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Vegan Masala Basmati Casserole + Exclusive Facebook Contests and Recipes

Vegan Masala Basmati Casserole + Exclusive Facebook Contests and Recipes

I haven’t shared an Indian themed recipe in a long, long time. In fact, it took a couple of readers sending me requests before I realized it was about time I jumped back on the masala train and got to preparing some new Indian dishes for the blog. Is it weird that I’ve been enjoying…

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South Indian Rice with Lentils (Bisi Bele Bhath)

South Indian Rice with Lentils (Bisi Bele Bhath)

One-pot meals are the bee’s knees, wouldn’t you agree? The prep time is minimal, ingredients are simple, your kitchen doesn’t get all messy, and dinner is ready in under an hour. I like that. If that’s not enough, one-pot meals leave you with leftovers; and from the feedback you’ve left on the meal planning giveaway…

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Rooibos Masala Chai

Rooibos Masala Chai

I’ve never been able to handle stimulants very well. Caffeine, sugar, tobacco, even too much cacao can send me over the moon! How I managed to get through adolescence addicted to espresso, coke zero, cigarettes, and jujube’s is beyond me. I was in a constant state of energy highs and lows. I found it hard…

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Simple + Healthy Roasted Eggplant Curry (baingan bharta)

Simple + Healthy Roasted Eggplant Curry (baingan bharta)

From the time I begin my day at 4am, I’m on the move. I workout, head to the office for 8-9 hours, come home to walk the dogs, make dinner, and prepare for an evening of nutrition consults. I’m strapped for time, all the time but I’ll never, ever be willing to sacrifice a healthy meal…

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Flavors of India: Egg Biryani (egg fried rice)

Flavors of India: Egg Biryani (egg fried rice)

For more on the flavors of India series, check out: Dhal Aloo Kofta, Payasam Pudding, Aloo Palak, Gluten-free naan and Malai Kofta. I love Indian food and have embraced it to the fullest. Just last night, I was contemplating trying my hand at making a potporri using all the garam masala ingredients to infuse our…

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Gluten-free Naan 2.0

Gluten-free Naan 2.0

For more on the flavors of India series, check out: Dhal Aloo Kofta, Aloo Palak, Payasam Pudding, and Malai Kofta. I’ve done it. I’ve mastered the art of the gluten-free naan. Seriously… it’s perfect and I’m so happy I get to share it with each and every one of you. This recipe has been reworked…

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Flavors of India: Malai Kofta (sauce + vegan ‘meat’balls) and Gluten-free Naan

Flavors of India: Malai Kofta (sauce + vegan ‘meat’balls) and Gluten-free Naan

For more on the flavors of India series, check out: Dhal Aloo Kofta, Aloo Palak, Gluten-free naan and Payasam Pudding. When we have friends over for dinner I like to choose recipes that are made up of simple ingredients, will appeal to the masses, won’t dirty a bunch of dishes and; most importantly, can be…

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Flavours of India: Dhal Aloo Kofta (vegan ‘meat’balls)

Flavours of India: Dhal Aloo Kofta (vegan ‘meat’balls)

For more on the flavors of India series, check out: Aloo Palak, Payasam Pudding, Gluten-free naan and Malai Kofta. A dish called malai kofta was one of the 6 meals we chose to make during our Indian cooking class. I’d never heard of it, but the name sounded cool so I shrugged it off and…

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Flavors of India: Pineapple Payasam (sweet pineapple pudding)

Flavors of India: Pineapple Payasam (sweet pineapple pudding)

For more on the flavors of India series, check out: Dhal Aloo Kofta, Aloo Palak, Gluten-free naan and Malai Kofta. Everyone thought I was crazy for going to India. They warned me about theft, feared for my safety, and were genuinely concerned when I told them I hated Indian food. How could someone that hates…

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Flavors of India: Aloo Palak (potato + spinach curry)

Flavors of India: Aloo Palak (potato + spinach curry)

For more on the flavors of India series, check out: Dhal Aloo Kofta, Payasam Pudding, Gluten-free naan and Malai Kofta. Pure, natural, flavorful, colorful, exciting and rich are just some of the words that come to mind when I think about my food experience in India. All of the ingredients were straight from the source,…

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