I practice regular fasting to lower my blood sugars and to avoid injecting insulin I drink a lot of bone broth and green juices on a regular basis.
On a recent visit to India, my brother’s chef Manju made me lots of delicious low carb vegetarian dishes. I choose to eat a lot of dark vegetables because they also seem to do well for my inflammation issues. Manju spoilt me with her delicate dishes. The dark vegetable (in the red bowl) is the Tambadi Bhaji (or red vegetable) in Marathi, the language spoken in Maharashtra State. Use this recipe with spinach, kale, chard, […]
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 […]
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. […]
I love these simple chocolates. I have to have a dessert every night. I need to make my own since I have diabetes and this way I have control over how much sugar goes it. I use yacon syrup, pure monk sugar or liquid stevia. Store in the fridge until they harden and then transfer to a tin. This works well for my diabetes and does not elevate my sugars. I limit myself to 2 […]
When I find okra in the market, I always buy it. It is a favourite of mine especially when it is a little crunchy! I’ve been trying to cook it so it’s not slimy! I was really pleased with how this recipe turned out. You could also roast the okra in the oven and garnish with the fried onion – coconut sauce in this recipe. Almost any Indian market will carry fresh Curry (kari) leaves. Get […]