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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Bhindi Masala

Bhindi Masala

Bhindi Masala is orkra fried in a spiced tomato onion gravy. Temper the oil with cumin seeds and hing. Cook onions until translucent. Then add spices and tomatoes to create the Indian version of sofritos called masala. Then stir fry the okra until tender and finish with amchur (dried mango) […]

South Indian Lemon Rice

South Indian Lemon Rice

South Indian Lemon Rice South Indian Lemon Rice is flavored with turmeric, ginger, mustard seeds and curry leaves. This dish is also gluten free, fragrant and flavorful. The bright yellow Benefits of Turmeric: Turmeric is a spice that comes from the turmeric plant. It is the main spice in curry. It has a […]

Aloo Tiki with Tamarind and Mint Chutney

Air Fryer Aloo Tiki (Potato Croquette)

Aloo tiki is a fried spiced potato croquette or cutlet. It is also gluten free and delicious. For a healthier alternative, try cooking tiki in the Air Fryer. It has a crispy exterior and a soft and spiced interior. Aloo tikki is a snack originating from the Indian subcontinent. Made […]

Caramelized Eggplant Caponata with Pine Nuts

Caponata is the Sicilian version of ratatouille. Made with many similar ingredients, such as: eggplant, onion and tomatoes. Eggplant absorbs flavors like a sponge and long after the cooing process has ended. Hence, it is better served the next day and at room temperature. Unlike other eggplant based dips, this […]

lentils flavored with tempered oil

Tadka Daal

Tadka Daal is made of two components. You guessed it! Tadka and Daal. Tadka is tempered oil flavored with cumin seeds, asafetida (hing) and paprika. Super simple and quick to make. Daal is made from boil lentils that are cooked with ginger, turmeric and salt. Together it creates a perfectly […]