Masala Chaas (Spiced Buttermilk)

Indian masala chaas is the ideal summer drink! Made with yogurt, water and some spices, it’s not only light and refreshing but also good for you!

One of the things which stops me from going vegan is yogurt (well the cheese and butter too!! but for now let’s talk about yogurt). I grew up eating a lot of yogurt and that’s given since it’s used extensively in Indian cuisine. And if not in a recipe, we eat yogurt in some way or the other every day. For example, no...

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Strawberry Rose Iced Tea

I was compensated by Nielsen-Massey Vanillas for my time in developing this recipe and post. All opinions are my own.

Refreshing Strawberry Rose Iced Tea is the perfect drink to serve at your summer parties!

Let’s talk about rose flavor today. Do you like it? love it? I think it’s a very intense/peculiar flavor and people might have totally different opinions on it. I personally like it...

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Virgin Blackberry Ginger Mojito

Virgin Blackberry Ginger Mojito – a refreshing drink to enjoy this summer!

If you have been following my blog for a while, you would know that I don’t really drink alcohol. I have nothing against it or those who drink it, it’s just that I could never bring myself to like/enjoy it’s taste.

So I guess that’s about it and my husband is exactly the same. We both also don’t enjoy the sugar laden soda and...

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Dairy-Free Gingerbread Maple Latte

Warm and comforting, this Gingerbread Maple Latte is my new favorite holiday drink. It’s also dairy free and vegan.

Guys do you know what happened day before and the reason I was not able to put up my post on Friday? Well there was a power outage! Eeeks! In my 5 years here in the US, I had not faced even one power outage and this year I have already faced 2 with in 2 months!

Now the earlier was still expected since there was...

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Nutella Pumpkin Spice Latte

Nutella Pumpkin Spice Latte – Homemade pumpkin spice latte with a nutella twist!

Happy November! This year is just flying, I think I will blink one more time and we will be in December. I have really no idea where this year went by. Yesterday I read a tweet which said “I swear, October lasted like 5 minutes”. My sentiments exactly! Anyway what did you guys do for Halloween? We didn’t do anything much other than of course giving out candies. God, I have so much...

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Vegan Spinach Smoothie

Easy and delicious Vegan Spinach Smoothie is just what you need to start your day!

Urgh, writer’s block – I absolutely hate it. But as a blogger, you obviously have to deal with it at times and today happens to be one such day. They say when there’s too much going on inside your life (and mind!), you really don’t know where to start and that’s exactly what’s happening with me. I have been totally engrossed with family and hospital duties, so it’s...

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Berry Oat Smoothie

Kick start your mornings with this Berry Oat Smoothie. It’s super filling, nutritious and good for you!

So I realized that I don’t have too many smoothie recipes on the blog! In fact this is only the 2nd smoothie recipe that I am sharing with you guys! How did that happen? I really don’t know. I think it has to do with the fact that  a) my husband isn’t very fond of smoothies, not of any kind [except mango milkshake but that isn’t really a...

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Iced Mocha Mint Frappe

Easy Iced Mocha Mint Frappe is a refreshing treat to enjoy this summer!

Last few days of summer remaining and all I crave these days is refreshing drinks. Of course being an Indian, I grew up having chai but I could never understand how people would drink chai @ 115 F in Delhi during summers! Now don’t ask me why and how because I clearly don’t get it. It was a everyday thing, I would come back from college, it would be super hot and humid (sometimes there won’t...

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Rose Cardamom Protein Shake

My husband goes for indoor rock climbing twice a week. This started last year and since then he has been super regular with it. I have always been a gym girl but my hubby? He never liked the gym. I dragged him with me to the gym so many times but he would get bored and not want to come the next day. He has always been someone who enjoys playing different sports and doing adventurous stuff so maybe gym was not his thing. Well it took me some time to understand that but I did and since then I have been wishing for him to find something he enjoys...

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Aam Panna

Indian summer drink, Aam Panna is made with unripe green mangoes and an assortment of spices. The drink is known for it’s heat-resistant properties.

I hope you guys are not getting tired of my mango recipes, I promise I will take a break (or I will try!!) after this one. However this recipe is different because it’s not made using ripe mangoes in stead it’s made with raw mangoes. Aam Panna (aam=mango in hindi) is a summer drink which is made in India during summer months to beat the...

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Watermelon Jalapeño Limeade

Refreshing Watermelon Jalapeño Limeade – a perfect summer drink with a touch of spice!

You guys already know how much my husband loves mangoes, like he is a mango fanatic and so obviously he’s very happy that the mango season is here. Well I like mangoes too, but if you ask me which fruit I eat/love the most during summers, watermelon wins hands down! Nothing like fresh, juicy watermelon straight out of the refrigerator on a warm day....

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Mango Mastani

Thick Mango Milkshake topped with Vanilla Ice Cream and garnished with nuts, cherry and tutti fruittu. Mango Mastani is a delicious summer treat for every mango lover!

Mango season is here. Especially when you are in India, you don’t see anything besides mango in the market these days. You get so many varieties of mangoes here and they are all so delicious. Indian mangoes are simply the best. Lots of mangoes means lots of mango drinks, desserts, and what not! Only yesterday I had aamras with poori, which...

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