Kale & Berry Smoothie

We have to admit that we never were very big fans of smoothies until we saw our friend Patty’s healthy Triple Berry Green Smoothie. You must check out the awesome recipes she whips up and of course you can’t miss cute little Bailey. So our smoothie here is a combination of ingredients we had in our refrigerator. With grocery stores stocked with fresh berries these days, we went overboard with strawberries, blackberries and blueberries! It’s…

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Dahi Kebabs (Yoghurt Kebabs)

Dahi (Yoghurt) Kebabs are a classic Indian appetizer. There seem to be a few ways to make these but we made these from my memory from the ones we used to have at one of our family’s favorite restaurant back home in Delhi. They are so refreshing and delicious with the yoghurt and mint that it’s hard not to love them. We deep fried these kebabs but you could shallow fry them on a non-stick pan…

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Meatless Monday: Baked Kale Chips with Spiced Salt

Now this is another everyday recipe that most of us have our own version of. It’s so easy and quick to put together so why not? Our love for Baked Kale Chips arose due to our frequent crunchy cravings. Yes- I think I have mentioned this before- N more than me always wants something crunchy and even though we don’t usually have chips lying around the house, there are days when they are and we…

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Mediterranean Fiesta: Hummus, Baba Ghanoush & Tzatziki with home-made Pita Chips

N & I both are big fans of Mediterranean cuisine. Of course, our knowledge of this kind of food is limited to what we eat at restaurants and what we generally read about Mediterranean food. We love the flavors, the texture, the fact that it’s healthy and just about everything! At our favorite Mediterranean restaurant, we always have the Mediterranean Sampler appetizer which includes hummus, baba ghanoush, tzatziki, tabouli and stuffed grape leaves along with…

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Meatless Monday: Palak Paneer

It’s our second Meatless Monday and third Fiesta Friday and we thought what better than- Palak Paneer also known as Saag Paneer, again, a very popular Indian dish. Made with fresh spinach and fresh home-made paneer- oh we did pretty well on this one. 🙂 This is yet another recipe which we never thought was so easy & quick to make- it just sounds sophisticated and complicated. So we have been trying quite a few…

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Revisiting Sautéed Garlic Asparagus

I have to admit I only had Asparagus when I moved here to the US last year. Nikhil had been raving (yes he is modest like that when it comes to food :)) about how he made his famous Garlic Sautéed Asparagus at every Thanksgiving & Christmas here at a friend’s house. I, after much resistance to try anything new, tried this version of Asparagus and oh did I love it! It’s our favorite side/ snack…

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Meatless Monday Special : Aloo Methi

The first time we read about Meatless Monday was on our blogger friend- Sonal’s blog at SimplyVegeterian777. As the name suggests she writes great vegetarian recipes which includes everything from curries, soups, breads to desserts! So her blog led us to the Meatless Monday initiative. It is an international campaign that encourages people to not eat meat on Mondays. The idea is to start your week on a healthy note and to “detoxify” yourself from…

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Palak ka Shorba (Spinach Soup)

“I’m strong to the finish, ’cause I eats me Spinach, I’m Popeye the sailor man! (toot, toot)” – Popeye Most of us remember that- don’t we? Spinach always reminds me of Popeye and yes that’s not too relevant but anyway. 🙂  So haven’t most of us made resolutions to eat healthy this year knowing very well that they may not last long enough? So while they do last here is a healthy, hearty and delish…

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