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Healthy and Digestible Unleavened Bread Using Whole Wheat Flour

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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Healthy, Hearty and Easy Garbanzo Chili (Chana Masala)

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

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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Nutritious and Light Taro Root Soup Recipe

Nutritious and Light Taro Root Soup Recipe

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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Amaranth With Rice – An Anytime Nourishing Meal!

Amaranth With Rice – An Anytime Nourishing Meal!

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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Rice with Lentils, Vegetables, and Spices (AKA Khichari) – A Quick & Easy One-Pot Wholesome Meal

Rice with Lentils, Vegetables, and Spices (AKA Khichari) – A Quick & Easy One-Pot Wholesome Meal

This soothing combination of rice, lentils, and vegetables seasoned with spices is a one-pot wholesome meal you can enjoy any time of the day.

With rice being rich in simple and complex carbs, when cooked in MEC, complex carbs are preserved – this is great for maintaining healthy sugar levels. Lentils are an excellent source of B vitamins, iron, magnesium, potassium, and zinc. They are also a great source of plant-based protein and fiber. The consortium of vegetables used is rich in many nutrients, including potassium, dietary fiber, folate (folic acid), vitamin A, and vitamin C.

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Eggplant with Potatoes and Peas Stir-Fry (One of the Best Eggplant Recipes!)

Eggplant with Potatoes and Peas Stir-Fry  (One of the Best Eggplant Recipes!)

Eggplants offer an extensive list of nutrients: Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, thiamine, niacin, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, copper, fiber, folic acid, potassium, and so much more. Despite an eggplant’s extensive list of nutrients, the vegetable has a “tricky” taste. If not cooked the right way, they can be rejected! To circumvent this in this recipe, we are using a nice balance of spices and vegetables to bring out its wonderful taste. As a result of its enriching flavor, this recipe is considered to be one of the best eggplant recipes appreciated in restaurants and kitchens around the world.

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Healthy and Wholesome Millie Rice

Healthy and Wholesome Millie Rice

Millie rice is a savory and wholesome meal that has its origins in South Africa. It is a combination of either rice or broken rice, coarsely ground corn, and a protein component – like black beans or other lentils. For this recipe, the preferred rice of choice is parboiled basmati rice: parboiled rice is a good source of calcium, fiber iron, and protein; and basmati grain is non-hybrid and non-GMO. These base ingredients are cooked with a selection of spices and herbs to make a hearty and healthy meal! Of course, to make it even more nutritious, we added some delicious vegetables to the recipe that add a crunch with a burst of vitamins and minerals!

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