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Quinoa Sweet Pongal

I wanted to try this pongal recipe for quite sometime and finally made during this festive seaso...

Cabbage and black chickpeas poriyal/stir fry

This is one of my favorite filling and balanced side dishes. This goes well with rotis,  any sp...

Cream of mushroom soup

This soup recipe is a regular at home since its my hubby's favorite soup. Usually tomatoes ar...

Wheat rawa /cracked wheat lemon bhath

I have been wanting to try this lemon bhath for quite sometime after seeing this recipe at Malar...

Guest post by Christy Nelson - Savoring The Health Benefits and Quality of Diabetic Foods

Savoring The Health Benefits and Quality of Diabetic Foods Someone once told a group that I was in that every choice has consequences, ...

Barley and Lentils Vegetable Soup

We are again in a low-carb or no carb dinner mode. I typically make these kinds of soups for d...

Buckwheat Kichidi

      Kichidi is slowly turning into one of our ultimate comfort foods these days. I lov...

Brocoli and cheese soup

Soup mania has been going around in my house again.   I have been preparing different soups for ...

Whole Wheat blue berry banana muffins

Dear friends, Wishing you all a Happy Mother's Day. This Mother's Day went on very well...

Methi, carrot, and moong dhal stir fry/ poriyal

Every time I take a break from blogging for just a couple of days, it usually ends up for more t...

Brown Rice Usili

  Dishes like these always reminds me of my grandma. Growing up, usili used to be a frequen...

Bitter gourd Chips

Bitter gourd has become a regular for me these days, not so much for my hubby though. The reaso...

Kids and toddler recipes: Homemade chicken broth

The last couple of weeks had been very hectic with the kids being sick most of the time. One wo...

Kids recipes: Homemade dates syrup

I have been giving dates syrup for my kids since they were a year old as advised by a doct...

Quinoa upma

I have been seeing many quinoa recipes in the blogs and many restaurants. We were surprised to s...

Whole moong dhal masala/ curry

This recipe is an adaptation of my friend's. She had served this curry for dinner a couple ...

Toor dhal / thuvaram paruppu idli

I made these idlis after my mother-in-law's suggestion. She saw this recipe in a Tamil coo...

Kothu chapathi / Chapathis and egg scramble

 Last week was a hectic with my hubby away on a 10-day trip to India. It was tough taking care o...

QUINOA CURD RICE (QUINOA WITH SEASONED YOGURT)

Nothing special, just a simple lunch that I prepared for me  when hubby had a business lunch and...

COLLECTION OF DIABETIC-FRIENDLY AND LOW CARB BREAKFAST RECIPES WITH CARBOHYDRATE MEAL PLAN

This post is close to me as I have been working on it for the last couple of months.  I have been compiling diabetic tips and recipes for my...

KIDS AND TODDLER RECIPES: MACARONI AND CHEESE

I started preparing mac and cheese from scratch ever since I read an article at Yahoo parenting ...

SALMON PUTTU/ SCRAMBLED SALMON

Ingredients : 1. Salmon, 2 big slices  or 2 cans of salmons. 2. Onions, medium, 3, diced finel...

BAINGAN BHARTA

I tasted this dish only after moving to US at a local Indian restaurant and this dish has been o...

WHEAT RAVA/ CRACKED WHEAT PUTTU

This is one of my grandma's signature dishes. She usually makes this with regular rava and ...

BROWN RICE MUSHROOM BRIYANI

Ingredients : 1. Brown rice, 1 cup, washed, and soaked for half an hour. 2. Mushrooms, 1 cup,...