I had been craving stuffed bell peppers for a while so I finally decided to try making them at home. My husband is not a big fan of stuffed bell peppers, so I wanted to make sure he would enjoy it as well. Turns out, they are super easy to make and my husband lovedContinue reading “Stuffed Bell Peppers with a Secret Ingredient (It’s not love!!)”
Easy recipe with nutrient information!
Hummus is a very common side dish in the Middle East that is gaining popularity in the West. It is a great low calorie snack and a good vegetable source of protein. Chickpeas, the main ingredient in hummus, are rich in fiber and protein. They also contain vitamins and minerals such as folic acid (chickpeas tend toContinue reading “Easy Hummus Recipe with Nutrient Analysis”
Number of servings: 6 Serving size: 2 pieces of chicken Calories: 240 calories Ingredients: 1 whole chicken 8 medium sized tomatoes (cubed) 1 cup oil 1 tbsp minced ginger 1 tbsp minced garlic 1/4 tsp (turmeric powder) 2 Tbsp cayenne pepper flakes ½ tsp red chili powder 5-6Continue reading “Karhai Chicken”
Chappli Kabab is one of my favorite foods but it is usually deep fried in oil. My mom slightly adjusted the recipe on the back of the Shan Chappli Kabab masala box to make it a little healthier. Bake it don’t fry it! Forget the egg! Go lean! Serving size: 2 kababs Number of servings:Continue reading “Chappli Kabab: healthier version”
These are one of my favorite homemade cookies. The recipe is from my friend’s blog (http://canihavesomemoremum.wordpress.com) 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature + 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce (applesauce is used to reduce the amount of fat) 1 cup (packed) golden brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 large eggs 2Continue reading “Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies”
I have always wondered how many calories and how much protein I was getting when I had one of my favorite foods: my mom’s homemade daal. Daal is a very common dish in Pakistani and Indian culture and is made from orange lentils. Below is the recipe and nutrient analysis: Masoor Dal (orange lentils) 1Continue reading “How much protein is in homemade daal (Orange Lentils)?”