Avocado and Strawberries made into a healthy smoothie, seasoned with honey… It’s not strawberry season, yet I’m seeing strawberries in abundance in the grocery store. I love strawberries, have been enjoying it for the past few weeks. Making smoothies out of them has been my main activity and I throw in all kinds of ingredients: flax seeds, chia...

Healthy quinoa and mixed veggie salad, perfect Summer salad… I couldn’t be any happier, the weather got better and we are actually enjoying warm weather for the past few days. The first thing I did was to hang the bird feeder in my backyard, within a few minutes lots of cute birds gathered around to enjoy their food. Their chirping makes my backyard lively. Meet...

Asian rice bowl with soy chicken- my healthy week day lunch… Week days are all about easy breezy and healthy meals. When I pack lunch to work I want to keep it simple and healthy. This Asian rice bowl fits my week day lunch criteria. I make this quite often with different veggies, sauces and chicken seasoned with different seasoning, it’s never boring!!!   ...

Plantain, Maple syrup and Coconut oil- three of my favorite ingredients when combined together and made into a cake, turned out to be delicious… You guys know very well about my love for plantain. I’ve already posted a few recipes using plantain and I am always in search of different recipes that I can make with plantain. I’d bought a few plantains...

One of my favorite easy to make desserts that I make often when I get the sweet craving is sweetened vermicelli or payasam… The other day when I made this dessert, I topped the sweetened vermicelli with praline pecans or pecans combined with brown sugar and butter. The crunchy and caramelized pecans made this simple dessert taste even more delicious. Update...

Rasam made effortlessly… Rasam is a spicy and tangy clear liquid resembles to a soup- it’s basically a side dish served with rice and other dishes in South India. This can be enjoyed as a soup or poured over rice. My most favorite way of having rasam is by pouring it over rice along with fish curry, combine everything together and just enjoy. Tastes...

Macaroni stir fried with peppers and asian sauces and seasonings, quick fix lunch or dinner… On week days, it’s all about quick fix meals. Some turns out really good and obviously the recipe gets into my blog. Others are not really a recipe, I throw whatever that’s in my pantry and fridge and turns out to be a meal that can fill my stomach. The...

  Meat balls and barley cooked together and made into a hearty and delicious soup… Spring has sprung and we are having chilly and gloomy rainy days. A bowl of hearty warm soup is what I want on most days in Spring. Last week, I made this meat ball and barley soup and it was incredibly comforting. I seasoned the ground beef and made into balls, cooked along...

French toast roll ups filled with jam, delicious breakfast… I’ve seen a few pictures and videos of French toast roll ups on my FB news feed, since then I’ve been wanting to try this. I love French toast, who doesn’t??? If the French toast has a yummy filling inside and when you bite into it, the filling just oozes into your mouth…now,...

Ground beef biryani that can be made ahead of time and tastes delicious… Here’s a  perfect one pot meal and it’s biryani made with ground beef. Give it a try!   Preparation Pictures Cooking onion Cooking ground beef After adding basmati rice Cooked ground beef biryani After garnishing   ...