Vegan Sun-Dried Tomato Spinach Pasta

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Easy to make Vegan Sun-Dried Tomato Spinach Pasta is a one pot meal which gets ready in 30 minutes. Great for those days when you want something quick for dinner!

Happy Friday! Yes Fridays are always so happy and for me...

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Roasted Fennel Orange Olive Salad

A unique salad bursting with flavors of fennel, orange and Mezzetta Olives! Also a fun giveaway at the bottom of this post!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Wow I am sure everyone must be super busy preparing all that delicious food! I would love to hear all about your menu! Obviously I am most interested in the desserts and I am hoping my pecan streusel pumpkin pie makes to your Thanksgiving table! Anyway with so much yummy food, we also need something healthier to balance it out, agree? And...

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Granola Snack Mix

Healthy to snack on, this Granola Snack Mix is just what you need during the football season and holiday gatherings!

I am taking a little break from Holiday recipes and squeezing in a healthy snack idea for you guys! ‘Tis the seaosn for all sinful desserts but let’s not forget that amidst all the madness, we need something healthy to snack on. I am someone who always needs something to snack on, like always and more so if watching a game or a movie. I think snacking...

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Blueberry Chutney with Almonds

This post is sponsored by The Blueberry Council. All opinions are my own.

Blueberry Chutney flavored with garam masala, cayenne pepper and almonds will be the perfect accompaniment to your Thanksgiving dishes. Enjoy it as such or over turkey, sandwiches and much more!

It has suddenly become so cold, like I don’t even know what happens to the weather as soon as the daylight saving ends. As I am writing this...

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Vegan Butternut Squash Soup

Vegan Butternut Squash Soup is warm, comforting and delicious. It will warm up holiday guests before the big meal on Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is almost here, can you guys believe it? And I am sure everyone must have already started planning out their menus, I mean there’s so much to cook so planning is definitely required.

I attended my first Thanksgiving dinner last year and I was so surprised to see the amount of food cooked by...

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Methi Mathri

Crispy Methi Mathri are the perfect tea time snack!

I have come to this conclusion recently – I can resist chocolates, I can even resist the temptation of a  cheesecake, it’s difficult but I can manage BUT when it comes to mathri I have no self control like ZERO. No wonder mom used to make mathri at home only twice in a year , for Holi and Diwali because she knew it will all be finished by one and only one person in the house, yes that’s ME!...

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Vegan Stuffed Peppers

Vegan Stuffed Peppers made with leftover rice. Quick and easy!

I think the toughest question that you have to face everyday is what to cook for breakfast and what to make for dinner. Don’t you guys agree with me? I swear sometimes I feel like pulling my hair, but even that won’t give me an answer to this question *sigh*. I have told you guys before I am very bad at planning, I so wish I was a planner but I...

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Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Spicy roasted pumpkin seeds are healthy to snack on. They are also delicious on top of soups and salads!

Time is flying, we are in second half of October already. I am sure you all must have pulled out your Halloween decorations by now. It’s so funny but all these years we lived in high rise apartments and I never saw any halloween decor. I mean there was stuff in front of the building and reception area but I never anyone put stuff in front of their apartments. But this year...

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Lentil Chili

Warm and comforting, this Vegetarian Red Lentil Chili is all that you need to beat the cold!

So just few days back I posted how sunny it is here, well spoke too soon! It’s been raining non-stop and I haven’t seen the sun in 2 days now. Such dark, rainy and cold weather calls for comforting meal. For me comforting meal is one which can be cooked in a single pot, is wholesome and can me made easily with simple ingredients. When it’s so...

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Non Alcoholic Apple Cider Sangria

Non Alcoholic Apple Cider Sangria is the perfect drink to celebrate fall. Kids and adults can enjoy this drink alike!

Confession time – I don’t drink alcohol. Not of any kind. In my 30+ years of life, I have tasted alcohol 7-8 times, I can count it on my fingers. I was brought up in a family where drinking alcohol wasn’t considered a good thing. Yes that’s how the society I grew up in the 90s in India was. Things have changed so much and now no one would think that way. I...

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Apple Orange Salad And A Giveaway!

Enjoy quick & healthy meals with Gardein! Vegan Apple Orange Salad with Gardein Seven Grain Crispy Tenders is sure to be loved by vegetarians and meat eaters alike! Gardein is vegan, kosher and tastes like meat but with less fat, less calories and no cholesterol.

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As you guys know I am a...

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Zucchini Chana Dal

Zucchini cooked with chana dal, onion, tomatoes & fresh ginger makes a flavorful dish. This dal is great with roti or with rice. Healthy & vegan!

When I was little, mom would often make Chanal Dal (Split Garbanzo Beans) with Lauki (bottle gourd). Lentils (or dals as we call them) are a part of everyday Indian diet so we ate some or the other lentil every day. Chana dal was made not everyday since it’s little heavy on the stomach compared to other dals like toor/arhar or moong....

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