Healthy-ish Gluten and Dairy Free Brownies

This recipe features a super fudgy, chewy brownie made with coconut oil and almond flour with a vegan chocolate ganache. It is the ultimate decadence! Does the word wide web need a another brownie recipe? May be not….or may be one with a healthier twist? Well, here is my humble addition to the zillion recipes […]

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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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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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Overnight Dark Chocolate Hot Oatmeal

Decadent, rich, luxurious and creamy hot oatmeal is made only with milk, oats, almond butter, cocoa powder and honey. It comes together in just 5 minutes in the microwave! Oatmeals are one of those healthy and filling breakfasts that we love around here. But, it’s not practical on hectic weekday mornings and those quick-cooking ones […]

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Spicy Korean-Style Fish Sandwiches

Spicy broiled fish, gochujung mayo and kimchi-brussel sprouts slaw served on a hamburger bun.┬áHealthy and spicy mouthwatering sandwich prepared in under 30 minutes and it is oh so gratifying. I’m always looking for different ways to prepare fish on Lenten Fridays. Though technically sandwiches are eaten for lunch, a hot sandwich is always a great […]

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5-minute Sunbutter Cups

5 minutes, 4 ingredient, no-bake fudgy, chocolatey and salty Sunbutter cups. PEANUT-FREE TREE NUT-FREE GLUTEN-FREE DAIRY-FREE VEGAN (use vegan chocolate chips) VEGETARIAN PALEO   If you have a child with peanut allergy like mine, ┬áthen you can certainly understand the challenges in maintaining a peanut-free lifestyle for the entire family. At times, the child feel […]

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Kale and Egg topped Naan with Spicy Garlic-Chipotle Oil

6 ingredients and 10 minutes – skip the take out and make this scrumptious flat bread instead!! It has been raining cats and dogs in California for couple of months now. Not that the rain is appreciated after a long period of drought, it has just been overwhelming and all the reservoirs have started to […]

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20-Minute Egg Drop Coconut Curry

Simple, healthy, creamy, mildly spiced egg curry ready in about 20 minutes. A perfect week night dish and delicious served with any type of wheat flatbread. So, I have a question for y’all – does meatless Mondays include eggs? I came up with this post for meatless Monday and then realized the controversy. I personally […]

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