Asian

PHO inspired Noodles in Coconut milk broth

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE Here is another easy no-fuss InstantPot soup which is a meal by itself. Loaded with plenty of mushrooms and brown rice noodles, this will fill you up in minutes. Coconut milk adds a beautiful aroma and the richness. Add veggies of choice - I brought in pea pods with a handful… Continue reading PHO inspired Noodles in Coconut milk broth

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Shells Mac n cheese – VEGAN!

with 'invisible' Cauliflower pearls VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE OPTION 5 ingredient VEGAN Mac n Cheese that is absolutely good for you? Yes! This beauty will be ready to hit the dinner table in under 30 minutes. READ ON! Mac n Cheese is comfort food from toddlers to adults. I probably have said this before. I can still… Continue reading Shells Mac n cheese – VEGAN!

Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Savoury bread pudding – VEGAN!

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN In south India there is a breakfast item called ‘upma’. It is a savory well-seasoned well-cooked dish made with variety of cereals and grains. We make ‘upma’ with practically anything … even bread. No kidding - we have a dish called ‘bread upma’! This is nothing but a ‘hash’ of bread pieces tossed… Continue reading Savoury bread pudding – VEGAN!

Soups

Sumptuous creamy mushroom soup – VEGAN

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, NUT-FREE, GLUTEN-FREE ‘LIGHT yet RICH SIMPLE yet AROMATIC DELICATE yet WHOLESOME’  As we all await the onset of splendid Spring season, lets enjoy the last days of Winter by relishing this amazing soup.Here's a very simple and wholesome soup that just takes 6 ingredients and comes together in under 30 minutes using the… Continue reading Sumptuous creamy mushroom soup – VEGAN

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

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

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

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)

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