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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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Chicken Chili

The cravings for warm and spicy food seem undeniable in this freezing weather… The great news is that I was able to cook this delicious chicken chili in 30 minutes. First of all, it’s hearty and comforting without being too heavy, and it’s a total breeze to whip up. It won’t be wrong to say […]

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Day 3: Quick and Healthy Weeknight Dinner – Garlic Shrimp and Vegetable Quinoa

I could never diet, neither could I understand the reasoning behind it. If I don’t eat a proper meal, my brain and body refuse to function. Proper meal to me is synonymous to a “balanced, nutritious and delicious” meal. While cooking this, I was thinking about beach and bikinis, lazy days with sunshine and clear […]

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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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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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Marble Cake

Sometimes, there is nothing better than baking something special for absolutely no reason at all. I firmly believe that you do not need any excuse for cake whatsoever. Especially when it involves (dark) chocolate. I have baked this cake twice in the last few weeks and it has disappeared quickly. Marble cake, with its balanced […]

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Day 1: Quick and Healthy Weeknight Dinner – Baked Blackened Tilapia

More often than not, I find myself in a situation where I have only  half hour or less to prepare dinner. And let’s be honest, after a long day, nobody looks forward to spending hours in the kitchen and cooking a fancy dinner!! Quick dinner fix after an exhausting day sounds not only wonderful but also allows you to […]

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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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Brown Butter Shortbread Cookies

These cookies are basically fancy shortbread cookies that involve lots of butter, lots of  sugar, and flour. If thyme is not a herb of your choice, feel free to replace it with any subtle herb of your choice (rosemary, sage, lavender…). The shortbread cookie dough can be stored well wrapped, in the freezer, for up […]

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