Curried Pumpkin Soup

Remember I posted these spicy roasted pumpkin seeds at the beginning of the week? Well, I am ending the week with this Curried Pumpkin Soup which I topped with those spicy seeds. The soup is super comforting and will become your new favorite fall soup! It will also be perfect for your Halloween or Thanksgiving entertaining!

The soup season is here, it’s everywhere! I have always been a soup lover, in India winters weren’t as bad as they are...

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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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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.

I am also giving away $25 PayPal Cash to one of my readers. Scroll down to the bottom of the post to enter the giveaway!

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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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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Matar Nimona

Most of us have fond memories of food from our childhood. Food has this magical ability to bring back wonderful memories. Matar Nimona reminds me of winters and fresh sweet green peas [green peas=matar in Hindi]. When we were kids, me and my sister would go to grandma’s village every year. Whenever we went there during winters, we would eat lot of matar ka nimona. It is a dish made out of green peas and it’s made in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar in India during winter months. The reason why it’s made only during...

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