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Portobello Marinara

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Every once in a while, vegetarians crave something ‘meaty’.  It might not necessarily be the taste of meat per se but rather its texture and heftiness.  Well, my herbivore friends, a nice juicy piece of portobello mushroom is about to become your best food friend and oh, you’re also about to love me for this awesome recipe. Continue reading

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5 (Roasted) Super Seeds Salad

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A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege of attending a friend’s wedding in a little town called Montreux located at the foot of the Swiss Alps.  During my stay at a beautiful lake side hotel, I sampled a hearty Seeds Salad that I’ve not been able to forget. Continue reading

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Pandan & Coconut Cupcakes (Paleo)

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A few weeks ago I received delicious goodies from Thailand which included some fresh organic Pandan leaves.  For those not so familiar, Pandan or Pandanus is a tropical plant that’s used widely as flavouring in Southeast Asian cuisines.  It’s naturally sweet fragrance and aromatic flavour pairs perfectly with anything coconut-ty.

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Mango & Kiwi Cashew Cream Parfait

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So here we are at the finale of The Mango Series.  Now that I’ve shared both a main dish recipe as well as one refreshingly healthy drink, it’s time for a delicious treat. Continue reading

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Mango Immunity Lassi

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Last week I began a 3-part Mango Series here on A Skinny Dish. Along with a deliciously healthy Coconut-crusted Tofu w/ Mango Salsa recipe post, I listed out a number of health benefits which should have convinced you to stock up on some Mangos now while they’re in season.
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Coconut-crusted Tofu w/ Mango Salsa

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With the temperature rising so rapidly, especially here in Dubai, summer seems to be approaching fast & fiery. Lucky for us, mangos are back in season to help us cope with the unforgiving heat. Continue reading

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Stuffed Thai-Style Omelette

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As you may already know from my previous blog post, I was recently in Thailand for a short holiday. So it’s only fitting that I share with you a dish that is one of the nation’s staples and also mine. Thai Omelette or ‘Kai Jeaw’ as the locals call it – although conceptually similar to the French version, it’s less refined but packed with a lot more zing.

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Nutella Chocolate Milk

nutella milk 2 Greetings from Bangkok, Thailand! I came back to visit my home town since last week just in time for the water festival along with the blistering heat. So a few days ago after desperately craving for cold drink (as a typical Indian would say), I made my self a chilled glass of Nutella chocolate milk from the hazelnuts I soaked from the previous night. Continue reading

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Rose Amaranth Porridge & Poached Rhubarb

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After regularly passing packets of Amaranth in the grains’ section at local the Organic store, I finally decided to pick one up and check out the text at the back. Perfect for porridge? Well that pretty much sealed the deal. Continue reading

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Icy Mint Raw Chocolate Cups

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Having had a few handfuls of fresh mint leaves and baby spinach left in the fridge along with a new packet of Cacao Butter from my favourite superfood brand Be Super Natural, it was time to make some yummy raw chocolates. For those of you thinking ‘hold up, chocolate and spinach in the same sentence?’, yes – I did just say that. Continue reading