Gluten Free

Chilli Lemon Dressing

This is a simple and tasty dressing for your favourite salad – fruit or vegetable. Ingredients: Lemon – 1 Red chillies – 2- 3, finely chopped Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) – 1 Tblspn. Method: In a small bowl, squeeze out juice from 1 lemon. Toss in the chillies and […]

Fresh Fruit Salad with Lemon-Mint Granita

Summer may be my most favourite season in Australia simply for its abundance of summer fruits, especially melons. It is easy to put together a salad with the wide variety of fruits available here. I have combined three different types of melon, Granny Smith apples, mango and lemon-mint granita for […]

Chatpata Pineapple Onion Salad

Pineapples are certainly not my go-to-fruit. However, when I see a fresh and ripe pineapple, I do not miss the opportunity to buy it. And to make this fruit a little appealing for my palate, I turn it into a savoury dish. This salad is one such attempt.  

Quinoa Pudding with Almond Milk

In the recent times, quinoa has gained popularity. It’s all thanks to its ‘super food’ status. It is often mistaken for a grain when in fact, it is a seed. Power-packed and nutritious, quinoa is a tasty addition to your meal. If you are unsure how to get started with […]

Carrot Ginger Soup

A warm and comforting soup to beat the winter cravings. Tips: You could add other dry spices that you like to enhance the flavour. You could also blend the soup with a tablespoon of chopped coriander for a fresh taste. You could also serve the soup with sour cream or […]

Tzatziki

The first time I heard about it was on this TV show Chuck’s Day Off on TLC. From the very mention of it, tzatziki caught my fancy – I can’t really say if it the fascinating name, the simplicity of its preparation or its amazing taste. But it truly did […]

Curried Zucchini and Spinach Soup

This soup is so tasty that you will forget it is medicinal. Loaded with the goodness of zucchini and spinach, this soup makes for a good meal accompaniment. Tips: If you are using stock, reduce the amount of salt as the stock may already contain some amount of salt in […]

Spicy Beetroot Soup

Tips: You could add other dry spices that you like to enhance the flavour. You could also blend the soup with a tablespoon of chopped coriander for a fresh taste. Replace onions with celery or leeks for an interesting flavour.

Chickpeas Salad

Chickpeas Salad If you are looking for a salad that is crunchy, tasty and keep your tummy feeling full for longer then this your pick. Loaded with chickpeas and an assortment of vegetables, this salad will soon become a regular feature in your meal. Tips: If you find the process […]

Mediterranean Salad

This salad comes as a variation of the Greek Salad. Unlike the Greek salad, which has crunchy vegetables, the Mediterranean salad comes with a couple of cooked vegetables and has garlic. Tips: This makes a lovely salad to eat with pita bread or pita chips. If garlic or chilli flakes […]

Roasted Vegetables and Cous Cous Salad

Cous Cous, a North African staple, is often mistaken for a grain. Surprise surprise, this grainy looking ingredient is a pasta variety. Just like some of the small pasta varieties, cous cous makes for a great addition in salads. Ingredients: Whole wheat cous cous – 1 cup (cooked according to […]

Warm Ginger Lemon Drink

Down with a cold, flu or have a bad tummy? This warm drink is just what you are looking for. It is a cup of goodness that is fortified with vitamin C, cold-fighting properties and digestion-friendly ingredients. On my recent trip to India, I was coming down with a bad […]