Category Archives: Snacks

Salty Spicy Roasted Cauliflower Snacks

This is one of my favorite snacks (or side dishes, but I will seriously roast up a pan of these and eat them as snacks over a few days.) You really can’t beat them for a healthy alternative to salty snack foods. And they are Paleo, Vegan, & Gluten Free, so most anyone can eat […]

Diet Tokri chaat

This Diet Tokri chaat is a healthy option for snack. It is packed with nutrition and its seriously satisfying to your taste buds. Ingredients: Ingredients: 6 slices of Brown Bread. 1/4tsp chilli flakes,oregano and chaat masala. For Filling: 1 cup moong sprouts- boiled 1/2 cup onion chopped finely 1/2 cup cucumber chopped finely 1/2 cup […]

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How to Make Homemade Yogurt

Yogurt is a staple around our house – vanilla yogurt is one of the picky child’s favorite foods, and I’m a big fan of thick and creamy plain Greek yogurt. Yogurt is one of those foods that’s quite easy to make at home, but rarely attempted.  You don’t need a yogurt maker (although I think […]

Sicilian Almond Biscuits

Wonderful almond small pastries, so good that they will last only 3 minutes!! GLUTEN AND DAIRY-FREE AND ONLY 4 INGREDIENTS!!! Get the Recipe: Sicilian Almond Biscuits

Yellow Pumpkin Raita/Dip

A cooling, sweet yet spicy roasted yellow pumpkin raita – a traditional south Indian recipe. Get the Recipe: Yellow Pumpkin Raita/Dip

Rava Dosa

Rava Dosa – South Indian traditional, plain flour, rice flour, semolina based crepes : These crispy thin crepes when cooked well with addition of green chili, peppers is such a delight, can be gobbled up in seconds. The batter is prepared very thin and dropped onto the heated skillet from a slight height, these being […]

Kale Adai

I was intrigued by this nutritious green leafy vegetable with multiple benefits – Kale! My challenge was to incorporate it into south Indian traditional cuisine. After much thought I came up with 3 such recipes. This ‘Kale Adai’, a healthy traditional lentil pancake, with addition of Kale becomes even more nutritious. Ingredients: split pigeon peas […]

Creamy Avocado Smoothie – Perfectly Paleo & Vegan

I’ve never really been a big smoothie fan. It just seemed like a quick way to drink a whole bunch of calories, and i’m not really into sweet drinks. But I’m doing a Fall fitness challenge this month at FitWit, and I’m trying to eat healthy and get all my fruits and veggies in. So […]

Spicy Tomato and Pepper Chutney

Spicy Tomato and Pepper Chutney. Takes less than an hour to make. Can and freeze extra to have on hand. From the original site: Spicy Tomato and Pepper Chutney. Takes less than an hour to make. Can and freeze extra to have on hand. Get the Recipe: Spicy Tomato and Pepper Chutney

Badusha

This is an Indian sweet snack which are very delicious and mouth watering. Crispy from outside and soft and flaky from inside. If you have a sweet tooth, these are a must-try dish. Get the Recipe: Badusha

Choco Chip Muffins

These muffins are very moist. If you are a chocolate lover, I bet you cannot stop by eating just one. Get the Recipe: Choco Chip Muffins

Sweet Potato Fries with Chili and Cheese

Melted cheese and meaty chili top sweet potato fries, for the best Chili Cheese Fries, whether you are a surfer or a snow boarder. From the original site: My son adores chili-cheese fries, especially when he is on vacation skiing. There’s something about spuds and chili that just hits the spot for lunch or dinner […]

Pazham Pori

Pazham Pori are fritters made of banana. A very easy recipe to make during tea time. Get the Recipe: Pazham Pori

Plantain Shammi Kabab

Today I am going to share a recipe of Plantain, which will make this not so favorite fruit more delicious. In this recipe we will use boiled raw banana, onion, chili, Bengal gram flour, salt & some other common ingredients. But this dish will be very tasty and can be served as a starter for […]

Spinach Balls

If you think beer and pigs in a blanket are the only decent football food, you have another think coming! Nutty Parmesan plays nicely with herby stuffing and slightly bitter greens for perfect appetizer Spinach Balls, great for gourmet Game Day grub, Oscar-watching or Olympics-watching. Get the Recipe: Spinach Balls

Orangish Chocolatish Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon rolls were in my baking list from a long time but don’t know why I never made them though I really really love them, in my opinion they are one of the perfect treats to enjoy with coffee and they fit in so well in the breakfast, brunch and tea time menu, they are […]

Simply Hummus

These days I am kinda obsessed with Mediterranean dishes, I feel there is something succulent about subtle and aromatic Mediterranean flavors, you just can’t have enough of it. Like Baba Ganoush, Hummus is also another Mediterranean dip made out of humble ingredients – chickpeas, olive oil and tahini (sesame paste). Hummus is an Arabic word […]

Mediterranean Delight Falafel

This Falafel recipe is my idea of tasty, comfort food – just load up the tortillas with falafel, grilled veggies and tuck in!!! These versatile chickpea patties can be served just like that with any spicy dip or make a great vegetarian filling for tortillas and pita breads. Falafel is a common dish eaten throughout […]

Thai Style Chicken Satay

Satay is one of the most popular street food in Asia, is a dish of seasoned, skewered and grilled meat, served with a sauce, from beef satay to chicken satay and an entire range of seafood satay, is being served at these hawker centers. I love satay because one need not to sit at one […]

Raisin and Rosemary Mini Scones

A traditional Scottish quick bread, scones are welcome as a treat for breakfast or as a teatime snack with a cup of hot and steaming tea. Scones are easy to master, and make simple but mightily delicious teatime treats. Scones come in many sizes and flavors, sometimes I bake those classic quadrant shaped scones and […]

Peanut Butter “Browndie”

Talking about these gorgeous Browndies, now you must be thinking what the hell is Browndie, so here’s the story for you… When I put them in the oven for baking till then they were suppose to be Blondies but then I got a call from my friend and by the time I checked my oven […]

Red Harissa

Harissa is a hot and explosive Moroccan Dip made of loads of variety of chilies and pepper, commonly served in Mediterranean restaurants. Harissa has its roots in Tunisia and slowly it’s popularity reached Libya, Algeria and now Morocco. Ingredients: 1 red bell pepper, whole 10-15 dried long red chilies 4 – 5 small red chilies […]

Granola Bars

Granola Bars are nothing but Granola cut into different shapes, so that one can enjoy them during any given time of the day. Granola Bars are the powerhouse of energy that’s why it is preferred by those who are hiking, trekking or camping because it is lightweight, high in calories, and easy to store though […]

My Grandma’s Angel Biscuits

These tender, buttery flaky biscuits melt in your mouth. Perfect for breakfast smeared with jam, serving alongside soup or stew, or just slathered in butter by themselves, they’ll have you fighting your family just to eat the last one! Get the Recipe: My Grandma’s Angel Biscuits

Pineapple Jam

It is always hard to bid goodbye to seasonal fruits and to enjoy taste of seasonal fruits for a longer duration I make fruit jams, few seasonal fruits I have got obsessed with are Plums, Peaches and Pineapples (All P’s!!) Jam for me is the best way o preserve fruits and relish their goodness for […]