Tag Archives: dairy free

coconut tofu

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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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

amaranth

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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Coconut Pancakes w/ Warm Banana & Walnuts

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Firstly, a big apology for my disappearance! Over the last couple of weeks, I attempted to Tango in Buenos Aires, went vintage car sighting in Colonia del Sacramento, witnessed the magnificent Iguazu Falls and joined the Samba madness at the Carnaval in Rio!. In addition to all this fun, I of course, sampled plenty of yummy food that South America had to offer. And the biggest surprise of all? There’s finally a vegetarian/vegan food movement happening in the meat-dominant culture! Continue reading

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Omani Green Banana with Coconut (Paleo!)

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A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of visiting a dear friend of mine in Muscat, Oman. And to kickoff the weekend, she prepared a mouth-watering home-cooked lunch to give me a taste of the local cuisine. For a bona fide foodie like my self, it was ideal way to start the holiday.

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Three Yacon syrup Recipes

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A couple of weeks ago I bought a jar of Yacon syrup from Be Super Natural (raw, vegan, gluten free, organic & non-GMO) at a fabulous farmer’s market here in Dubai. I was excited to try out this caramel-like syrup which comes from the roots of Yacon plants (potato-like vegetable) that are found high up in South American Andes. From what I knew, it was going to fit right into the natural sweetener section of my pantry. Continue reading

corn soup

Creamy corn soup with Pesto

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The cool January breeze makes it an ideal time for scarfs, snuggles and soups. And if you happen to be one of the many battling the crazy Polar Vortex in North America, ‘cool breeze’ is probably a bit of an understatement!

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Rock(ing) Melon-Mint Smoothie

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First of all, happy new year! I’m sure you had a fabulous celebration and are ready to kick start your 2014 with a healthier eating habit. I know how tricky it is to stick to resolutions but don’t worry, when it comes to eating cleaner, I’ve got you covered.

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scones

Blueberry & Coconut Scones (Paleo)

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The festive season is upon us and between fancy parties & cozy get-togethers,I find myself baking more delicious treats than ever. I guess yummy gifts are my way of wishing my friends a healthy & happy upcoming holiday! Continue reading