{Garden To Plate Series} Peas and Corn Pulao.

IMG_3812 My dad was an avid gardener and I have acquired this hobby from him I guess. I love how it is helping me beat anxiety and depression. I do miss my dad a lot especially his tips and suggestions but for the most part it brings beautiful memories and relieves stress. To be honest, the only positive thing happening in my life right now is seeing these veggies grow. Growing your own veggies and fruits and cooking with those fresh produce is so much joyful. I’m lucky that the hubster is an avid gardener too. We enjoy gardening together and consider ourselves lucky to be sharing the same hobby. Read More …

Rajma Masala in Instant Pot

Rajma or kidney beans is very healthy and one of my favorite legumes. Rajma Masala screams comfort to me and I make very often since it’s our favorite. This is my first time making rajma in my Instant Pot and it turned out so well. We usually enjoy it over roti or hot steamed rice or quinoa. Here’s how I made it. If you’re scouting for Instant Pot recipes, here’s few. Bisibelebath in Instant Pot My fav Instant Pot Recipes rajmamasala_instantpot   Read More …

Strawberry Crisp

vegan_strawberry_crisp I’m flooded with negative vibes sometimes and it’s really scary and stressful. I try to shoo them away by practising mindfulness. I do a lot of  gardening, walking and baking. It really helps me relax and therapeutic. I know it totally doesn’t sound anything like me but I guess it’s part of grieving. Last week I baked whole wheat buns and this week I baked this delicious dessert- Strawberry Crisp. Read More …

Bisibelebath in Instant Pot

  So, last week I told you guys that I received my IP and would like to try these recipes. I just got to try yogurt and bisibelebath as of now, both came out well. I tried using part rice part quinoa combined with toor dal and loved how it turned out. You can use just rice and dal too.I’m using my mom’s bisibelebath powder here. Let me know if you’d want the recipe, I can get it from my mom. Here’s how I made it. Click on the ‘Instant pot‘ tag to see other recipes. image2 (16)Read More …

Baked Sweet Potato ‘Fries’

baked_sweet_potato_fries I have made these so many times in past three years and I wonder why haven’t I posted the ‘recipe’ anywhere. I think I know why. As soon as I remove it from the oven, I will never have patience to take pictures. But, this time I managed to take few pictures. I love this as an evening snack. i love how easy, healthy and yummy it is all at the same time. I’m not a big fan of deep-frying, so I just put it in the oven and let the magic happen while I goof around on Snapchat. Here’s how I make it.Read More …

Quinoa Halwa/Pudding

quinoa_halwa ‘Necessity is the mother of invention’ true that!! Last night I was craving something sweet(yes, again) and I came up with this yummy dessert. Kesari bath/Sheera is one of the easiest thing to do but I thought of subbing rava/sooji with quinoa and sugar with coconut sugar. It turned out so well and this recipe is a keeper guys.Read More …

Fruit Pizza

Summer is here baby, my favorite time of the year! All of my favorite fruits are in season now and I’ll take full advantage of that. I don’t know about you, I crave for something sweet after every meal. Now that the mangoes, berries, peaches are in season, I’m satisfying my cravings with these delicious fruits. Today, I was a zombie since morning and needed a pick-me-up and for me that means something to do with food. I came up with this with whatever I had in my refrigerator. I loved it! Fruit Pizza- a delicious, healthy and look at that, oh-so-pretty. I almost din’t have the heart to eat them. It’s perfect treat for a summer get-together, pool party or even a great activity to do with your kids. here’s how I ‘made’ it.Read More …

10+ Quick & Easy Desserts

Looking for dessert recipes to please your guests? I’ve compiled few dessert recipes that I’ve tried, tested and loved by me and my guests. Some are ridiculously easy to make and sure to get the rave reviews from your family and friends. Psst. You don’t have to tell them it’s easy to make and enjoy your moment of glory. Let me know if you try any of these.Read More …