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Showing posts from February, 2012

A Different Kind Of Spice!

eSutras Organics features lots of amazing products, but we also have rare spices most stores seldom carry. These spices are used in different parts of the world since ancient times. Some of these spices have medicinal qualities, some are great at enriching flavors you’re already used to, and some are flavors you’ve never tasted before. Try something new with anyone of these amazing flavors! eSutras Organics Stone Flower - Stone Flower or better known as Dagad Phool in India is a soft, brown and black colored lichen. The spice is used in many popular Indian dishes. This spice is used for making various masalas like Goda Masala/ Kala Masala. It does have a strong earthy aroma and a very dry, light fluffy texture and feel to it. It is an important ingredient of the hot curry powder. eSutras Organics Mace - Mace is made from the red covering of nutmeg seeds. Mace is very similar to nutmeg, with a slight, subtle, peppery taste. Mace is strongly aromatic, resinous and warm in tas

eSutras Organics Loves Helping out!

Aside from the amazing products we offer, eSutras Organics tries to help the community we live in. Our community doesn’t just mean the neighborhood we reside in, it extends to people all over the world who want to make a difference. The difference we’re talking about is providing green living, whether it is the food you eat, products you use, or causes you support. From donations to sponsorship to participating in events that get the word out, eSutras Organics tries to be involved in the living green community as much as possible. Here are a few associations we have donated products to or volunteered our time, maybe knowing that there is a way to help will inspire the people who use our products to take it a step further and become involved in the cause. Trees for the Future – A simple yet effective way to get more trees out there. A small tree will grow and help future generations. A very smart organization to start with. www.plant- trees .org/ Prairie Crossing Charter

Vegan Lasagna

Today’s recipe is a classic recipe with an organic twist. Lasagna is the best recipe for Monday night. It’s easy to prepare and most recipes call for a large amount to be made, that way you can fill your family up after a long hard Monday and you can have leftovers for a later day. Lasagna keeps up pretty good when refrigerated. Vegan Lasagna (Serves about 8) 2 tablespoons eSutras Organics Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 1/2 cups chopped onion 3 tablespoons eSutras garlic granules 4 (14.5 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes 1/3 cup tomato paste 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil 1/2 cup chopped parsley 1 teaspoon eSutras Organics Sea Salt 1 teaspoon eSutras Organics whole black pepper (grind the pepper first!) 1 (16 ounce) package lasagna noodles 2 pounds firm tofu 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1/2 teaspoon eSutras Organics Sea Salt 3 (10 ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained Directions: Make the sauce: In a large

Restaurant Quality at Home!

I would say my biggest eating temptation is eating out at restaurants. I do like to cook at home most of the week, but once or twice a week I get the undeniable urge to eat at a restaurant. I try to rationalize that I’m trying something new or supporting small business, which I am doing, but twice a week (sometimes 3 times!) is way too often. First of all, I’m not sure if what they’re putting into my food is exactly good for me. Not everyone is an organic eater. Another problem that arises is cost. Eating out when you have already budgeted for groceries isn’t the best idea. Today’s recipe is inspired from restaurants. It a delicious Chinese potsticker that you wouldn’t think you’d taste outside of a gourmet Chinese restaurant. Pot Stickers (Serves about 12) Ingredients · 1 lb tofu chicken, shredded · 4 lbs Seitan · 1 tablespoon eSutras Organics ginger · 1 shallot, minced · 1 bunch green onions, chopped · 3 leav

Spring Forward!

It may only be February, but if the weather keeps how it’s been going we might be due for an early spring! Spring means lighter layers, spring break, and plenty of rain. One thing that always stands out to me as an absolute mascot of spring is flowers. Some really beautiful flowers flourish in spring; an azalea, begonias, birds of paradise, and lot’s more. Get prepared with eSutras Organics specialty brand of gardening products. Here are a couple that will do your garden good! · eSutras Organics Weed and Feed – Made with corn gluten and Neem, this mixture is good for warding off insects, promoting growth by retaining moisture for the plant, encourages root growth. An essential must have for any garden! · eSutras Organics Soap Nuts – These nuts are an all natural way to wash your laundry, but it has a great recycling property ,too! After getting as much use as possible from the soap nuts they work as an excellent addition to compost for your garden. Jus