Creamy & Delicious Broccoli and Potato Chowder

Broccoli Potato Chowder

This creamy chowder is perfect for a comforting meal on a cooler day. This recipe normally calls for ingredients like butter and cream, but with MEC, these ingredients are not necessary! Broccoli is a healthy vegetable with a lot of nutritive value, and is an amazing immune system booster. We hope you enjoy this recipe!

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How to Make Yogurt at Home: An Easy and Foolproof Way to Make Your Best Homemade Yogurt:

Your best yogurt can be made at home, you know why? Because you can make it in the most healthy and non-toxic way! The commercial prepared store bought version of yogurt pales in comparison to the taste, thickness and flavor offered by homemade yogurt in this method that we are about to teach you!

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Healthy and Digestible Unleavened Bread Using Whole Wheat Flour

Unleavened bread is a great and healthy grain to enjoy. One of the great benefits of unleavened bread is you do not have to worry about potentially chemically treated yeast with toxins that can accumulate in your body. Additionally, like all other breads, unleavened bread is a great source of complex carbohydrates.

For soft, layered unleavened bread, choose wheat flour that has been processed in the East. Commonly known as Atta, this wheat flour is processed in a healthier way.

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How to Cook Refreshing, Protein-Rich Lentil Soup in MEC

Lentil Soup

This recipe is a light and refreshing lentil soup that is a perfect easy-serve meal, even on a hot summer day! This recipe also requires no additional artificial ingredients and no oil is needed – it is optional. The meal is also vegan-friendly!

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How to Cook Vegan Lentil and Mixed Veggie Stir Fry in MEC’s Clay Cookware

Lentil & Veggie Stir Fry

Want to know how to make some healthy lentil and mixed vegetable stir fry in your nontoxic MEC clay pots? This recipe uses lentils as a protein source- a perfect substitute for any meat-based ingredients! No artificial stock, lard, butter, or other artificial ingredients are needed for this recipe. This delicious meal is perfect for vegan consumers who still want protein in their diet!

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How to Cook Chicken, Mushroom, and Mixed Veggie Stew in MEC

Chicken, Mushroom, and Mixed Veggie Stew Over Rice

A healthy and hearty comfort food perfect for rainy days! This recipe takes marinated chicken, mushrooms, and mixed vegetables and brings them all together in one dish, all made in your MEC pot!  The water soluble nutrients and steam in the pot creates a natural broth for the stew, with no need to add large quantities of water or other excessive ingredients to make the broth. Once you have finished preparing this healthy dish, you can serve it on its own as a stew, or you can serve it over a bed of steamed rice, on bread rolls, or on quinoa!

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Healthy & Aromatic Yogurt Rice Recipe

Cooked rice for use in yogurt rice

Yogurt rice is famous for its calming and comforting palate, especially in summer. Because it helps in digestion, yogurt rice is sometimes served at the end of main course meals. It is quite famous in South India where it is prepared in several different iterations. Here is one simple 20 minute recipe.

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Delicious and Healthy Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry

This classic dish is one of the popular dishes made in our MEC community. We hope you enjoy the wonderful aroma and health of this dish! Enjoy with yogurt topping which can balance the rich flavors. Traditionally, this dish is served with steamed rice.

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Brisket Hash Southwestern Style

Brisket Hash southwestern style in MEC pot | cook meats for summer dishes

Because the MEC pot acts as a pressure cooker, it works wonderfully well when making stews, and cooking meats and vegetables together, such as in this dish. The main ingredients in this dish are brisket, potatoes, tomatoes, along with onion and garlic!

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Healthy, Hearty and Easy Garbanzo Chili (Chana Masala)

Garbanzo beans are a great food choice for a plant-based protein. Popularly known as chickpeas, garbanzo beans are legumes in the same family as kidney beans. They have a buttery, nutty flavor, and creamy texture. In the US, the tan, round, and slightly larger variety is common. Chickpeas have calcium, magnesium, fiber, and other nutrients for strong bones. They boost your mental health for they have choline, a nutrient that helps make essential chemicals for memory, mood, muscle control, and other brain activity. They also help lower cholesterol and lower cancer risk.

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Light and Easy Lentil – Mixed Grains Pilaf

A wholesome one pot meal that includes a rich plant based protein, carbohydrates and vegetables. It is hearty enough to be the main course, and with the light grains, it can also accompany other foods at the dinner table. Amaranth contains good amounts trace minerals Phosphorus, Manganese, Magnesium and Iron. It is also high in protein and Vitamin B6. The high fiber content make it filling and is great for the digestive system and may help to reduce blood sugar. It contains lyseine, methionine, and cysteine, which are amino acids and the building blocks of protein, which help to repair and build muscle mass.

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Aromatic Chicken and/or Vegetables With Rice Recipe (Biryani)

[Vegetarian Version Included!] This spicy, hearty and zesty dish is a melting pot of flavors of Indo-Persian origin. The meat caters to the protein value, the vegetables to the vitamins and minerals, the spices add a ton of antioxidants and medicinal value to the food, and the grains contributing to healthy carbs/energy. This combination makes it the perfect one-pot wholesome meal.

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Nutritious and Light Taro Root Soup Recipe

Taro Root soup cooked in MEC

Taro root is a starchy vegetable similar to potato but more firm and slightly nutty in taste. While a potato has more Vitamin C and K, Taro root has more Vitamin E and almost double the fiber and manganese. It is also a good source of Potassium and Phosphorus, as well as a great source of B6 and good carbohydrates. Taro root can help to alleviate high blood pressure due to its potassium content. Additionally, the Quercetin in Taro root can help to fight free radicals.

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Healthy and Easy One-Pot Spaghetti Primavera

Here’s a healthy twist to the standard pasta primavera that we’re all familiar with! Changing the main grain component from pasta to spaghetti adds more nutritive value to this dish, if you choose the right spaghetti. Spaghetti that is bronze-cut is less processed, because molds are not used. Also, choosing air-dried pasta is better because it is not dried with heat that destroys nutrients. We are able to use a third of the oil due to cooking in MEC, which also reduces the fat content of this dish without compromising on the taste. We hope you try and like it!

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Amaranth With Rice – An Anytime Nourishing Meal!

Best Rice Cooker

Amaranth is a tiny grain packed with an impressive set of nutrients and makes a great variation to a daily rice, wheat, quinoa, and grain diet. It is packed with manganese, exceeding your daily nutrient needs in just one serving. Manganese is important for the brain functioning. Amaranth is also rich in magnesium, an essential nutrient involved in nearly 300 reactions in the body, including DNA synthesis and muscle contraction. It is also high in phosphorus, a mineral that is important for bone health. Amaranth is also rich in iron, which helps with the production of blood and so much more! Along with rice, dates, and coconut milk – this is a winning recipe for any time of the day or any season!

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