Category: Breakfast

Blackberry Coffee Cake

Do you ever get tired of eating the same thing for breakfast everyday? I definitely do. To bust the routine breakfast boredom and keep the weekday breakfast interesting, I present to you The Blackberry Coffee Cake.  It is not a coffee-flavored cake, it just goes well with coffee/tea. This cake is easy to make and also doesn’t […]

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Cheeku – Cashew Smoothie

Cheeku aka Sapota is one of the most popular tropical fruits in India, Malaysia and Central America. As a child I grew up eating Cheeku almost everyday and when I moved to the US I never saw them, until my recent trip to an international supermarket in NYC, where I found prepackaged Sapota slices. I bought a package […]

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Quinoa-Oats Bowl with Dark Chocolate and Fresh Fruits

Happy Hump Day Folks!! I had no plans to post anything on the blog today, until I woke up to the cold and windy weather. This recipe although not fancy, is super comforting and it would be unfair to not share it with everyone. Its just quinoa cooked with milk of your choice (instead of […]

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Prickly Pear and Watermelon Smoothie

Hold your pumpkin lattes and cookies – I have one last super refreshing smoothie recipe before Summer really ends. Fruit concoctions save me when it comes to vitamins and nutrition. They are quite filling and a great meal substitute when it’s just way too hot to turn the stove on. Last weekend, during my usual trip […]

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Fig and Date Smoothie

If you are looking for a refreshing, filling, delicious, nutritious and super quick breakfast or lunch or a mid day snack… this smoothie is for you! Highly customizable, the recipe below makes two servings, feel free to double the recipe. You can also make it the night before and refrigerate it for breakfast next morning. […]

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Baked Egg in the Basket

We all have heard the expression – “Breakfast like a King, Lunch like a Prince and Dine like a Pauper”. Although, I wouldn’t really call my dinners pauper-ish, I do prefer consuming the bulk of my calories during breakfast and lunch. While in college, I used to be the kind of person who could get […]

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Paneer Bhurji

Bhurji is an Indian version of scramble of any sort… (be it egg, tofu or paneer). The warm and spicy egg scramble or egg bhurji is the most popular  breakfast staple in every home. And then there’s paneer bhurji, another popular dish made with paneer (Indian cottage cheese), that is spicier and more delicious. Paneer […]

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Almond and Cranberry Biscotti

Happy Sunday Y’all!! Today, I am sharing my favorite biscotti recipe. These biscotti are a great accompaniment to the morning coffee and are guilt free. Feel free to use any kind of sugar you desire, and the almond flakes can be substituted with your choice of nuts. The recipe below makes about 30 biscotti and […]

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Banana Nutella Bread with Chia Seeds

This bread is a magical combo of banana and nutella. The texture is somewhat of a tender coffee cake with streusel topping.  The bananas add extra moisture and the nuts add an earthy crunch. Streusel adds a magnificent crunchy and sweet topping to this already delightful bread. This bread is the best served fresh out of the oven. […]

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Poha – The Perfect Breakfast!

This delicious breakfast/brunch dish is a must have at my house over the weekends. Poha, made from flattened rice, is available at all Indian grocery stores and extremely easy to cook. To prepare this delicious dish, Poha is rinsed in water and mixed with sautéed onions, turmeric, salt and green chillies for flavor. Potatoes, peas […]

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