Truly Homemade

Truly HomemadeOnly someone who is well prepared has the opportunity to improvise.  ~Ingmar Bergman...more

Why eat breakfast for dinner?

Guys, as you may know, September is the National Breakfast for Dinner -month.  If you need more persuasion than this simple fact, let me try to convince you of the perks of enjoying a morning meal after work.1. Quick and easy does it!The average breakfast dish is faster to put together than an entree containing protein, carbs and veggies.  Meat with eggs packs a punch of protein that will keep you going!  Brekkie is usually a one dish wonder, no need for preparing sides, thus saving you essential me-time in the evening. 2. It is inexpensive...more

How to make Olive and Rosemary Focaccia

Focaccia is a very popular and Traditional Italian flat bread.It is seasoned with simple and flavorful Italian herbs and olive oil. It can be easily baked fresh at home.You can add any topping and seasoning of your choice and make different versions by adding sun dried tomato, pickled jalapenos, Sliced olives,Rosemary ,basil ,Thyme or cheese or make it simple by adding any single herb of your choice.It is crisp and flavorful from the outside and very soft inside,very much similar to pizza....more

Moong daal khichdi

Moong sprout kachori

Crisp home made pastry shells stuffed with mildly spiced bean sprout filling...more

10 Tips for Packing Healthy School Lunches

I have several friends who have kids going into kindergarten. Many of them have asked me for ideas about how to pack healthy lunches for their kiddos without going insane from the time and effort it takes to make lunches every school day. ...more
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Things I'm Willing to Do to Save Money

Tuesday was one of my babysitting days. My mom came over, and we were discussing my husband’s and my frugal ways. She mentioned that she didn’t think a lot of other woman would be willing to do the things I do. This really made me laugh, because I think deep down the majority of people think that my penny-pinching husband is behind most of what I do . Well, that just is not true....more
TheHomeTome I got into the green tea just because it is cheaper than a latte!  lol.  Let me know ...more

Golden Curried Red Lentil, Vegetable & Coconut Soup

   We might as well dive right into...more