All posts filed under: Plant based

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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 …

Recap in meals with curries : Top ten Sri Lankan menu ideas from theperfectcurry cooking journey

My top ten dinner bowl meal ideas with curries salads and crisps.

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Black beans, Kale, and collard Greens Soup

Kale and collard and black bean soup. inspired by Sri Lankan kola kanda/ green herbal porridge recipe.

Burdock Root Chips (Vegan/Vegetarian/Gluten-free)

Have you ever eaten burdock root called GOBO in Japanese? It has crunchy texture and mild earthy flavor. Burdock root is high in fiber and rich in polyphenols. It is widely used for homemade dishes in Northern Asia. Because burdock root has a thin skin, you actually don’t need to peel. Just scrub with a […] Burdock Root Chips (Vegan/Vegetarian/Gluten-free)

Kale Caesar with Roast Chickpeas

Lazy afternoon and this Sounds so good Kale Caesar with Roast Chickpeas