Reader’s Request: Methi Mathri

Methi mathri

As parents we naturally want our kids to feel safe, loved and be healthy. When a child is diagnosed with celiac disease, it presents special challenges. One of the challenges that parents experience is the amount of time spent in grocery shopping and preparing meals from scratch. Eating in restaurants and attending social functions become extremely difficult. One has to plan ahead by always carrying gluten free snacks and most parents feel comfortable making them at home. Few days ago one of my reader whose both kids are celiac, requested a recipe for mathris which they happen to miss. So, today’s post is specifically for Vasudha’s kids. Hope they won’t miss mathris anymore.

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Kale and Eggs ‘sabji’

Kale and eggs 'sabji'

Kale is an amazing vegetable recognized for its health benefits and delicious flavor but it also has some dark side. If not eaten in moderation it may affect health adversely, such as hypothyroidism. There is no good evidence to prove this, however the point of writing this is that over consumption of anything is not good, even healthy foods. I have (under active) thyroid problem for the past 10 years but, with healthy diet and regular exercise I have managed to improve my overall health.

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Celery Salad with Grape Vinaigrette

Celery salad with grape vinaigrette

We eat lots of salads in our house and I’m always looking for new combinations that use common ingredients and are appealing. A couple weeks ago Sylvie Sullivan posted a recipe on Foodies+ for celery salad, which I wanted to make it as soon as I saw it. The salad was totally delicious, we all liked it a lot. and ate it as an appetizer, on top of Besan Socca.

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Warm Millet Salad with Kale, Lentil and Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Warm Millet salad with roasted sweet potato

Hello Friends, If anyone’s been wondering why it’s been quiet on the blog for past few days, then there’s a reason: My in laws have come from India to live with us. Life has become pretty busy and only a South Asian can understand what I mean by that. Don’t think otherwise, I love being a perfect daughter in law but between all the duties of a loving mother, wife and a daughter in law, I just felt I missed writing on my blog. Today, when I was roasting sweet potatoes for my mother in law’s fast, I used some in millet salad and thought to share the recipe with you.

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