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Breakfast

Bursting double berry muffins

GLUTEN-FREE, VEGAN, VEGETARIAN Summer season is bursting with berries and we love to bake with them. These muffins are made with buckwheat flour which is naturally gluten-free. Adding some tapioca flour provides the binding agent. These muffins are overloaded with 2 types of berries: blueberries and blackberries. Every bite will ensure the sweet burst of… Continue reading Bursting double berry muffins

Italian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Italian Spread – orzo mushroom risotto, ’caulipower’ penne and roasted mini peppers

Today we made it an Italian spread for dinner - ☝️Orzo risotto overloaded with mushrooms ✌️ Caulipower penne with broccoli and cherry tomato - dressed simply with olive oil and balsamic vinegar - this one turned out to be surprisingly amazing! 🤟 Oven roasted sweet mini-peppers  I started off with an idea to make something creamy and… Continue reading Italian Spread – orzo mushroom risotto, ’caulipower’ penne and roasted mini peppers

Indian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Sesame rice noodles – “Ellu sevai”

South Indian style - with seasoning powder recipe Bonus - Lemon rice noodles with fresh green peas Savory preparations using rice and rice flour are very common and popular in South India. One such preparation is String Hoppers or Rice noodles. Growing up, these rice noodles were made from scratch by pressing them through a… Continue reading Sesame rice noodles – “Ellu sevai”

Breakfast, Sides and Snacks

Cheesy Zucchini biscuits or rolls

Fluffy biscuits filled with zucchini flavor and melted cheese - this just has to be a heavenly way to wake up. Fantasizing about these biscuits makes me want to run and bake a batch. Make this for your upcoming weekend 🙂  These biscuits are so easy that they can be assembled in under 15 minutes… Continue reading Cheesy Zucchini biscuits or rolls

Dessert

Cookies n cream ice cream

vanilla ice cream - embellished with our own LAAA LAAA cookies - Cookies n Cream icecream :-)Please follow directions for basic Vanilla ice cream here You can use any chocolate chip cookies - but ours definitely is the best - recipe here  Cookies n Cream ice cream Vanilla ice cream - embellished with our own LAAA… Continue reading Cookies n cream ice cream

Italian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Spaghetti in vegan Alfredo sauce

A simple weeknight pasta dish. This dish comes together in under 30 minutes with 4 main ingredients. Make the sauce while cooking the pasta. Dump the drained pasta into sauce, Season, DONE! Alfredo sauce is typically made with a simple white sauce and heavy cream. This makes the dish very creamy and obviously delicious. So lets… Continue reading Spaghetti in vegan Alfredo sauce

Appetizer

Oats pancakes with purple cabbage

These oats pancakes are gorgeous to the eye and even better on our taste buds 😇 the addition of purple cabbage enhances the visual appeal. The batter can be mixed in 5 minutes and let to soak for just 20 minutes before you begin frying these beauties. Rolled oats are mixed with spelt flour and runny buttermilk.… Continue reading Oats pancakes with purple cabbage

Fusion, Sides and Snacks

Turmeric Tofu with roasted corn – easy stir-fry

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE  This dish incorporates fresh swiss chards and mint - both harvested from my own backyard - 😇😜and adds tofu to make it a well-rounded dish with plenty of turmeric to take the stage as the main flavor. Today, the market is flooded with turmeric tablets and articles on the goodness of turmeric… Continue reading Turmeric Tofu with roasted corn – easy stir-fry

Asian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Kale basil pulav

This dish is very simple and takes 10 minutes to put together. You will be surprised by the combination of mild basil along with kale. Pair this rice dish with a spicy curry to round off a complete meal. The leading flavor profile in this rice dish is only fresh Basil leaves. Basil is heavily used… Continue reading Kale basil pulav

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)