Last week as I walked down the vegetable aisle in the market, I saw a multitude of colors staring back at me. All different shapes and sizes that I have never dared cook with. I like to play it safe with vegetables – specially when I’m cooking Indian food. Spinach, Cauliflower,Beans, Okra, Potatoes, Brocolli and … More To beet or not to beet / Beetroot Thoran
I had fallen off the “eat clean and mindfully” bandwagon for most of last year. Since I became pregnant to be honest -I’ve been eating everything that came my way. My sweet baby turned 9 months old last week and I realized the excuse of eating for two isn’t valid anymore. You think I … More Green smoothie bowl for breakfast, because #Health
R and I have this terrible (or adorable depending on how you want to see it) routine of eating dessert together every night. It started out fairly harmless with a piece of dark chocolate while watching the late night news…which turned into “let’s go for a walk and get some Icecream”…which turned into “let’s … More Cravings / Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Chia seed pudding
Shakshouka (or Shakshuka or Chachouka) is a Tunisian staple of eggs in spiced tomato gravy. It is easy to see why its so popular for a quick dinner or brunch at home- 1) it can be made in a single dish (always a plus!) like a cast iron skillet or tajine. 2) It has hearty complex … More Shakshouka it up
Okay. Before we dive into the great recipe that this turned out to be I have to acknowledge my 3 month hiatus. I have been cooking, but my motivation to innovate and record stopped. This particular recipe was perfected in September…and I made around 4 batches before I got it right.
I have been trying to get on the whole healthy lifestyle bandwagon for a while. For starters, we stopped adding any sugar in our morning tea or coffee and have increased our intake of fresh fruits and vegetables in all meals. We threw out the white sugar in our home last year and replaced it with … More Healthy Moist Dark Chocolate Tea Cake
Last month, we took a little vacation in Canada. R was in Toronto for work so I joined him there and on the weekend we drove up to Gananoque. We stayed in a darling little b&b that turned out to be a great find. Our host was a wonderful lady who has put so much … More Getting away / All Natural Home-made Granola