A Li'l Bit of Spice

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Lemon Chickpea Orzo Skillet

Lemon Chickpea Orzo Skillet

An effortless one skillet vegan recipe filled with sun-dried tomatoes, artichokes, chickpeas, spinach, grilled lemon slices, and of course orzo!  Simple, healthy ingredients that come together quickly for a perfect weeknight meal, this Lemon Chickpea Orzo Skillet is a dish that everyone can enjoy! 

Rasam

Rasam

A favorite South Indian staple, Rasam is a tangy, spicy tomato soup.  It can be eaten on its own or with rice and is known to be very beneficial in helping reduce the effects of colds and coughs.  The best part about this recipe is that it takes less than 30 minutes to make! The… Continue reading →

Teriyaki Tofu Noodle Bowl

Teriyaki Tofu Noodle Bowl

Crispy, sweet, and salty bites of tofu paired with sauteed bright broccoli on a bed of rice noodles.  Filled with protein, this Teriyaki Tofu Noodle Bowl is perfect for a weeknight dinner or lunch prep.  

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.

Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Wings

Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Wings

Soft and tender on the inside with a crispy exterior, these Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Wings are the perfect spicy snack for any occasion.  

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 →

Creamy White Bean Soup with Spinach

Creamy White Bean Soup with Spinach

This Creamy Vegan White Bean Soup is a healthy one-pot soup that will fill you up, give you energy, and is full of flavor! The white beans are the core of this soup because they are naturally creamy and help give substance to this recipe.  I recently learned a great trick to make a soup… Continue reading →

Bloody Mary Deviled Eggs

Bloody Mary Deviled Eggs

Made with a spicy egg yolk mixture, served in egg white halves that are given the rimmed effect with seasoning, these Bloody Mary Deviled Eggs will be the talk of your party. 

Pesto Risotto with Roasted Tomatoes and Chickpeas

Pesto Risotto with Roasted Tomatoes and Chickpeas

Pesto Risotto with Roasted Tomatoes and Chickpeas is creamy and cozy, bursting with flavor!  Topped with roasted tomatoes and chickpeas,it becomes a luscious main course.

Cranberry Balsamic Glazed Turkey Meatballs

Cranberry Balsamic Glazed Turkey Meatballs

Cranberry Balsamic Glazed Turkey Meatballs are sticky, sweet, and moist.  Lean ground turkey is seasoned with parmesan cheese, herbed breadcrumbs, garlic, fresh rosemary, and a little orange zest.  They are then coated with luscious glaze made with cranberry sauce, balsamic vinegar, honey, fresh rosemary, orange juice, and soy sauce.  Mini meatballs are the perfect appetizer for any dinner or holiday party.  

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 →

Cranberry Apple Quinoa Salad

Cranberry Apple Quinoa Salad

This Cranberry Apple Quinoa Salad is filled with bursts of sweetness, texture, and nutrients.  The quinoa soaks up a delicious Maple Dressing and the arugula gives just a hint of a peppery note.  What’s best is it’s great to eat for lunch, or have as a side dish. This salad is not only delicious, but… Continue reading →

Autumn Squash Soup

Autumn Squash Soup

Filled with the best of the fall squash harvest, this soup tastes just like the one at Panera, without the extra calories.

Beet Pesto

Beet Pesto

Vibrantly pink, nutty, tart, and tasty, this Beet Pesto is absolutely delectable. Beets are one of my favorite ingredients.  You can eat them raw, boiled, roasted, or cooked.  The color of beets is so bold and beautiful that adding it to any dish brightens up my table. I wanted to highlight October for Breast Cancer… Continue reading →

Sarson da Saag, Makki di Roti

Sarson da Saag, Makki di Roti

**Note: Original post created Jul 2017.  Updated October 2021** The first time I was introduced to this traditional Punjabi meal was during my wedding planning. My husband and in-laws requested that this be on the menu somewhere. I didn’t understand what it was or the goodness of it until quite a bit later (much later… Continue reading →

Chai Spice Pumpkin Muffins

Chai Spice Pumpkin Muffins

The perfect afternoon snack with your cup of coffee or chai.  Soft and moist muffins filled with pumpkin flavor and loaded with chai spices, this muffin is sure to be your new fall favorite. Pumpkin is in the air around me wherever I turn and I’m loving it.  I love them because they are not… Continue reading →

Avocado Cilantro Lime Dipping Sauce

Avocado Cilantro Lime Dipping Sauce

A big name with big bold flavors, this dipping sauce is creamy, tangy, fresh, and vibrant.  It lightens up any foods you are eating and is great healthy dip to add to your appetizer table. This dipping sauce really has some beautifully bold flavors that makes you want to keep eating more and more.  A… 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 →

Quinoa Fiesta Salad

Quinoa Fiesta Salad

Fresh and beautiful veggies from across the rainbow to make amazing salads are my favorite.  This Quinoa Fiesta Salad is one of my family’s favorites.  As a mom, it makes me happy that the girls are getting so much nutrition in one bowl.  The kids look at the colors and get excited to eat a… Continue reading →

Sweet Potato Sabudana Khichdi with Cashews

Sweet Potato Sabudana Khichdi with Cashews

Sabudana or tapioca pearls cooked with sweet potatoes and cashews is a popular vegan and gluten-free dish that is consumed in Gujarati households, especially during fasts.  Growing up, I remember having Sabudana Khichdi every Saturdays as my father used to fast each week.  It kind of became a staple in the house we looked forward… Continue reading →

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