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Crispy Kale fritters or pakoras, perfect as an evening snack with a cup of cardamom tea… Kale has been one of my staple greens, I add them to my salads, curries, smoothies, couscous, Kerala style thoran or kale stir fry with grated coconut, scrambled eggs etc etc…The other day, I made fritters or pakoras out of kale and I loved how crispy and crunchy...

Minestrone soup, so much warmth and comfort in a bowl of this homemade hearty soup… Vibrant and colorful Fall has faded already and the temperature has started to drop. Weather is quite unpredictable these days, it will be cold one day and the next day it will be mildly warm and sunny. I am not a bit complaining about the warm/sunny weather. Taking full advantage...

Chicken and kale made into cutlets… I can enjoy chicken cutlets almost every day. I deep fry ’em or pan fry ’em, add different ingredients, coat with breadcrumbs or with panko crumbs; the options are endless. The other day, I added kale leaves to the chicken filling and made into patties. Coated with egg whites and then dipped in panko crumbs-...

Meatballs, chicken stock, greens and orzo pasta are married into this soup; delicious and nourishing soup. A perfect soup for the soul… This is an Italian American soup, popular in America and is served at most Italian restaurants here. I’d this soup a few weeks ago at an Italian restaurant, I instantly fell for it and enjoyed every sip of it with a Mmmm...

Two super foods: quinoa and kale in one dish. This is a healthy, protein rich and gluten free dish. This can be served as a side dish along with fish or chicken fillet… I befriended quinoa only recently, since then have been including it in my diet regularly. Until last year we’d thought that my Man was gluten intolerant. In one way it was good, that...

Kale, Mung bean and coconut: light and protein rich vegetarian delicacy… I’ve been into North Indian cooking lately, there are a lot to explore and taste. If I make Indian food at home it’s mostly South Indian dishes, at times I do make a few North Indian dishes too. I do have a good understanding about most of the South Indian dishes so I thought...

Now, this is a very healthy and nutritious dish… Last week, while grocery shopping I piled up more green veggies on my cart than anything else. Kale, spinach, lettuce, swiss chard etc were my healthy picks. Every time I look at these greens, one dish that rolls in to my mind is Kerala style Thoran or veggie stir fry with coconut. While getting ready to make...

Healthy lasagna??? Are you kidding me? How could that be possible? Isn’t lasagna supposed to be layered with cheese and topped with extra grated cheese??? Aren’t these the questions that popped into your mind when you read the title, healthy lasagna? I warn you, don’t underestimate lasagna; it does have a different face that only few people might...