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kappa puttu

Kappa Puttu is a dish from Kerala, India. It is made with maravalli kizhangu(tapioca) and coconut.

Cherry sauce

Cherry sauce recipe is easy and quick to make and store for about a week. It is made using fresh cherries

Aval payasam

Aval payasam is a dessert originating from the Indian subcontinent. It is made of rice flakes and milk, flavored with cardamom, raisins and nuts.

Aval payasam

Aval payasam is a dessert originating from the Indian subcontinent. It is made of rice flakes and milk, flavored with cardamom, raisins and nuts.

Capsicum chicken

Capsicum chicken is a spicy dish that is popular in Chinese cuisine. It includes ingredients such as capsicum, onion, garlic, and sauces.

Paleo chicken pot pie from Perry's Plate
Paleo: Chicken Pot Pie with Sweet Potato Biscuits

Mmmmm… For you paleo peeps out there, of just if you like sweet potatoes and chicken pot pie, this recipe from Perry’s Plate looks delish! … and it’s dairy and grain-free. A miracle? Perhaps. Get the recipe: Chicken Pot Pie with Sweet Potato Biscuits (Paleo)

homemade heart shaped donuts... cute for valentine's!
So cute! Homemade Heart Donuts

Quote: This might be a chubby thing to say, but honestly, can you think of a day that wouldn’t be a good day for donuts? I couldn’t either. As a result, I took it upon myself to update the everyday deliciousness that is donuts, and turned them into cute bite-sized treats perfect for this upcoming […]

Easy Homemade Falafel

When I was in graduate school in Chapel Hill, NC, I lived right outside of downtown Chapel Hill.  I was pretty much within walking/biking distance of the campus, and I spent a lot of my time in the downtown area, frequenting the many restaurants and shops on Franklin Street. One of my favorite little eateries […]

Panela Pecans

Yesterday after a fun-filled 4th of July celebration, I came home and sat down to put my feet up and watch the new Cooking channel.  I had recorded the Indian Cooking show and thought I’d see what they had prepared.    They were featuring  curries, which I love and will prepare some day this week (stay tuned!), […]

Vegetable Pasta Italiano

I just love a meal I can throw together in a few minutes.  This is super easy and makes use of prepared organic marinara sauce.  I’ve tried it with all kinds of pasta sauces and you just can’t go wrong.   I add veggies to it and prefer to leave them chunky, but my sister always “hid” the […]

Easy Italian Bruchetta

Many of you know that I have an organic produce business, and I also coordinated AND had a booth for my business at the Fayette Co. Earth Day Festival here in Georgia.   I sell a great Marinara Sauce through my business and had it at my booth at the festival.  I also had fresh organic herbs […]

How to Cook Greens……for St. Patricks Day!

Ok, I’m from the South, what can I say…. I love greens!   I got Kale in my Gaia’s Greens box last week, and Collards this week so it was time to cook up some greens!  And then when I realized it’s almost St. Patricks Day and Greens are, well….Green, I knew for sure that this […]

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

You know it’s really hard to do a bacon recipe when you don’t eat bacon!   It’s not that I don’t like bacon, I really love it!  But about 5 years ago, I somehow became allergic to all pork, beef and lamb, so bacon had to be struck from my meal plans.  No BLT, no bacon […]

Bacon! Bacon, Cheddar, Jalapeno Cornbread

One of my favorite meals growing up was a simple bowl of navy beans and cornbread.  Every time I would go to my grandparents’ house to visit, my grandmother would always fix this simple but flavorful meal for me the first night I was there.  I still love this combination, and make it occasionally for […]

Heading back to work…

…is looming over my head.  I’ve been out on maternity leave for the past three months, and while I’m looking forward to the adult interaction and intellectual stimulation that comes with doing my job, I’m not looking forward to leaving my three-month-old baby behind.  He’s just now starting to get really interesting. Having been home […]