Monday, March 31, 2014

Nutrition for Asian-Indians Wishing you all a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous Ugadi ( Telugu New Year) and Gudi Padwa.

Started day with prayers and well balanced special dish called Ugadi Pacchadi. It consists of  Sweet, Sour and Spice that are well blended.

The significance of this dish
Hope our New Year is well balanced..

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

New Eating Disorder

An extreme approach to diet led to a new eating disorder classified as "Orthorexia Nervosa or Healthorexia.

McKenzie  says "Orthorexia can start out as an innocent attempt to eat more healthfully, but can quickly lead to an unhealthy obsession over food quality or a fixation on “righteous eating,” according to the National Eating Disorder Association"

Read more

read the full article by Mary MacVean, “For those with orthorexia, diet can never be 'pure' enough”

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Tacos 2 Spicy Indian Chili

Tonight dinner -Delicious Mexicano

for Recipe click

From tonight's dinner we had leftover taco fixings of assorted ingredients. So experimented spicy Indian chili in crock pot for tomorrow's lunch box.

1. To the crock pot add Beans, minced chicken meat (or boiled, drained, and squeezed soy granules), squash cubes, jalapeno's, tomatoes (or the choice of vegetables -carrots, bell peppers, celery, cauliflower and broccoli) minced ginger and garlic, salt, turmeric, coriander, cumin, and red chilly powder.
2. Add half cup of water. Let it cook for 8hrs.
3. Enjoy as a soup/quinoa/brown rice.

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Grain Glossary:

 In last week's post I talked about Vegetarian Protein

This week let's take a quick tour on Grains and their Calories, Carbs and Fat..

Grain Glossary - Click