Looking for a healthy way to get protein without compromising flavor? Well, you’ve come to the right place. This Vegan Protein Bowl has hints of spicy, tangy, herby, and definitely brings a Middle Eastern vibe in each bite! Simple to make and ready in just 30 minutes, you have got to try this delicious bowl. … Continue reading →
Today, i have a very nutritious and healthy rice recipe to share with you all. Broccoli chickpea rice, Yes ! A one bowl meal filled with plant protein and healthy broccoli. With a hint of coconut at every bite, it is very nutty, filling and more over healthy. The addition of chickpeas and broccoli your leftover rice becomes a healthy rice bowl. Off late, veggie bowls and buddha bowls are trending. With simple concept to build a one dish meal that has whole grains, healthy veggies, protein and sauces. They make a complete balanced meal. Are you into meal planning? Do you cook rice ahead at the begining of the week? Do you have leftover rice often? With simple ingredients as broccoli, chickpea and coconut to the rice. Here i have combined the broccoli and chickpea stir fry/curry with the rice. You can even deconstuct the recipe , be creative and recplace or add veggies to make an awesome buddha bowl. Broccoli chickpeas rice is loved by adults and kids alike. A single bowl dish that’s healthy, hearty , filling and moreover ready in less than 20 minutes. VARIATIONS TO MAKE TO BUDDHA BOWL Replace white rice with brown rice or even quinoa. To make it more flavorful, cook rice with coconut milk in place of water. Add some toasted nuts for a more nutty flavor. Make your favorite sauce and serve as aside. Add roasted veggies as brussel sprouts or even carrots. Spice up the broccoli stir fry as per your choice. Replace chickpeas with other protein sources. INGREDIENTS TO MAKE THIS BROCCOLI CHICKPEAS RICE BOWL Rice : Cook rice ahead in time. Leftover rice works great as the rice has to be completely cooled. Chickpeas : Cook chickpeas ahead if using dry ones. Canned chickpeas also work great for this recipe. Coconut : Fresh coconut or use dry shredded coconut that’s unsweetned. Garlic Powder : Garlic powder adds a nice flavor to this rice bowl. Use minced garlic in place of powder. Coconut Oil/Oil : While coconut oil adds a nice flavor to the rice bowl. Replace with chioce of oil. Coriander Powder : Coriander or Cumin powder adds additional flavors to the rice bowl. Adjust as per taste preferance. Papirika : Adds spice to the rice bowl. Adjust as per spice level. HOW TO MAKE BROCCOLI CHICKPEA RICE ? Cook rice and chickpeas ahead, if using dry chickpeas. Soak dry chickpeas in water overnight or atleast 8 hours. Drain and cook with enough water till soft. In an instantpot cook for 8 minutes or pressure cook for 3 whistles. Do not over cook, they become mushy. Heat coconut oil or any oil in a skillet. If using fresh garlic mince and add at the begining. Roast for a minutes and add broccoli florets. Cover and cook for a fe minutes till they are slightly tender. Add a pinch of salt to fasten the cooking process. Add chickpeas and saute for a minutes or two. Add spices as garlic powder, coriander powder, salt and cook. If using fresh grated coconut add it along with the spices and cook till the raw smells goes away. If using dry coconut add after the spices are mixed and cooked . Give the mixture a good mix. For a deconstucted veggies bowl, use this stir fry mixture and add to the veggies bowl. Serve the stir fry along with chioce of grains as brown rice, coconut rice or quinoa. To make a single serving rice bowl, add cooked rice to this mixture a combine well till mixed. Serve warm and enjoy… https://youtu.be/x8SZQx0zfGo TELL ME WHAT YOU THINK !!! As always, I’d love to hear your thoughts on this recipe if you make it. So drop me a comment below, and be sure to tag on social media. Also, let us know about any varaitions you made to this recipe, we would love to try it too. Love to share your yummy pictures with us? Please share on Instagram @connect2hameesha and hashtag it #connect2hameesha Subscribe to my Youtube Channel Hameesha for more amazing videos.
Paneer Cabbage Cups are a light and healthy dish that is packed with a burst of flavor and texture in each bite. The spicy jalapeño, a pop of lemon, the crunch of the cabbage and the creaminess of the paneer and avocados. And if you know me, the vibrant colors of all the different veggies… Continue reading →
Palak Pakoda or Palak Pakora is an amazing recipe for pakoda which is vastly popular in India, especially during Monsoon. It has got the perfect bite of crisp with delectably healthy spinach. This deep-fried fritter is the amalgamation of chopped Spinach, Onions, Ginger-Garlic paste, Gram flour, Rice flour and some spices which are deep fried in small portions. Spinach pakoda is a perfect companion for evening snacks with a cup of tea. It is one of the most frequently served Indian snack recipe too in many parties and ceremonies.
