I will be the first one to admit that I did not even know there is such a thing as Antinutrients. As I asked around and read on the web, I was impressed by the knowledge. Antinutrients are compounds found in foods that interfere with the absorption of beneficial nutrients and minerals. They prevent the … Continue reading How to Reduce Antinutrients in Foods
By Anjali Dua, RD. CDE. The Avocado Hummus is a recipe where you get a double treat of enjoying avocados and hummus in one dish. It is very easy to prepare and you can enjoy it with raw vegetables like peppers, carrots and cucumber, or with pita chips as well. This homemade hummus can be made in under 10 … Continue reading Flavourful Avocado Hummus
By: Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Chavi Morawiec When I think about khichari, memories of my grandma dance around me with the aroma of homemade ghee (from her neighbour’s cow milk!), toasted cumin and the oh so beautiful scent of basmati rice. She is gone but she left an indelible taste of homemade comfort food. And that’s exactly what Khichari … Continue reading Khichari Cleanse
By Anjali Dua, RD. CDE. Homemade spiced yellow lentil soup is a perfect choice for fall weather. The weather may be getting cooler, but this recipe will help keep you warm. Lentil soup has many amazing benefits as it’s a good source of protein and fiber. Its low in fat but rich in nutrients like … Continue reading Homemade Spiced Yellow Lentil Soup
Going Meatless on Mondays but concerned about proteins? WHY LENTILS? Well, lentils make a great substitute for meat in a lot of recipes, because they are much cheaper and more environmentally friendly. Lentils are more nutrient-dense than beef, providing vitamins, minerals, protein, and fiber while containing less fat and fewer calories. Gram-for-gram, lentils have more protein … Continue reading Lentil Vs. Meat
By: Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Chavi Morawiec I wish I could go back to the time when we didn’t need to question our food. Fresh produce mongers would roam up and down various streets with the best of the best crop, purchased directly from a farmer. There was no talk of nutrition-related diseases unless someone couldn’t afford … Continue reading Can Pesticides Cause Damage Our Gut Biome?