Appetizers, Recipes

Edmamae Cumcumber Radish Salad

Edamame has high protein content and less calories, which makes it an ideal snack for weight conscious people. Health benefits of edamame include healthy digestive system. It is a good source of fiber which facilitates digestion. They’re low in fat and calories and high in protein, fiber and almost every other essential vitamin and mineral.… Continue reading Edmamae Cumcumber Radish Salad

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Gluten free Falafel

Falafel is a middle eastern food that is eaten with a pita bread, some lettuce, red onions and tomatoes and finally a drizzle of tzatziki sauce. I  prefer to just eat falafel plain, or maybe with a bit of tzatziki sauce or hummus on the side. Sometime I toss them in a green salad with… Continue reading Gluten free Falafel

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Mango Avacado Red Onion Salad

Guys and Gals ! Mango season is here. My favorite time of the year when you can experiment with mango in not only desserts but also cocktails, salads, soups, entrees and appetizers . I love mangoes, so when mango season comes around I try to use mangoes in everything . Have you ever tried a… Continue reading Mango Avacado Red Onion Salad

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Not So Fried Zucchini Sticks

Zucchini is a summer squash which has a delicate flavor. It requires a little more  than quick cooking and is high in folate and potassium. Although it can be eaten raw, it tastes best when it is baked, grilled, or shredded into bread dough.   I like this recipe as it is easy to prep… Continue reading Not So Fried Zucchini Sticks

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Pink Salt Guacamole

Has any one noticed or is it just me, the prices on avacados has skyrocketed recently? My family loves guacamole. My daughter chose  guacamole over her favorite sour cream to spread on her burgers and she loved it . Guacamole, a dip made from avocados, originated from Mexico. Avocados are actually a fruit. It is… Continue reading Pink Salt Guacamole

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Bangkok Cabbage Salad

Two years ago, I went to Bangkok, Thailand for my niece's wedding . It was a grand destination wedding with a lavish variety of food spread everywhere, you almost needed 3 plates at one time to try every thing at the buffet. This salad grabbed my taste buds immediately. I had to come home and… Continue reading Bangkok Cabbage Salad

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Super Easy Radish Pickle

Super easy pickled radishes that are ready to eat immediately! I remember as a child I always had this pickle in my house. I used to wonder how my mother would make it in the morning and serve it by evening. Now, I always have this pickle in my house. My family adds this pickle to… Continue reading Super Easy Radish Pickle

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Crunchy Munchie Roasted Chickpeas with Lemon Pepper 

Roasted chickpeas is a healthy snack that satisfies your craving for junky munchy without added calories. I usually keep a container of this in my office for that mid afternoon junk food craving. Low calorie and satisfying. This recipe is a no brainer. All you have to do is open a can of chickpeas and sprinkle… Continue reading Crunchy Munchie Roasted Chickpeas with Lemon Pepper 

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Phyllo twisted Asparagus Spears

Wondering what appetizer to serve at your next party? Try these Phyllo Dough Twisted Asparagus! They not only taste good but also look beautiful at your party. Guests will think you put a lot of effort into this appetizer and taste wise it will be a huge hit. One can do a lot with puff… Continue reading Phyllo twisted Asparagus Spears

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Spicy Turmeric Cereal Mix (Chivda)

Spicy, crunchy, and an addictive savory snack. This mix is my take on the Indian snack "chivda"; for my girls, who cannot enjoy the chivdas from the Indian grocery store. The girls enjoy this when they come from school or when they are watching tv. I normally "triple" "triple" up my batches so they last… Continue reading Spicy Turmeric Cereal Mix (Chivda)