Month: September 2021

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Dandelion Greens in spicy curry sauce

Dandelion is our friendly front yard weed in here northern New England. Beautiful spring yellow flowers smiling back at every time there is little sun to meat them. Yes, it is a weed in perfect lawns. But I do not have one and I do enjoy little peak of bright yellow here and there in my yard. Dandelion greens are however vastly gaining popularity as an edible weed with an impressive nutritional and health benefit profile in recent years. It might be a little challenging vegetable to work with because its intense bitterness but not really for this curry girl. Make way dandelions, let me make some delicious spicy sauce for you today. But first let’s look at those nutritional benefits that everyone is so swooning over. Dandelion Greens :Health benefits and Nutritional profile Dandelion greens being a leafy vegetable is pack full of those vital vitamins and minerals, fibers and is naturally low carb and low fat. If you look at the macro nutrients profile per cup (105g)of boiled dandelions Calories 35Net Carbs 3.7 …

Spicy Chick Pea Soup

Another fun read for the rainbow This has become my most favorite soup! Have you ever had collards? This recipe features the neglected super food: COLLARD GREENS! If you are a Southerner (U.S.), you probably have ‘traditional’ collard greens and black-eyed peas on New Years day to bring abundance and good fortune to your New Year! Join me for […] Spicy Chick Pea Soup

Falafel Burgers with Tahini Sauce

Here’s a light, yet filling–substantial, yet easy meal idea: Falafel Burgers (from Isa Chandra Moskowitz) (4 servings) ½ cup Chickpeas, dried 1 cloves Garlic ½ cup Yellow onion, coarsely chopped ¼ cup Parsley, fresh, loosely packed ¼ cup Cilantro, loosely packed 2 tablespoons Water ¼ cup Bread crumbs, fine ¼ teaspoon Baking powder 1 ½ […] Falafel Burgers with Tahini Sauce