Tuscan Tomato and Bread Salad

When we don’t know what to cook we turn to Jamie Oliver’s recipes. His 30 minute meals always has some great ideas that we are able to use with the ingredients we have at hand. This Tuscan Tomato and Bread Salad is also one of his creations that we’ve tweaked with what we had in our refrigerator and pantry. And yes- we had a lot of tomatoes in different varieties for some strange reason. Strange…

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Peanuty Spaqoodles: Spaghetti Squash Noodles with a spicy peanut sauce

Isn’t the name for this dish fun- Peanuty Spaqoodles, I could say it all day long! 🙂 Such a healthy and a crunchy alternative to pasta that you are going to love it with the peanut sauce. We’ve been trying to eat as healthy as we can ‘coz like everyone else we love to satisfy our not-so-healthy cravings every now and then. We try to eat fresh and healthy on the weekdays and leave the…

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Avocado, Beet and Orange Salad with Greek dressing

Since we got back from Charleston we have been detoxifying ourselves. We usually eat in moderation but then we go to a food paradise like Charleston we sort of go overboard. We’ve been having fruit smoothies, soups, greens and the likes. I have to admit that the concept of salads as meals never appealed to me before- probably because I wasn’t having the right ones. But then Nikhil introduced me to such wonderful salads and…

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Grilled Chicken and Mixed Green Salad with a Garlic Balsamic Vinaigrette

Virtually any salad is a quick and easy way to make a meal. There is also very little that you can do to ruin a salad. So we (read Nikhil) have been trying to eat healthy and every now and then try and sneak (not so much) in a salad for dinner. We have also been meaning to post a salad recipe for quite sometime now but the salads never made it to the camera-…

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Salads Galore- chickpea, bengal gram & sweet corn salads

All of us love to indulge in a nice fried snack almost every day knowing very well that it’s not the right thing to do. But then there is almost nothing which matches the satisfaction one gets after having those awesome french fries from Mc Donalds, hot “pakoda’s” or that bag of Lays from your office pantry. To overcome these fried and crunchy cravings we decided to go healthy and make a nice warm chickpea…

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