Ridiculously Healthy Summer Fruit Crisp

Dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan, no-added fat and no-added sugar. Sweet, ripe mangoes and peaches topped with oat-nut-date streusel and baked for a healthy and guilt-free breakfast, dessert or snack.  The perfect summer fruit crisp. It’s fast, healthy and uses in-season fruits. And it’s just freaking GOOD! No butter. No oil. No sugar. No flour.  Really?? Yessss.  Artificial […]

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Grilled Pineapple Granita

Light, refreshing, fruity summer treat for a really hot day. Grilled pineapple, ginger and lime make an easy effortless, icy dessert or snack.  Creamy (less icy than regular granitas) and packed with pineapple flavor.  ‘Tis H-O-T. Summer is officially upon us.  And all I can think of some thing cold, SUPER cold.    We always […]

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Raw Date & Nut Salami

No-cook, vegan snack made with dates, coconut oil, shredded coconut, cashews, pistachios and almonds. Something sweet in the middle of  the day?  Yes please. Make it guilt-free. Start with a smooth, silky, EASY date caramel.  (Taste this…..YUMMMM, right?) Stir in nuts.  Shape. Chill. Slice. Store. If you are using the firmer Noor date variety then, […]

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Oven Baked Beet Falafel

The tastiest falafel ever! Fresh beets, garbanzo beans and spices baked into the most delicious and healthy snack.  Slightly crisp exterior with a soft, almost creamy yet light inside.   If you’d like healthy yet delicious snack, then this is your recipe.  May be a touch different from the authentic ones. Ain’t this place all about […]

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Banana Nut Muffin Overnight Oats

All the flavors of a banana nut muffin in your convenient overnight oats. Dairy free and vegan option. Overnight oats are the best!  Hot Summer days means cold-grab-and-go breakfasts. ‘Its sweet, creamy, hearty. Banana nut muffin, I mean, obviously. I promise.  Toast your oats….need to, got to, have to.   Skill level – Easy  Banana […]

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Crispy & Crunchy Buttermilk Fried Cauliflower

Vegetarian version of the classic buttermilk fried chicken. Crispy, crunchy, spicy cauliflower florets that are delicious as a snack or appetizer or side dish. When life gives you cauliflower… you deep fry ’em.  Dunk florets in a buttermilk marinade with spices (six to be precise)…. Plaster with some textured-flour… Let ’em crisp-up in hot oil… […]

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Skinny Mango Colada With (Optional) Jalapeños

Light and refreshing mango coladas with fresh mango puree and coconut water. Oh yes, these are served with jalapeños ice cubes!!! Summer is almost here. Gimme  flip flops, sunglasses, beach chair and some mango coladas! And drink away… it’s skinny…… Yessss. Place sliced jalapeños (I used red and green variety for photographic purposes) in ice cube […]

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Buttermilk Waffles With Bananas And Black Sesame

Sweet…Soft…Seedy…Tender…Waffles  Hands down this may be the best tasting waffle I’ve ever made.  And I make a lot of waffles (like Acorn Squash Waffles  / Chocolate Chip Avocado Waffles ) Toast sesame seeds -> do not skip this step. Place sesame seeds (white variety can be used too) in a dry skillet, cook over medium heat for 3-5 […]

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Baked Avocado Doughnuts With Chocolate-Avocado Glaze

Healthy-ish doughnuts with avocados in both doughnuts and glaze! The only thing better than a baked doughnut? Mmmm… addition of avocados Vanilla doughnuts with all the heathy fats from avocado and nothing else. Chocolate glaze with mashed avocado in the glaze…  Because at the end of the day, everything needs avocado…everything!  Notes: – Doughnut pans are a must […]

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Baked Egg & Tandoori Chicken Cups

Easy, cheesy and spicy baked eggs cups with leftover tandoori chicken. Delicious plain or spice it up with mint chutney!   Mmm, spicy eggs and lets load up on the jalapeños, shall we?? Leftover tandoori chicken from last night’s dinner… Some eggs, cheese and some jalapeños…YUM! I know, been ages since I posted something spicy […]

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