Raita Stuffed Cucumber Cups with Roasted Madras Garbanzo Beans

Can clean eating get any more elegant? Cucumber cups stuffed with a simple and easy raita and then topped with crisp garbanzo beans roasted with Madras spices. Great as appetizer, healthy snack or even a light meal. Gluten-free Nut-free Vegetarian Madras (now renamed as Chennai), located in the southern part of India is one of […]

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The Best Tandoori Chicken Naanwich

The best tasting naanwich made with leftover tandoori chicken and mint chutney! Happy hump evening friends! Meet my all-time-favorite grilled cheese!!! Does this even qualify to be a grilled cheese? Well, it has a form of flatbread (instead of the traditional ones) and cheese meted in between. This sandwich aka naanwich has it all – […]

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Tip Tuesday #3 – No More Tears….

No More Tears…. Almost every Indian savory dish begins with sautéing onions. Needless to say, I had to find the most effective method to reduce my crying. I have heard and and read many…many tricks over the years – some are effective to a certain extent while others aren’t even worth experimenting. Some of the […]

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Easy Homemade Sprinkles

Fun sprinkles for your cakes and cupcakes, that are incredibly easy to make at home. Kids are on spring break and that means more screen time. In an attempt to cut down, we’ve been taking them out and fixing up more hang outs with friends but, they like to be occupied every minute of their […]

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Banana-Nutella-Croissant French Toast In a Mug

The ultimate decadence! 2-minutes and 7-ingredients is all that it takes for this decadent-dessert-french toast cooked in a microwave. Happy Friday folks! Hope you’ll have fun or laid back plans for this evening. Personally, I’m more of a stay-at-home with Netflix kinda gal (of course with a glass of wine, duh…). Going out on a […]

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Authentic Chicken Curry with Kale

Authentic, simple, quick chicken and kale curry, that is finger-licking good and is perfect for week nights. Dairy-free Nut-free Is it even possible to have too many curry recipes? In fact, I’ve been reached out by few readers wanting more. I’m so thankful that you guys take the time to try my recipes and write […]

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Tip Tuesday #2 – Best Way to Store Ginger

Hey all!!! Do you store ginger in the refrigerator or freezer? Next time try burying them in dirt along with your outdoor plants. They keep absolutely fresh for many months. When you need some for a recipe, cut off a small piece and keep the remaining buried. It doesn’t have to be deep under ground, […]

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Ridiculously Healthy Oatmeal Cookies

These highly-addictive anytime cookies are “ridiculously” healthy and easy to make. Enjoy them for breakfast or pack them in school lunchbox or snack anytime. Go ahead….indulge!! They are TOTALLY GUILT-FREE. Gluten-free (use gluten-free oats) Dairy-free Vegan (use vegan chocolate chips) No added fats No added sugar This cookie has it all! Three more weeks for […]

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Deconstructed Mango Lassi and Chia Breakfast Parfait

The 5-ingredient breakfast parfait that is a feast for the eyes! I have a confession to make – Chia seeds found it’s way into my kitchen only about 3 weeks ago. I know…I know…..I realize the stupidity too. So, what changed my mind? A lady was contemplating at our local Sprouts one day, holding on […]

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Keema-Matar Inspired Cauliflower rice

Super delicious cauliflower rice that has all the flavors of Keema-Matar and comes together in under 30-minutes for a quick weeknight dinner. Gluten-free Dairy-free Nut-free Vegan Vegetarian Paleo (use olive oil instead of vegetable oil) Whole 30 What is “Keema-Matar”?? It is a stir-fried dish made with any type of ground meat (traditionally made with […]

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