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Category Archives: Citrus

Key Lime Pickle

One of the first times I realized how truly global the world was becoming was when I had classmate (who was not Indian) in graduate school say that he loved lime pickles with yogurt rice.  This is a truly traditional Southern Indian combination- not something you can pick up eating in a

Red Lentil and Lime Soup

I always gravitate towards making soup when the forecast calls for really cold weather (remember the vegan Creamy Potato Soup I made when we had snow here in early January?) Well, snow is on the way again tomorrow for my area. Here’s my answer: a red lentil and lime soup. This simple and

Sprouted Moong, Rainbow Carrot and Meyer Lemon Salad

I have been wanting to make something with Meyer lemons for a long time. They are only available on the east coast for a few short months during winter. When I found them the other day at the grocery store next to a bunch of beautiful rainbow carrots, I knew exactly what to make-  a cool, crisp,

Lemon & Coconut Brown Rice Noodles (“Sevai”)

Whole grain, gluten free, vegan… All important criteria in trying to be healthy, but can be time consuming to make. These two tasty dishes, from Southern India, can be prepared in under 20 minutes. Traditionally, white rice noodles are used, but these whole grain brown rice noodles I found

Lemon Cupcakes with Blueberry Cream Cheese Frosting

While having lunch today we were discussing what colors are the most visually appealing to eat. A lot of colors were thrown out, but in the end we all agreed on purple. Purple fruits and vegetables are amazing to look at and also supposed to be very healthy. They get their color from a high

Tasty Sides: Brussel Sprouts with Parmesan & Lemon

When my son was little, we spent a lot of time watching the cartoon Franklin (the Turtle). Franklin could “count by twos and tie his shoes.” Unfortunately, Franklin also hated brussel sprouts. Remember that episode where Franklin can’t find his blanket? He had actually stuffed