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Tuna Salad

And we’re back after what appears to be the longest break in the history of this blog. While this break wasn’t planned, it gave me an opportunity to experiment with a variety of new/ healthy dishes. I cannot wait to share all my delicious kitchen experiments with you. The first time I made this Tuna […]

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Strawberry Lassi

Lassi, the most popular yoghurt based drinks from India is extremely refreshing and satisfying on hot summer days. While the traditional lassi recipe has plenty of sugar, this strawberry lassi is equally (if not more) refreshing and is refined sugar free. It is plant based, naturally sweetened with fruits, loaded with healthy fats, antioxidants and […]

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Mango Cardamom Smoothie (Aamras)

Aamras, undoubtedly is the favorite summer dessert in India. It is made with blending juicy mangoes with cardamom, milk, sugar and nuts. Served with fried Indian bread (puri) or as is, it certainly is the most satisfying and crave-worthy dessert. Today’s recipe is my spin on Aamras, a super healthy mango smoothie with no added […]

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Corn Chowder (Vegan & Gluten Free)

As much as I love chowder, I never liked heavy cream in my food and hence I could never have my favorite soup. But since, I love corn chowder so much and it is the peak season to get the fresh corn, I decided to try making it without any butter, heavy cream and roux. As it turns out, […]

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Sautéed Zucchini with Garlic and Herbs

I am not ready to bid adieu to Summer, just yet. Zucchini has to be one of the most commonly grown and cooked vegetable during this time of the year and the fact that it can be cooked in so many different ways – zucchini noodles, zucchini bread, zucchini stir fry…. to name a few, […]

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Strawberry Arugula Salad with Papaya and Mango

This salad really is a product of coincidence. The fact that it is too hot to turn the oven/stove on, and the leftover fruits and greens in the refrigerator were the inspiration behind this light and refreshing salad. I added arugula, cucumber, mint, sunflower seeds, Papaya, raw Mango and Strawberry and tossed it with a little bit […]

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Upside Down Fig Cake

You have to bake it to believe how delicious this cake is. It’s a perfect marriage of fresh figs with a moist vanilla cake that feels indulgent and expensive. This cake tastes amazing as is, but feel free to serve it with a scoop of hazelnut ice cream for a fancy dessert at your summer gatherings. Ingredients […]

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Watermelon, Mango and Kale Smoothie

What is life without some healthy obsession? All of us have our own little guilty pleasures-something we just cannot say ‘no’ to. My current healthy obsession is this smoothie. You can call it as a Summer Preparation Smoothie. Summer is not too far away (hopefully), and don’t we all want to be beach ready? The […]

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