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Masoor Dal

Want to try a hot a delicious new food? Well, this recipe focuses on Dal. Dal is a very healthy lentil typically around 25% protein by weight, giving it comparable protein content to meats. Also, high in carbohydrates and fat free, Dal is the perfect ingredient to many dishes. Used in traditional Middle Eastern cuisine, this legume also rich in the B vitamins, zinc and folic acid. Try this traditional Middle Eastern dish at home and taste the exotic flavor!                                            Masoor Dal (Serves 6)   Ingredients: ·          2 cups eSutras Organics Red Lentils ·          7 cups of water ·          2 teaspoons eSutras Organics SeaSalt    ·          4 thin slices of Ginger ·         1/2 tablespoon eSutras Organics Ground Dried Turmeric ·          1/3 cup ghee (clarified butter) ·          2 red onions, thinly sliced ·          2 cloves garlic, minced ·          2 teaspoons eSutras Organics Ground Coriander ·          1

A New Taste

When I was younger I absolutely despised mushrooms. The smell, the slippery texture, the weird taste – YUCK, I was very anti-mushroom to say the least. But then something very peculiar happened, I stopped being a picky 8 year old and started to embrace flavors and textures. I could eat mushrooms without wincing, they actually IMPROVED the taste of pizza. I was hooked. And here is a delicious recipe for Mushroom Risotto high in riboflavin, niacin, and selenium. A healthy a delicious dish!                                                  Gourmet Mushroom Risotto Ingredients: 6 cups chicken broth, divided 3 tablespoons eSutras organics Extra Virgin olive oil 1 pound Portobello mushrooms, thinly sliced 1 pound white mushrooms, thinly sliced 2 shallots, diced 1 1/2 cups Arborio rice 1/2 cup dry white wine eSutras Organics Citrus Sal t to taste eSutras Organics   eSutras Organics freshly ground black pepper to tas

Labor Day Leftovers

Labor Day is over and that means lots of leftovers. This blogger pretty much loves leftovers. It’s a great way to try new recipes without breaking the bank. Labor Day usually means BBQ leftovers which inspired me to try a Cajun BBQ style stew. Stews last pretty much forever and are hearty meals. Try this one today! Cajun BBQ Stew (Serves about 8) Ingredients: 2 lbs Grilled Tofu 2 tbsp. eSutras Organics Drip and Drizzle Oil 1 packet Lipton Onion Soup Mix (Great as a beef stock substitute!) 1/2 c. water 1/4 c. ketchup 1 tbsp. mustard, prepared 1/2 tsp. eSutras Organics Garlic Powder 1/2 tsp. eSutras Organics Sea salt & Whole Black Pepper 2 onions, diced 1 sm. green pepper, cut 1 can diced mushrooms 2 tbsp. eSutras Organics Amaranth flour 2 tblspns eSutras Organics Cajun Spice Blend 5 chopped New Potatoes Directions: 1        Boil poatoes until soft.      Mix onion soup mix and tofu in a pot. Add oil, water, ketchup, mustard, garlic p

New and Delicious

Trying a new dish is always interesting. Whether the experience creates a new favorite food or if you discover Lima beans just aren’t for you, trying new foods is always fun and a window into another world. The best and easiest way to start is by picking a foreign food. The diet of cultures outside America is vastly different.   Some foods that are common in China some Americans have never even heard of! The great thing, though, is that America is a melting pot. You don’t have to travel 5000 miles just to taste authentic Mediterranean cuisine. You can get the recipes and ingredients from the tips of your fingers. Try this awesome Monday recipe to get a feel for the different!                                            Barley, Lentil, and Tahini Soup  (Serves 6) Ingredients: ·          1 onions (peeled and thinly sliced) ·          2 leek (finely chopped use both white and green parts) ·          ¼ cup eSutras Organics Chili Powder ·          2 garlic c

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

This cool and refreshing recipe is sure to be a hit at all get togethers! The perfect summertime combinations of unique and tasty flavors and cold refreshing pasta to give your party a delicious addition!                                                        Mediterranean Pasta Salad Ingredients: ·            ·          8  ounces Rotini pasta ·          3  tablespoons eSutras Organics Extra Virgin Olive Oil ·          2  tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar ·          2  cloves minced garlic ·          eSutras Organics Sea Salt and eSutras Organics Black Pepper to taste ·          1 cup cherry tomatoes ·          2 medium-sized zucchini, cut lengthwise into quarters ·          1 red bell pepper, quartered and seeded ·          1 bunch scallions, trimmed ·          1 cup black brine-cured olives ·          2 eSutras Organics organic Oregano ·          2 tablespoons eSutras Organics Tulsi Basil Directions: 1.   Prepare medium-hot charcoal fi