Integration - Balance - Harmony
1 cup frozen corn
1-1/2 litre vegetable broth
2 medium ripe tomatoes
1 cup baby spinach or bok choy chopped
1/2 cup red / or white quinoa
2/3 cup celery chopped
6-7 whole black peppercorn
1 long Peppercorn (Pipali)
1 tsp chopped fresh ginger
1 clove choped garlic
2 tsp Organic apple cider vinegar with mother
salt to taste
Put a slit on top and bottom of tomatoes and then put in boiling hot water for 3 minutes the peel comes off easy then. In stainless steel big soup pot pour the vegetable broth and add pepper corns +chopped ginger+garlic+ apple cider vinegar and celery. Once hot add corn. Wash quinoa and add to the pot. Crush the blenched tomatoes after peeling and add to the soup pot. Let boil for 10 minutes. Add baby spinach or your favorite greens.Simmer for 5 more minutes or until quinoa is cooked. Add salt to taste an enjoy!!!!
Gluten free option for a hearty lunch or dinner time.
Heating spices are great in cold weather.
Hearty Arugula Salad
2 cups fresh Arugula leaves
2 cups spring mix salad or baby spinach leaves
1/2 cup walnut pieces2 tsp chia seeds 1/2 cup each yellow, red & orange sweet peppers
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
Dressing: pink salt to tasteblack pepper to taste
1/4 tsp dry basil leaves
1/8 cup apple cider vinegar with mother
1/8 cup of flax seed oil
1/8 cup of extra virgin olive oil
Method: Mix the arugula leaves and spring mix together in a big open salad bowl. Mix the dressings ingredients and set aside. Drop walnuts and chia seeds into the salad along with peppers and cherry tomatoes. Toss with the dressing and mix well. Great on its own or part of a summer menu!
Arugula -- bitter & astringent , spicy,tangy taste,excellent for hot summer season, rich in Vitamin A & C , low in calories.
flax seed oil-- source of EFA--essential fatty acids , combat high colesterol levels
chia seeds-- belongs to mint family power house of anti-oxidant and vitamin C
walnuts--- brain power, combats age related free-radicals and much more ....
cherry tomatoes--source of lycopene for heart health
Apple cider vinegar with mother--
excellent for scraping toxins from the body