Vegan Friendly

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 […]

Skinny Basil Pesto Spread

Who says pesto is only meant for pastas. They yummy basil pesto can now double as a sandwich spread or a dip for your chips and pita bread. Pesto, originated in Italy and the word simply means ‘pound’; the ingredients are typically pounded in a mortar and pestle thus giving […]

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.

Microwave Poha Chivda

Poha is one of my favourite foods. I include poha in my meals at least once a week in form or the other. The best thing about poha is that it makes for an anytime snack/ meal. This is a quick version of the poha chivda; and the best part […]

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 […]

Toasted Pineapple

I try and include a serving of fruit every day. After a point in time, they get a little boring. To make eating fruits easier, I spice things up. Literally! This recipe is inspired by the street food vendors in India who serve fruits like papaya, pineapple and watermelon seasoned […]