Beef strips, veggies and noodles stir fried together, delicious one pot meal… I’m a huge fan of stir fries and I do have a soft corner towards beef and noodle stir fries. Whenever I buy beef strips I will be seen making this dish. I perk up the flavor of this dish with Asian sauces and seasonings. Beef strips, veggies and rice noodles when stir fried...

The best tasting Guava pudding and it’s easy to make… I’ve been trying to finish up Guavas that I’d bought last week. We ate some, made milkshakes out of it and was thinking what should I make next, that’s when the idea of making pudding hit me hard. I’m so glad that I made this pudding, tasted absolutely delicious and loved the...

Ghee roasted plantains are layered with egg, roasted apples and coconut and then baked; tasted delicious… I am a huge plantain lover, may be because I grew up in Kerala where plantains are abundantly available. And, we make so many different snacks using plantains. One of the famous evening snacks in Kerala is Pazhampori or plantain fritters. Most of the snacks...

Delicious and nutritious green smoothie… Lately, I’ve been hearing and reading a lot about green smoothies. Now, most of the juice bars have added “green smoothies” on their menu and they are given a much higher price tag as well. You really don’t have to spend $6 for a glass of that power packed smoothies. It can be made much fresher...

My latest obsession is working out with resistance bands and I’m loving it… Last month, I got a package and thought my Man would have ordered some fancy accessories for his motorcycle or some gadgets. I was a bit curious and I fiercely opened it, there was a box inside it and it said “complete 12-minute toning gym”. Immediately, I texted my...

Delicious oven roasted butternut squash… I like to either roast the butternut squash or make a soup out of it. Every time, when I roast them I try to add different seasonings and spices. Once, I added Asian seasonings and roasted them, it was delicious. So, this time seasoned diced butternut squash with paprika, ground cumin and garam masala, roasted them till...

Beef pot roast is a classic American favorite, made by slow cooking beef in a crock pot…Let the crock pot do all the work! I’d bought a crock pot a couple of years ago, yes with the sole intention of making pot roast and other slow cooked dishes. My man, being a pot roast lover felt excited seeing the crock pot in my shopping cart. He must have hoped...

  If you are reading this article, then I’m pretty sure that you have started thinking of starting your workouts, a huge warm welcome to the fitness world. Remember, health is wealth so let’s get started… I’d been thinking of starting a new section called workouts or fitness or something of this category for so long, finally it’s...

  Shrimp cooked in roasted coconut gravy or prawns theeyal, an authentic Kerala dish… Theeyal is a Kerala dish in which grated coconut is roasted till it’s browned and is pureed along with water. To the ground coconut, veggies like okra, small onions, eggplant, drumstick or even shrimp is added and cooked in the coconut gravy. The smokey roasted flavor...

Boondi, fried chickpea flour (besan) when combined with sugar syrup and made into rounds yummy ladoos are formed… One of the most famous traditional sweets in India is Ladoo, and is devoured by everyone during special occasions, festivals or on any day when there is a craving for sweets. This is one of the sweets that can be found in almost every sweet stores,...