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Carrot Halwa/Fudge Breakfast Porridge – Vegan & Gluten Free

I have the best  memories of carrot halwa/fudge cooked by my uncle, while growing up. Every year, during winter, my uncle would bring plenty of carrots from local farmers market and whenever that happened all of us kids knew its halwa time. We would help wash and grate the carrots, watch him prepare the ingredients […]

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Shakshuka – Paleo & Whole 30

Ever have those days when you are late from work, the weather is not supportive (read: cold, windy, rainy and/or anything but pleasant) and failed dinner plans that left you with the choice to either order in or make dinner at home? If you are in such a situation, the amount of time you’ll spend […]

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Tahini Truffles – Raw/Vegan/Gluten Free

Believe it or not, I did not intend to post yet another truffles recipe for this blog post. But I forgot to write down the ingredients for the recipe while making them this morning and if I don’t write it down now, I probably won’t remember it later. If you follow the ongoing superfood craze, […]

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Superfood Brownies

I love eating cake for dessert… who doesn’t? If it wasn’t for the amount of calories and sugar packed in those cakes, I’d be eating them every day for breakfast and dinner. These brownies from Alex are a game changer! Made with sweet potatoes, zucchini and naturally sweetened with banana and a little maple syrup, there […]

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Protein Packed Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love eating dessert for breakfast…. especially when it is made with all healthy ingredients. Made with a handful of common pantry ingredients, in a bowl; these cookies are certainly a delicious treat to start the day on a healthy and happy note.  This super simple recipe is adapted from Tatiana Boncompagni’s recipe on Mindbodygreen. […]

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Banana and Fig Bread with Cashew Butter

There is something extremely satisfying about a slice of Banana bread slathered with butter (nut butter in this case) with a cup of coffee! I love the combination of bananas with nut butter to provide more nutrients and make it more filling. Cashew butter is rich in heart-healthy fats, essential amino acids and magnesium. Figs […]

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Dates and Nuts Bars – Vegan and Gluten Free

What is the point in buying energy bars that are not only expensive but also filled with processed sugar and not so healthy ingredients? I do agree that they are the one of the most convenient, on the go snacks when you need a breakfast you can eat while commuting or a post-workout snack to […]

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Raw Chocolate Cake – Vegan and Gluten Free

You guys, imagine a Chocolate cake that is raw, vegan, gluten free, processed sugar free and is healthy… yes, it’s possible. There is no baking/heating required. It is super fun and easy to make and is highly customizable, a perfect make ahead dessert for summer entertaining. This cake is sweetened with dates (you can also […]

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Roasted Chana Dal /Split Bengal Gram

Split Bengal Grams/ Chana Dal are a kind of lentils that’s used in variety of Indian dishes (both sweet and savory). Chana dal is high in fiber and low in cholesterol, and is a good source of zinc and proteins. While deep fried and spicy chana dal is one of the most popular snacks in […]

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Double Chocolate Almond butter Cookies – Gluten Free and Paleo

You guys, these double chocolate almond butter cookies are so delicious, chocolaty, fudge-y and decadent that it’s impossible to stop at just one or two… trust me! The fact that they are flourless, refined sugar free and made with all healthy ingredients, make these cookies ideal for pre or post workout snack, breakfast or dessert […]

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