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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Pumpkin Scones with Coffee Glaze

Welcome fall with these butter, flaky Pumpkin Scones. The coffee glaze makes them perfect for breakfast or snack time!

And it’s Pumpkin time! Wohoo! 😀 Which actually means it’s my favorite time of the year to bake. I go pumpkin crazy during fall so expect a lot of pumpkin recipes in the next 2 months or so. I stil can’t believe that we are in to the next pumpkin season already. And this will be gone quickly too and we will be then into the candy cane season. Anyway for now let’s...

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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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Onion Tomato Bruschetta with Balsamic Glaze

The balsamic glaze adds a lot flavor to this Onion Tomato Bruschetta. This is an easy to make appetizer when you are running short of time!

I always struggle to create quick and easy appetizers. Actually I don’t struggle but whenever I think of snack and appetizers, I think of Indian appetizers which I grew up eating and I have to say most of them are deep fried! We make all sorts of things like aloo tikki, samosa etc. and deep fry everything. So yes...

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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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Healthy Banana Peanut Butter Muffins

    One of the first things I ever baked was a muffin. I think because muffin is so simple to make, even someone with zero baking experience can give it a shot. Over the years, I have baked a lot of muffins but still the banana ones remain my favorite. There are 2 reasons to this 1) because they are obviously delicious 2) because I ALWAYS have over-ripe bananas on my kitchen counter so I bake banana muffins so often that they automatically become my favorite. Sometimes I wonder why exactly do I buy bananas? I almost never eat them fresh and...

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    Herb Garlic Roasted Potatoes

    Flavorful, aromatic Herb Garlic Roasted Potatoes make a wonderful vegetarian side dish. With just a handful of ingredients, these potatoes are done in 30 minutes!

    Let’s talk potatoes! No, let’s talk about small potatoes. Seriously, what is it about them, why do they taste so good? I think it has to do with the fact that every mini food tastes better, it just does! Potato is comfort food for everyone. It doesn’t matter which country you are from, chances are...

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    No Bake Protein Balls

    And just like that we are into the last week of August! You know what does that mean? It means end of summer officially. I am clinging on to the last few days of summer and really don’t want to let it go. I have to confess though that I love fall, it’s my favorite time of the year. So in a way I am looking forward to it but of course what I don’t like and not looking forward to at all is what follows fall – urgh! Anyway let’s enjoy the last few days of summer and get ready for fall [read: get ready for fall baking!...

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    My On The Go Snack

      Hey guys, happy weekend! Usually, I don’t post on weekends but I thought I would make an exception today simply because I couldn’t wait to share this with you guys anymore. Yes I wanted to talk about my favorite on the go snack , these ZonePerfect Perfectly Simple Nutrition Bars. They are simply amazing and I can neither stop eating them nor stop talking about them!

      I think snacking is one problem which we always face. And most of the time we snack on all the...

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      Rose Pistachio Chia Pudding

      Moving to US opened my eyes to a lot of new things and the most important one in my opinion was food. I had limited knowledge of different cuisines and ingredients when I lived in India. One such thing which I discovered after moving here is Chia Seeds. I think it’s still not that common in India, my parents had no clue what it is when I told them about it during their visit this summer. But in US it is like the latest health food! For those who are still unaware about these wonder seeds, these are native to central and southern Mexico but have now become widely popular owing to their health benefits. They are packed with fiber, protein and...

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      Spinach Raita

      I have told you guys this before, we always had raita as a side dish in our home for lunch and it’s still the same. Lunch at my place in India will always be roti, sabzi (any vegetable cooked with spices), rice, dal (lentil) and raita. Yes quite a meal and I ate it every damn day growing up. I think that spoiled me, having a luxurious lunch made from scratch everyday and where you had to do nothing but simply eat! I never cared for that lunch then because obviously I got to eat it every day and I had no idea how much effort it takes to serve your family fresh meal , 3 times a day every single day. Now that I understand it, I...

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      Easy Zucchini Bread

      I was a very non-fussy eater as a kid, I would happily eat all the veggies my mom would give me including the greens which most kids hated. In fact greens were my absolute favorite as a kid and they still are. But my brothers were just the opposite of me, they were so picky about the veggies that they would eat. Mostly it was potato and paneer and they hated their greens. I could never get it because it was hard for me to understand that how could anyone not love such delicious vegetables. My mom tried everything she could to make them eat...

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