This one is going to keep you warm all winter. It has beans and corn that always fill my belly when I also want something light. I like to do weekend meal prep with soups in the winter. It is a satisfying meal that can easily made in bulk and on a budget. What do you generally do for meal prep? When I am meal planning – I feel like I am winning. I take the time to think through the following: 1) What I need to buy from the grocery store. No aimless looking around the aisles thinking “What […]
I am a nut for fresh salsa! I love the smell & taste and will go everywhere to taste a different take on it. A staple in my kitchen – can’t live without it! Ingredients: 2 medium size tomatoes diced 1 small red onion diced 2 green onions diced 3 tablespoons cilantro finely chopped 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 red crushed pepper Dash of pepper Dash of red vinegar Mix all ingredients & let sit for 30 minutes
I don’t know about you…but I am a huge fan of fusion food. I love taking the best of two different types of food and smashing them together. Let’s talk samosas. They are available everywhere on the Indian subcontinent. I decided to reimagine my favorite Indian snack food – samosas and reimagine them to include tex mex flavors. Ingredients for Dough 2 Cups Chickpea flour 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/4 cup water 1 tablespoon of salt 1 rolling pin Ingredients for Filling 2 diced hatch chilies from Melissa’s Produce 1 cup of corn 1 diced medium red onion 2 tablespoons […]
Generally speaking, I am a huge fan of fritters. My parents grew eating these in India whenever it rained. We love bhajiyas ( fritters) to warm up your insides when it is dreary & cold out. In the US we had bhajiyas in the winter. Easy food that had few ingredients. I love the prep because it is only 10 minutes. I have created an easy way to incorporate Bebe’s All Natural Tikka Masala sauce as my own twist on a classic. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups Chickpea flour 1 large onion cut into rings 1/4 cup water 1 -2 tablespoons […]
I love summer and the lighter meals that go with it. Who wants to eat a heavy meal when you are hot and sticky? This strawberry salad is refreshing and light – you will absolutely love it. Ingredients: 5 oz or 2 small heads of Spring Mix Greens 8-10 strawberries sliced lengthwise 12 crushed pecans 4 -6oz of blue cheese 1 diced green onion 1 tablespoon of chives Sprig of mint Salad Dressing: 1/2 cup of olive oil 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar teaspoon of sesame seeds 1/2 teaspoon of sugar 1/2 teaspoon of garlic salt 1/2 teaspoon of ginger […]
Bahn Mi Quinoa Bowl
Baked Feta Pasta – delicious and easy! No wonder it went viral.
An amazing plant based noodle dish when you want something different.
I love a good gravy with my rice. Many people refer to this as curry – in general I believe curry and gravy are interchangeable. They do have their differences by both can be added to something very dry. At home we call this type of food shaak (a dish made up of several different combinations of vegetables and spices, which may be either spicy or sweet). Being gujarati we like to add a bit of sweetness to the heat. The recipe below is a fusion dish – American Indian – just like me. Hope you enjoy it. Please feel free […]
Squashing this wrap with yummy “buttery” flavors in a healthy way! 🙂