Salads drizzled with delicious dressing make you feel good for some time but an hour or two later your stomach tends to forget you’ve eaten anything at all. And so, you eat again. Unless of course, you were wise enough to eat a grain salad.
Filling, satisfying, flavorful and packed with proteins. This lentil salad has lot of flavors going on – loaded with earthy lentils, sweet-tart cranberries, crunchy walnuts and tangy goat cheese. The unusual combination of ingredients give it a wonderful texture.
There are so many reasons to love this soup; added protein-rich chick peas, carrots, celery and tomatoes make it more substantial and tastes even better on the second day. This vegetable-packed healthy soup recipe is inspired by caldo verde, a Portuguese soup made with kale, potatoes and linguica sausage. I had planned to make this healthy soup last night before I knew temperature is going to be in the single digits for much of the day.
Talk about a one-pan wonder– A mouthwatering medley of potatoes, onions and garlic tossed in a mixture of everyday spices with olive oil and fresh rosemary. This Crispy, tender roasted chicken with veggies makes an easy weeknight meal! Only 15-minute preparation and an hour of roasting time in the oven— as this dish cooks you have plenty of time to get organized for next morning…or relax with a glass of wine.
It’s already end-October and we’re having a cool, cloudy and rainy days here in Shanghai which makes it a perfect time to share a recipe for hearty homemade bread. This Seeded Whole wheat Bread is packed with whole wheat flour, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds and flax seeds which lends it a wonderful crunch, a nutty flavor, aroma and texture.
I’m a little obsessed with this raw Brussels sprouts salad- crisp power greens shredded paper-thin and tossed with toasted walnuts, pecans and grated pecorino in a light mustard vinaigrette. Fresh, full of flavor and texture and tastes heavenly!
Everyone needs a pumpkin soup recipe that they can turn to and nothing beats this velvety, silky textured hearty fall soup to warm your insides! This creamy pumpkin soup is delicious for a quick weeknight meal and great with a salad or garlic bread.
Easy… Simple… Delish! This hearty, nutty-tasting, super-healthy, super-seed quinoa is spectacularly versatile. It is gluten free and can be added to almost anything: soups & salads or for stuffing. Ideal as a main course or light and flavorful side or a quick fix on busy weeknights, it is perfect in every way! The high protein seed has a fluffy, slightly crunchy texture and contains all nine essential amino acids.
A hearty vegetable salad chock-full of corn, cherry tomatoes, Lima beans, bacon and other goodies. A delicious way to eat your fill of veggies. Because of the relatively inexpensive and more readily available ingredients, this simple mixed vegetable dish became popular during the Great Depression in the United States. A Southern staple, this medley of corn with lima beans and other vegetables makes an incredibly satisfying side dish.
I wanted to create a home-made, chemical=free, high-fiber drink that would boost energy naturally and help appease my appetite post workout and fill me up at the same time. Energy drinks available in the market may initially give you that quick source of energy but they are loaded with caffeine and sugars that drop you flat on your face after their initial boost.