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Pan Seared Salmon Steak

Pan Seared Salmon is specially for those folks, who have resolved to cook more and go for clean-eating. This light, fresh recipe is ready in less than 10 minutes, tastes incredibly delicious, and is packed with flavors. For those preparing for the spring break and beach season, this recipe also happens to be bikini and […]

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Day 4: Quick and Healthy Weeknight Dinner – Potato Chickpea Vegetable Stew

Needless to say, busier winter days call for simpler meals with no fuss, which is just one more reason to prepare this stew. First of all, it’s hearty and comforting without being too heavy and the entire recipe takes about 10-15 minutes of hands-on time. Basically after all the sauteing (that takes roughly 5-8 minutes), the ingredients are left to […]

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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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