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Green Tomato and Tofu with Jade Pearl Rice and Watermelon Gazpacho (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I had a friend, my daughter's teacher, over for dinner tonight. I wonder if things will change when my daughter goes to Kindergarten and no longer to a home-based school ... Read on »
Eggplant, Carrot, and Kale with Seitan, served with Jade Pearl Rice (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I had thought to make a vegetable and tempeh dish in my pressure cooker. Under high pressure, the Instant Pot takes  2-3 minutes to cook broccoli florets, carrots, or eggp ... Read on »
Watermelon Gazpacho, Limed Jerk Seitan (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I found good seedless watermelon in the store, and made a big batch of watermelon gazpacho, similarly to how I made it on Father's Day 2013 . The vegetarian society has ... Read on »
Pappardelle Pasta with Chunky, Spicy Marinara, served with Sungold Tomatoes, Sugar Snap Peas, and... by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I was late coming home so made a simple  pappardelle pasta (imported from Italy  as pasta abruzzese di semola di grano duro) with a chunky, spicy marinara sauce. A bit of sa ... Read on »
Beet and Butternut Squash with Kale and Seitan (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I wanted to make an easy but nutritious dinner in my pressure cooker, using frozen butternut squash and a fresh golden beet. Ingredients Medium sized golden beet, pe ... Read on »
Waterless Potato-Carrot-Broccoli-Kale with Tart Miso Dressing, Jade Pearl Rice with Seitan (No... by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I had a friend over for dinner tonight before we went to see the American Dance Festival performance. I decided to make a hearty waterless meal. This is what I did. Ingre ... Read on »
Light and Lean Lo Mein with a Kick (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking As I described on June 18 , I am trying out a local company, The Purple Carrot, that is testing out the concept of delivering low fat vegan dinners as colorful recipe card ... Read on »
Masoor (Red Split Lentil) Dhal with Potato and Vegetables, Madagascar Pink Rice, Salad including... by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I thought that I would try another red split lentil dish (Masoor Dhal) like the one that I had made a few weeks ago during my Dad's visit. I had some friends coming over a ... Read on »
Corn Meal Pizza with Black Beans by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I had an urge for pizza today and picked up a prepared pizza crust that I like, Vicolo Corn Meal crust. I included some black beans and a little bit of Daiya  vegan chee ... Read on »
Kale, Broccoli, and Corn with Seitan (Waterless, No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ingredients 1/2 head of kale, roughly hand cut into approximately 1" squares with stems discarded (composted) 1/2 sweet (or other) onion cut into 3/8" half moon sl ... Read on »
Sauteed Vegetables and Tofu, Himalayan Red Rice, Heirloom Tomato with Basil and Onion (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My wife and daughter are away for three weeks visiting India. I sure miss them - they are about to arrive in a few hours at my wife's hometown. I don't usually get to ... Read on »
Mexican Polenta (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A local startup called The Purple Carrot is trying out a great idea. They will deliver refrigerated boxes with all needed ingredients and a large color recipe card with a ... Read on »
Waterless Kale-Cabbage-Baby Bell Pepper, Vegan Sausage, Tomato by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I wanted to try a waterless meal with a few vegetables that I had on hand. Waterless cooking involves a high quality pan like my  Saladmaster  ones which have a top that g ... Read on »
Green Lentil - Corn Dhal by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Our refrigerator was needing replacement and today was the day that we took delivery of a new one. We tried to eat down some of the fresh produce as we were preparing to e ... Read on »
Red Split Lentil Stew with Green Beans, Squash, and Okra, served with Madagascar Pink Rice and... by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My Dad is visiting and particularly likes red lentils, so I picked up some red split lentils. Conventionally, they cook in a 1:3 ratio of lentils to water over 30-45 minut ... Read on »
Batata Wada (prepared) on homemade Paratha, Vegetable Stew, Leftover Seitan by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I made a very simple meal tonight. I had made some soft vegetables as a stew for my Dad in the Instant Pot . For the rest of the family, I want to use up as much as I ... Read on »
Waterless Baby Portabella Medley, Tempeh with Mâche Rosettes, Jade Pearl Rice with Zucchini by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My Dad is home from the hospital! It was not a surprise that the doctors recommended a diet like we eat - low-sodium and low-fat, though he has to also be careful of aci ... Read on »
Whole Wheat Pasta with Pressure Roasted Vegetables (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I have been thinking of making pasta in my Instant Pot and envision a recipe where I cook penne or other small pasta along with sauce, and hope for no splattering by cooki ... Read on »
Kale-Asparagus-Seitan Waterless Medley, Brown Rice (prepared under pressure) (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I have been excited about waterless cooking especially over the past month or so (see my explanation from May 11th ). I decided to make a main course using this healthful ... Read on »
Butternut Squash-Seitan Medley, Jade Pearl Rice with Onion (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We were in a bit of a rush for dinner tonight. My wife had a meeting about her interesting Meet at Park application and my daughter and I were going to a book launch of ... Read on »