Quinoa Corn Vegan Bhel (savory snack)

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Ever since I was a little girl, I remember the one thing I would look forward to every day was my evening snack. After coming back from school and before going out to play or doing homework, I would just … Continue reading

Quinoa and Cauliflower Buffalo Bites

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I am always trying to create new recipes for healthy vegetarian appetizers that still keep the bold party flavors going strong. Buffalo wings are usually a crowd favorite. So when I recently came across Tieghan’s recipe for Buffalo Quinoa bites I was … Continue reading

Cauliflower Broccoli Quinoa Burgers/Tikkis

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I’m always looking for ways to sneak vegetables into meals, and making this Cauliflower Broccoli Quinoa burger is a fantastic way to accomplish that. It totally transforms these veggies into these wonderful, flavorful, juicy burgers – or Tikkis (Indian street … Continue reading

Spicy Hummus

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Hummus is a Middle Eastern dip that has become popular globally. It is now the go-to spread/dip for vegetable crudités, pita chips, pita bread, chicken/fish sandwiches, falafel and wraps. There are probably many variations available in just about any local … Continue reading

Quinoa – Super food of the Incas

About a year ago, I started hearing about a grain called Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah). I even read a few articles about it in the magazines and on the Internet; furthermore, I saw it while watching Food TV – one of my favorite decadent pastimes 🙂  It definitely piqued my interest, but I was still hesitant to buy it. Then, I finally got to try it at one of the sampling sessions at Trader Joe’s. I wasn’t particularly impressed since it was quite bland. But I realized that this was an issue with the recipe and not the quinoa itself, which had a quite nutty flavor and was a bit chewy but “not bad.” It was well worth being creatively experimental with it! And boy did I experiment 🙂  Continue reading

Ground Turkey Kebab Burgers

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Ground turkey kebab burgers happens to be one of the popular brown bagged lunches at my home. I make it at least once every 10 days or so! It is pretty versatile in the sense you can make a proper … Continue reading