Healthy Popcorn Balls

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As soon as fall comes, there are some snacks that are synonymous with it. Popcorn balls are one those snacks. The ones readily available in the stores are either made with melted marshmallows or with corn syrup, with candy inside. … Continue reading

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

Super Green Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing

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Spring finally is here, with summer just around the corner! I don’t know about you but with me I start craving more of the fresh salads and cool smoothies around the same time 🙂 The freshness and crispness of these salads … 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

Apple Crisp with Oats

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It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is almost here! The moment you enter the grocery store you cannot miss it! There will be table settings with beautiful warm, earth toned platters and napkins on display! Amazing pictures of glistening turkeys … Continue reading

Harissa and Chickpea Vegan Spicy Soup

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I love to try new foods or ingredients when doing grocery shopping. It is such a mood up lifter for me 🙂 Maybe it’s just me but I get excited to check out a Farmers Markets or a new grocery store! … Continue reading

Baba Ghanoush

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Some call it an Aubergine; some call it Eggplant, or Brinjal and some Baingan! So many names for the beautiful, jewel toned Royal purple veggie!!It comes mainly in the purple color but there are white and green varieties also. It … Continue reading

Warm Potato, Quinoa and Cabbage Salad

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The days one starts feeling a slight nip in the air in the early morning or evening we know it’s almost fall. I really look forward to this time of the year; it’s just so exciting for me! If it’s … Continue reading

Vegan Quinoa Tofu Fried Rice

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One common request that I have gotten from my vegetarian readers is to post some recipes that include tofu. I use tofu in a lot of ways at home in a variety of cuisines, ranging from Indian, to Chinese, to … Continue reading