Meatless Monday: Southwestern Sweet Potatoes

 One of my favorite easy meals to make are these southwestern sweet potatoes.  It is the perfect quick meal to throw together on a busy week night. Especially if you do some of the veggie chopping in advance!...more

Mushroom-Lentil Burgers

You simply can't beat a good burger, loaded down with your favorite toppings, and sandwiched between a bun. I'm not a vegetarian but when it comes to burgers if I have a choice between a meat patty or a veggie filled one, nine times out of ten I am going for the veggie.  I want my veggie burgers to have taste, substance and texture and this patty delivers on all accounts....more

Vegetarian Ribollita

Bottle gourd Pudding/Lauki ki kheer

Healthy and delicious Bottle gourd and milk pudding...more

Roasted Carrots with Lentils and Green Harissa

In last months issue of the Cooking Light Magazine I came across this recipe for whole roasted carrots with lentils and green harissa....more

Quinoa Patties with Roasted Red Pepper Aioli

 I am so happy to announce that I am a new member of the Recipe ReDux recipe challenge group. The group is made up of other healthy food bloggers focused on taking delicious dishes and keeping them delicious, while keeping them healthy at the same time. Each month we are given a theme for a recipe creation to share on our blog. I love a good challenge so I am really excited about this opportunity....more

Dinner Tonight: Baked Eggplant Stacks

It's a simple colorful dinner, easy enough for a weeknight and impressive enough for a dinner guest. Serve as a main course with a salad for a meatless low-carb dinner or even as an appetizer at your next gathering. Simple to make, healthy and delicious. What more could you want?...more
except i have no eggplant and not walking in -40 to get it!more

Shukto - An Authentic Bengali Dish

Shukto is an authentic Bengali traditional dish. This is served with warm rice at the beginning of the lunch. Any Bengali occasion is incomplete without Shukto. It feels heavenly to taste the mix of bitterness and sweetness.The main ingredients include bitter gourd, sweet potato, potato, raddish and other vegetables.Main spices include Indian and Bengali spices like Panchphoron....more

Black Bean and Quinoa Veggie Burgers

 I always have a box of veggie burgers in our freezer to add on top of a salad or a bun for a quick lunch idea or for nights when Jason is traveling. However, after making these quinoa and black bean burgers I may forever be ruined and never buy store-bought again. These hearty and filling burgers are simple to make, incredibly nutritious and packed full of protein. The cumin adds such a nice touch to the burgers giving them a bit of an Indian spice flavor....more