Creamy Loaded Potato Soup

With the cold wet weather we have been having, what better way to spend an evening than in front of the TV with some warm satisfying soup! Amazingly enough this is loaded with vegetables more than it is with the starch, but each creamy mouthful tastes just like a decadent loaded baked potato. I thought…

Makkai ki roti

Griddle-Cooked Corn Flatbread Literally, Makki di roti means “bread of corn” this version flavored with spicy chilies and the herbaceous cilantro is a great accompaniment to the chicken curry I made to go with it. This flatbread (classically not flavored) from Punjab, deemed peasant food, often it is eaten with spinach and added ghee (clarified…

Chicken Curry over Mahatma rice

“This chicken curry recipe is totally diner style. The chicken thighs make it very soft and melt in your mouth! It’s so easy to make too. Serve with rice, puri, naan or chappathi.” I served with Makkai ki roti (flatbread) and the spicy flavors were very well balanced for this traditional Indian Dish. • 1/3…

Quinoa Tabbouleh

This is a effortless weeknight salad of tomatoes, cucumber, onion, and quinoa, I’ve wanted to make this Arabic dish for some time now but I wanted to showcase this lovely grain as well. Quinoa has a light, fluffy texture when cooked, and its mild, slightly nutty flavor makes it an alternative to rice or couscous etc.The nutrient composition is…

Spicy Spaghetti Squash

With today’s demanding and frantic lifestyles, rushing to get this and that done and really not taking time to care for ourselves during our hectic work days; i.e. taking time for a healthy lunch. Sometimes I really like to keep my days simple (as much as I can) especially at work, one way to accomplish…