Creepy Pizza Hands

Bloody, burnt hands!! These hand shaped pizzas are perfect for Halloween. Happy almost October!!! What is Halloween, if ain’t something creepy?  So hi, creepy pizza hands! And you know I can never run out of creative Halloween treats. You’re welcome for that. Pizza = round  Let’s think beyond the box (a square box that is)!!!! […]

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Amazingly Crispy Buttermilk Fried Popcorn Chicken

An amazingly crispier, spicier version of your favorite popcorn chicken!!!!  My kids have been stuffing their face every time.  It vanishes right before my eyes…. So freaking good, EPIC. I really wanted to share with some friends, who I know will devour this.  But, my dear family wipe it clean.  How can a deep fried chicken […]

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Spicy, Sesame Snake Breadsticks

Slightly creepy, fun, crispy, crunchy breadsticks, with a hint of spice!!!  Hey, I baked up some snakes.  Sorry, I had too… Husband went “I know that Halloween is in the air, when there are critters baking” He’s so true!!! I get carried away every Halloween season ( season, is it??? Well in our home, it is!) […]

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Tandoori Chicken Tortilla Pizza

Indian tandoori chicken on a Mexican tortilla made into an Italian Pizza!!! Can this pizza get anymore interesting? Meet the pizza of my dreams.  No yeast doughs. No screaming hot oven.  Plain flour tortilla, leftover tandoori chicken, a delicious dressing and CHEESE all cooked on a skillet.  A twist to my tandoori chicken sandwiches.   Skill […]

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Baked Chicken Avocado Meatballs

Soft and easy chicken meatballs as appetizers or main, served with barbecue / marinara sauce. Today it is meatball time! Not beef. Not pork. Not veal. Not turkey.  Lean ground chicken.  Healthy but can be a little dry. Not these babies. Mashed ripe avocado is mixed into the ground chicken for some healthy fat and […]

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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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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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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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Baked Kale Falafels with Sriracha-Tahini-Yogurt

Gluten-free and vegetarian baked kale falafels are wonderfully crisp without all the hassle of deep-frying. Serve them inside a pita for a traditional touch or as a healthy snack with the spicy, nutty and creamy sriracha-tahini-yogurt sauce. I tasted my first falafel about 12 years ago at a hole-in-the-wall falafel joint in San Jose and […]

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Spice-Roasted Edamame

Edamame roasted with coriander seeds, red pepper flakes, garlic and salt. Spicy…salty…healthy…finger food. You guys, look what I bring to you today? Do you’ll like edamame? I tend to buy them every time I visit Costco. My daughter loves to snack on them. Loaded with fiber, protein, zinc, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, iron, calcium, folate […]

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