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Dhokla – Steamed Mung Bean cakes

As many of you know, I have Type 2 diabetes (my story). It is pretty much in the normal range now with my low carb keto diet and intermittent fasting. I am part of a support group through the IDM program run by Toronto based kidney specialist, Dr. Jason Fung. I am so grateful to have have my health restored. Here is the link to buy the Complete Guide to Fasting, Dr. Jason Fung. The general […]

Cocoa Butter Pistachio treats

Cacao Butter Pistachio treats

Being diabetic, I’m constantly making low carb/ low sugar treats. These 2 sweeteners are zero or 1 on the GI Make sure the sweetener you use does not have added ingredients that can raise your sugars. Substitute nuts and berries for any of your favourite. I use the low carb nuts usually. If you don’t have moulds, pour into a tray & cut when it sets. Ingredients: 1/3 C Cacao Butter 1/2 C butter or […]

Panch Phoran

Aaloo Matar

Years ago, 2011, the Britannia Community centre asked me if I would organize events for Diwali. I called upon my dear friend Mital Gorman and we put together a series of dazzling events.. from sari draping, diva painting, Bollywood dancing to samosa making. The samosa making workshop was so popular that we ended up with a second equally packed workshop.   Here is a recipe for the samosa filling that Mital and I put together. […]

Kale Chips

Kale Chips

I love making kale chips and do so often. I get the kale from @vanmarkets. Here is a batch about to go into the dehydrator. I usually have the heat settings on the lower side. Kale Chips Recipe: 2 bunches kale 1 C hemp seeds 1 bell pepper 6 sun dried tomatoes (soaked) 3/4 to 1 C water 1/2 C olive oil 1-2 tsp salt to taste 1 tsp spirulina & / chlorella 1/2 C […]

Iced Fruity Apple Pie Chai

Iced Fruity Apple Pie Chai

I was recently given recipes for various iced chai to make but felt that steeping black tea for as long as suggested made the tea bitter. I like my recipe below and have tested it favourably at events that I do. The fruit teas make a great substitute to fruit juices packed with sugar. Recipe works best with Assam Mint, Rooibos Spearmint, or caffeine free fruit teas Steep caffeinated teas for 5 to 7 minutes. […]

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