Author: sujeesha


All about BODi coming this fall!

I talk a lot about my online workout library, but let me brag just ONE more time! From fitness programs and meditation practice to complete nutrition plans at our fingertips, our on demand library is an unbelievable resource. But, if I told you the BEST is yet to come, would you believe me?  BODi (Beachbody […]

Chocolate-Almond Banana Cupcake

Banana bread, I’m pretty sure, is the ultimate reason bananas exist on the planet. Whenever you see bananas go soft and freckly, banana bread is the answer. I couldn’t find my bread pan yesterday and these cupcakes were born! I’m glad ‘coz cupcakes make portions manageable, don’t you think? This recipe is heavily influenced by […]

Easy Chicken Dum Biriyani using National Masala

There are thousands biriyani recipes and I make at least half a dozen recipes mylself. But this recipe is my new found favorite because its quick and easy to make and is an absolute crowd pleaser resulting in restaurant-style dum biriyani. I have tried many brands of biriyani masalas before but none is as good […]

Gluten free Vegan Chocolate Chunk Skillet Cookie

The recipes in this blog are not particularly focused towards gluten-free or vegan recipes, but I’m always dabbling in the waters of clean cooking/baking. And I do love it when I can make something vegan and gluten-free that is totally undetectable. If no one can tell that it’s either vegan or gluten-free (let alone both) […]

Tempeh Rolls with Veggies

Fun fact: I had not even heard of tempeh until a week ago. Shocking but true because i don’t really eat vegan food outside and apparently tempeh is a go-to protein source for a lot of vegans. This tempeh roll is my new found favorite! I started doing a 21 day cleanse couple of days […]

Kale Stir-Fry

I used to not like kale. Until my mom visited me from India and Indianized it. Western world’s new discovery “moringa” is a staple in South Indian cuisine for centuries. In fact, most households have a moringa tree in the backyard. That’s how common moringa is in South India, especially in the states of Kerala […]

Stuffed Omelette

Want a quick and easy breakfast? Try this stuffed omelette recipe. Takes all of 15 minutes or less, and you got yourself a filling and nutritious breakfast whipped up in a jiffy. Stuffing your omelette just packs it with so much more nutrition to keep your macros balanced. When it comes to making omelette, sky […]

Medhu Vadai aka Lentil Fritters

Medhu vadai or ulundhu vadai is one of my favorite snacks growing up. Its so versatile, after you enjoy hot crispy vadas for breakfast, any leftovers can be converted to sambar vada or dahi vada for a completely different breakfast next morning. I will post recipes for those late Grinding the batter in an Indian […]

Peppermint Bark

Even without trying we somehow seem to rack up quite a stash of candy canes every year. But do we ever eat them? Nooooooooo!!!! ‘Coz the overly sweet hard candy is not very pleasant to the pallatte. However, sprinkle some on top of peppermint bark and Voila!!! Those things get inhaled in No Time! I […]

Honey Glazed Ham

Not bragging (may be a tad bit yes ) but my boyfriend made this ammmazing, moist, crusty and flavorful honey glazed ham for our holiday party this weekend and OMFG, it was Minnnnd. Blowing! I will give credits to allrecipes for sure and more than the recipes, its the reviews that are a bomb there. This […]