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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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24 October, 2017

Pulao using Cauliflower Rice

Pulao using Cauliflower Rice
Posted in : Diabetic, Dinner, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Lunch, North Indian, Paleo, Quick & Easy, Rice, Vegetarian, Whole30 Dinners, Whole30 Lunch on by : sujeesha
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I, AM, officially obsessed with “cauliflower rice”. To be honest, i had my doubts when i thought about making pulao with it. But the end product was so mind-blowing that i can’t wait to try other variety rice items using cauliflower rice. Best part about this rice is it took me all of 15 minutes
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24 October, 2017

Sabudana Kichdi (with no peanuts) – Tapioca Pearl Hodgepodge

Sabudana Kichdi (with no peanuts) – Tapioca Pearl Hodgepodge
Posted in : Breakfast, Dinner, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Low Fat, Lunch, North Indian, Paleo, Quick & Easy, Vegetarian, Whole30 Breakfast, Whole30 Dinners, Whole30 Lunch on by : sujeesha
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Sabudana khichdi is usually made with peanut powder which is a dish that is consumed during auspicious days by those that want to observe abstinence from indulging on their staple food. Though I’m not a religious person (to my mom’s disappointment!!), I love Love laaaaav sabudana khichdi. However, since i’m on Whole30 cleanse now, I
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23 October, 2017

Cauliflower Rice – Egg Fried Rice

Cauliflower Rice – Egg Fried Rice
Posted in : Chinese, Continental, Diabetic, Dinner, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Lunch, Paleo, Quick & Easy, Rice, Rice, Thai, Vegetarian, Whole30 Dinners, Whole30 Lunch on by : sujeesha
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Alright, I can’t believe i’m saying this. But friends, Cauliflower “rice” is mind-blowing. This fried rice tasted absolutely delicious and my coworker who tasted it couldn’t tell it wasn’t rice. I just started my Whole30 cleanse and I was pretty skeptical to substitute my beloved rice with cauliflower, but i’m Sold! I had come home
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11 September, 2017

Aaloo Samosa – aka Samosas filled with spiced potatoes

Aaloo Samosa – aka Samosas filled with spiced potatoes
Comments : 2 Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Deep Fried, Diwali, North Indian, Party, Ramadan, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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Samosas are the most popular Indian snack across the world and I have not come across anyone that is not intrigued by them. There are hundreds of varieties of samosas and what I’m sharing here is the classic version of em all. There are no hard and fast rule as to what goes in the
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22 August, 2017

Naan

Naan
Posted in : Baking, Bread, Dinner, Diwali, North Indian, Party, Ramadan, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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Indian meal at a restaurant is not complete unless you have your generous dose of tandoor-cooked bread called “Naan”. Many of us think making naan at home is impossible without a clay oven, but believe me, oven range works just fine. Two essential items that are needed to make the best naan at home (atleast
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14 August, 2017

Easy Kerala Avial

Posted in : Curries, Heart Healthy, Indian, Kerala, Low Fat, Onam Sadhya, Paleo, Sides, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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Kerala Avial is the queen of all avials out there. This nutritious comfort food made using a variety of fresh South Indian vegetables cooked in coconut paste is the star of all Kerala festivals such as Onam and Vishu. Outside of festivals, its a great side dish for adai, another nutritious Indian multigrain pancake you
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13 June, 2017

Banana Lumpia (aka – Turon)

Banana Lumpia (aka – Turon)
Posted in : Appetizers & Snacks, Chamorro, Deep Fried, Desserts & Sweets, Filipino, Pacific Island food, Thanksgiving, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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Ever since i came across this dish while looking for Chamorro desserts, i’ve been dying to make these. This is a very simple Filipino dish that migrated to Guam and has different variations. What i like about Lumpias is that they are not too sweet but delicious, and can be made in a jiffy. Jackfruit
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