Vegetarian Recipes

Broccoli and Potato Chowder

Broccoli and 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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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 & Aromatic Yogurt Rice Recipe

Healthy & Aromatic Yogurt Rice Recipe

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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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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Biriyani: Aromatic Chicken/Vegetable Rice

Biriyani: Aromatic Chicken/Vegetable Rice

[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

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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Spaghetti Primavera: Healthy, One-Pot

Spaghetti Primavera: Healthy, One-Pot

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!

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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3 Healthy Breakfasts in 100% Healthy and Non-Toxic Cooking Pots

3 Healthy Breakfasts in 100% Healthy and Non-Toxic Cooking Pots

Who does not like a delicious and healthy breakfast every morning that can charge you up with nutrients for the day? And when it is cooked in Miriam’s Earthen Cookware’s healthy and non-toxic cooking pots, it is so much healthier and delicious. More on that at the end of this article, but here is how to cook some of your favorite breakfasts in MEC:

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