Sauteed Ivy Gourd ~ Dondakaya Koora

Sauteed ivy gourd is an easy Indian side dish. Serve it with rice or any Indian flatbreads. Theme of the Week Theme for this week is meal time dishes. Sauteed ivy gourd was the first dish I made for this theme, though I am posting it last. The other two recipes are carrot radish salad […]

Tamata Chaaru ~ Tomato Rasam Recipe

Tamata chaaru is a spicy, light, flavorful South Indian soup. It is a side dish for steamed rice. Theme of the Week Theme for this week is meal time dishes and I picked one of the staple side dishes from South Indian cuisine. It is a simple and easy tamata chaaru and this is a […]

Carrot Radish Salad ~ Gajar Mooli Koshimbir

Carrot radish salad is a quick, easy and delicious salad. It is a great side dish to serve with rice, roti or even grilled meats. Theme of the Week This week’s theme is meal time dishes and it could be any meal. The first recipe for this theme is carrot radish salad or gajar mooli […]

Low Calorie, Non Alcoholic Fruit Cake

An easy, low calorie, moist, non alcoholic fruit cake with goodness of wholewheat and Greek yogurt. Cakes for the Holidays This week’s theme is bake them cakes! I love baking and usually try to participate in bake-thon every December that my fellow blogging marathoners do. I could not participate last year and this year as […]

Applesauce Whole Wheat Cake

Applesauce whole wheat cake is a moist, spongy and a tasty cake with lots of nuts and a touch of cinnamon flavor. It is a great edible gift for the holidays. Cakes for the Holidays The theme for this week is bake them cakes! Yesterday it was fresh cranberry cake and today it is applesauce […]

Fresh Cranberry Christmas Cake

Fresh cranberry Christmas cake is a tart, sweet and delicious holiday cake. Christmas is just around the corner and this is probably the busiest baking season of the year. Christmas means holidays and kids are off from school. One of the best ways to keep up with kids hunger pangs all day long is some […]

33 Colorful Food Roundup

A compilation of 33 colorful food prepared with natural food color; fruits and vegetables. Jump to roundup or Pin It for later Why Colorful Food? Fruits and vegetables are a good source of nutrients and, color of the fruit/vegetable signifies the main nutrient(s). Each color of a fruit and vegetable signifies the presence a particular […]

Sri Lankan Eggplant Salad

Sri Lankan eggplant salad is a quick and easy recipe. Deep fried pieces of eggplant are tossed in mustard vinaigrette and is a great side dish. Theme of the Week – Global Cuisine The last recipe for this week’s global cuisine is Sri Lankan eggplant salad or eggplant sambol. The other two dishes for this […]

Sri Lankan Kale Mallung Recipe

Sri Lankan kale mallung is a delicious kale stir fry with grated coconut. Flavorful mallung is a side dish that pairs well with rice. Theme of the Week – Global Cuisine For this week’s global cuisine, the second dish is Sri Lankan Kale Mallung or Mallum which I served with rice and some dhal curry. […]

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