Snack time with kids

 Wholesome and scrumptious snacks for kids and adults alike! Easy recipes with shortcuts! Snacks play such an important role in our lives, don’t they? Snack time after the kids got home from school was especially dear to me. They would come home eager to share their day with me and over snacks and milk, we…

Broccoli and Cheese Mung Dal Vada

Kid friendly, savory and wholesome, protein packed, gluten free, guilt free snack- perfect with a cup of tea! Can you imagine biting into the ooey gooey, cheesy goodness of this Broccoli and Cheese Mung Dal Vada? And enjoying it knowing that it is a good for you, guilt free snack?  I did just that with…

Simple Spring Supper

Easy, healthy and scrumptious Indo-Mexican fusion meal perfect for Spring entertaining or to enjoy with your family!

Honey Walnut Shrikhand with Apple

Gudi Padwa Special- Sugar free Shrikhand with apple and dry fruit, a healthy treat! Honey Nut Shrikhand with Apple- a healthy treat! Gudi or Gudhi Padva is a spring-time festival that marks the traditional New Year according to the Hindu lunisolar calendar. It is the first day of the month of Chaitra.

Chunky Sweet Potato Soup

Indo Mexican fusion recipe that is hearty and filling yet figure friendly, vegetarian, vegan and gluten free. Packed with nutrition and all your favorite Mexican flavors too!

Indian Chinese Cuisine Favorites

Immensely popular Indian Chinese food to celebrate Chinese New Year today! Today, on Chinese New Year’s Day, I was reflecting on the tremendous popularity of the Chinese cuisine in India. As a child, I think that was the first multi-cultural food I was introduced to and have fond memories of how much I enjoyed the…

Citrusy Sunshine Carrot Salad

This healthy, succulent salad, inspired by Moroccan flavors, is sure to bring citrusy sunshine to your day! Check out this super easy recipe. Doesn’t citrusy sunshine sound so good in the winter? I don’t gravitate naturally towards salads during the cold months, so I need my salads to be even more appealing in taste and…

Butternut Peanut Butter Soup

Delectable, hearty, wholesome soup made with butternut squash, red lentils, turmeric and peanut butter. A one pot meal! It’s January! And my resolution to get back on that “eating healthy” wagon is not as easy to follow after all that party food. To add to my woes, Boston’s winter weather demands hot, hearty meals. So…

Dazzling Champagne Jelly Flutes!!

Party  on with these amazingly popular alcoholic or non-alcoholic versions of the Dazzling Champagne Jelly Flutes!! What are your New Year’s traditions? So many cultures and families have so many interesting traditions, don’t they? I know that some folks eat noodles, some eat 12 grapes at midnight, and some eat anything sweet to start the…

Spinach and Spaghetti Omelette

Scrumptious and healthy, gluten free meal, served with cheese rolls all baked in 20 minutes! Check out the crispy spaghetti! Yum! Don’t you love meals that make you drool, look spectacular and are nutritious …..And super easy to make? It tastes so scrumptious that I hear people make extra spaghetti so they can have leftover…