Oct 242014
 
Grilled Almond Butter Pomegranate Sandwich

Have you tried sandwiches with pomegranate? It’s not something that’s crossed my mind like ever but I should say I’ve tried pomegranate covered dark chocolate and they are decadent. My family loves pomegranate and I should say I’m a big fan of this fruit myself. My lovely neighbor recently shared a bag full of pomegranates that she harvested from her backyard and my kiddos were thankfully not present when she stopped by. I’m sure my Want to know more about this recipe?

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Oct 232014
 
Olive Hummus Wrap with Avocado and Cucumber

Hummus is an Arabic word for chickpeas but are usually made with sesame paste (tahini), lemon juice, garlic, and salt. My son is allergic to sesame seeds so store-bought hummus never make it to our household. I make hummus at home without sesame and I need to enhance the flavor with other ingredients.I try to encourage my kids to choose healthier options for their meals and many a times fancy names attract my kids more Want to know more about this recipe?

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Oct 182014
 
Garam Masala Popcorn

My mind is constantly in thought about something or someone, like a hamster in a wheel. I’m sure if I can run physically at a speed that my mind does, I don’t have to worry about calories or the weight that I’m endlessly trying to reduce.   “Stop thinking, and end your problems.” — Lao Tzu Easier said than done. In order for my mind to reset the thought process I would like to unwind Want to know more about this recipe?

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Oct 172014
 
Aloo Basket with corn chat

I’m a Gemini, and I have two opposing personalities. It’s what I’ve been blessed with and lucky for me my husband is a Gemini too. Oh, you don’t have to say, we ride our peaks and valleys in a roller coaster ride and the speed of the ride is determined by which of the four personalities are facing off each other. One thing that’s common to us is we always crave variety, we just cannot Want to know more about this recipe?

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Oct 162014
 
Bread Rolls

I know it’s a very long break that I took from blogging and its been quite difficult for me to get back the grove of consistent blogging. I have no excuse but to say I’ve become quite lazy to create or try any new recipes recently. With the constant badgering of my family and annoying reminders that I’m not making anything new I’ve considered to put my lazy gene to sleep(I hope it remains asleep Want to know more about this recipe?

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Jun 182014
 
Mac n Cheese Mini Pies

Mac n Cheese is an all time favorite in our house. My kids prefer mac n cheese and secretively I like them too. Whenever I make mac n cheese I tend to sneak couple of spoons before serving them to my kids. Since the traditional recipe is loaded with empty carbs without much nutrients I mix some veggie puree or pasta sauce to the mac n cheese to provide at least one serving of veggies. Want to know more about this recipe?

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Jun 172014
 
Burrito Wrap

Wraps and Sandwiches are ideal foods for road trips and picnics. This recipe is protein rich and can be customized to one’s taste. I used to think that wraps need to be eaten as and when they are made but I quite liked the taste of soft wraps that were made few hours before during one of our road trips. They are one whole meal wrapped in tortilla and can be made protein rich by Want to know more about this recipe?

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Jun 162014
 
Ceylon Parotta

When I think about picnic I imagine myself sitting on a blanket spread on a serene park without any chaos filled with hustle and bustle of the daily circus that’s usually the scenario around our dinner table. I would also prefer finger foods more as I wouldn’t want to use anymore paper plates and cutleries as absolutely needed my part of saving the environment. I think I scored a point from my “go green” friend Want to know more about this recipe?

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May 252014
 
Mango Pista Kulfi

Kulfi is a popular Indian dessert made by slow cooking milk until it reaches the desired consistency which are then sweetened and flavored to taste. The original process is long drawn to give this mix a distinctive taste which are then frozen in kulfi moulds. However an easier and shorter version to make kulfis is to use heavy cream, evaporated milk, condensed milk or boiled milk mixed with dried powdered milk to thicken the mix. Want to know more about this recipe?

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May 252014
 
Mango Tiramisu

Tiramisu is one of the most popular Italian dessert known to man kind or rather known to me. They are super delicious, rich, creamy and very easy to make with some readily available ingredients. Generally we make rich desserts for special occasions but Tiramisu is the only exception that I’m willing to make without any call for celebration. Tiramisu is supposedly derived from Zuppa Inglese (English Trifle) which is made of pound cake layered with Want to know more about this recipe?

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