Holiday, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Saffron infused tri-color pasta

Served with spicy triple colored Cauliflowers and Red Onion pickled salad VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE OPTION, NUT-FREE On one of our recent visits to a Persian restaurant, we were pleasantly surprised with a dish there - Penne pasta served Persian style - Saffron flavored. Although we were a bit skeptical about the flavor profile, we were brave… Continue reading Saffron infused tri-color pasta

Asian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Turmeric infused Curry Noodles

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE Here is a ‘healing’ recipe with superpowers to help with digestive issues…. Provided you stop after 1 helping 🤪😇 although that will be highly impossible cos this dish is so good, you will not stop eating it… literally! Jokes apart, this dish has fresh Turmeric root and Ginger root in abundance providing… Continue reading Turmeric infused Curry Noodles

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

Appetizer, Sides and Snacks

Almond crusted Cauliflowers

Dinner time on weekdays can be stressful. Finishing up work, kids pickup + drop-off, sports, homework etc. etc. There are many nights when our dinners are put together spontaneously with leftovers. One thing that I thoroughly enjoy is to rummage my fridge for leftover foods that can be salvaged and made into something new. Put… Continue reading Almond crusted Cauliflowers

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

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

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

Asian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Vegan massaman curry (homemade paste recipe included)

This recipe is yet another Thai classic. To remind folks, one of our earlier offerings was Green Thai curry. Massaman curry is a mild Thai curry which is influenced by spices used regularly in Indian cuisine. The uniqueness of Massaman is that the curry ingredients are dry roasted to enhance the flavor and the paste… Continue reading Vegan massaman curry (homemade paste recipe included)

Appetizer

Mushroom, baby corn and cauliflower in Lettuce cups

VEGAN, GLUTEN-FREE VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREEAs we approach warmer weather, light and crisp offerings are preferred for meals. One - it reduces the amount spent in the kitchen since these are easy to prepare in short amount of time. Two - our body wants lighter fare which is easy to digest and is not heavy but… Continue reading Mushroom, baby corn and cauliflower in Lettuce cups

Asian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Spicy soba noodles with tempura style veggies

Soba is a thin type of Japanese noodles. Authentic soba noodles are made from 100 percent buckwheat flour. Buckwheat is a cereal that comes with a plethora of health benefits, it is whole grain carbs with good fiber content. Although the color of the noodles is deep dark brown and can be little off-putting, the… Continue reading Spicy soba noodles with tempura style veggies