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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Avocado Toast Jars

A portable version of  the most popular food trends.  Avocado toast to go! #Avocadotoast has over 400,000 posts on Instagram. Because Well, hello! A portable version…might come to close second.  I bake these jars while I’m getting ready.  And, grab it to go To eat in the car. Work. School. My favorite part- “No recipe […]

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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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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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Baked Mango Cups with Honeyed Coconut Streusel

Simplicity at its best! Juicy ripe mango halves topped with honey-coconut-cashew-pistachio-oat streusel. Enjoy plain as a snack or with sweetened greek yogurt for breakfast or with vanilla ice cream for dessert. `Hellllllllo….. Mango season. I think we all know what a mango freak I am. Why is this the best fruit in the Universe?   […]

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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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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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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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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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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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