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Tag Archive: Healthy

Cauliflower & Chickpeas Salad

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  Salads are not usually my cup of tea! But, once in a while a simple, clean salad is nourishing to the palate. The thing I love about salads is that we can… Continue reading

Roasted Tomato & Garlic Soup

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  Sometimes a simple meal (like this one) is comforting, satisfying and so easy to put together. We have been having plenty of soups and sandwiches lately. A conscious habit we are trying… Continue reading

Mamidikaya Pappu – Mango Dal

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  Ugadi is just a few days away and all the festive nostalgia has started hitting in. Mangoes are a significant part of this festival because this is the time when green, un-ripe… Continue reading

Paratha Chips and Sriracha-spiced Hummus + a Video

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  I’ve never been a huge sports-buff except for playing badminton and watching cricket with family. But, lately in the last couple of years I’ve started watching sports on a regular basis and… Continue reading

Sesame and Peanut Soba Noodles

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    The upside to writing a food blog is that there is always a variety of food I want to try. My palate has grown enormously in the last couple of years.… Continue reading

Plantain Stir Fry (Aratikaya Vepudu) with Coriander Parathas

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Plantain or Aratikaya (in Telugu) is one of my favorite vegetables. It is a non-sweet, starchy and tougher version of banana. It is particularly high in fiber and potassium. Widely grown and consumed… Continue reading

Broccoli Rabe/Rapini Stuffed Parathas

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  For the past few weeks I have been gravely tempted to pick up these deep green fresh bunches of Broccoli Rabe at my local grocery store. I had read and heard a… Continue reading

Chickpea Noodle Soup

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  Spring has been here for a while now but it still kinda feels like Winter is in no mood to say goodbye and go into hibernation! The sun is beaming brightly spreading… Continue reading

Methi-Chana Dal Sabji / Fenugreek-Lentils Stir Fry

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  Methi/Fenugreek is quite versatile in the sense that – a) fresh leaves can be used similar to any leafy greens to make a parathas, curries or dal, b) dried leaves often referred… Continue reading

Fada Upma – Cracked Wheat Porridge

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  Here is another breakfast/brunch kinda dish! And the best thing about it is that it is super healthy too. ‘Fada‘ as it is called in Hindi, is a coarse form of wheat… Continue reading

Chickpeas Garden Salad

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  It’s freezing out here for the past few days and is likely to be so for at-least the next couple more days. We also had light snow this morning and yet the… Continue reading

Spaghetti & Veggie Balls

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  ‘Spaghetti & Meatballs’ is such a crowd favorite….and just because you are not a meat-eater….that shouldn’t devoid you from having it. This is a nice, fresh and healthy dish to start off… Continue reading

Health{ier} Banana Cake with Toasted Almonds

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  ‘Cake’ is definitely not associated with ‘Healthy’ most of the times. But, this cake has all the goodness of bananas, almonds, oats with reduced amounts of sugar and butter. So, this is… Continue reading

Aloo Palak – Potatoes in Spinach Gravy

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  ‘Aloo Palak’ is yet another classic North Indian dish that is super flavorful and a crowd pleaser similar to ‘Palak Paneer/Saag Paneer‘. The flavors from the spices, the nutrients from the spinach,… Continue reading

Vegetable Minestrone Soup

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  Want a meal to be filling and super-healthy? ‘Soup’ is the way to go; the one with lots of veggies, beans of your choice, and some comforting pasta cooked in a tasty,… Continue reading

Mango & Strawberry Yogurt Parfait

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  Firstly, theme change! I always wanted a gallery-feel theme for this blog and finally got around making the make-over. Still trying to get used to the new look-and-feel, but so far I… Continue reading