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…

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Aromatic Chicken, Vegetables & Rice Recipe (Biriyani)

Making Biriyani in MEC is so much healthier and also easier as a. only 1/6 of the oil is needed, b. no need to marinate the chicken for a long time, c. don’t need to cook rice in a different pot/pan. Rice will cook beautifully in the same pot without getting mushy. d. the recipe overall takes less time! And of course the fundamental benefits of cooking in MEC: your food is not contaminated with toxins, and nutrients are not damaged so the food is nutritionally dense.

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Eggplant w/ Potatoes and Peas stir-fry – One of the best eggplant recipes!

Eggplants offer an extensive list of nutrients: Vitamin C, K, and B6, thiamine, niacin, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, copper, fiber, folic acid, potassium and more… However they have a “tricky” taste. If not cooked the right way, they can be rejected! But in this recipe, we are using a nice balance of spices and vegetables to bring out its wonderful taste. As a result, it one of the best eggplant recipes appreciated in restaurants and kitchens around the world.

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