A Li'l Bit of Spice

A Li'l Bit of Spice31 recipes

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Carrot Top Pesto

Carrot Top Pesto

Simple, easy, earthy, and sustainable, this delicious Carrot Top Pesto is a versatile dish that can be used as a sauce, dip, or a topping.

Browned Butter Pancakes with Blueberry Compote

Browned Butter Pancakes with Blueberry Compote

This easy recipe makes pancakes light and fluffy with crispy edges, topped with a tangy and sweet blueberry compote. 

Sweet Potato, Black Bean, and Brown Rice Skillet

Sweet Potato, Black Bean, and Brown Rice Skillet

This easy, one pan meal is a hearty and healthy vegetarian meal the whole family can enjoy.  Made with simple ingredients, this Sweet Potato, Black Bean, and Brown Rice Skillet is colorful, tasty, and satisfying.

Almond Butter Muffins

Almond Butter Muffins

These healthy almond butter muffins are the perfect tasty treat.  They are perfect to add in the lunchbox for a snack or dessert, or even to eat for breakfast. Making muffins for breakfast or taking it for school pick up snack is the best.  They are easy to transport, I know the girls will eat… Continue reading →

Tandoori Cauliflower Tacos

Tandoori Cauliflower Tacos

These tandoori cauliflower tacos are marinated in a vibrant tandoori yogurt sauce and burst with flavor in each bite.  Perfect for lunch or dinner, these meatless tacos are easy to make and filling.  Recently, I’ve discovered that I like experimenting with the tandoori flavors.  For a long while, I would never make anything requiring a… Continue reading →

Dragon Fruit Smoothie Bowl

Dragon Fruit Smoothie Bowl

This Dragon fruit Smoothie Bowl is a beautiful, quick, and easy tropical breakfast recipe!  Dragon fruit, also known as pitaya, is nutrient dense food packed with antioxidants, low calories making it a great option for vegan and paleo diets.  Made with just 3 ingredients, dragon fruit, mango, and coconut water, add your favorite toppings and… Continue reading →

Beet and Butternut Squash Salad

Beet and Butternut Squash Salad

A perfect combination of fall flavors, this salad is perfect for lunch or as a side for dinner.  Roasted beets and butternut squash are served over peppery arugula, tangy feta cheese, earthy walnuts, sweet pomegranate arils.  Tossed in a maple dressing that is easy to make and shake, this beautiful salad is gluten free and… Continue reading →

Crispy Black Bean Tacos

Crispy Black Bean Tacos

Delicious, easy, and filling tacos that are warm and crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside. These crispy tacos have become a family favorite recently.  I love it because I can make them for a crowd, pack them for lunch, or even serve for dinner.  They are incredibly filling and so easy to… Continue reading →

Vegan Poke Bowl

Vegan Poke Bowl

This vegan, nutritious poke bowl filled with lots of veggies and a sriracha dressing is so delicious and addicting.  A one-bowl recipe with so many beautiful ingredients and easy to make is a perfect meal that is customizable for your palate. A poke bowl in Hawaiian is usually meant as a meal that has chunks… Continue reading →

Back to School Dinners Made Easy

Back to School Dinners Made Easy

My oldest is going off to 1st Grade on Tuesday.  I still can’t get over the fact that she is in grade school.  When did she grow up?  The school season starting also means sports, after school activities, homework, loads of laundry, and the list goes on.  As much as I love cooking, on many… Continue reading →

One Pan Baked Salmon and Rainbow Veggies

One Pan Baked Salmon and Rainbow Veggies

This one pan salmon is perfect for a busy weeknight meal.  Ready in 15 minutes, it’s a nutritious meal the whole family will enjoy! I love the idea of using just one pot or a pan.  Not only is cleanup easy but you don’t spend forever in the kitchen cooking after a long hard day… Continue reading →

Thandai Infused Rainbow Crème Brûlée (Vegan)

Thandai Infused Rainbow Crème Brûlée (Vegan)

A creamy, rich, aromatic custard with a beautiful caramelized crust that is unbelievably easy to make.  This Thandai Infused Crème Brûlée is a twist on the classic French dessert by using coconut cream and coconut milk making it vegan and gluten-free. Holi has always been one of my favorite Indian festivals.  The colors, the food,… Continue reading →

Simple Homemade Crunchy Granola

Simple Homemade Crunchy Granola

Sweet, crunchy, nutty, and deliciously addicting!  This Crunchy Granola has it all and it is so quick and easy to make!  Add it to your yogurt, cereal or eat it for a snack.  It also makes a great gift! I’ve got this friend Michelle.  She is one the most amazing moms I know.  She and… Continue reading →

Springtime Lentil Salad

Springtime Lentil Salad

A simple, easy, and refreshing lentil salad packed with nutrients and flavor. Fresh veggies, green lentils, and a basil vinaigrette round out this perfect dish.

Carrot turmeric ginger soup

Carrot turmeric ginger soup

I love this soup so much for it’s taste and nutrients! For me, soups and stews are the most perfect rainy day, winter foods. They are comforting, easy to make, and give you the perfect warmth on a cold day. This particular soup is a favorite of mine because it has hints of spice from… Continue reading →

Rosemary Caprese Skewers with a Balsamic Glaze

Rosemary Caprese Skewers with a Balsamic Glaze

These skewers are by far one of my favorite snacks!  Often times, if I am hosting a party, they usually make an appearance.  The best part, my girls love to eat them too (minus the basil and glaze)!  Super easy to assemble, healthy, and 5 simple ingredients.  You really can’t beat that! For the skewers,… Continue reading →

Lobster Risotto

Lobster Risotto

Creamy risotto filled with chunks of freshly steamed lobster, oh it’s so luscious!  This is the perfect dish for a romantic night in or Valentine’s Day dinner!  It’s pretty easy, and simple to make and perfect for date night! When my husband found out I was making Lobster and Lamb for Valentine’s, I can safely… Continue reading →

Easy Chicken Ramen with GF Noodles

Easy Chicken Ramen with GF Noodles

I was never a big ramen fan until my sister-in-law Sarika took me to this tiny little ramen restaurant in Oakland.  I can’t stress enough how good that ramen was.  It was simply delicious with layers of flavor in the broth and each bite just filling you with warmth and comfort. Recently, Taste Republic and… Continue reading →

Avocado Wedges with Sriracha Crema

Avocado Wedges with Sriracha Crema

⁄Crunchy on the outside, creamy and buttery on the inside, these avocado wedges are the perfect snack.  They are remarkably tasty, easy to make, and impressed my 5 and 4 year olds.  Honestly though, anything that is breaded and fried is an automatic win in my book.  I’ve had these in tacos too and seriously,… Continue reading →

How to clean your Cast Iron Skillet

How to clean your Cast Iron Skillet

Tags: Spice, Easy

I think I’ve lost track of the amount of times I have been asked how I clean my iron skillet.  The actual process is very easy and doesn’t take as much time contrary to what many people believe.  It does seem daunting and intimidating, but trust, cleaning an iron skillet is simple. Here are a… Continue reading →

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