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Indian-Style Couscous Stir-fry

Greetings! This is a healthy and delicious dish that I specially prepared for the Home and Family “Home Cook Contest”! The dish is made of couscous (a whole grain rich in fiber and protein), as well as many vegetables and spices, all of which have many health benefits (anti-inflammatory, antioxidant) which reduces the risk of […]




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Indian-Style Barley and Parsley Stir-fry

This is a delicious dish made of whole grains, mixed with greens and other vegetables including parsley, celery and onion; and infused with healthy and flavorful spices. As with all my dishes, I encourage mixing and matching grains, veggies and spices. Play with your culinary creativity, and enjoy! 1 cup barley, cooked 3-4 tablespoons canola […]




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Spinach Salad with Avocado and Barbeque Chicken

Tasty, hearty and nutritious salad … full of vitamins, protein and great flavor! 2 cups of baby spinach 1-2 teaspoons of chopped onion 1 small clove of garlic, finely chopped 5-6 grape tomatoes, cut in 1/2 ½ red bell pepper, chopped ¼ cup chopped celery 1/3 cup pre-cooked Oscar Meyer™ hickory-smoked barbeque chicken breast, chopped […]




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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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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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Curried Turkey Meatballs

These turkey meatballs are spicy, healthy, filling, and they will fill your with delectable aromas! Turkey is a lean meat with less fat than red meat and it is a great source of protein. The various spices provide anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant health benefits which decrease the risk of chronic diseases including cancer. Serve with salad, lentils or […]




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Angel Hair Pasta with Broccoli and Spicy Turkey Sauce

This is a hearty, healthy and tasty pasta dish. It is full of healthy ingredients including whole wheat pasta, as well as onions, broccoli, garlic and olive oil which is high in monounsaturated fats. Spices like turmeric decrease inflammation (which is associated with all types of chronic diseases and cancers) and cumin improves digestion. Lean […]




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Spicy Oven-Roasted Asparagus with Coriander and Turmeric

This is a relatively quick and simple vegetable dish that packs both flavor and nutritional punches! Asparagus is really heralded as a “superfood” because it is chock full of vitamins and nutrients, including vitamins C, A, K, B1 & B2; folic acid; iron; as well as fiber and protein. Its myriad of health benefits range […]




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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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Fresh Spinach Salad with Sauteed Roasted Garlic Chicken Sausage

This is a simple, quick and healthy dish with plenty of room for variety and creativity. The protein source, chicken sausage, laid on a bed of spinach can be replaced with tuna, salmon or tofu. You can also add nuts, dried cranberries for additional nutrients and flavor. Hope you enjoy this dish! Make it your […]




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