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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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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Tandoori Chicken Skewers with Cashew-Mint Chutney

Perfectly cooked, moist, juicy tandoori chicken kebabs delicious plain or served with cashew-mint chutney. Hey folks… hope you”ll are having a great Monday! We had a beautiful weekend in the bay area with 75 degrees and we soaked it all in. Folks walking, kids playing outside after long, wet months….spring is in the air 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. Healthy 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,  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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Melt-In-Your-Mouth Cardamom Shortbread Cookies

Crisp and mildly sweet shortbread cookies that is flavored with the queen of spices! Queen of spices??? What? Don’t be puzzled….peppercorns and cardamoms are commonly referred to as the king and queen of spices back home. Cardamom is the vanilla in Indian cooking. Every sweet dish is flavored with cardamom and the aroma permeates the […]

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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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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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