by high carb meals, or simply enjoy eating low-carb yet delicious foods, this recipe is for you. How to make cauliflower “rice”: As the name implies,

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Recipe: Navratan korma

Navratan means “nine gems.” This creamy, decadent dish gets its name from the nine different vegetables used in it. Ingredients: 1 cup frozen cut green beans 1 cup frozen carrots and peas 1 cup frozen cauliflower florets 1 medium potato, boiled, peeled and cut into chunks ¼ cup sautéed, onions 2 teaspoon sautéed, garlic 2

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Pair these wines with your Thanksgiving feast

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of an extended period of parties and celebrations. It is a time of year that brings together family and friends from near and far to celebrate just being together and being grateful. So by now, your menu is set, your tablescape planned, your centerpiece in place. With just a few days

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Recipe: Moroccan-spiced roast turkey breast

Ingredients: Spice Rub 1 tablespoon orange zest 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons garlic powder 2 teaspoons ground coriander 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground ginger ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon Mix the spices, divide in half and keep aside. Compound Butter 4 tablespoons butter, softened ½ of the spice rub 1 tablespoon honey Mix all

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Recipe: a fresh take on Thanksgiving green beans

Here’s the second in our series of recipes for the perfect Indian-American Thanksgiving. Skip the green bean casserole and try green bean thoran, an Indian-inspired stir fry popular in South India.  Ingredients: 250 grams green beans 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 tablespoon mustard seeds 2 sprigs curry leaves 1/4 cup fresh shredded coconut Salt to taste

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Recipe: an Indian take on the American sweet potato

All month long, our contributor Preeti Sidhu will be giving you weekly recipes designed to help you put together the perfect Indian-American Thanksgiving. First up, this sweet potato chaat, a very popular Indian street food in winter months and a traditional Indian take on the American sweet potato. Ingredients 600 grams sweet potato 1/4 teaspoon cumin

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The keto diet is popular. But is it something you should try?

This keto diet has been around for a while. It has established uses in helping children with epilepsy (seizure disorder), but more recently the diet has gained momentum as a weight loss trend. Before you get on the keto wagon, here’s what’s important to know. The ketogenic diet is essentially a diet very low in carbohydrates,

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Recipe: Low-carb tortillas

My family and I fell in love with Mexican food after several trips to Mexico to visit our cousins. We visited several small towns in Mexico where we had some amazing authentic food and drinks. Some of the best tasting dishes were served by street side vendors. Since our return, I’ve tried to recreate some

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Is the Whole 30 diet right for you?

Whole30 promises life changing results. Behind Whole30 is the idea that certain foods leads to digestive system issues and less energy. To help with these issues, Whole30 strips these foods from your diet for 30 days to let your body heal while promising that you will feel like a new person. Rules: For 30 days

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