Healthier Carrot & Zucchini Quick Bread

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Looking for a healthier version of a holiday quick bread, then you've got to bookmark this recipe! Thanks to Pompeian, I was able to create this wonderful cake recipe for the holiday season, along with a fancy personalized bottle to engrave my recipe on it forever. Check out the cool label I printed below; It has our family name, and the recipe with a family photo - pretty cool, isn't … [Read more...]

CashewMilk & Oreo Cookie Milkshake

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For those of you who've been regular readers of my blog, you know that I am a fan of SILK, and though it took me years to try their Soy Milk, I was instantly interested in their Almond Milk and Coconut Milk offerings. But now their latest addition, the rich and creamy SILK Cashew Milk has completely bowled me over! I always knew that dairy-free, gluten-free milk was a great option for people with … [Read more...]

Chocolate & Peanut Butter Granola Pancakes

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Every Saturday is Pancake day in our house. We start off with a delicious pancake breakfast IHOP style, with some cheesy scrambled eggs on the side! And since this is a weekly fare, I try to create different kinds of pancakes so it doesn't get boring, and also try to sneak in some healthy ingredients that would make the morning meal more nutritious for my kiddo. Last week I decided to make some … [Read more...]

Spinach & Lentil Soup

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Spinach and Split Peas (Moong Dal) soup flavored with garam masala and mint Spinach is not called a superfood without a reason! Loaded with vitamins and anti-oxidants, it is a very nutritious ingredient that does not have a very distinct taste, and hence can easily be added to several of your favorite recipes without altering their taste too much, like these Super Moist Spinach Banana Muffins. … [Read more...]

Apple Date & Walnut Muffins

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Apple Date & Walnut Muffins, packed with fiber and protein Halloween officially marks the beginning of the Holiday season, and as November-December approaches, everyone begins their hunt for delicious recipes that will adorn their holiday traditions! Every family has a cherished recipe that has been passed on since ages, something that resides in your head, or something that you have … [Read more...]

Kid-Friendly Apple & Peanut Butter Sandwiches

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When it comes to lunch-box options, there are some items in the pantry that always come to your rescue, like fruits, any kind of nut butter, granola, what thins, bread, pasta, etc. I am sure Fruits will always be a part of your child's lunch or snack, but eating the same thing can get repetitive and lose its charm. So its a good idea to shake things up a bit, or come up with innovative ways to … [Read more...]

Veggie Black Bean Burgers

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  Healthy Black Bean Burgers   Mother's Day is just around the corner, and I am sure most of you have a grilling BBQ party planned for the same, especially as it falls on a Sunday! Or if you are fishing for BBQ recipes for Memorial Day, especially a healthy vegetarian Burger recipe, then this nutritious and extremely delicious Black Bean Burger is perfect for your menu. Inspired by Divya's … [Read more...]

Vegan Tofu Scramble

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5.0 from 1 reviews Tofu Scramble   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 12 mins Total time 17 mins   Looking for a quick and healthy yet tasty alternative to weeknight dinner? try this spicy and tangy Tofu Scramble with veggies. And its Vegan too! Author: www.funandfoodcafe.com Serves: 2 Ingredients 1 block (375g) extra firm tofu 3 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 1 … [Read more...]

Fresh Heirloom Tomato Salad

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Tomato Salad with shaved Pecorino cheese, olive oil dressing, crushed pepper and chopped cilantro These days Heirloom tomatoes are flooding the markets, and we have a similar overflow of big fresh tomatoes in our garden too, as all the giant heirloom tomatoes ripen up at the same time, bringing me this bounty of fresh juicy tomatoes that I am struggling to use up before they turn bad! One of the … [Read more...]

Kerala-Style Cabbage Thoran

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Cabbage Thoran, a Kerala-style recipe  that resembles a stir-fry Indian cuisine is so versatile and diverse, and yet food that comes from every part of the country bears its own mark, in terms of ingredients, flavors, cooking methods, and recipes. A dish that represents the state of Gujarat will be totally different from that which stands for Punjab, which in turn is in stark contrast to a recipe … [Read more...]