Mango Achaar ( Spicy Mango Pickle)

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This mango achaar is a special South Asian condiment that is both spicy and sweet and uses the best of summer time mangoes. It is a no bake recipe and a nice introduction to achaar.

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Lemon Tea Cake

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Happy March everyone! For this post, I am sharing one of my favorite lemon cakes. It’s made with simple ingredients such as yogurt, milk, fresh lemon juice, zest and sugar.

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Mexican Rice Bowl & Tips for Traveling with Food Allergies

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Last summer, we visited Hawaii.  We used to visit Hawaii often but before my daughter had multiple food allergies. Over the years, the list and severity of her allergies grew so we put travel on hold. Continue reading “Mexican Rice Bowl & Tips for Traveling with Food Allergies”

Blueberry Cardamom Sauce

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This Blueberry Cardamom sauce is an easy, throw together dessert that uses the best of seasonal fresh blueberries and simple ingredients. You can use frozen blueberries also so that you can enjoy it anytime of the year!

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Sun-tella Spread ( Sunflower Seed Butter Chocolate Spread)

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Hi Everyone,

This week, May 13-19 is Food Allergy Awareness Week. It is a week where us food allergy folks shed light on all things food allergies.  Coincidentally, I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be a mama without food allergies caring for a young child with food allergies.  That’s a mouthful! Continue reading “Sun-tella Spread ( Sunflower Seed Butter Chocolate Spread)”

Apricot-Ginger Energy Bites

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Do you want to take a break from eating cookies this holiday season? Do you need an energy boost but without all the refined sugar and processed chemicals? My apricot-ginger energy bites make a nourishing, delicious alternative to cookies. They would make a great gift too.   Continue reading “Apricot-Ginger Energy Bites”

Golden Beet Dip

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I’ve had it in my head to make golden beet dip for quite a while now. My talented friends Nancy who writes the blog Urban Kitchen Apothecary  and Anuja who celebrates colorful food on her blog The Pepper Cook  have made variations of lentil dips before which looked utterly delicious. Continue reading “Golden Beet Dip”

Mango Salsa

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Hi friends! I’m very pleased to share a recipe using Oaktown Spice Shop‘s Chile Limon. This blend combines the heat of Turkish chile and coriander with the tartness of lime juice and sea salt. I can’t think of a better way to showcase these flavors together than in a fruity summer salsa.

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Beetroot Chai

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If you grew up in a South Asian home like I did, most often you will find a pot of slow brewed chai simmering away on your stove.  Any time a guest pops in for a visit, chai is served with biscuits or sweets.

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Blood Orange and Olive Tabbouleh

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Out of all the citrus varieties found this season, blood oranges are unique. Their skin is just as gorgeous as the deep crimson hues and blood-colored flesh found on their insides. They almost have a hint of raspberry mixed with citrus notes. I find them to be less sweet than other oranges. They are just so darn elegant. Continue reading “Blood Orange and Olive Tabbouleh”