Posted in Dinner, Lunch, Vegeterian

Lentil Curry

Lentils are packed with nutrients that are absolutely good for you,a great meal for the vegetarian but really,anyone can indulge in this awesome curry.


Ingredients

  1. 2 cups red lentils,boiled
  2. 1 large onion,diced
  3. 1 tablespoon garlic ginger paste
  4. 2 tablespoons oil
  5. 4 tomatoes,blended
  6. 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  7. 1 large carrot,cubed
  8. 1 green bell pepper,chopped
  9. 1 tablespoon curry powder
  10. 1 teaspoon turmeric
  11. 1 teaspoon dhana jeera(cumin and coriander)
  12. Salt to taste
  13. Black pepper,optional

Method

Heat oil in a pan

Add the onions and saute

Add in and saute the garlic ginger paste

Add in the carrots and bell pepper and stir

Pour in the tomatoes and stir

Mix in the tomato paste,curry powder,turmeric,dhana jeera and salt and stir

Add in the lentils,mix well and let simmer

Serve with Chapati,Rice or as preferred.

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Posted in Breakfast, Detox, Dinner, Juices, Lunch, Vegeterian

Delicious Detox Blend

This nutritious blend of antioxidant rich veggies is not only great to taste,but will do good to your health.

The tartness of the lemon helps a great deal in bringing out the sweetness of the juice.It makes for a great detox.Enjoy!

Ingredients

1 large cucumber

1 beetroot

1 apple

2 carrots

A tablespoon of lemon juice

Method

Peel the fruits and dice them

If you wish you can leave the peels on  for more nutritional value

In an electric juicer,juice the diced ingredients.

Add in the lemon juice and stir

Serve.

Tip:Juice from fruits and veggies is best served as soon as its made to preserve the nutrients. In case of delay,be sure to cover the juice until serving time.

Also you can choose to blend/juice a few minutes to meal time.

Posted in Breakfast, Detox, Dinner, Juices, Lunch, Vegeterian

Tropical Juice Blend

This sweet blend of tropical easily available fruits is loooved in my home.

The best part is,its easy to make,affordable(it cost me less than 3 Dollars to get the fruits),and there is absolutely no need to add sugar or water!

Plus your kids will love this healthy drink.

Ingredients

1/2 watermelon

1 ripe pawpaw

2 ripe mangoes

1 ripe medium sized pineapple

Method

Peel the fruits and dice them

In an electric juicer, juice the fruit pieces

Serve chilled

Tip:you can choose to blend the watermelon separately and mix in,that is if you do not mind the roughage(residue)

Posted in Dinner, Lunch, Salads, Vegeterian

Veggie Stirfry

Stirfry is one of those easy to make meals for a busy day.Its colorful,healthy,great for weight loss,and is packed with vitamins,minerals and antioxidants.

Veggies of your choice can be used.

Ingredients

2 tablespoons oil

2 onions,sliced

1 red bell pepper,cut into strips

1 yellow bell pepper,cut into strips

1 green bell pepper,cut into strips

2 large carrots,cut into strips

2 zuchinni(courgettes),cut into chunks

1/2 cup garden peas,cooked

1 cup broccoli florets,blanched

1tablespoon soy sauce

Method

Heat oil in a pan

Add and saute the onions

Add in all the veges,mix and fry for 3 minutes

Add in the soysauce,cook for another 2 minutes

Serve with your meal or by itself and enjoy.

Posted in Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Vegeterian

Lyonnaise Potatoes

These potatoes are a hit in my household, and we love them for Sunday breakfast. You should try them too!

Ingredients

 5 large potatoes,peeled and sliced

2 onions,sliced

1 red bell pepper,cut into strips

1 yellow bell pepper,cut into strips

2 tablespoons oil

1/2 teaspoon Paprika powder

Salt to taste

Method

  • Cook your potatoes till well done(either fry or bake)
  • Heat the oil in a pan and saute the onions for 3 minutes
  • Add in your bell peppers and saute for another 2 minutes
  • Add in your cooked potatoes,salt and mix
  • Sprinkle some paprika powder
  • Serve and enjoy.
Posted in Breakfast, Lunch, Vegeterian

Baked Beans

Baked beans are a great way to add protein to your breakfast.Beans are packed with fiber, phytonutrients and antioxidants.Here is a tasty way to go about it.


Ingredients

5 tomatoes,blended

2 tablespoon veg. oil

2 crushed cloves of garlic

1 large onion,diced

4 tablespoons worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon tabasco sauce

1 tablespoon tomato paste

1 cup beans,cooked

1/2 cup sugar

Salt to taste

Method

Heat the oil in a saucepan

Add the onions and saute for 5 minutes

Add in the garlic and fry till fragrant
Add in the blended tomatoes

Mix in the sauces-worcestershire and tabasco-tomato paste,sugar and salt

Cook for another 10 minutes

Allow the sauce to cool,then blend till smooth

On your baking tin,mix the sauce with your beans

Cover and bake at 180 degrees celcius(350 fahreinheit) for 40 minutes

Serve.

Tip:you can also cook the beans and sauce on very low heat for 40 minutes in place of baking.