Baked Chana Masala Burgers

All the flavors of a classic chana masala in the form of a portable burger and is not as spicy! Chana masala is a very popular curry from the northern part of India made with garbanzo beans and is traditionally served with flat breads such as rotis/puris/parathas/naans. Garbanzo beans are soaked overnight, pressure cooked and […]

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Bean and Shrimp Pomodoro

Quick week night dinner that comes together in 30 minutes or less! Tomato sauce cooked with shrimp and garbanzo beans and served over pasta. Pomodoro is a version of a basic tomato sauce made with pureed tomatoes and simmered for a longer time. This sauce comes together in less than 30 minutes, if you have […]

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Chicken Kurma Inspired Ramen

Not your everyday ramen! Soul warming chicken noodle soup simmered with chicken kurma as an inspiration. Chicken and carrots cooked in a super flavorful thick and creamy broth served along with instant ramen noodles. Kurma is a coconut based Indian curry traditionally made with chicken, mutton, egg or vegetables. It is not a super spicy […]

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Maple Almond and Pear Bread Tarts

Made with good old sandwich bread, these tarts are filled with almond frangipane like filling with pure maple syrup and then topped with pear slices. Simple, healthy and delicious!  What is not to like about a pear almond tart? Buttery tart base with an almond frangipane filling and fresh fall pears baked right in! YUM. […]

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Sushi Mice

Not-so-spooky mice made out of sushi, a great addition for the Halloween gathering! Aren’t these guys adorable? Well, not everything has to be creepy and spooky for Halloween. We can have some fun critters wandering around. Both kids and adults are sure to gather around these cuties:) I always make sushi for kids with leftover […]

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Thai Shrimp Tacos with Coconut-Curry Sauce and Cabbage-Scallion Slaw

Scrumptious Shrimp tacos with Thai red curry sauce, cabbage-scallion slaw and crunchy roasted peanuts/cashews. This recipe is a twist on my family favorite Thai Shrimp Noodle Soup! We love this recipe so much, that it seems to appear quiet often for dinner. So, I set out to capture those flavors into a another fam favorite, Tacos! […]

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Baked Avocado Chicken Meatballs in Barbecue sauce

Easy baked meatballs with ground chicken and avocado. Serve with barbecue sauce on the side or coat the meatballs with sauce and spear with toothpicks. CLICK HERE for a revised recipe that goes great with barbecue and marinara sauce. We all know that avocados are one of the super foods. My friend Helen Nichols from well-beingsecrets has a […]

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Sweet Potato and Broccoli Nuggets

A change from the same old chicken nuggets. Crispy outside and soft inside, these nuggets are made with nutritious sweet potato and broccoli. Enjoy them hot with ketchup or just as is! Bored of chicken nuggets? A nutritious veggie alternative  will get even the picky eaters eat their veggies. Their is no cooking the veggies […]

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No-Bake Fruit and Nut Bars

Guilt free bars perfect for school lunchbox or snack anytime! Made with almonds, cashews, coconut,figs, dates, honey and chocolate, these bars come together super quick in a food processor. Grind all nuts and some chocolate together and then the figs, dates and honey together. Mix both with your hands to form a dough ball. Why […]

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Grilled Summer Fruits with Mascarpone Cream and Honeyed Pistachios

Bounty of summer in a platter! Sweet summer fruits grilled and served with mascarpone cream and salted pistachios,honey, olive oil and pomegranate molasses. If you haven’t tried grilling fruits, then please cancel all your weekend plans and do it this Saturday! Ok ….just kidding:) But, you seriously have to try it! Grilling makes the fruit […]

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