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These healthy muffins burst with holiday flavors and they are a great way to use up your leftover cranberries and sweet potatoes! Mmmm MMmmmm.
Per Serving (1 muffin): 127 calories, 0g fat, 0mg cholesterol, 30g carbs, 3g fiber, 2g protein
A slightly spicy but flavorful tomato-based stew, this Indian dish rocks and is perfect for anyone wanting to try Indian food for the first time. Tomatos, spinach and chickpeas are familiar foods but the spicing is true to Indian cuisine. This dish takes almost no effort to make, yet it tastes like it was gently simmered all day. It also gets more flavorful as it ages, so look forward to leftovers.
Red Lentil Dal is my favorite Indian dish. It's a great recipe for beginners - whether you're new to Indian food or to cooking in general. It uses quite a bit of spices, but these same spices are used over and over again in Indian cuisine, so they are well worth the small investment. This recipe is incredibly rich in flavor and like most Indian foods, it only gets more flavorful over time so you'll *love* leftovers. Aside ...
After gorging ourselves on the Thanksgiving Teaser at Real Foods Daily (on Wednesday *and* Friday!!) and eating more "holiday" food than we could stand in September and October when I was writing my e-cookbook Pudge-Free Holidays, our actual thanksgiving meal was pretty boring as you can see -- but I did whip up a killer cranberrysauce! It was so good splattered over baked tofu (we like extra-firm super protein tofu).