Baba Ghanoush

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

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

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

Vegan “Chunky Monkey” Ice Cream

Continuing the trend of perfect summer desserts, this week’s blog post is a super healthy, vegan, gluten-free take on a classic: ice cream! Now I know what you’re thinking – how could ice cream ever be healthy while still tasting … Continue reading

Quinoa Corn Vegan Bhel (savory snack)

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

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

Avocado Berry Smoothie

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

Homemade Honey Bunches of Oats cereal

Sometimes I just get these cravings for a cold, crunchy, refreshing bowl of cereal! Apart from being one of my easiest go-to breakfast foods, it’s perfect for an after-dinner snack or a comforting pick-me-up in the late afternoon. My personal … Continue reading

Almond Cranberry Granola

Whenever I go to a farmers market, artisan granola is one of my favorite things to buy. It’s one of those multi-faceted snacks that you can easily use for a snack, a dessert, a topping for Greek yogurt/ice cream, or … Continue reading

Pasta Fagioli Soup with Barley

This year winter has very slowly crept in but it now it’s definitely in full form. In fact, it’s so cold here that it’s painful when the air first hits your face! As a result, we are in full comfort food mode, with warm soups on … Continue reading