Monthly Archive: August 2013

Raita

Raita

To cool things down be sure and serve your Indian dishes with a big spoonful of Raita – the Indian side dish made with yogurt, mint and a little cumin. Soy yogurt works well. I love this stuff!  How can something so simple taste so good? My mom gave me this adorable dish. Thanks Mom! Raita 1 English …

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California Quinoa Mango Salad

California Quinoa Mango Salad

Last week I had one of the best summer salads ever – okay so I know I say that about a lot of great recipes – but this one was really amazing. It was the Health Starts Here California Quinoa salad from Whole Foods deli. The HSH deli items at Whole Foods have no added …

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California Quinoa Mango Salad

California Quinoa Mango Salad

Last week I had one of the best summer salads ever – okay so I know I say that about a lot of great recipes – but this one was really amazing. It was the Health Starts Here California Quinoa salad from Whole Foods deli. The HSH deli items at Whole Foods have no added …

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Caribbean Rice,Black Beans & Baked Plantains

Caribbean Rice Black Beans & Baked Plantains

A couple of years ago I had my first taste of plantains at a local Mexican restaurant that served  plantains with black beans and sour cream. It was love at first bite and I was hooked! Since then I have made a healthy version of baked plantains at home. When I saw this menu on …

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Oven Baked Plantains with Coconut Dipping Sauce

Oven Baked Plantains with Coconut Dipping Sauce

These plantains are moist inside and caramelized on the outside. So yummy! Plantains look a lot like bananas. They can be found at Mexican markets, Whole Foods and some grocery stores. The ones I buy have stickers on them that tell what stage of ripeness they are in. You want to buy plantains that are …

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