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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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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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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Turkey Meatball and Sweet Potato bowl with Creamy Mint Chutney

An Indian style Buddha bowl! Baked turkey meatballs and sweet potato wedges served with quinoa and creamy mint-cashew chutney. EASY…. HEALTHY…. HEARTY….. SPICY…. TASTY…. CREAMY…. TRENDY….. Hey y’all! Are you a fan of buddha bowl like me? Buddha bowls have been all the rage on Pinterest lately. It’s a delicious combination of cooked protein, whole […]

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Spicy, Cheesy, Easy Shakshuka with Gnocchi and Avocados

The title says it all! Quick and easy weeknight dinner with store bought gnocchi and jarred tomato sauce. Eggs are poached in a spicy tomato sauce with two kinds of cheese melted into it along with pillow soft gnocchi and topped with avocado. You might just find yourself making this every week:) Look what is […]

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Acorn Squash-Cardamom Muffins

Quick and easy muffins just got a little healthier with the addition of acorn squash, whole wheat flour, walnuts, greek yogurt and then flavored with fragrant cardamom. Sure to become your new go-to-muffin recipe. I’m so excited to share my most favorite muffin recipe with you’ll! Breakfasts are usually some kind of cereal or toast […]

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