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Blueberry and Kale Smoothie

Smoothies are refreshing, quick and full of healthy nutrients. This smoothie recipe is one of my favorites because it’s filling and delicious! And from a health standpoint, it has a full-balanced nutritional basket: vitamins, minerals, protein, and omega-3 fatty acids. As with all of my recipes, feel free to modify to adjust to your tastes […]




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BodyTalk Podcast interview with Dr. Lipi Roy — “Longer, Healthier Life with Spices”

Greetings! I was delighted to speak with Master Trainer and Health Reporter, Bob Garvin, about a recent study published in the British Medical Journal, led by researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health that linked frequent spice consumption with living a longer life. Bob knows that I am deeply passionate about healthy cooking and baking, […]




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“Doctor’s Call” Boston Herald Radio: Marathon injuries, Diabetes Kits with Cinnamon, and “Pregnancy Brain”

On this week’s segment of “Doctor’s Call” on Boston Herald Radio, I discussed marathon-related injuries; potential role of cinnamon in diabetes; and the phenomenon known as “pregnancy brain”. Listen here! https://soundcloud.com/bostonherald/doctors-call-with-dr-lipi-roy-9 For more details, read below: Marathon-Related Injuries Like last year, I again have the privilege of working in the Medical Tent of the 2015 […]




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Spices and their Health Benefits — Video

I am excited to share a video of one of my favorite topics, Spices! –> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rnObuFr6p8 A big, heartfelt thank you to TV hosts, Esha and Soph, for inviting me back to their show, “Faces of South Asia”, to discuss a few of my favorite spices including turmeric, paprika, coriander, black cumin and cinnamon. For more details, check out the […]




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Cinnamon Pear Marinated Chicken

Simple, flavorful and healthy recipe. I think you’ll be amazed by the aroma and flavors! And so easy to make. I bought a wonderful Cinnamon Pear infused balsamic vinegar from Boston Olive Oil on Newbury St, Back Bay, Boston. Makes for a truly tasty dish! For vegetables, I oven-roasted green bell peppers and onions. Of course, […]




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Applesauce Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies – Vegan!

These healthy dessert snacks are soft, moist and really delicious! I ‘taste-tested’ them on a group of 1st-year Harvard Medical students during my Healer’s Art class…and I got their seals of approval! And they have plenty of healthy ingredients including rolled oats, whole wheat flour, oat bran, cinnamon and walnuts. This recipe also provides many options […]




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Festive Lemon Ginger Sugar Cookies

These cookies are great for any holiday season, and are such a joy to make! The wonderful aromas of cinnamon and nutmeg will emanate throughout your kitchen. I always make a large batch of these festive cookies, package them in holiday saran wrap, then give them out as gifts (very popular!). I also like to […]




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Apple Walnut Cranberry Muffins

One of the things that I enjoy most about this recipe is how the flavor of the spices, tartness of the cranberries and the crunchiness of the walnuts come together to create these healthy, low-fat and tasty muffins. I decided to make bake these one morning for the wonderful nursing and admin staff at one of the homeless shelters […]




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Apple Spice Cake with Cinnamon Almond Streusel Topping

This delicious dessert not only is moist and flavorful, but it is also full of healthy ingredients. From whole wheat flour and cinnamon to rolled oats and cloves, you needn’t feel guilty about going back for seconds! And it’s also low-fat: apple sauce replaces butter; and there’s no egg yolk. In addition, maple syrup, a sugar substitute, provides […]




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Spicy Ginger Cake with Cinnamon

This is a moist and delicious cake that is chock full of healthy ingredients, including whole wheat flour, ginger, cinnamon and walnuts. Because of the various spices – cinnamon, allspice and ginger – it is great to serve during festive occasions such as Thanksgiving or Christmas. Or it can be served on a cold, rainy […]




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