Category: Appetizers

Chicken Tandoori

The weather is finally starting to warm up and that means that grilling season is on the horizon. These chicken thighs – they are baked in the oven but are just as crispy and cooked as fried. Chicken Tandoori is one of the most popular South Asian dishes and is basically chicken marinated in yogurt, […]

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Crispy Quinoa & Beet Baked Burgers

These quinoa burgers are delicious! Packed with red quinoa, black beans, and flavorful spices, it’s a winning burger for both taste and nutrition. Red quinoa, black beans and roasted beets, give these burgers the perfect color. Anytime I have leftover cooked quinoa, I make these burgers. They are so versatile and taste great on their own! They can […]

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Lamb Kofta Kabobs

I’m a die-hard fan of kabobs for several reasons. There are multiple varieties to choose from, they cook quickly, and when properly prepared, they’re amazingly tender and juicy. In this case, I seasoned ground lamb with spices and onions, and cooked them on a hot griddle on  stove top for a few minutes on each side. […]

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Day 2: Quick and Healthy Weeknight Dinner – Cauliflower Lentil Salad

In this icy, windy and brutal cold of February in NYC, a light and leafy salad seems as out of place as a tank top.  Hence, I decided to prepare mine with lentils, cauliflower and cayenne pepper. This salad is so comforting, full of flavors and a perfect meal for those days when you want something healthy […]

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Carmelized Mushrooms and Onions Scones

  The caramelized mushrooms and onions scones, accompanied with spiced butter are a must have during the cold snowy days. Serve them warm with gravy, jelly or eat them plain… the possibilities are endless! These scones are the best eaten the day they are baked, and can be stored for up to two days. However, they […]

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Baked Brie Bread

Crispy Bread and Gooey Cheese make all the difference. Forever and always!! I was introduced to this divine brie bread by my wonderful friend Teri. This brie bread is not just an outstanding addition to any dinner party but an absolute favorite of my family and friends. It is easy to assemble, equally delicious and […]

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