Israeli Salad

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I can’t believe summer is almost over 😦 It’s been a crazy busy summer for us here, but in a good way! It’s been the reason for the long summer slump in my blog 😦 But there should not be any excuses … Continue reading

Spicy Hunan Tofu  

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We usually don’t think twice before going out for Chinese food or ordering takeout. The common misconception is that it is a bit tedious to cook it at home as there are a number of ingredients involved. But once you … Continue reading

Easy Tomato Soup with Croutons

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Yesterday, it was so cold, rainy, windy and generally miserable outside. I had zero motivation to do anything. Generally the kind of day where you just want to eat some warm comfort foods and stay indoors, ideally in bed watching … Continue reading

Vegan Zucchini Spaghetti with Mushroom Tofu Sauce

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I’m not a big proponent of having all sorts of funky specialized gadgets clutter up my kitchen. So when a little while ago I heard of this Vegetti (it makes noodles of vegetables) I instantly dismissed it. But the more … Continue reading

Avocado Berry Smoothie

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Finally, spring is here. With it come all the brightly colored berries and brilliant green fresh spinach and avocados. All the colors of spring! But avocado in a smoothie! I know when I first mentioned it to my husband; he … Continue reading

Pasta with Roasted Vegetables

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Some days you just want to cook something that is simple, quick, nutritious and delicious. Something that everybody in the house will eat without complaining! Apart from my usual repertoire of traditional Indian dishes, this pasta dish totally fits the … Continue reading

Strawberry Oatmeal Yogurt Muffins

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For quite some time now, our family has been on a path to have a wholesome diet, eat more organic foods, and lower the amount of sugar and white flour that we eat. As you can imagine, this can be … Continue reading

Minestrone Soup

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This weekend, we happened to go to an Italian chain restaurant for a quick lunch while out for shopping. Since I had been craving minestrone soup, I ordered a bowl, but it was so rich that I wasn’t even able … Continue reading

Meatless Monday: Tofu, Quinoa and Beans Chili

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We all know from the countless scientific studies that constantly inundate us that eating vegetarian meals all or most of the time can prove extremely beneficial for us. The benefits of making this dietary change vary all the way from … Continue reading