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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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,  then 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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Honey Whipped Ricotta Toast with Blood Oranges

Not your usual morning toast!!! Juicy blood orange slices, creamy ricotta whipped with honey and served over a golden toasted slice of bread. Not blood orange season? Top with fresh berries in spring or sliced plums/nectarines/peaches in Summer. Blood orange season is short lived and I’m always a fortunate recipient of these crimson colored fruits from […]

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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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Cookies & Cream Cannoli Nachos

 The ever so popular Italian cannoli gets a makeover!!!! Cookies & cream cannoli chips are topped with dulce de leche, chocolate sauce, ricotta cream and strawberries to make a shareable dessert for your next get-together. Forget about the nachos before meal. Lets talk nachos for dessert, shall we? I’m so excited to bring to y’all […]

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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. Sophia loves to snack on them. Loaded with fiber, protein, zinc, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, iron, calcium, folate and […]

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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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Apple-Banana Fritters

  Delectable banana-sesame fritters with over ripe bananas and sweet apples. Perfect for a snack anytime!   Happy 2017 peeps!!!! Glad to be back after a long break or is it eternity in blogging world? I have a great excuse or may be two – My blog found a new home (WordPress to Amazon) and I […]

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