Recipes

Chocolate crunchy water lily seeds  for breakfast!

Chocolate crunchy water lily seeds for breakfast!

We love porridge on these cold winter mornings, but are you preparing your porridge correctly? For the highest benefits and best assimilation of nutrients, porridge oats should be soaked overnight, or even longer. When you soak oats, the starches begin to break down and beneficial enzymes are released. A similar reaction to what happens when you cook them, however without the damaging effects of heat to other nutrients. The natural phytic acid content of oats is also reduced through soaking. Phytic acid is an anti-nutrient which inhibits the absorption of minerals in the body. Here we share our winter go-to...

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The Only Curry Paste Recipe You’ll Ever Need

The Only Curry Paste Recipe You’ll Ever Need

  In case you didn’t know yet, India has a special place in our hearts. As the founding sisters of Oh Lily, we not only have Indian names - which are Dewi and Govinda - but our family has cultivated a deep bond with the South-Asian subcontinent for decades. Curious to know why? Well, let us tell you a quick story.   Our father is a real French man. He was born in Normandy and of course he loves his Camembert. By the time our father was 20 years old, he was a real hippy and his rebellious nature and adventurous...

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A NUTRITIOUS SALAD : ROASTED CAULIFLOWER AND BUTTER BEANS

A NUTRITIOUS SALAD : ROASTED CAULIFLOWER AND BUTTER BEANS

An easy way to incorporate protein in a dish!

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KITCHRI : THE CHAMPION OF AYURVEDIC COMFORT FOOD

KITCHRI : THE CHAMPION OF AYURVEDIC COMFORT FOOD

   Kitchri, or kichdi in Hindi, is one of the most commonly made Ayurvedic food . This comfort dish  has been praised since ancient times, and with good reason! It’s a light, healthy dish that can be easily personalized to suit the tastes of everyone in your family. If you’re looking to take your health regime to the next level, or simply desire healthier meals in general, keep reading to learn more about this simple Ayurvedic recipe and why it’s so healthy for you!   What is kitchri the king  of ayurvedic food? Kitchri is made with rice and mung...

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