When looking for a quick & easy breakfast or snack, consider the powerful chia seed!
Chia pudding is an easy way to get the fiber, unsaturated fat and protein that will keep you full.
Recipes From My Kitchen
Rotis are a staple of the Indian diet but do pack a lot of carbohydrates into a meal. I wanted to come up with a way to add more fiber, protein and good Omega-3 fats to a roti. Here is a version that is hearty and delicious! It does not inflate like a typical wheat roti, but cooks on a traditional tawa (cast iron pan or skillet) flat. Just make sure to cook well on both sides. Enjoy!
Many people are familiar with the benefits of chia seeds, but don’t know how to add it to their diet. This is a delicious & really easy way to enjoy them. Did you know chia seeds originated in South America? They are low in carbohydrates & very high in fiber, unsaturated fats, omega-3 fatty acids & protein. They also provide a good amount of iron, calcium and potassium (beneficial in lowering blood pressure).
I recently discovered an award-winning dietician who has amazing "Desi" recipes and meal prep ideas- she even has a free E-book for download with 25 easy whole food recipes! She is the Desi-licious RD Shahzadi. I wanted to share with you her recipe for Spicy Vegan Peanut Butter Tofu- healthy and delicious.
RECIPE FROM NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG
Avocado and almond butter add richness to this chocolaty pudding
Prep Time 10 mins
Course: Dessert Cuisine: American Difficulty: Easy Makes: 4 1/4 cup servings
Daily Dozen Food(s): Berries, Nuts and Seeds, Other Fruits Servings:
4 servings Calories: 165kcal
Dry kidney beans, soaked for 2-3 hours 2 cups Extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons Onion, chopped
½ large (Quick tip: mini food processor works great to chop these quickly!)
Pomi crushed tomatoes 1 cup Ginger, minced 2 inches (2 tablespoons) Garlic, minced 2 cloves Bay leaf 1 Cumin seeds 1 ½ tsp Turmeric 1 ½ tsp Ground coriander powder 2 tsp Salt 3-4 tsp, depending on your taste