Brown rice and wild rice blended with vegetables

For a little over 20 years of my life the long, slender white grains of rice that stay separate and fluffy once cooked had a strong presence in our household. Cooked with aromatic spices like cloves, cardamoms, bay leaf, cinnamon sticks and vegetables, I was fond of this Indian pulao that emerged with this long grained white basmati … More Brown rice and wild rice blended with vegetables

Date and Nut Roll

My husband and I do endeavor to rely more on natural sugars in our food. The house has its share of raw honey and maple syrup bottles and the usual suspects of fruit from bananas to berries to stoned fruit from which we derive most of the “added sugar” in our foods. And I should … More Date and Nut Roll

A Melting Pot of Spices, Vegetables, Rice and Lentils

Today marks the third day after the 9 day Hindu “Navratri” festival and also the second day after “Dussehara“ which is the 10th day after Navratri. For the unaware this is a festival wildly popular in the Indian tradition where every state has it’s own way of worshipping the divine Goddess of power and strength and symbolises the victory … More A Melting Pot of Spices, Vegetables, Rice and Lentils

Quick and Easy Quinoa Salad (Vegan and Vegetarian)

Sunday starts later than the other days in a week. Blame it on the late night Saturday or the voice in your head  whispering “Sleep some more, Monday is close and you may be sleep deprived next week”. Whatever the case maybe, Sunday mornings in our home begins with lazing around, catching up on emails and … More Quick and Easy Quinoa Salad (Vegan and Vegetarian)

Quick and Easy Healthy Breakfast with Buckwheat Porridge

We all know that breakfast is essential to kick start your day. We all know that a good wholesome breakfast will keep your blood sugar  levels in check .  We also know that a nutritious breakfast boosts your energy levels and improves your brain to function well – be it in school, office , sports … More Quick and Easy Healthy Breakfast with Buckwheat Porridge