Tagged with eating your veggies

Sweet ‘n Spicy Kale Curry

Sweet ‘n Spicy Kale Curry

This is a dry curry that is made with a tough green in Southern  India, called Agathi Keerai. The closest I can get to it in the US is Kale. My grandmother used to add a lot of coconut and jaggery to this green to bring out it’s taste and infuse it with robust flavors. … Continue reading

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Parsnip Slaw Par Excellence!

Parsnip Slaw Par Excellence!

Carrot Slaws are very common in our diet. so I figured, why not try out a parsnip slaw, after all they are cousins right, carrots and parsnips… Parsnips are a bit more waxy in texture and tougher to grate that crunchy carrots, but a little hard work does everyone good. And of course there are … Continue reading

Feast On A Tomo-cado Sandwich!

Feast On A Tomo-cado Sandwich!

This is what a grown up grilled cheese should look and taste like, one with some oomph and spice… Tell me this does not have character and taste, really, try this and tell me that it is bland and boring… And what’s better is that it is extremely healthy, filling and truly easy to whip … Continue reading

And I Tricked Them Again! Ha…

And I Tricked Them Again! Ha…

The lettuce problem plagues our house. And we shall overcome… I had done this once, some time ago, made Arugula pesto once and a watercress pesto another time. This time I decided to give it a try with Romaine lettuce. Besides, it was a sort of a double whammy, because my kids are not especially fond … Continue reading

Tricked ‘Em!!! Ha…

Tricked ‘Em!!! Ha…

Lettuce is not the most favorite vegetable in our household. “It is tasteless, insipid, and boring” –  I get this all the time from my husband and my two kids. My son and I love a well dressed salad with lettuce and other vegetables, but this is one green that needs a lot of help. … Continue reading

Can Veggies Inhibit Cancer?

Can Veggies Inhibit Cancer?

An article in Mother Jones reports that eating your veggies may inhibit cancer. We are always told that veggies are good for our health and it is more healthy to maintain a plant based diet. It is about time studies are done to prove this to the sceptics. According to Gary Meadows of Washington State … Continue reading