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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

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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1 September, 2017

Chicken Chili Verde

Chicken Chili Verde
Posted in : Chicken, Chilies & Stews, Diabetic, Dinner, Gluten Free, Heart Healthy, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Mexican, Paleo, Slow Cooker on by : sujeesha
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There are several different kinds of chili out there and my favorites are the ones that do not have beans in them. I feel beans are used by restaurants as fillers and they do kill the flavor of meat. This particular recipe if a favorite of mine since it has a little tanginess to it
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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

Aviyal

Posted in : Curries, Heart Healthy, Indian, Kerala, Low Fat, Onam Sadhya, Paleo, Sides, Vegetarian on by : sujeesha
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This nutritious dish with a variety of vegetables cooked in coconut paste is an important part of all Kerala festivals. Outside of festivals, its a great side dish for Adai, another nutritious Indian pancake you can find in my site. There are a lot of vegetables used, hence quantity of each vegetable is so less.
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13 June, 2017

Flan – 2 (lets make some caramel sauce)

Flan – 2 (lets make some caramel sauce)
Posted in : Asian, Baking, Chamorro, Continental, Desserts & Sweets, Egg, Filipino, Latin American, Pacific Island food, Party, Thai on by : sujeesha
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Flan is a very simple dessert, the origin of which is claimed by different countries. A Portuguese friend of my taught me the traditional method of making flan and its the bomb. I use less eggs than most recipes out there because i don’t like my flan too eggy. Don’t be intimidated by the caramel
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