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Pesto, Beet n broccolini flatbread with harissa dressing

Disclaimer: I do not get any compensation from any products or companies. I just like to share my experiences for friends. Flatbreads are always a quick and easy dinner option. Load it up with any choice of ingredients and you practically have a different dish each time. I particularly like the large pizza size flatizza (angelicBakery)… Continue reading Pesto, Beet n broccolini flatbread with harissa dressing

Breakfast, Dessert

Chocolate chocolate-chip muffins with chocolate frosting

Can you ever get an overdose of chocolate? 🤔🤪 Not in our home! 👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 We are all chocoholics; in fact we love dark chocolate. Even the kids. These muffins are pure, heavenly treats 😇What I call a triple chocolate bonanza - cacao in the muffin batter with dark chocolate-chip morsels and an optional chocolate frosting on… Continue reading Chocolate chocolate-chip muffins with chocolate frosting


Creamy green lentil pasta with edamame and parsley

You will be surprised by the flavor this recipe provides with just parsley and garlic. Very simple ingredients yet an eye-catching presentation. Today’s alternative pasta choice is green Lentil. I enjoy experimenting with these new offerings of pasta these days. This one did not disappoint. When you are able to enjoy a grain by itself, the… Continue reading Creamy green lentil pasta with edamame and parsley


Mint chocolate-chip ice cream

One of the best investments we made was an Ice cream maker. There are many simple products in the market which are affordable and do a great job. Ours is one such simple gadget with minimal buttons and options. We get soft churn ice cream in under 30 minutes. We usually freeze it for a… Continue reading Mint chocolate-chip ice cream

Instant Pot, InstantPot, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Corn dalia tomato bhath

Corn dalia is readily available in Indian stores, it is nothing but a coarse grind of dry corn. It is bright orange in color and cooks well almost similar in texture to broken wheat. Try this very easy InstantPot recipe of Tomato corn dalia which comes together in under 15 minutes. This is a a very… Continue reading Corn dalia tomato bhath

Asian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Vegan Pad Thai

Pad Thai is the essential noodles dish that is a must when we enjoy Thai food. It is one of our favorite cuisines, I must say (after Indian of course)! Pad Thai is made with rice noodles which is naturally gluten-free. It makes use of fresh crisp vegetables such as broccoli and peppers. Add a simple… Continue reading Vegan Pad Thai

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

Kale Kidney beans (rajma) in InstantPot

Little did I know the variety of options I could explore when I started the series - ‘beans and greens’. Thus far I have discovered some beautiful marriages between - Adzuki and chards Mixed pulses and mustard greens n arugulaBlack-eye peas and collardsChickpea and beet greensOne more to add to the lovely repertoire - Kale kidney beans… Continue reading Kale Kidney beans (rajma) in InstantPot


Mango orange tea cakes

Teatime is a unique time of the day when we crave for something sweet…. Or something crunchy….. to go with a cup of hot tea flavored with ginger and cardamom…. As the appetizing ginger flavor draws us and as we sip the tea, a bite of a fluffy tea cake is just what is needed to… Continue reading Mango orange tea cakes

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Tomato, Olives and Feta Frittata

Sleeping-in on a weekend, waking up, and having a wholesome brunch, is something we love as a family. A very typical brunch selection is a Frittata. A Frittata is nothing but a quiche or a crustless pie made completely with eggs. It is practically a large baked omelette with a crunchy exterior and a fluffy,… Continue reading Tomato, Olives and Feta Frittata


Baked Taquitos

Taquitos are Mexican appetizers which are small taco size tortillas rolled with some sort of filling inside. It is then flash-fried to a crunchy texture. Often served with salsa, it also goes very well with more substantial guacamole. Today we will make a healthy option of the same - presenting baked taquitos - made with sprouted… Continue reading Baked Taquitos