Vegetable Rice
Apr21

Vegetable Rice

Ingredients: • Chopped cabbage – 3 cup • Carrot, grated – 1 large • Chopped celery – 1 stick • Basmati rice – 1 cup • Water – 2 cup • Ghee – 4 heaping tsp • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp • Hing – 1/4 tsp • Ground black pepper – 1/2 tsp • Chopped chili 1/2  or Cayenne (or as desired) – 1/4 tsp • Salt –  1 1/2 tsp • Gluten pieces, steamed Preparation: 1. Heat the ghee to hot. Add...

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Cabbage salad
Apr05

Cabbage salad

  Ingredients •1 medium head cabbage, shredded •½ medium head cabbage, shredded •1 small red pepper •1 cup shredded carrots •1 cup shredded celery •1 cup olives •½ cup sugar Dressing: •1 cup lemon juice •1 tbsp mustard seeds, roasted •1 tsp Dijon mustard •½ cup olive oil or any oil •1 ¼ tsp salt •½ tsp black pepper •Dash of hing Preparation To prepare salad, place cabbage, pepper, carrot, celery, olives, and sugar in a large-size...

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Nutritious Whole Grain, Split Pea and Vegetable Soup
Apr04

Nutritious Whole Grain, Split Pea and Vegetable Soup

This is a quick pressure-cooker soup that is warming, nutritious and very welcome on cold winter days. You can vary this recipe by substituting Parsnips, green beans, zucchini or corn for any of the suggested vegetables. A nice stew can be obtained by adding large, even-sized pieces of potato or winter squash. (You will need to increase the amount of water a bit when cooking these starchy vegetables). Try your own favourite...

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Creamy Tom-mayo Pasta
Apr01

Creamy Tom-mayo Pasta

Ingredients • Elbow pasta -1 1/2 cup • Diced tomato -1 medium • Diced green bell pepper -1 medium • Chopped celery -1/3 cup • Sliced black olives -1/3 cup • Chopped spinach -1 cup • Peas -1/3 cup • Corn -1/3 cup • Chopped fresh parsley, rosemary -1/4 cup • Thyme, oregano -½ tsp • Salt and pepper to taste2 • Natural mozzarella cheese -½ C Tomato Mayonnaise sauce: • Marinara or pasta sauce -1/2 cup • Eggless mayonnaise -3 tblspn I use...

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Spiced Chickpea salad with Spinach
Feb06

Spiced Chickpea salad with Spinach

As an alternative to spinach, try red or green Swiss chard leaves-they are delicious. Because chard is not as tender as spinach, blanch or steam it for a minute or two before assembling the salad. Soaking time: 8 hours or overnight Cooking time: (after assembling ingredients): about 2 hours Ingredients • Chickpeas, soaked in water 8 hours or overnight, then drained – 1 ½ cups (290 g) • Black mustard seeds – 1 teaspoon (5...

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