Mini Gluten Free Corn Dog Bites (including vegan option) are the perfect fun appetizer for game day with a healthy twist.
Boondi chaat aka masala boondi recipe is a crispy, spicy, vegan snack recipe loaded with flavours. It is a super easy to make, quick and fuss free recipe. In this preparation, boondi is mixed with onion, tomatoes, coriander leaves, green chillies and some spices. Masala boondi chaat is a healthy, nutritious and luscious chaat recipe which can be served as an appetizer or tea time snacks. It could be a perfect option for sudden guests.
Celebrate National Eat a Cranberry Day today with these healthy and easy to make Cranberry Hemp Protein Bites made grain free and vegan!Gluten free, vegan; Free of: eggs, dairy, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, coconut
Rava upma recipe aka suji ka upma is a healthy and delicious south Indian breakfast or snack recipe which is immensely popular all over India, especially in south India and Maharashtra. It is a super easy breakfast recipe which hardly takes 20 minutes to come to plates. Any south Indian restaurant or tiffin centre’s breakfast recipe is incomplete without it. In this preparation, roasted rava is simmered with some specific spices, herbs, nuts and veggies. Suji ka upma recipe is mostly relished with coconut chutney, pickles or podi and with a cup of filter coffee.
This eggplant sandwich has it all. Earthy spices rubbed onto grilled veggies that have just a hint of a smoky flavor, fresh mozzarella melted just enough from the heat of the veggies. Oh, you can’t forget the rustic basil pistachio pesto that brightens up the whole sandwich in each bite. I honestly can’t stop thinking… Continue reading →
Vegan Avocado Toast Sandwich is one of most healthy and palatable sandwich recipes around the world. In this recipe, toasted Breads are filled with sliced Avocados, Onions, Tomatoes, Basils and vegan Mayonnaise, seasoned with Salt and Pepper. It is mostly served as breakfast to boost a healthy start with yummy bites.
These healthy baked pumpkin donuts are SUPER easy and fast to make plus they use real pumpkin and spices to pack in flavor in every bite!
Healthy, simple and utterly satisfying, this creamy vegetable potage (i.e. pureed soup) is comfort food at its finest! The soup gets thickness and richness from sweet potatoes, and water is used in place of broth, giving the potage a clean, pure flavor (and making it naturally vegan). It’s a nutritious meal that can be adapted to what you have on hand (see above for swap suggestions). Toasted cheesy baguettes are the perfect accompaniment, but are optional (for an extra kick, rub the toasted baguettes with garlic before adding the cheese). Dunk a baguette into the steaming soup, take a cheesy, creamy bite, and welcome to heaven.
Vegan, gluten-free and healthy buffalo cauliflower bites are a snack (or dinner) you can feel great about!
Jump to recipeThese Breakfast Soufflé Bites are so quick to make, delicious, and fun to play with the toppings. Even better, you can make them ahead and freeze them to reheat on a busy morning. Yum Light, airy and packed with protein and a variety of nutrients, you don’t have to worry about what healthy… Continue reading →
Making your own hummus is actually easy, cheap and healthy. Most of the popular brands contain lots of preservatives. This recipe is actually made without oil. The olive oil is added as a garnish which you can omit if you prefer. Tahini (whole sesame paste) and artichokes for delicious flavor give a delicious flavor. I enjoy hummus served with vegetable sticks, gluten-free pita bread, pizza, tortilla and potatoes. I added Za’atar, a Middle Eastern spice blend which I had handy. You can make your own, here is a recipe, The sumac is the only ingredient that you would have to...
These baked lentil cakes are healthy, gluten-free and make a great appetizer or main course; our favorite is serving them as vege-burgers with sliced tomatoes and onion. They get a crunchy bite from the red pepper while goat cheese lends a tangy taste. The yogurt dip lends an element of freshness to the palate when served with these patties.
Vegan baked zucchini fries are healthy fries where zucchini sticks are dipped in nut-based milk, gram flour, bread crumbs and are baked to perfection. They are great as an appetizer or snack.
By adding the avocado, the soup gets a delicious creamy texture and flavor. The crispy kale provides the "bite". This soup is a healthy and filling hearty soup, perfect for lunch.
This 15 minutes Easy Vegan BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Burgers is the one I cook on a regular basis at home. Can you believe it only takes about 15 minutes? (Yap, I mean it,15 minutes including cooking the chips in the air-fryer at the same time!) So if you’re still looking for the ultimate burger, this BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Burger will quickly become your favorite, you’ll slow-clap after your first bite of this burger, I promise!