Appetizer, Mexican

Seitan n Spinach Rainbow Tacos

Lets enjoy a rainbow for dinner 🌈Multi-colored ingredients, multi-colored taco shells. Simple guacamole to top it all. The filling - Seitan tossed with chipotle seasoning with Green spinach and Yellow roasted cornThe shells - Beautiful tortilla wraps in Beet flavor and Spinach flavor. Our very own humble guacamole; whipped up and we have the entire rainbow… Continue reading Seitan n Spinach Rainbow Tacos


Paneer (tofu) pizza

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE It was one of those Fridays when the kids wanted to get pizza. So we picked a new restaurant which was serving fusion offerings. One such flatbread/pizza we tried was paneer pizza. The dish was very simple, flatbread topped with paneer pieces marinated in curry seasoning. The dish was embellished with… Continue reading Paneer (tofu) pizza

Appetizer, Mexican

Corn n Mushroom tostadas

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE Tostadas are crisp tortillas which are usually fried and topped with variety of ingredients. It is a flattened, crispy taco or a crunchy flatbread. Deep-frying has never been a preferred method of mine - so I make the tostadas crunchy by toasting them with a drop of oil on a flat… Continue reading Corn n Mushroom tostadas

Appetizer, Asian

Asian veggie rolls

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE Who is not a huge fans of the simple and fresh spring rolls or veggie rolls prepared in a variety of Asian cuisines. We all have enjoyed them as Thai Basil rolls or Vietnamese fresh rolls. Here we are venturing into our maiden attempt making them at home. The truth - it… Continue reading Asian veggie rolls

Appetizer, Mexican

Sweet-sour-spicy vegan ‘chicken’ taco with a creamy tahini sauce

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE We are ready for Showtime 😜💃🏻🕺🏻 in .... Countdown.... 10...9...Taco filling triple-flavored in 10 minutes and tahini dresssing in 5....4....3...2.....1..... 👏 👏👏My association with raw Jackfruit goes to my childhood when one of my grand aunts made a spicy curry dish with large pieces of raw jackfruit. The gravy was made with… Continue reading Sweet-sour-spicy vegan ‘chicken’ taco with a creamy tahini sauce

Appetizer, Mexican

Tofu tacos with cabbage slaw and tartar sauce

Tuesday is always taco day. There are a million and one varieties of taco that can be prepared and enjoyed. Watching these zillion cooking shows, one thing that struck me as a very popular form of taco are “fish tacos”. They are typically served with a slaw and a tartar sauce. I have never tried… Continue reading Tofu tacos with cabbage slaw and tartar sauce


Sweet, tangy, minty n spicy watermelon walnut salad

This watermelon salad is a perfect summertime appetizer. It has fresh fruit with mint swirls. It has ….. 👉 sweetness from honey (NOTE: To keep it VEGAN, use maple syrup)👉 tang from balsamic vinegar 👉 mint flavor from fresh mint leaves 👉 spice from cayenne pepper ….. and garnished with toasted walnut pieces. Now imagine these different taste profiles frolicking… Continue reading Sweet, tangy, minty n spicy watermelon walnut salad


Zucchini corn fritters – baked!

Bountiful zucchini season calls for using it in a variety of ways. To remind folks of our earlier offering - Cheesy Zucchini biscuits or rolls andComing very soon - zucchini whole grain muffins Today lets explore these amazing zucchini and roasted sweet corn fritters. It's an easy peasy recipe. Just mix the ingredients together and shape them… Continue reading Zucchini corn fritters – baked!


Oats pancakes with purple cabbage

These oats pancakes are gorgeous to the eye and even better on our taste buds 😇 the addition of purple cabbage enhances the visual appeal. The batter can be mixed in 5 minutes and let to soak for just 20 minutes before you begin frying these beauties. Rolled oats are mixed with spelt flour and runny buttermilk.… Continue reading Oats pancakes with purple cabbage


Crispy breaded baked vegetables with pesto in Buns

VEGAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREEImagine a thick-cut fresh vegetable, coated in breading and baked to a golden color perfection 😇 Next imagine the crunchy vegetable slice smothered on one side with fresh pesto and other side with ketchup. Then wrapping this goodness inside of a wholesome sprouted burger bun. Throw in some optional cheese for the kids and… Continue reading Crispy breaded baked vegetables with pesto in Buns