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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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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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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Brussel Sprouts Crust Pizza

Ooey gooey cheesy pizza with a unique twist! Raise your hands if you love pizza…. Hot melted cheese on a chewy crust and tangy tomato sauce..there is no reason to wonder why pizzas have become a global favorite. Then, came along the cauliflower crust pizza and took over the Internet by storm. And, let us […]

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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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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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Shrimp Breakfast Burrito

Quick and easy burrito with cheesy scrambled eggs, spicy shrimp, store-bought salsa and creamy avocado. Delicious any time of the day! Happy Friday folks! Kauai was not only a stunning island but also home to the sweetest shrimp that I have ever tasted. They are raised in pristine salt water with no use of antibiotics […]

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