Curry Roasted Asparagus with Pine Nuts

Fresh asparagus roasted with curry spice and served with toasted pine nuts. Easy side dish for spring!

As soon as spring starts, the market get full with asparagus. We don’t get asparagus in India, and I never ate it before I moved to the US. I always wondered how do we eat this veggie because it looks so different you know. This was when I didn’t know that roasting veggies is like the best thing ever. Once I figured out that roasting makes everything wonderful, it was...

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Blueberry Ginger Cooler

Refreshing Blueberry Ginger Cooler to beat the heat! Blueberry ginger syrup with lemon lime soda is just the perfect drink for hot days!

Are you feeling the heat? Well maybe not here in US, but back in India, temperatures are already 100 F degrees + and trust me it’s just the beginning. Everyone has started going crazy with the heat and the sad thing is that it only get worse. When I was in school, there were no air conditioners and all and we used to go to school and...

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Spicy Strawberry Balsamic Jam & Spring Cheese Board!

This post is sponsored by Castello Cheese. All opinions are my own.

Spicy Strawberry Balsamic Jam + how to make a great looking (& tasting!) Spring Cheese Board!

What do you guys think about cheese boards? Fun right? I think they are so much fun! You don’t have to do much but the possibilities are endless. One can add so much to them depending on the occasion, weather and the best part is they look great with minimal effort. Cheese boards are so good for...

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Fruit & Nut Bars

Packed with dried fruits, nuts and DOVE® Chocolate Fruit & Nut , these Fruit & Nut Bars are a great way to satisfy your chocolate craving! These are sweetened with honey and made with almond meal and whole wheat flour.

You guys, I went snowboarding yesterday! Only my 2nd time, I did it for the 1st time last year and couldn’t even stand straight on the snowboard but yesterday I actually managed to come down a little slope. Okay that slope was...

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Sweet Potato Burrito Bowl

A delicious vegan dinner with spiced sweet potatoes, black beans, corn, red pepper, jalapenos and cilantro lime rice. So much flavor that you wouldn’t even miss the cheese in this Sweet Potato Burrito Bowl!

Whew! We made it to Friday! This week felt a little long, just me? Maybe, because I was really caught up last weekend so didn’t really get the time to relax and then the new week started. I guess I will...

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Chunky Guacamole

This Chunky Guacamole is super easy to make and requires only handful of ingredients. It’s naturally gluten-free and vegan!

Raise your hand if you are a fan of chunky guacamole! Yes yes I know way too many hands went up! I don’t blame you guys, chunky guacamole is just so much better. I am not saying that regular one is bad, that’s pretty good too but the chunkier version is just so much better. I think it’s the same way with granola, isn’t it? I am always looking for those granola...

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Spinach Dal

Simple Spinach Dal is healthy, wholesome, vegan and good for you. Serve it with steamed rice for a total comfort meal!

I am really happy today, like really happy and the reason is that it’s not raining in Seattle! Oh my god, I am so fed up with this rain, like it has been raining non-stop. Day, night, evening, weekday or weekend – everyday and every time, non-stop rain. I like rain but this much I cannot tolerate. In Delhi, whenever it used to rain, I used to really happy. In fact we would wait...

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Spiced Carrot Soup

Spiced Carrot Soup is healthy, delicious & vegan! This soup is spiced with little cumin & curry powder and will become your new favorite!

Happy Monday! How was your Valentine’s Day weekend? Did anything special? Baked something? I hope you guys did bake something from my blog. I baked so much before for my blog that I actually didn’t bake anything on the 14th! That’s what always happens with me and I know all my blogger friends would understand this. We always...

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Zesty Hummus

The best hummus ever! This recipe is just what you need to make the most creamy and smooth hummus with just the right amount of spices. Enjoy with pita bread or tortilla chips!

I am really making an effort to eat better these days. My workouts have been so messed up off late and that along with my eating habits is not doing me any good. But since this is the new year, I am trying to eat healthier and exercise regularly. I struggle most when it comes to snacking. Seriously when I am hungry in...

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Gobi Paratha

A healthy, nutritious and filling breakfast – Gobi paratha is a popular flatbread from India stuffed with spicy cauliflower filling. It’s enjoyed with yogurt, pickle and some chai on the side. It’s also great to pack for lunches.

I have told you guys about my lunchbox story before isn’t it? All through my school life, my mom sent me parathas for my lunch every single day. Okay maybe not every single day but 90% of the time. I really used to be jealous of all the other kids who...

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Sweet & Spicy Tomato Chutney

Sweet & spicy tomato chutney is the perfect accompaniment to Indian meals. You will love it with paratha or your sandwiches!

India is often called the land of chutneys and pickles. Whatever you can think of, from lemons to onion to tomatoes to cauliflower to carrots and everything in between – we can make a chutney or pickle out of it.

Indian meals are often incomplete without a...

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Mango Smoothie Bowl

This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almond Breeze Almondmilk.

Kick start your day with this delicious and healthy Mango Smoothie Bowl topped with raisins, berries, shredded coconut and sliced almonds! It is also vegan.

I am really making an effort to eat better these days. I hogged on so much during the holidays, like I can’t even begin to describe. When you are in India, everyone wants to invite you over for dinner or meet for...

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