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Salads,Sides,Dips and Condiments

Spinach Avocado Salad with Poached Egg

I am not much of a salad person.I just have never liked them by themselves as much.It feels too extreme to just eat just salad.Even after eating a whole Caesar salad from Big Chill in Delhi I would feel like I was on a diet!It was definitely not diet food, it was at least 800 calories …

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Baked Banana Chips

What is life without chips and crisps..ammm..a thin life maybe..:D What if you could make chips without all those crazy periodic table additives and litres of oil? What if you are actually consuming nutrients instead of garbage? Well behold BAKED BANANA CHIPS..Bake away any kind of root veggie or banana! On my recent Kerala Trip looking …

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Homemade Mayonnaise

Only when you actually start making small things like mayonnaise you actually realise how unhealthy it is.1 tbsp of mayo should be equal to ½ tsp of oil which you usually dont even count.One tsp of oil in the form of mayo plus a deep fried patty,plus the cheese and a buttered bun makes the most rudimentary …

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Alu Tikki Taco with Salsa and Mint chutney

For the indian that I am I haven’t experimented with too many indian whole30 compliant recipes. There are a few reasons why indian food is not going to work for me.The first being that the food combinations are too deeply entrenched in my mind that It won’t feel like a novelty but a compromise and …

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Day 11-Zuchinni Spaghetti in Chicken Meatballs

Is our tongue foolish? Or do our eyes control the taste? Is re creating dishes which look like the famous versions of themselves satiate us just by looking at it? At the end of the day does our tongue just want textures and colors? Past few days have been full of colorful different food for …

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Day 10-Tom Kha Gai with Raw Mango Salad

It’s amazing to see the overwhelming response from the whole30 community on instagram!! It’s even more awesome to listen to your very very vegetarian mom saying your chicken shicken looked great!!: D…One thing which struck me today with our conversation was that this diet has no artificial “Protein Shakes” or “Fibre Tablets” or even a …

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Day 9 with Cashew Lemon Chicken and a bonus Chicken Masala Recipe

  Day 9 was much better than the weekend…i hardly felt I was on some sort of diet…I think it’s the weekends when I have to be extra strong!!! But yesterday was better because of another event!!! I know my friend who introduced me to this is kicking ass in whole30 because he is in …

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Day 6,7,8 -Eggs Baked in Tomato Sauce, Mutton Keema with Cauliflower Pulav

I just want one day off this diet…just have something normal with carbs…some rice with the chicken curry maybe..or some roti or little bit of the bread or even dal..That’s all… Day 6, 7 and 8 have been very difficult…started with my cook making rotis when I was awake for a change and that just …

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Day 4 and 5-Ginger Coriander Basa with Spicy Baby Potatoes

Day 4 was not as smashing a success as the other days. I conquered the cravings but botched up the cooking. The chicken was over cooked and the flavor from balsamic vinegar was too strong. Only saving grace were the carrots which were cooked to perfection…Sweet and salty charred orange perfection! I did make a …

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Day 2-Whole30 WITH ZUCHINNI PASTA IN RED SAUCE AND SMASHED ROASTED POTATOS

    Day 2 was certainly a delicious day of this diet…I didn’t feel I was on any kind of diet! I know I might end up paying for this! I mean who eats spaghetti and baked potatoes and looses weight!!I did have a moment when I struggled a bit after my evening badminton game …

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