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…

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.

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…

Easy Pizza Roll Ups-Game Day Appetizers

Crowd pleaser, semi-homemade, vegetarian, appetizers that are a breeze to make! Super bowl fever is at an all-time high this week and we are looking forward to watching the game with friends. Are you excited about the game….and the game day munchies? What are you making? I am making these crusty, warm, cheesy pizza roll…

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…

Crispy Crunchy Til Chikki

Makar Sankranti  Festival Sweet that can be made with just 4 ingredients- sesame seeds, sugar, cardamom powder and salt and in under 10 minutes! Did you all hear about the snow blizzard in the Boston area last week? Then you will understand my exuberance for the Makar Sankranti festival this January 14th.  Makar Sankranti is…

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…