chickpea potato curry
Food

Chickpea Potato Coconut Curry

Hubby suggested I make a vegetarian curry with chickpeas, and I'm very happy with the way this one turned out. It's vegan, too. The sauce is thick and creamy. I recommend serving it over brown rice or with a flat bread to soak up the delicious sauce. Ingredients: 1/2 onion, chopped2 medium potatoes3 cups water1… Continue reading Chickpea Potato Coconut Curry

green papaya salad
Food, garden

Green Papaya Salad

The first papaya tree that our gardener planted is growing beautifully. It's already starting to bear medium to large fruit. Being able to eat from your garden is so satisfying. To see something edible growing in your home, to experience both its beauty and its practicality, is a wonder. We've got several more papaya trees… Continue reading Green Papaya Salad

chickpea shake
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Chickpea Shake: Light Meal or Post-Workout Nutrition

I thought up of this shake this past weekend when I wanted a light lunch packed with nutrients. The weekends are typically my recovery days, when I don't workout, so I tend to eat lighter lunches then. This shake is full of carbs, protein and fiber, so it's also good post-workout food. Chickpeas are filling,… Continue reading Chickpea Shake: Light Meal or Post-Workout Nutrition

pappardelle tofu crushed peanuts
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Pappardelle with Tofu and Crushed Peanuts

I made this vegetarian dish using tofu and crushed peanuts for protein. I also used the scallions growing in our garden. Ingredients: 1/2 pack pappardelle 1/2 garlic head, diced 1 cup peanuts, crushed (use mortar and pestle or food processor) 1 pack silken tofu 1 whole scallion stalk, chopped sesame oil to taste soy sauce… Continue reading Pappardelle with Tofu and Crushed Peanuts

The Veggie Way platter
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Fast-Food Recommendation: The Veggie Way, Suva, Fiji

Govinda, my favorite Indian vegetarian fast-food place in Suva, is closed on Sunday, but I was craving that kind of food, so we tried The Veggie Way off the food court in Damodar Plaza. This Hare Krishna stall cooks up veggie deliciousness. The open-air location has only two tables, but you can find other seats… Continue reading Fast-Food Recommendation: The Veggie Way, Suva, Fiji