Category Archives: Food

Meatless Monday


Yesterday while I was grocery shopping I felt like making pasta. I haven’t had pasta in a while so I bought basil and tomatoes – the only ingredients that were missing from the list for a recipe I had in … Continue reading

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Hearty and Easy Habits towards a Healthier You


We all know that Life is not a straight line, it is in fact a squiggly line with pebbles and boulders along its path. There are times when life is straight and everything is fun, rainbows with pots of gold … Continue reading

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Vegan Double Chocolate Chip Cookies


‘Tis that time of the year, temperatures are falling, snow is falling (in some places), leaves have fallen, a lot of red, green and white everywhere. The holidays have become a lot more commercial now than they were before. It … Continue reading

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Sabudana Chi Khichdi (Sago/Tapioca khichdi)


I have discovered that my passion for cooking surfaces mostly towards the year-end when it rains and the climate is cold. Why the rains, you ask? I grew up in India and one thing you must know about India – … Continue reading

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Mung Bean Sprout Medley


My Sunday evening (today) went something like this: Put on a playlist of chirpy, hummable songs on my iPhone, danced my way into the kitchen, whistling to the tunes playing, opened the fridge and after a quick scan of the … Continue reading

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Cranberry-Pecan Cookies With Orange Zest


Today I attended a Christmas/Year End party at a friend’s place. One of the themes of this party was a cookie exchange.  I volunteered to bring cranberry-pecan cookies with orange zest. I do not have pictures as my camera was … Continue reading

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Cooling Down With A Cucumber Salad


Summer sun, warm temperatures, long days means it is time to get out those skirts and flip flops out… I am looking forward to a fun filled summer….. However, with the temperatures rising it is essential to keep the body … Continue reading

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Turmeric


Turmeric is a root that belongs to the ginger family. It is native to South Asian countries such as India. Growing up in an Indian household turmeric was an everyday ingredient in my meals. Turmeric, in addition to its health … Continue reading

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