Energy Balls (Dates and Mix Nuts Ladoos)

Hello Everyone, Nowadays I don’t get time to blog every week as I use to earlier. Life with a 20 months old toddler is busy but I will try to write more often. Here is my toddler’s favorite ladoos which are little energy boosters for him, as they are made up of dates, mixed nuts,…

Indian Rose Flavored ‘Gola’ (Snow Cone)

There are days when you miss your childhood the most. You feel like you want to go back to those sweet memories and today is a similar day for me. I have a fond memory of visiting my maternal grandparents’ place every summer vacation. Every evening I use to visit the special ‘gola stands’ (snow-cone…

Thai Red Curry with Thai Iced Tea

Thai cuisine is one of my favorite Asian cuisines. I love Thai noodles like Pad Kee Mau and Pad Thai, fresh spring rolls, Panang, green, and red Thai curry, pineapple fried rice, Thai iced tea, mango sweet sticky rice, and every possible vegetarian options from this cuisine. The best way to describe this cuisine is…

‘Beet Root & Goat Cheese’ Cold Soup

I always try out new flavors in my kitchen and since we are already in Spring-Summer season, I am super excited to share some of my spring and summer inspired recipes. Beet root is one of the underrated root vegetable, although in Indian culture we toss cooked/raw beet roots slices over salads, tangy-spicy chat recipes…

Spicy Cilantro Pesto (Indian Green Chutney)

We all know the importance of basil pesto in Italian cooking, in the same way this spicy cilantro chutney is very important in traditional Western and Northern Indian cooking. So here is the recipe: Ingredients: 2 bunches of Cilantro (Washed and roughly chopped) 1 and 1/2 lemon-juice (freshly squeezed) 1/4 cups of raw peanuts (ground-nuts)…

Asian Broccoli Slaw

I know all-American cole slaw is very much everyone’s favorite and it compliments most entrees or sandwiches. Here is my version of cole slaw, but this is comparatively very healthy especially because I used broccoli slaw which is a Trader Joes mix and didn’t use mayonnaise which is usually a reason for a high calorie…

Simple Salad

Here is a simple and a quick salad recipe. Ingredients: 3 cups of Sorrento salad mix (Trader Joes) 4 – 5 fresh basil leaves (roughly chopped) 1/4 cup of cherry tomatoes (cut into halves) 6-7 kalamata olives (chopped) 5-6 walnuts (chopped) Dressing 4 tablespoons of Orange Muscat Champagne Vinegar 4 tablespoons of olive oil 2…

Purple Resolution Smoothie

I have to say that I am kinda on one time smoothie/juice diet! I try to create luscious smoothies each day and feel like oh I need some more! Smoothie diet sounds no fun, but it kinda is. Especially if you like to experiment with pairing fruits and veggies together. Sometimes it can be a…

Healthy Green Juice

Kale has become my favorite greens and I use it all the time. Earlier I have posted so many recipes with kale and I am telling you it is really versatile. Make salads, chips, throw kale in pastas, soups, smoothies, anything. It always taste delicious. Just explore your options and trust me you will adore…

Coconut Date and Nuts Rolls

Medjool Date is one of my favorite dried fruit.¬†These dates contain fiber, calcium, iron, and other nutrients.¬†One date a day can be really beneficial, although over indulgence of anything is never good. Always include dried fruits (no sugar added) and nuts in your meals, but in moderation. This recipe is an easy one and has…