Fusion, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Fusion Dish – Bowtie pasta meets Asian flavors

Here is a quick stir-fry fusion dish mixing up pasta with Asian flavors. All it takes is 4 key ingredients and just about 15 minutes to put together. One tip that I have professed over and over again is to keep cooked pasta handy in the freezer. When I am making pasta  dishes, I cook 2-3… Continue reading Fusion Dish – Bowtie pasta meets Asian flavors

Holiday, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Baked Pasta with caramelized mushrooms

Topped with roasted cauliflower. This dish is my version of the Stroganoff - VEGAN Style. Recently one of my fellow bloggers had posted an authentic Stroganoff recipe. I was quite intrigued and wondered how I had not come across it thus far. It was a wholesome dish which can be easily prepared VEGAN. I also… Continue reading Baked Pasta with caramelized mushrooms

Asian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Garlic Noodles

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, NUT-FREE Our household is a huge Chinese food fan. As a matter of fact during my husband and my initial ‘dating’ days in India, I always asked for Chinese food. Several decades ago multi-cuisine restaurants had not yet arrived in India…. But we always had Chinese restaurants. Particularly restaurants that boasted of Indian-chinese… Continue reading Garlic Noodles

Lunch, Dinner and Entrees, Mexican

Verde Enchilada – VEGAN

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, NUT-FREE, GLUTEN-FREE We can easily and quickly prepare fresh meals at home by utilizing many of the ready-to-use products available in the market. Today the availability of food staples with clean ingredients has exploded beyond measure and it's a good sign. I am showcasing a couple of those ingredients and assembling an amazing… Continue reading Verde Enchilada – VEGAN

Lunch, Dinner and Entrees, Mexican

Roasted vegetable Taco

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, NUT-FREE, GLUTEN-FREE After that decadent bisque 🍲 and perfectly steamed tamales 🫔, it is good to go light on our main course. Mexican night can never be done without tacos. 🌮Today’s tacos are versatile, light and extremely easy to assemble. It is roasted Vegetable Tacos. Squash, zucchini and a variety of cooked beans… Continue reading Roasted vegetable Taco

Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Curried Mushrooms in a sweet and tangy sauce

Roasting vegetables and using it as a sauce has become my newest obsession 🤪Refer to these 2 recipes which received a lot of positive feedback - Tandoori Cauliflowers in a roasted vegetable sauceSpicy arugula gravy with chickpeasThis recipe just has a few variations from the first one and comes together from scratch in under 30 minutes.… Continue reading Curried Mushrooms in a sweet and tangy sauce

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