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Three Bean Ancho Chili (Vegan + GF + DF + Vegetarian)

Welcome fall with this comforting healthy 3 bean ancho chili recipe!
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Guys this chili! 
Monday calls for comforting meals which requires minimum doing on our part. This chili is every cooks dream. 
Super easy to make yet everyone will think you slaved yourself all day in the kitchen! And the flavors?!! Shut the front door!
Combination of ancho, new mexico and chipotle chili gives it such a warm, earthy flavour that you won’t look for any other chili recipe ever!!
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Thai Iced Tea

 Creamy, delicious, restaurant style Thai Iced Tea made in the comforts of your home in flat 15 minutes!! 

thai-iced-tea Do you always order Thai iced tea in Thai restaurants? I don’t know about you but for someone like me that’s a must. But lately I have been having kind of bad luck with Thai teas: overly sweetened, not that strong or too week tasting Thai teas have been greeting me lately in restaurants. For some time, I have been thinking of learning how to make this at home so I can have it anytime I want! No waiting for Thai restaurant trip to get Thai Iced tea.

Finally I have found the right kind of thai tea mix and it tastes just like my favorite restaurant version. I am telling you, this is the one! Panthai Thai Tea Mix gives you the exact same kind of delicious Thai Tea you are used to getting in restaurants but much cheaper and at any time you get the craving. [click to continue…]

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“Triple Fun” Chocolate Bars

Loaded chocolate and coconut bars stuffed with crispy toasted almonds. Perfect treat for any time of the day!

chocolate-coconut-bars These bars. I can’t even talk about these without stuffing myself with one of these. These are perfect breakfast bars to be eaten with a cup of black coffee. If you know me by now, you know how much I love coffee. So I am always on the lookout for snacks or goodies to go with my coffee. This chocolaty coconut almond bars are perfect coffee accompaniments. But worry not! These taste equally good without coffee too. Don’t worry you coffee and tea haters! You will love these no matter what, coffee or no coffee!
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Asparagus & Green Pea Salad “Grilled Cheese”

Asaparagus – green pea salad stuffed in french bread with fontina cheese to make it the most amazing grilled cheese sandwich of all times!

asparagus-pea-grilled-cheese  This grilled cheese!

I absolutely love grilled cheese sandwiches and over and over, I find myself creating the same kinds with cheese, chips and lots of my favorite hot sauce. I must tell you that nowhere this old favorite of mine is a common grilled cheese. It deserves it’s own post one day.someday.may be soon!

This current favorite of mine on the other hand is equally good though I won’t lie I still have soft spot for those just cheese based grilled cheese sandwiches. While in NY, we grabbed lunch from a sandwich shop and I felt that all those long walks in NY deserved a hearty grilled cheese sandwich for lunch. So I settled for an asparagus and green pea salad grilled cheese. It sounded intriguing and I had to get it. You know, try it and if I like it recreate it for this space so you guys can have it as well. Best part of this job  if I say so! [click to continue…]

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Sweet Potato Waffles with Strawberry-Vodka Sauce

Super moist and spongy sweet potato waffles served with warm strawberry-vodka syrup! I am sure you will be making these again and again!

sweet-potato-waffles I am one of those people who enjoys their breakfast. When in school , I remember never being much of a breakfast person. But after college things were different. I would find myself craving breakfast first thing in the morning and after getting married and changing my career, I literally think of what I  am going to be eating next morning for breakfast almost every night. Is it too weird? I don’t think so. And if you are like me who starts planning for breakfast 12 hours ahead, then these waffles can easily make to your breakfast table during weekdays but if you don’t believe in thinking about breakfast way in advance , don’t worry. You can still enjoy these delicious moist & spongy waffles for a weekend brunch or if you have good 1 hour to kill before getting ready in the morning, then these have your name written all over them! [click to continue…]

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Spicy Cajun Cauliflower Steak

Crispy Cajun spiced baked cauliflower “steaks”. Serve them as a side or as a meal! {GF + DF + VEGAN + VEGETARIAN}

cajun-cauliflower-steaks When it comes to food choices, we both have our own differences. I love anything full of veggies, sight of veggie packed meal makes me all happy while on the other hand, for him a meal with tons of veggie is not a meal but a salad and in his world, salad is not counted as a meal! Men, I tell you! So after our NY trip back home, I found myself with an empty refrigerator and almost clueless what to eat for lunch. [click to continue…]

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Last Minute Labor Day Recipes

Collection of mouth watering recipes for last minute Labor Day recipe ideas!

labor-day-recipes Last day of august! Can you believe it that summer is almost gone?! I still have so many undone summer tasks and my summer bucket list is not even halfway done. Well I am trying to soak in as much summer as possible in the last few days/weeks possible and hope you are doing the same! My trip to NY is almost coming to an end and I am kind of sad. I wish I could stay here forever! Today in Central Park it felt like autumn. Trees changing color and shedding leaves. If you are following me on instagram, you can see the pics! [click to continue…]

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Whole Wheat Zucchini & Goat Cheese Breakfast Wraps

Zucchini - goat cheese breakfast wraps
I have discovered one thing. My first time stay in a super tiny yet gorgeous studio apartment in NY has taught me to value space and make super easy and quick meals and being in NY you want them to be affordable too!
This wrap is what you should make if you are in any of the situation or if you love good food like me! Packed with fresh zucchini, tangy goat cheese, protein rich eggs and served inside whole wheat wraps or tortillas, these wraps are a satisfying and filling breakfast/lunch/dinner option. You literally need one pan for this recipe and it comes together in flat 15 minutes. It can’t get easier!

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Bhakarwadi

Sweet & Spicy snack from Western city of India is sure to make your taste buds go spinning!!

bhakarwadi-baked These little bit sized snacks! It’s Tuesday and guys these are the snacks you need in your life right now!! Perfect with tea or coffee or simply eaten plain, these will blow your mind. I am telling you that for enjoying these you don’t need to be a Indian food fanatic!

These are normally fried but here I have baked them and let me warn you that baking makes them just way more irresistible!! You will find hard to stop yourself from eating 4-5 at once. I have been there!

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Vanilla Wafers

Homemade wholesome vanilla wafers! Taste much better than the real deal!

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Guys these vanilla wafers! I can’t believe that something you grew up eating as snacks can be made at home and that too with better for your health stuff. These wafers are courtesy of Lara Ferroni’s book Real Snacks. Filled with lots of childhood treats both sweet and savorie you grew up eating, this book is every food lovers dream come true. Imagine if you can make ask those pop tarts, doughnuts, fish crackers at home and without most of the junk?? Count me in.

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