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Baby Sweet Potato with Brussels Sprouts and Lentils (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Yesterday, a friend brought a bag of small sweet potatoes that she has been finding at her nearby farmer's market. I'll call them "baby sweet potatoes" and update here with ... Read on »
Brown Lentil Dhal with Sweet Potato and Baby Greens (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It was a cool and rainy day, and the idea of a hot lentil dish sounded appealing. I made a nice brown lentil dhal with kale, corn, and preserved lemon this past July in my I ... Read on »
Black Beans and Plantain with Brown Jasmine Rice (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I was in the mood of cooking with plantain, and we picked one up last night. In May 2012, I made a Cuban "moros y cristianos" black bean-plantain dish , but today wanted ... Read on »
Rutabaga and Pineapple with Seitan, served with Whole Wheat Orzo by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I picked up a pineapple on sale from Weaver Street Market a few days ago and thought that we'd enjoy some fresh, maybe put some with tangerines perhaps in my blender for a b ... Read on »
Tempeh-Broccolini-Kale with Avocado Salad and Thin Crispy Crackers (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Thanksgiving was great last week. We had 122 people at our pre-Thanksgiving on Monday and 622 at Thanksgiving. All three evening news programs covered our Thanksgiving even ... Read on »
Chickpeas and Kale (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and I am looking forward to our annual Triangle Vegetarian Society Thanksgiving. We host the country's largest vegetarian (all vegan) Thanksgiving ... Read on »
Sauteed Broccoli Rabe, Smoky Tempeh (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I haven't cooked with broccoli rabe (also known as rapini) in a long time and found this not-so-common-here vegetable at Whole Foods Market . I found a simple recipe for ... Read on »
Sweet Potato, Carrot, and Kale with Mixed Miso Sauce (Waterless); Quinoa with Pomegranate; Corn... by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We are a bit low on groceries and I didn't have much time to come up with dinner, but we did have Japanese and white sweet potatoes (both are white inside; the Japanese ... Read on »
Jade Pearl Rice with Bell Pepper, Kale, Scallion, and Broccoli; Pressure Steamed White Sweet... by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We were supposed to go to a friend's house for a party including dinner, but my daughter was looking tired, so we decided to stay home. I wanted to put a nice meal toget ... Read on »
Brown Rice Pasta with Vegetables and Capers, Curry Tofu, Tempeh (Gluten-Free, No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I had to put dinner together quickly and pasta was appealing to my daughter. My Dad, visiting for a few months, won't eat garlic so I didn't have as an option the pr ... Read on »
Hilary's Veggie Burger, Leftover Butternut Squash Soup (for me only) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My wife ate on her own tonight and had a concert to attend. I was at a fun school function with my daughter; once home, I wanted to get dinner together quickly. I put a ... Read on »
Quinoa with Plantain and Kale, Waterless Asparagus with Purple Potato (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I enjoyed going to a vegetarian festival (downtown - my family rode our tandem bicycle and trailer) today and picked up some very healthy looking organic kale from a loc ... Read on »
Vegetables in Lentil-Drenched Brown Rice Noodles (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I came up with the idea of pressure cooking vegetables and serving them in a brown rice noodle nest. I had never pressure cooked asparagus, and was curious to know how it wo ... Read on »
Turkish Red Lentil Soup with Pressure Steamed and Stove Charred "Baked" Potato (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Recently, my family went out to eat at a Turkish restaurant that we like, Talulla's  (we love their warm hummus and many other dishes that they make). We had a pureed red le ... Read on »
Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Stew with Greens and Undertone of Pear, served with Madagascar Pink Rice... by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking As I described earlier this week , I've been thinking of cooking with pears in the pressure cooker. I had some leftover pumpkin from that earlier meal, and used it for tonig ... Read on »
Simple Pressure Cooked Brown Rice and Tofu (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I teach photography many Thursday nights and usually stop to eat out on the way home. Tonight, I had a desire for a tofu dish; since my wife, who doesn't eat tofu (she can't ... Read on »
Autmun Pumpkin and Cranberry Beans (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I was delighted to have my Kindergartener daughter help in designing tonight's dinner. I had the idea of an autumn meal, blending some sweetness of pears into a savory dish, ... Read on »
Cranberry Bean Soup (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My daughter had vacation last week and I had planned on getting away for a few days to the mountains (my wife had to work), but we had rain forecast. I taught Thursday night ... Read on »
Cranberry Beans with Kale and Fennel, served with Jade Pearl Rice (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I love cooking with cranberry beans.  I soaked a cup of them overnight and wanted to make a dish with fennel. On Wednesday , I had soaked some cranberry beans and was planni ... Read on »