Pumpkin Spice Pecan Shortbread Cookies

Pecan Shortbread Cookies made perfect for fall with addition of pumpkin pie spice. Made with few simple ingredients, these will be your new favorite fall treat!

So what is your favorite thing to bake? Mine would be cookies or cupcakes or cheesecake. Okay, I give up I can’t decide  but cookies are right up there. I think they are the easiest to make and also so delicious. Plus tell me who doesn’t like cookies? Okay some might like soft cookies, some crispy, some...

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Cheesy Garlic Bread Sticks

Quick & easy, these Cheesy Garlic Bread Sticks are easy to whip and perfect for football entertaining! With no rising time required, these come together very quickly.

I guess the stars in my horoscope are all aligned in the wrong way these days. I keep hurting myself everyday. I really don’t know what’s going on. Last week I fell down from stairs and badly bruised my left arm. It was all black and blue! While that was still healing, I cut my left thumb with a very sharp knife. And while still at it,...

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Homemade Pav

Soft Eggless Homemade Pav are meant to be enjoyed with Pav Bhaji! They taste best when fresh out of the oven.

If you were to ask me to make a list of my most favorite dishes in the world, pav bhaji will definitely make it to the list. In fact chaat (common term used for Indian street food) and pav bhaji will be there among the top 3 for sure. For those who don’t know pav = bread/dinner roll and bhaji = mashed veggies with spices. This is an extremely popular...

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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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Coconut Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

Layer of peanut butter sandwiched between oatmeal and toasted coconut dough. These Coconut Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars are so good with a glass of milk!

Isn’t it amazing how the weather changes as soon as fall officially begins. This year we had a really hot summer here in Seattle, I mean I have lived here for 4 years now but this was definitely the hottest summer. At one point I really felt as if I was in Delhi and I told my husband that we need an air-conditioner. I...

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Vegetarian Sweet Potato Skins

Looking for a quick and easy meal? Then you have come to just the right place! These Vegetarian Sweet Potato Skins are loaded with veggies and the use of Pace Salsa really kicks up the flavors of this dish! Eat this as an appetizer or main course.

When you are a food blogger, grocery trips happen every now and then. No, we can’t restrict them to weekend because that would be way too less. Plus it happens so many times, that you are in the middle of a recipe and you realize that you are...

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Tawa Pulao

Spicy and full of veggies, Mumbai’s Tawa Pulao is a popular street food from India. It’s a simple dish which can be ready in minutes. Works perfectly for those days when you want something quick and easy for lunch or dinner!

Today I am sharing with you the recipe of Mumbai’s popular street food – Tawa Pulao. For those who don’t know here’s the literal translation. Tawa refers to a flat concave shaped pan commonly used in Indian cooking....

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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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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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Spicy Cauliflower Wings

Spicy Cauliflower Wings are sure to make game day more fun this football season!  These are healthy and delicious!

Football season is here, which means hanging out with friends, watching the game and munching on some good food! Actually watching football is no fun without good food. A good snack to munch on while watching the game just make it all the more fun. Agree? I have to confess that I had no idea about the football craze here until about 2 years back. So suddenly one year...

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Eggplant Parmesan Stacks

Quicker version of traditional eggplant parmesan, these Eggplant Parmesan Stacks make a great meal by itself or with a salad on the side!

Yay it’s Friday which in my head = quick & delicious dinner. I actually try to or should I say want to change things up quite a bit for our weekday dinners too but I hardly get the time, maybe if there were 48 hours in a day, I would...

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