Monthly Archives: October 2011

Cashew Veggie Burger

Cashews are packed with nutrition and have no cholesterol! They make a great substitute for meat. This veggie burger recipe has been adapted from an Anita Bean* recipe (in Healthy Eating for Kids). The book is full of great recipes and ideas. I … Continue reading

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Oven Fries

A healthy alternative to French Fries, try these oven-baked fries with Chicken Breast Burgers (previous post). Scrub several potatoes. Leave skin on and cut into french fry shapes or wedges. Toss in a bit of olive oil with salt, black pepper, garlic powder and paprika … Continue reading

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Chicken Breast Burgers

Since we all want fast and fun food, but are concerned about health – here’s a recipe that fills the bill. Great for busy people, just mix up this marinade with some chicken breasts and leave in the fridge for up to 24 hours. Then … Continue reading

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Apple Crisp

Fruit is very seasonal here, you can’t get everything year round; so it’s exciting when something new comes into full season. This week it’s apples. This recipe is an adaptation of a Bon Appetite recipe. Today, I substituted oil for the butter due … Continue reading

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Chickpea Chicken Kebabs

This recipe was inspired by Chef Gulzar’s* recipe Chickpea Afghani Balls in Masala Magazine. It’s easy to make, and freezes well too. 1 pound lean ground chicken (or beef/turkey) 2 cups cooked chickpeas, drained 1 onion, chopped 1/2 tsp. cayenne … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Mixed Lentil Recipe

This is one of my favorite recipes. It’s a delicious, hearty, lean protein that is full of nutrition. 1/2 cup each of 5 different lentils (green moong, red masrur, black lentil, yellow lentil, and chennay (which is like a tan-colored split … Continue reading

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Pomegranate: Jewels of Karachi

Absolutely gorgeous! Pomegranates are in season in Karachi. They’re delicious and so good for you! If you’re like me, I had to learn how to cut a pomegranate. It’s actually very easy.  Cut a slice off the top and the bottom, score the sides … Continue reading

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