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Protein and Phytonutrient rich snack
Protein and Phytonutrient rich snack Serving Size: 1Calories per serving: 96Fat per serving: 3.0g This has been my go-to snack for a variety of reasons; first of all cottage cheese gives you that 'full' factor and is loaded with protein and hardly any carbs. Strawberries are not only a superfood but piled with anti-aging benefits Continue Reading
Eggs with Paneer
Eggs with Paneer Serving Size: 1Calories per serving: 240Fat per serving: 15.9g I've become a big fan of adding some lowfat cheese to my eggs in the morning for that extra boost of protein. My favorite so far has been paneer, or Indian soft cheese. When mixed with onions and tomatoes it literally melts in Continue Reading
Poached Turkish Eggs
Poached Turkish Eggs Serving Size: 4Calories per serving: 260Fat per serving: 20.9g A must try from our July's Chef's Hat winner, Divya! Turkish-style Poached Eggs with chilly sage butter. Its one of those special recipes that you will keep going back to when you are craving comfort food without the elaborate effort and cooking time. Continue Reading
Mushroom Phyllo Cigars
Mushroom Phyllo Cigars Serving Size: 6 people or 12 cigarsCalories per serving: 214Fat per serving: 15.4gms Mmmm...crispy crunchy phyllo flakes and a warm, cheesey, salty interior that melts in your mouth - what more could you ask for from a snack? Everyone in my home just loves these cigars. They're a little tedious to make Continue Reading
Edamame Leek Soup
Edamame Leeks Soup Serving Size: 2Calories per serving: 176Fat per serving: 7.0gms What I love about this soup is that I can have it hot or cold. Its deliciously smooth and creamy (without the cream) and full of phytonutrients from the green edmame and leeks. Slightly sweet and boldly flavored, I could have this time Continue Reading
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Grilled Cheese Sandwich Serving Size: 2 sandwichesCalories per serving: 318Fat per serving: 15.2gms This kids favorite is finally made healthy with non-processed ingredients and 'hidden' vegetables. Kids love its cheesy flavor while moms pride the healthy goodness camouflaged inside. I usually like it chunky and add strips of juicy portobello mushrooms. But you can make Continue Reading
Blueberry Chia Jam
Blueberry Chia Jam Serving Size: 16 servings when spread on toastCalories per serving: 15Fat per serving: 0.2gms I find it really hard to find good fruity jams in stores that are not made from processed sugars or filled with preservatives and GMO ingredients. So I decided to give home made jam a shot. Instead of Continue Reading
Bella’s Lavender Teacake
Bella’s Lavender Teacake Serving Size: 12 slicesCalories per serving: 169Fat per serving: 6.8gms As I was walking into the farmer's market at Union Square in NYC, I was guided by a floral, fresh scent to a stall that was selling nothing but beautiful sprigs of lavender. The smiling farmer sold me a some cooking lavender Continue Reading
Mushroom Pepper Toasts
Veggies on a Baguette Serving Size: 3Calories per serving: 105Fat per serving: 2.7g This simple way to snack on healthy cooked veggies is delicious! It's a quick appetizer which can get fancier on the basis of how you serve it - on a baguette or even on oven warmed pita bread nicely cut to individual Continue Reading
Devil’s Chocolate Cake
Devil’s Chocolate Cake Serving Size: 12 slicesCalories per serving: 173Fat per serving: 8.8gms This cake has no sugar, butter, shortening or cream. Its also made with some whole wheat goodness. If you're a chocoholic like me and end up craving a dark, soft and moist chocolate cake from time to time, you're going to love Continue Reading
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