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Every Day Instant Pot Masoor (Red Lentil) Daal

This Instant Pot Masoor (Red Lentil) Daal recipe is the perfect weekday meal. It is simple to make with minimal prep work. Lentils are healthy and hearty packed with nutrients, fiber, and protein. Like many people, I try to cut down my meat consumption and focus on trying to eat […]

Spicy Vegan Butternut Squash Soup with Pickled Fennel

Light and flavorful vegan butternut squash soup is the perfect fall meal for a chilly day. The soup has a rich and complex flavor made from caramelized onions, cayenne, and Honeycrisp apples. There is a wonderful natural sweetness to the soup and it is finished with a hint is spice. […]

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Achari Aloo (Spiced Baby Potatoes)

Achari Aloo is a great vegetarian dish. Made with baby potatoes tossed in pickling spices and vinegar for a spicy and tangy flavor. It requires some prep work but the dish itself comes together in minutes. Check out the video below to see how simple this dish is to make. […]

Roasted Spaghetti Squash

Roasted Spaghetti Squash

I discovered spaghetti squash about 10 years ago and my life has never been the same. My interest was peaked by this mystery vegetable because of its ability to be used as a carb substitute. However, I fell in love with its crisp and light texture and flavor. Make in […]

Red Pepper and Feta Dip

Red Pepper and Feta Dip

Creamy, sweet, and salty red pepper dip made with roasted red peppers, feta, pomegranate molasses, balsamic vinegar, and walnuts. This wonderful and complex red pepper and feta dip will be your go-to dip. Made in the food processor with minimal work and effort. Just the way I like to cook. This […]

Garlic and Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

Garlic and Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

Garlic and cherry tomato bruschetta is a perfect appetizer for an afternoon in the park or in your living room. Simple and easy make as part of a cheese plate or to enjoy with a glass of wine. Perfect for a hot summer day when you don’t want to turn […]

Summer Spicy Corn Salad

Summer Spicy Corn Salad

Is it even summer if there is no corn salad? You will want to make this spicy corn salad all the time. It is full of fresh and simple ingredients which create a symphony in your mouth. Is that okay to say? How to make spicy corn salad: Cook the […]

Greek Lemon Potatoes

Greek Style Lemon Potatoes

Greek-style lemon potatoes are my favorite way to cook potatoes. The great thing about potatoes is that they will snack in all the flavors around them. Which means they will taste like nothing if you do not properly season. These potatoes are full of delcious umami and lemony aromas and […]

Roasted Asparagus with Lemon and Garlic

Simple and easy roasted asparagus made with garlic powder, lemon zest, and panko bread crumbs. This side dish is crispy, tender, and packed with flavor. All you need is olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder, lemon zest, and panko bread crumbs. Toss the asparagus in olive oil and layout on […]

Vegan Butternut Squash Daal with Tadka

Vegan Butternut Squash Daal

Delicious, hearty and healthy vegan butternut squash daal is a simple and different meal to make. Eat on its own or with some whole wheat rotis, plain basmati rice or South Indian Basmati Rice. Simply boil together soaked red lentils and yellow lentils along with green chili, salt, turmeric, garlic, […]