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Mushroom, Scallion and Cilantro Pasta Medley

Here’s a flavorful, healthy and delicious meal that’s chock full of vegetables, aromatic spices as well as whole wheat pasta. Make any modifications as you wish. Enjoy! ·        Nonstick cooking spray ·        2 tablespoons olive oil ·        2 cloves chopped garlic ·        2 bunches scallions ·        ½ teaspoon dried rosemary ·        1 teaspoon black pepper ·        […]




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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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Whole Wheat Penne with Roasted Zucchini, Onions, Garlic & Almonds

There’s just something comforting about warm, fresh, homemade pasta. And for those out there who would like a healthy source of carbs yet not be carb-overloaded, this pasta dish is nearly half vegetables. I used organic whole wheat pasta which – unlike white pasta which has most of its nutrients refined out of it – […]




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Quinoa with Mixed Vegetables & Coriander

This is a healthy and quick dinner recipe. Quinoa, as most of you may know, is also known as a “superfood”: it is a grain that is high in protein, fiber and is also a source of calcium, magnesium and many other nutrients. This recipe is chock full of nutrients and flavor, ranging from coriander […]




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Indian Fried Rice with Turmeric

‘Pilao’ or Indian-style fried rice is a classic dish that has been in many an Indian household! It is diverse in that it can be served on its own, or with a vegetables, curried fish, chicken or lamb. Or anything else of your choosing — I always encourage creativity! The many spices – cloves, cinnamon and turmeric […]




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Paprika & Parmesan Roasted Asparagus

This is a very quick and simple recipe that is chock full of nutrients. Asparagus has many vitamins and minerals including Vitamins A, K, B1, B2 and C, as well as folate, iron and fiber. The health benefits of asparagus range from anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties to cardiovascular health and blood sugar (diabetes) regulation. Both […]




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Blueberry Pancakes with Cinnamon

This is a healthy yet delicious version of everyone’s favorite breakfast — pancakes! Healthy additions and/or alternatives include whole wheat flour, fresh blueberries, cinnamon and nutmeg. Other variations include the addition of apples, raspberries, blackberries, bananas, chopped walnuts or pecans. • 2 eggs • 1 ¾ cups of skim (non-fat) milk (add more for thinner […]




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Cauliflower and Potato a.k.a. “Aloo Gobi”

Also known as ‘Aloo Gobi’, this healthy vegetarian dish is commonly served in Indian restaurants…but nothing compares with making it at home with fresh ingredients. The aromas from the ‘curry’ spices — cumin, coriander, paprika, turmeric and ginger — will emanate throughout your home…to the envy of your neighbors! Serve with rice, roti or on its own. Enjoy […]




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