Pasta with Coriander Pesto

Yummy!!! This pasta was too good to be so easy to prepare. Seriously, once pasta was boiled it took just 15 minutes to cook and serve. My basic idea was to incorporate almonds into a pasta dish. I have made this with pine nuts but almonds area healthier option. Almonds have less calories, less fats…

Why I love Chickpeas

I do love chickpeas, I can eat them just boiled and salted. I can eat them at any time of the day as a snack as well. I always find chickpeas give me a sense of fullness and satiety that many other foods don’t. This was my personal feeling long before I got into the…

Indian Chickpea Salad

I love chickpeas! I know that I have to put aside 300 calories of my daily calorie intake to have a chickpea dish (working on my 1,200 calorie diet – I am trying to lose weight to help with my fibromyalgia aches) but I think it is absolutely worth it!! Chickpeas are essentially a healing…

One Pot Pasta with Spinach and Parmesan

It was week day, rather a week night when I was definitely stressed for time (among other things that stressed me out that day) that I decided to give a one pot pasta dish a try. Usually I like to cook my pasta separately before adding it into the sauce. The thought of doing everything…

Cauliflower Savoury Pancake

This is an awesome recipe that takes advantage of the mild flavour of cauliflower. It allows us to combine the nutrients available in cauliflower and add it to the goodness of gram flour. Yup, I have omitted the use of wheat flour and created this gluten free version. First things first, Grate 100g cauliflower –…

Phytonutrients, Enzymes & Amino Acids

The best thing I love about phytonutrients is actually the word itself. Pronounced “fight-o-nutrients”, it gives me a kick to keep fighting!! So,on a more serious note, phyto means plant in GreekΒ – therefore phytonutrients are nutrients found in plants. Plants basically need these nutrients for protection from germs, fungi, bugs, and other threats. In humans,…