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22 April, 2020

Chocolate-Almond Banana Cupcake

Chocolate-Almond Banana Cupcake
Posted in : American, Appetizers & Snacks, Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Continental, Paleo Breakfast, Paleo Dessert, Paleo Snack, Vegan on by : sujeesha
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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
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5 April, 2020

Easy Chicken Dum Biriyani using National Masala

Easy Chicken Dum Biriyani using National Masala
Posted in : Baking, Chicken, Christmas, Dinner, Indian, Lunch, Ramadan, Rice, Rice, Stove top, Thanksgiving on by : sujeesha
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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
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28 March, 2020

Gluten free Vegan Chocolate Chunk Skillet Cookie

Gluten free Vegan Chocolate Chunk Skillet Cookie
Posted in : American, Baking, Desserts & Sweets, Paleo Dessert, Vegan, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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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)
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3 March, 2020

Tempeh Rolls with Veggies

Tempeh Rolls with Veggies
Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Dinner, Gluten Free, Japanese, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Lunch, Quick & Easy, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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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
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22 January, 2020

Kale Stir-Fry

Kale Stir-Fry
Posted in : American, Paleo, Paleo Dinner, Paleo Lunch, Salad, Sides, Stove top, Vegetarian, Whole30 Dinners, Whole30 Lunch, Whole30 Recipes on by : sujeesha
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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
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9 January, 2020

Medhu Vadai aka Lentil Fritters

Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Breakfast, Deep Fried, Gluten Free, Karnataka, Kerala, Pongal, Rice, South Indian, Tamil Nadu on by : sujeesha

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
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24 December, 2019

Peppermint Bark

Peppermint Bark
Posted in : American, Christmas, Quick & Easy on by : sujeesha
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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
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23 December, 2019

Apple-Pumpkin Crumbles Muffin

Posted in : Baking, Breakfast, Christmas, Continental, Gluten Free, Smoothies on by : sujeesha
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Did you say “Muffin”?? Yes I did!!!! And Apple-Pumpkin Crumbles Muffins are even better than any muffin. 🙂 These Apple-Pumpkin crumbles muffins adopted from a recipe from whatsinthepan.com are to dieeeeee for! Simple ingredients available in the pantry and are perfect for Christmas morning breakfast. Counter to oven in literally 15 minutes and that’s definitely
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9 November, 2017

Crackling Chicken

Crackling Chicken
Posted in : American, Chicken, Diabetic, Dinner, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Low Calorie, Lunch, Paleo Dinner, Paleo Lunch, Quick & Easy, Whole30 Dinners, Whole30 Lunch on by : sujeesha
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This chicken dish is so easy to prep, make and devour that whenever I’m not sure what to make for a quick dinner, this is my go-to dish. I got the inspiration for this recipe on NomNomPaleo.com, put my own spin to it and have been hooked ever since. I always get my meat from
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