Curried Tofu & Peanut with Roasted Garlic Rice

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Curried Tofu with Peanuts and UNCLE BEN’S® Flavored Grains Brown Rice Medley with Roasted Garlic makes a wholesome and delicious meal.

What do you guys think gets neglected most in today’s busy life? I know health is one, I haven’t done a workout in the last 1 month and that’s so...

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Vegetarian Thai Red Curry + VIDEO

Vegetarian Thai Red Curry – spicy and flavorful thai red curry loaded with veggies. Easy dinner ready in 30 minutes!

Oh how I wish there were like 50 hours in a day because 24 are just not enough. My list of “things to do” is at an all time high and it looks like it’s never going to end. That’s what happens when you are away from home for more than 2 months! This weekend all we did was grocery shopping, oh so much of it! You guys know it’s so funny but I shop from at...

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Vegetarian Mexican Rice

Easy Vegetarian Mexican Rice – serve is as a side or as main dish with tacos, burritos & more. Vegan & gluten-free.

Also check out Instant Pot Mexican Rice!

The satisfaction that you get after gorging on your favorite food cannot be described in words, isn’t it? Just the day before I went out to eat my favorite chaat (Indian street food) and had plate full...

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No Bake Cranberry Almond Energy Bites

No Bake Cranberry Almond Energy Bites for those sweet cravings! Made with oats, peanut butter, coconut, cranberries and almond these energy bites are vegan!

New year and new week but I am totally drained out. Sometimes life puts you in spot which totally sucks out all your energy, physically and mentally. When I am stressed I eat a lot of junk and chocolate. I guess that’s what you call stress eating and I am a total victim of it. My brother has figured out that I have this...

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Quinoa Honey Nut Granola

Quinoa Honey Nut Granola with sea salt, pumpkin seeds, dried cranberries, walnuts and cashews. Makes a wonderful gift for friends and family!

I cook and bake so much for the blog and you may assume that I eat a fancy breakfast everyday, but the truth is that on most days my breakfast is simply some yogurt with granola. I want something quick in the morning and that’s why yogurt and granola often comes to my rescue. It’s not that I don’t cook a nice...

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Spicy Roasted Zucchini

Spicy Roasted Zucchini – an easy side dish for the whole family to enjoy!

It’s Thanksgiving week! Tell me what is on your menu? One thing I know for sure is that there’s going to be lots and lots of food. This weekend we went to Costco and I think we just chose a very wrong time to go there. We went there for regular grocery but oh my god, people were buying stuff like crazy. There were long queues at the checkout with the shopping carts literally overflowing. I can only imagine the amount...

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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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Festive Guacamole with Apples & Pomegranate

Festive Guacamole with apples, pomegranate & toasted walnuts. Perfect for the holidays!

If you ask me my favorite discovery “food wise” in recent years, it’s hand down avocados. Oh my god, I absolutely love them and to think of it I had no idea about this wonderful fruit some 5 years back! Thanks to America, I got really addicted to it and now I feel like eating it everyday. It’s good with anything & everything but my favorite...

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Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Soup

Vegan slow cooker sweet potato soup – a warm comforting soup all made in the slow cooker.

I have borderline obsession with sweet potatoes. Well, they are so damn delicious that you can’t really blame me. Especially now that they are in season, I eat them all the time. In India, we never ate too many sweet potatoes. The only way I ate them was in the sweet potato chaat, with all the spices and lemon juice, it was so good! But over the years, I have discovered so many...

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Butternut Squash Dal

And another easy recipe for a vegetarian Thanksgiving to end the week! This Butternut Squash Dal combines lentils with onion, tomato and is lightly tempered with mustard, cumin and curry leaves. Serve it with naan or rice! Vegan and gluten-free.

I have noticed that you guys really like dal recipes on the blog, like this Spinach Dal is quite popular on Pinterest. And so I thought I should share some more dal recipe here and since Thanksgiving is so close, it only made...

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Slow Cooker Chana Masala

Slow cooker Chana Masala – chickpeas cooked in the slow cooker with all the spices! Aromatic, comforting and tastes great with rice or naan!

So the clock went back by an hour yesterday. It makes me kind of sad because it starts getting really dark at 4-5 pm and I dislike that. Anyway the clock went back which means holidays are almost here and which also means it’s time to pull out your slow cooker. Now here’s a thing – this is my 1st slow cooker recipe...

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Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad

Roasted Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad with black beans, spinach, red onion, walnuts and dried cranberries. This vegan and gluten-free salad is not only nutritious but also perfect for the season!

So this weekend was Diwali and I was super busy with house cleaning. Diwali is only time of the year when you do deep cleaning like empty all drawers, re-arrange your closet – you know that kind of cleaning.  Yes that kind of cleaning can only happen during Diwali and thank god for that...

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