Spring Abundance Bowl

Indian fusion recipe for a healthy spring! Cheers!   It was so hard for me to leave sunny, warm California last week. When I left Boston it was cloudy, gray and snowing! When I shared with my friends in the Boston area this photo of Chino Hills in California, they could not believe that these... Continue Reading →

Destination Spa Salad

A salad with spa panache! Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free home made creamy dressing with coconut milk. This refreshing and healthy salad will transport you to a tropical paradise spa! Feel the island breeze as you devour this salad made of massaged greens and radicchio tossed with fresh pineapple, apple and blackberries in delectable coconut... Continue Reading →

Shrimp Curry Quinoa Bowl

Relish this vibrant, healthy and hearty curry bowl that surely hits the spot! Do you like curry bowls with bold flavors, textures and temperatures juxtaposed to create a tantalizing meal? Then this is the curry bowl for you! Warm, wholesome red quinoa and the spicy shrimp curry contrast perfectly with the quick pickled, cool and... Continue Reading →

Red Cabbage Koshimbir (Salad)

A simply scrumptious, nutritious, lowfat, vegetarian, figure friendly salad. Do you get hangry (angry when hungry?) I know I do. Lately I have been trying to shake off the extra pounds…..and it has not been easy. I get so irritable when I am hungry. So I look for foods that I absolutely love to eat... Continue Reading →

Warm Lentil Salad with Mango Ginger Dressing

A true winter bliss salad! Warm curried lentils combined with veggies and a super healthy mango ginger and avocado dressing!   I bet so many of us have resolved to eat better or lose weight, starting today, January 1st! That is how my thoughts turned to salads. But for me, eating cold salads during the... Continue Reading →

 4 Ingredients, 5 Minutes Microwave Plantain Chips  

These plantain chips are for the calorie conscious. Plantain chips have been my favorite for as long as I can remember and it is still very hard for me to resist a bag of plantain chips in the store. So imagine my joy when I discovered that my microwave plantain chips were 1/3 the calories of... Continue Reading →

Bharli Vaangi- a treasured heirloom recipe

serves 4 to 6 Bharli Vaangi literally translated, means stuffed eggplant. The stuffing in this case, is a freshly roasted and ground masala mixture. This dish is close to my heart and truly a treasured heirloom for me. Just as I aspire to recreate the incredibly delicious Bharli Vaangi  my mother made, I remember her telling me... Continue Reading →

Healthy Green Bean Upkari, an heirloom recipe

Are you one of those who wrinkle your nose, seeing green beans on the dinner plate? Then this is the recipe that will make you love green beans! How do I know? Because I used to be one of those nose wrinklers:).... until I ate this Upkari, that is. Upkari, in konkani, means a stir fried vegetable dish,... Continue Reading →

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