June 15, 2015

Maple Sweet Potato Bread




      Sweet Potato also called as Yam are loaded with Iron, fiber and minerals. They are high with vitamins B6 and C. This bread is savory and sweet enough for lunch or dinner or you can also serve them with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. This bread is flavored with cinnamon and nutmeg. The nutty flavors are in built with pecans and raisins.

May 4, 2015

Chili Lentils for Tacos




            This is a simple vegetarian chili recipe using Horse gram lentils. The mild spices give this chili a wonderful flavor. Horse gram has a meaty texture that is perfect when it is served in the form of chili for tacos. Our family loves Mexican food. I don't cook beef at home but love them in tacos alone. This vegetarian chili is a variation. 

April 6, 2015

Poha Chivda



       We Indians can never miss a cup of Chai in the evening along with some tea snacks. A long list of varieties are available but here I am happy to share a low calorie chivda recipe using poha. The masala that I prepared here can be used for any type of chivda or mixture you prepare. 

April 2, 2015

Thai Roasted Vegetables with Peanut Coconut Sauce



       There are numerous variations of preparing this recipe. This is a healthy and quick way by roasting the vegetables in the oven and preparing the sauce separately. The benefits of oven roasted vegetagles is that the vegetables cook using its own water which also help to retain the nutrients inside the vegetables.