Spinach and garbanzo bean Shakshuka

Quick, easy and healthy week night meal that comes together in about 30 minutes. Spinach, garbanzo beans and coconut milk adds a nutritious punch  to a traditional Shakshuka! Shakshuka is a traditional breakfast dish of eggs poached in tomato sauce. It is middle eastern in origin and very popular in Israel. It is such an […]

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Sweet Potato Pie Baked Oatmeal

Simple baked oatmeal with sweet potatoes, cinnamon and nutmeg. Old fashioned oats, pecans, cooked sweet potato, eggs, milk and brown sugar come together to make delicious, easy and healthy breakfast. If you are a regular visitor here then you could have probably guessed by now that I have a thing for sweet potatoes! Loaded with […]

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Oven-Fried Kale Paneer

Crispy and crunchy kale chips and soft pillowy paneer with Indian spices! Crispy! Crunchy! crumbly! Soft! Spicy! Kale chips took over the internet by storm about a year ago! When hearty kale leaves coated lightly with oil and baked gets transformed into a crispy and crunchy snack that we can enjoy with no guilt! Paneer […]

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Roasted Sweet Potato and Brussel Sprouts with Maple Tahini Dressing

A no-fuss and healthy side dish for dinner tonight or your Thanksgiving feast! Brussel sprouts are so in season right now! Bright green, tender with a slight bitterness, it is such an awesome vegetable but not on everyone’s favorite veggie list. So, let us try to make this not-so-favorite into an addictive one! I am […]

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Baked Ginger-Garlic Chicken Wings with Cumin-Tomato Raita

Easy baked chicken wings with flavorful spices served with a healthy cumin tomato raita! Chicken wings without all the hassle of deep frying. Marinade wings in a very flavorful ginger-garlic-lemon-spice paste for several hours. To make the wings— —coarsely grind garlic, ginger and jalapeno pepper together without any water into a coarse paste (doesn’t have […]

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Sweet potato-Almond Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Soft scrumptious chocolate chip cookies made with cooked sweet potato and almond flour! Chocolate chip cookie just got more nutritious! Loaded with ground almonds and sweet potatoes, these cookies are soft and crisp around the edges. They come together very quick if you have cooked sweet potatoes on hand. My favorite way to cook sweet […]

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Baked Chana Masala Burgers

All the flavors of a classic chana masala in the form of a portable burger and is not as spicy! Chana masala is a very popular curry from the northern part of India made with garbanzo beans and is traditionally served with flat breads such as rotis/puris/parathas/naans. Garbanzo beans are soaked overnight, pressure cooked and […]

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Bean and Shrimp Pomodoro

Quick week night dinner that comes together in 30 minutes or less! Tomato sauce cooked with shrimp and garbanzo beans and served over pasta. Pomodoro is a version of a basic tomato sauce made with pureed tomatoes and simmered for a longer time. This sauce comes together in less than 30 minutes, if you have […]

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Chicken Kurma Inspired Ramen

Not your everyday ramen! Soul warming chicken noodle soup simmered with chicken kurma as an inspiration. Chicken and carrots cooked in a super flavorful thick and creamy broth served along with instant ramen noodles. Kurma is a coconut based Indian curry traditionally made with chicken, mutton, egg or vegetables. It is not a super spicy […]

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Maple Almond and Pear Bread Tarts

Made with good old sandwich bread, these tarts are filled with almond frangipane like filling with pure maple syrup and then topped with pear slices. Simple, healthy and delicious!  What is not to like about a pear almond tart? Buttery tart base with an almond frangipane filling and fresh fall pears baked right in! YUM. […]

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