Watermelon Rind Curry

don't waste watermelon rind! make a watermelon rind curry on myheartbeets.com

Just a warning. Things are about to get awkward. Ok, maybe not that awkward… We all know that watermelon is nature’s candy, right? Welllll, research shows it might also be nature’s viagra. Watermelon is rich in citrulline, an amino acid that relaxes and dilates blood vessels. It has also been shown to reduce muscle soreness in athletes and… [read more]

Slow Cooker Spicy Indian Beef Roast

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This Slow Cooker Spicy Indian Beef Roast recipe is my take on a very popular beef dish served in Kerala (Kerala Beef Fry). It’s flavorful and spicy – made with curry leaves and coconut slices. Beef is a popular protein among Christians in India, especially in Kerala, a south Indian state located off the Malabar… [read more]

Spicy Beef Kebabs

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When it comes to the summer, I’m a fan of all things grilled. Kebabs top the list because they’re easy to make and they’re fun to eat. These Spicy Beef Kebabs are tender, juicy bites of meat, marinated with ginger, garlic and spices like coriander and kashmiri chili (or cayenne). I thread the marinated beef… [read more]

Blender Brownies + Blendtec Giveaway!

make these paleo friendly brownies in your blender! myheartbeets.com

I have made the most perfect gluten-free brownies, ever. That’s right, ever. They’re perfectly fudgy, soft, delicious and they hold their shape. My junk-food lovin’ husband couldn’t believe they were grain-free and paleo friendly – he even compared them to the Ghirardelli brownies he used to enjoy eating before he married me. Besides tasting amazing,… [read more]

Seekh Kebab

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Seekh Kebab is a popular Indian appetizer typically eaten with a side of green chutney. These flavorful bites of lamb or beef are made with freshly ground whole spices. Traditionally, they’re made in a tandoor (a large clay oven), but most of us just make them on the grill. “Seekh” just means rods or “skewers.”… [read more]