The dirty dozen v/s The Clean Fifteen

dirty dozen

Every time you put something in your body, you are either feeding disease or fighting it. The Environmental Working Group has provided two lists of fruits and vegetables, one that has the most pesticides has been called “the dirty dozen” and the other that has the fewest is called “the clean 15”. The Environmental Working Group’s…

Spicy Hot Chocolate

hot chocolate

Winter is almost arriving at our doorstep, its chilly outside and all I want is something warm and comforting in a cup, hopefully a spicy hot chocolate and to huddle with a blanket and book in my reading nook. I look in my fridge and the only warm-able beverage I see is almond milk, so…

Vegan Butternut Squash Soup for Thanksgiving

thanksgiving dinner

Butternut squash soup is always a must for Canadian Thanksgiving Dinners. The turkey can be cancelled… LOL I’ve made this soup over the years using several different recipes and this year it looks like we are going to make it all vegan. My other recipes in the previous years included addition of heavy cream or…

More Feed on Milk (II)

Milk

Needless to say, milk is one staple in my family that is never purchased non organic. Gone are the days as a little kid when I was raised feasting on raw cow’s milk, sometimes straight from the udders into my mouth! (Yeah, some people will find that shocking now). Being a vegetarian all my life,…

The Feed on Milk (I)

Milk

The baby boomers may remember that in the late 20th century, milk and milk products were abhorred in the media, basing on the supposed scientific findings. Yet the same scientific studies and media now, talks about the myriad benefits of milk and wants you have milk in abundance. I guess the alternative soy milk sales…

Turmeric – The wonder food of Gods!

turmeric

Turmeric, which I love to call a miracle medicine of the gods has been used by the Indians and Chinese for thousands of years to not only flavor and color their food, but also to heal and prevent several disorders of the body. The polyphenol called curcumin which renders curry powder yellow has much more…

A Hearty Green Pea Soup

Pea soup

A hearty green pea soup is exactly what I would love to start the season with! Whoever said vegans don’t get enough protein weren’t thinking right. Because these green peas can pack a punch and deliver most beneficial nutrients. Green peas are very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. And they are also a…