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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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4 November, 2017

Steak – Rib Eye

Steak – Rib Eye
Posted in : BBQ & Grill, Beef, Continental, Dinner, Lunch, Quick & Easy, Whole30 Dinners, Whole30 Lunch on by : sujeesha
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My favorite cut of beef is the rib eye. The marbling throughout the meat provides an unbeatable flavor and juicy tenderness. I am a cast iron junkie. I use it to make a lot of my dishes, and the best use of it all is to make my steak. You can use any heavy skillet
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3 November, 2017

Nutty Breakfast Porridge

Nutty Breakfast Porridge
Posted in : Breakfast, Continental, Desserts & Sweets, Diabetic, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Paleo, Quick & Easy, Whole30 Breakfast, Whole30 Snacks on by : sujeesha
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Alright, the photo i’ve posted does NOT do justice to how heavenly this porridge tastes. You haaave to try it to believe it. I found this recipe online and i made some tweaks to make it work for me. Since we have a lot of different kinds of porridge for breakfast in India, this is
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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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