Indian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Spicy arugula gravy with chickpeas

Start up the InstantPot. Get 2 bunches of greens and some cooked chickpeas. Make a simple gravy using the Immersion blender. This dish can come together in under 30 minutes. After we presented - Creamy chards with crispy cauliflower recipe - which was a huge hit, my mom who is an amazing cook herself prepared the… Continue reading Spicy arugula gravy with chickpeas

Italian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Mushroom n Olives Lasagna (VEGAN)

This one-dish lasagna is super healthy and has a unique flavor with the addition of green olives. Mushrooms and swiss chards round off the veggies and tofu is used as the protein making it a completely VEGAN offering. By using readymade lasagna sauce, the assembling of the dish takes under 30 minutes and just 30 minutes… Continue reading Mushroom n Olives Lasagna (VEGAN)

Indian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Tandoori Cauliflowers in a roasted vegetable sauce

Do you have 10+10 minutes to completely blowaway your brood with this super easy, and extremely delicious dish. I can easily say it was one of the quickest dishes I have made and probably one of the tastiest. We literally ate straight from the pot and did not even plate it. Sorry! No pretty pictures 🤪Follow… Continue reading Tandoori Cauliflowers in a roasted vegetable sauce

Asian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Stir-fried veggies in a Ginger broth

A bunch of crisp veggies frolicking in a Gingery broth. Warm and Soothing 😇Grab a bunch of crisp vegetables, bring in tofu or any protein …. this dish is really very simple and easy to prepare but is full of flavor. Get this dish to the dinner table in under 10 minutes. The trick is… Continue reading Stir-fried veggies in a Ginger broth

Italian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Pasta e` Patate` – simple creamy tomato pasta topped with crisp potatoes

This dish translates into Pasta with potato. Before you get started at the very thought of carb-on-carb…. This dish is apparently very popular in rural Italy. I was reading through many online posts and learnt about how this dish ‘pasta e `patate` is put together with leftover pasta, leftover tomato paste and potatoes. Potatoes have… Continue reading Pasta e` Patate` – simple creamy tomato pasta topped with crisp potatoes

Indian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Dhingri mutter – mushroom n peas – protein-enriched 🙂

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, PEANUT-FREE A very simple and tasty Indian dish is dhingri mutter - which is simply Mushroom and green peas. So what’s special or different in this recipe? This dish is enriched with a heaping scoop (or two!) of almond flour. The difference it made was simply superb. 👉 It made the dish creamy without… Continue reading Dhingri mutter – mushroom n peas – protein-enriched 🙂

Indian, Instant Pot, InstantPot, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Creamy chards with crispy cauliflower

Served with stir-fried corn pulav VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE Do you often have a lot of leftover white rice from takeout Indian food 🤔 here is an easy peasy corn pulav which is a simple stir-fry with frozen corn. All it takes is sautéing some onions, adding the frozen corn and cooking at high temperature.… Continue reading Creamy chards with crispy cauliflower

Indian, Instant Pot, InstantPot, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Rice noodles upma in Instant pot

Here is a neat and easy 5-minute upma recipe using Pad Thai Rice noodles. Upma is a classic South India tiffin (a light mid-morning or tea time meal) which is a standard go-to meal when you have nothing planned. Seasoned with lentils, upma is nothing but steam-cooked grains typically made with semolina or rava. How… Continue reading Rice noodles upma in Instant pot

Italian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Pesto Spaghetti with crisp mushrooms

VEGAN, GLUTEN-FREE, VEGETARIAN Four ingredients to a stunning pasta dish - spaghetti, pesto, cauliflower bits and mushrooms. Prepare a pesto in 5 minutes, toss the cooked spaghetti and top it with crisp fried mushrooms. How difficult can that be! Hint -I always have a couple of pasta cooked and frozen to be pulled out for those long… Continue reading Pesto Spaghetti with crisp mushrooms