My Review: Indian Cuisine Diabetes Cookbook
Did you know that Indian cuisine is one of the most popular regional/ethnic foods in the United States, where diabetes affects more than 30 million people?
Are you looking to cook easy, well-balanced, flavorful meals with delicious Indian Spices that incorporate Ayurvedic principles and meet the American Diabetes Association's nutrition guidelines?
Here's a cookbook you'll want to check out...
The Indian Cuisine Diabetes Cookbook: Savory Spices and Bold Flavors of South Asia brings the taste, aroma, and health benefits of basic and exotic Indian spices into the kitchen for those with diabetes or prediabetes, or those simply looking to eat healthier and feel better.
Its author, May Abraham Fridel, Passion for Spices founder, comes from a culture where fresh foods are prepared in seasonally appropriate, wholesome and gourmet style.
Growing up in Kerala, India—recognized as the spice center of the world—May discovered a wide variety of curries and other high-quality spices that are rich with anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatories to help boost the immune system and delight the palate.
After moving to the United States and taking a high-powered corporate job, her lifestyle changed dramatically. Because of her hectic work schedule, she began to take advantage of the convenience foods that are so readily available in the U.S. today.
Eventually she realized that the highly processed foods, though convenient, were having a negative effect on her health and her you child's immune system. So she decided to tap back into her culinary roots and philosophy and began cooking wholesome food from scratch.
Indian Cuisine Diabetes Cookbook Review
In her new cookbook, Indian Cuisine Diabetes Cookbook, she shares her passion for wholesome, healthful cooking while honoring her culinary heritage.
With more than 140 recipes and beautiful 4-color photography throughout, the Indian Cuisine Diabetes Cookbook is a comprehensive culinary adventure through main dishes, sides, condiments, one-pot meals, flatbreads, drinks and desserts and breakfasts of Asia’s majestic sub-continent.
Each recipe has been carefully crafted to deliver authentic and bold Indian flavors while using simple techniques and tips for the modern cook who doesn't have the time nor the complicated tools used in traditional Indian cooking. Perfect for anyone wanting to spice up meal time with wholesome from-scratch recipes.
Recipes I want to try include:
- Spiced Apple Pancakes
- Spiced Muesli with Fresh Fruit
- Masala Omelette with Mixed Veggies
- Roasted Chickpeas with Curry & Parmesan
- Spiced Beef Sliders
- Chicken Curry in a Hurry
- Quick Chicken Biryani
- Vindaloo-Style Roasted Pork Tenderloin
- Roasted Corn and Sweet Potato Soup
- Baked Spiced Cauliflower
- Spiced Maple Custard
Here's a great video where May shares more about her passion for spices and healthy cooking...
More About the Author:
May Abraham Fridel is a food literacy advocate, author, philanthropist, and the founder and CEO of the organic spice companyPassion for Spices. May educates both children and adults on healthy eating through food literacy programs.
She grew up in the Indian state of Kerala, where the knowledge of Indian cuisine and spices was passed down to her by her family of spice growers.
Her mission is to share her passion for food, culture, and sustainable living with people around the globe who want to embrace healthy eating.
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