Kale Walnut Pesto

WAIT! Do not run away! Kale isn't that bad! When everyone said Kale is this amazing superfood and healthy , I was one of those souls who whipped up a kale shake out of enthusiasm only to realize I could stomach even a sip of it. LOL. Don't get me wrong I'm a big fan... Continue Reading →

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Pesto Baked Eggs

"I wish there was an option to patent recipes¬†" says my husband when he tasted this dish. He said, "why don't they serve such dishes in restaurants, wow its soo good." These were the comments from my egg lover husband. I wasn't originally a great fan of eggs but he loves and needs his eggs... Continue Reading →

Amaranth Tomato Curry

Amaranth leaves are also called Thotakura in Telugu and Chauli in Hindi.Although we find the red amaranthus in asian stores regularly, the green one is hard to come by and I absolutely relish these in the spring season when they are available in stores.I am a strong believer in seasonal eating which warrants adding more... Continue Reading →

Green Mango Charu

Charu in Telugu means a soup made from an extracted juice of vegetables.There are many versions of charu like pappu charu(made with dal), nimmakaya charu(made with lemon), majjiga charu(made with buttermilk) etc.In case you are wondering what is the difference between a charu and a rasam is, in rasam we add spices in addition to... Continue Reading →

Cumin Cauliflower Soup

  I usually do not like the cauliflower soups served at restaurants, it has a raw cauliflower flavor ¬†and raw cruciferous veggies are notorious for causing gas and bloating and are to be completely cooked before eating. I love cauliflower in our Indian preparations with tomato, peas or potato.All of these recipes are flavored with... Continue Reading →

Roasted Poblano and Corn Soup

Soups are amazing for weight loss.They help us reach our 5 servings a day recommendation for vegetables and unlike smoothies they are cooked and don't cause digestive distress because they are easier to digest than raw veggie salads or smoothies. Now most smoothies we find in the stores or restaurants are laden with butter or... Continue Reading →

Cajun Feta Acorn Squash Soup

Squashes are the ultimate comfort foods for the winters.Acorn Squash is mildly sweet like butternut but warmer in taste and it tastes amazing with warming spices like nutmeg, chili powder, cajun etc.In this recipe I combine Roasted acorn squash with the saltiness of the feta and spice from cajun for a yummy winter soup. Preparation... Continue Reading →

Noodle Soup

Tonight's dinner is Noodle soup. I Needed something light yet full of nutrition and easy to digest tonight. Commonly made as chicken noodle soup, I made a vegetarian version, the tutorial also shows the chicken option.Quick, Simple , tasty , yet easy to make and digest! Other things you can add are cooked barley and... Continue Reading →

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