Category: Appetizers

Sprouted Chickpeas and Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Until few years ago, on my way to the gym or work I would very happily buy a protein bar or a snack for a quick burst of energy that would barely last. While there are plenty of protein packed snacks available in the market, there is no comparison to homemade snacks/foods and knowing what […]

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Roasted Chana Dal /Split Bengal Gram

Split Bengal Grams/ Chana Dal are a kind of lentils that’s used in variety of Indian dishes (both sweet and savory). Chana dal is high in fiber and low in cholesterol, and is a good source of zinc and proteins. While deep fried and spicy chana dal is one of the most popular snacks in […]

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Almond Butter Amaranth Granola

The world may not need another granola recipe, however, it will be unfair to not share this almond butter amaranth granola. So easy to make, loaded with nutrients and flavor, this recipe requires only a handful of ingredients and 5 minutes of preparation. It is perfect for topping your favorite breakfast smoothie, yoghurt parfaits, pudding, […]

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Baked (Crispy) Sweet Potato Fries

CulinaryBee is all about guilt free indulgence and these baked sweet potato fries are no different. They fit perfectly in the guilt free indulgence category and are equally, if not more delicious, and addictive than their fried counterpart. Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of Vitamin A, complex carbohydrates, fiber and proteins. These sweet potato fries […]

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Ful / Fool Medames: Vegan and Gluten Free

Ful or Fool Medames is one of the most popular Egyptian street food, primarily served for breakfast. Ful is made with cooked and mashed fava beans and served with a variety of toppings such as onion, tomatoes, lemons, parsley, garlic, cucumbers, boiled eggs,pickled vegetables and tahini. Fava beans are packed with nutrients and minerals, they […]

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Asian Style Baked Cauliflower Stir Fry – Vegan and Gluten-Free

After a long snowy day, few things are as comforting as devouring a steaming bowl of this Baked Cauliflower stir fry.  Even though eating mac and cheese and fried food sound so tempting, the joy of eating nutritious food that is equally comforting is infinite. Getting that toasty feeling from superfood (Cauliflower) provides our body […]

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Super(food) Bars

While strolling through the bulk food aisle at whole foods, I ended up buying hoarding a bunch of dried fruits, nuts, chia and flax seeds, and hence these bars came into existence. These bars don’t require any baking (except toasting oats and quinoa for five minutes on the stove top) and they can be customized […]

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Maple and Cayenne Spiced Nuts

Nuts such as almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, pecans and Brazil nuts are my favorite snacks, a handful of these snacks pack a powerful nutritional punch. Walnuts, pecans and chestnuts are a great source of antioxidants, while almonds and cashews are linked to lower cholesterol, weight loss and better heart health.  Healthy fats in these nuts assist is […]

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Winter Kale and Pear Salad

More often than not, winter is the season when everyone craves comfort food, especially all those carbs that come along with cheesy gooey pastas and breads, special thanks to the holiday season. However, with all the hefty holiday (aka cheat) meals, it is imperative to balance those crazy carbs loaded meals  with more salad and […]

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Roasted Vegetables Quinoa with Carrot Top Pesto

Last post of 2016 has to be about something wholesome, real and delicious because this is what CulinaryBee is all about. Quinoa needs no introduction and we are all aware of its nutritional benefits. Although, I must admit that it took me a while to get used to the texture of quinoa. I didn’t enjoy the […]

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