Instant Pot, InstantPot, Soups

Curried Lentil soup – my simple re-creation

We had an absolutely fantastic experience during our recent trip to Alaska. Needless to say Alaska is as pretty as the pictures portray... mmm.. sorry....take that back.... I would rather say... pictures never do justice to the amazing beauty of Alaska 😇Alaska has the best seafood scene, but for us vegetarians choices are limited. Now-a-days… Continue reading Curried Lentil soup – my simple re-creation

Fusion, Instant Pot, InstantPot, Soups

Mushroom barley soup with Swiss chards

Making soups in the Instantpot is a very comforting evening for us. One -it is very easy to put together and needs no baby-sitting. Two - soups are always our favorite. It wraps us in a warm blanket inside and out 😀  I have a lot of backyard vegetable patches where I grow a variety… Continue reading Mushroom barley soup with Swiss chards

Instant Pot, InstantPot, Soups

Miso broth soup with broccoli

Jump to recipe As we (hopefully) come to the end of a brutal winter season in the US, I wanted to savor one more soup dish. Soups are our go-to dinner for winter months when everything is dull and gloomy. This soup is just a thin broth. Don’t expect a thick creamy soup but the… Continue reading Miso broth soup with broccoli

Fusion, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees, Soups

Thirsty green curry noodles with crispy green beans

Jump to recipe GLUTEN-FREE, VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, PEANUT-FREE The secret to whipping up a variety of foods is to do some advance prep work. Pastes and chutneys often come very handy and can be used in many different preparations. For example - green curry paste that I shared here - Vegan Thai Green curry – from scratchBy making… Continue reading Thirsty green curry noodles with crispy green beans

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Broccoli potato soup perfumed with Fennel

Jump to recipe It was one those very cold days due to the heavy snow storms in the Midwest and Northeast. I am so done with winter, I hate the cold. In fact I was so done with winter in November itself 🤪 that is how much I hate the cold. No matter how thick… Continue reading Broccoli potato soup perfumed with Fennel

Instant Pot, InstantPot, Soups

Carrot, tomato soup with orzo pasta – enriched with fresh turmeric root and ginger

Jump to recipe We all need to eat to live 🤷🏻‍♂️ but we believe we live to eat 🤪Some weekday nights, all we need is something simple, something that provides nutrition, is not fussy and just food to keep us going ! Such nights seem to come around quite often on cold winter nights, when everything… Continue reading Carrot, tomato soup with orzo pasta – enriched with fresh turmeric root and ginger

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

Coconut Milk soup in InstantPot

Jump to recipe On dreary and cold winter nights, all we want are meals which make us feel warm inside and outside. Steaming bowls of hot soups are ideal for such nights. A lot of flavor can be packed in a short amount of time by preparing soups using the InstantPot.Coconut milk soup and Skillet… Continue reading Coconut Milk soup in InstantPot

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

Wholesome Barley Kale soup in Instant Pot

Jump to recipe By now it is quite apparent from my posts that I am a big fan of the Instant Pot 🙂 This versatile gadget has made time spent in the kitchen worthwhile by making it much shorter. Instant Pot cooks under pressure, which keeps the nutrients and flavors intact. When the pot is… Continue reading Wholesome Barley Kale soup in Instant Pot

Lunch, Dinner and Entrees, Soups

Roasted Fennel Tomato soup

Jump to recipe Fennel is a root vegetable which has a very aromatic and appetizing flavor when roasted in the oven. This is typically referred to as ‘liquorice’ which means sweet and aromatic. By roasting fennel bulbs and incorporating them in the soup, the flavor profile of basic tomato soup is enhanced.I add potato and… Continue reading Roasted Fennel Tomato soup