What’s the Deal with Quinoa

What’s the Deal with Quinoa

Raise your hand if Quinoa was not in your vocabulary, let alone in your pantry till a few years back. Raise your hand if this still feels like a mystery ingredient, even after you have eaten it multiple times in restaurants. Somehow, it tastes better or more exotic in...
Gluten-Free Banana Bread with Orange {Dairy-free}

Gluten-Free Banana Bread with Orange {Dairy-free}

I like baking. Even more so since the kids are getting older. Turning on the oven means they like to get in the kitchen with me. In the winter season baking fills the house with delicious aromas and is an easy way to get dinner on the table. In the summer though it is...
The healthiest (and only) way to cook Broccoli

The healthiest (and only) way to cook Broccoli

I hear it all the time. My mom said it, every health guru says it, there’s even a million hashtags devoted to it. Eat your veggies. I say it to my kids every day. Sometimes, that’s three times a day. Your body needs 5-8 portions of fruits and vegetables a...
Whole Roasted Cauliflower With Coriander and Mustard

Whole Roasted Cauliflower With Coriander and Mustard

It’s a wonderful feeling to be surrounded by friends and family.ย  As a result, when festive days like Easter and Diwali come around, I like taking the time and relaxing with my loved ones.ย  However, before one gets around to the good part, there is the setup,...
Coconut and Cornmeal Pancakes

Coconut and Cornmeal Pancakes

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. When I was young I heard this often from my mom. Today I find I echo my mother in so many ways, and this is just one of them. “Make time for breakfast!” Early mornings in our home are quite rushed though,...