Monthly Archives: April 2012

Hey! Where’d that Silver House go?

Now you too can buy one of these innovative Chandi Ghars. These structures are not only helping the environment through the recycling of materials, they are also inexpensive, weather-resistant, durable and a relief from the heat. This one moved from the Submarine Chowk to Gulshan – just like that! It is yet another outstanding … Continue reading

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Best Waffle recipe link

This waffle recipe is delicious and healthy. I’ve used it for years and love it. I don’t want to violate copyright laws, so I’m just linking to the Alton Brown post at Food Network. Basic Waffle by Alton Brown Here’s the … Continue reading

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Naan Pizza

When I have leftover pasta sauce, I make this quick and easy naan pizza. It’s a healthy snack for everybody. 2 whole wheat naan* 1/2 cup red sauce or white sauce (as used on pasta, links below) 1/4 tsp. dried oregano Some … Continue reading

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Pesto

This is an adaptation of a recipe from one of my favorite cookbooks: Williams-Sonoma Pasta (see the link below). Pesto ¼ c. raw, unsalted cashew nuts ¼ c. raw, unsalted walnuts 1 clove garlic, crushed ½ c. extra-virgin olive oil … Continue reading

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Fruit Yogurt Shake

This recipe couldn’t be easier! It’s quick, healthy and filling. I whip one up almost every day. Fruit Yogurt Shake 1 cup plain, unsweetened yogurt 2 small bananas Handful of strawberries, and/or blueberries or mango chunks Blend and serve. Makes 1 1/2 … Continue reading

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How to soak and boil your own chickpeas

Although you can’t beat the convenience of canned chickpeas, I do like to soak and boil my own. I think they taste better when boiled at home. The chickpeas can also be frozen in 1 or 2 cup portions ready … Continue reading

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Veggie Burgers

We eat a lot of veggie burgers at our house. I make many different kinds, and this chickpea version is a favorite of ours. If any one of you has a veggie burger recipe to share please do. I’d love to try it. … Continue reading

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