Herby Quinoa With Shwarma Spice

Another quinoa recipe here, this time with tons of green vegetables and herbs. I like to soak the quinoa and dry roast it after draining it…



Beets & Greens

I am not sure what this citrus fruit tastes like. I first bought it thinking it was akin to the sweet lime (aka mosambi) I ate as a child. While…



Parsnip Soup

I had this soup at an outdoor restaurant a couple of weeks ago and was trying to recreate it at home. Parsnips by themselves are not a fun root…



Shrimp & Spinach Curry

This week’s shrimp and spinach curry was originally made with scallops, but shrimp are the preferred crustaceans in my house. Feel free to use…

tortilla soup


Corn Tortilla Soup

Tortilla soup is one of my favorite soups because I can make a big batch and customize the toppings to suit any palate. Add some cooked chicken,…

p pesto

Sauces and Condiments

Pistachio Pesto

Pistachio pesto is one of those condiments that is not readily available in the supermarkets. Changing the pesto recipe from pine nuts to…

kale and bean soup


Kale and Bean Soup

Last week I had this delicious kale and cannellini bean soup for lunch from a local restaurant. I loved the lemony creamy soup and tried to…



Lentil & Vegetable Soup

Lentils soups are an ultimate comfort food. I generally use leftover vegetables that I have not had time to cook. In this soup I used four cups of…

quinoa with tofu


Quinoa with Tofu & Basil

Quinoa offers a great complete meal option for plant-based recipes. It can absorb any flavor mixed with it and lends a slightly nutty taste to the…



Millets with Vegetables

Grains are a great way to make one pot meals that are refrigerator friendly to eat during the work week. I can amp it up with some chopped…



Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Whole roasted cauliflower provides a substantial and hearty main course for vegetarians at a holiday feast, instead of salad and pasta. This…

Roasted mango condiment

Sauces and Condiments

Roasted Mango Condiment

If you like mangoes, this roasted mango dressing is very versatile and can be used as a dip or diluted for a salad dressing or somewhere in…