Dairy-free Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

Your new go-to oatmeal cookie! Light, crisp healthy-ish oatmeal cranberry cookies that is good enough for breakfast!!! There’s a ton of oatmeal cookie recipes out there. But to me. An oatmeal cookie needs to be healthy enough for breakfast.  Coconut oil, almond butter, oats, egg, cranberries and sugar. See, all good for you:) Well, mostly.  […]

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Zucchini Medhu Pakoda

Authentic South Indian style pakodas but with a twist!!  Zucchini medhu pakodas = Soft zucchini fritters Its deep fried…along with spices, you know it’s gonna be good.  Especially on a cool day.  Yes, I’m totally one of those wierdos who shares a late summer zucchini recipe when the rest of the world has hopped onto […]

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Ridiculously Healthy Summer Fruit Crisp

Dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan, no-added fat and no-added sugar. Sweet, ripe mangoes and peaches topped with oat-nut-date streusel and baked for a healthy and guilt-free breakfast, dessert or snack.  The perfect summer fruit crisp. It’s fast, healthy and uses in-season fruits. And it’s just freaking GOOD! No butter. No oil. No sugar. No flour.  Really?? Yessss.  Artificial […]

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Banana Nut Muffin Overnight Oats

All the flavors of a banana nut muffin in your convenient overnight oats. Dairy free and vegan option. Overnight oats are the best!  Hot Summer days means cold-grab-and-go breakfasts. ‘Its sweet, creamy, hearty. Banana nut muffin, I mean, obviously. I promise.  Toast your oats….need to, got to, have to.   Skill level – Easy  Banana […]

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Baked Mango Cups with Honeyed Coconut Streusel

Simplicity at its best! Juicy ripe mango halves topped with honey-coconut-cashew-pistachio-oat streusel. Enjoy plain as a snack or with sweetened greek yogurt for breakfast or with vanilla ice cream for dessert. `Hellllllllo….. Mango season. I think we all know what a mango freak I am. Why is this the best fruit in the Universe? Um. […]

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Healthy-ish Gluten and Dairy Free Brownies

This recipe features a super fudgy, chewy brownie made with coconut oil and almond flour with a vegan chocolate ganache. It is the ultimate decadence! Does the word wide web need a another brownie recipe? May be not….or may be one with a healthier twist? Well, here is my humble addition to the zillion recipes […]

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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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Ridiculously Healthy Oatmeal Cookies

These highly-addictive anytime cookies are “ridiculously” healthy and easy to make. Enjoy them for breakfast or pack them in school lunchbox or snack anytime. Go ahead….indulge!! They are TOTALLY GUILT-FREE. Gluten-free (use gluten-free oats) Dairy-free Vegan (use vegan chocolate chips) No added fats No added sugar This cookie has it all! Three more weeks for […]

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Deconstructed Mango Lassi and Chia Breakfast Parfait

The 5-ingredient breakfast parfait that is a feast for the eyes! I have a confession to make – Chia seeds found it’s way into my kitchen only about 3 weeks ago. I know…I know…..I realize the stupidity too. So, what changed my mind? A lady was contemplating at our local Sprouts one day, holding on […]

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Keema-Matar Inspired Cauliflower

Super delicious cauliflower that has all the flavors of Keema-Matar and comes together in under 30-minutes for a quick weeknight dinner. Delicious plain as a Indian style cauliflower rice or can be served with rotis/ parathas / naans. Gluten-free Dairy-free Nut-free Vegan Vegetarian Paleo (use olive oil instead of vegetable oil) Whole 30   What […]

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