Stir Fry is almost a staple of any household that wants to eat healthy but doesn’t have enough time on their hands. You are working whole day in Downtown or you are taking your kids from one activity to the other, everyone knows the plight of dinner-time. Stir Fry has never failed me so far in those difficult times. If you prep on the week-end, … Continue reading Colorful Vegetable Stir-Fry
Here is another week-night meal for you, my friends. Super easy to make and almost no prep time required. What’s more? If you are cutting carbs from your meals, this is your dish.
Serve it with some White or Brown rice and it becomes super-healthy. If you are in mood for more comforting food, stick to White rice. Serve it with a side of steamed vegetables or just plain old Chili sauce. If you are cutting carbs, skip the rice altogether. I assure you, this will become your week-night staple.
I call this recipe my Wednesday recipe. The week is only half over, Week-end is still not in sight. All you need is comforting warm meal but don’t feel like putting in any effort. Noodle bowl to the rescue. If you are the meal prep kind of person, you can chop the veggies in your meal prep day and portion of the Sauce ingredients … Continue reading Healthy Noodle Bowl
I have been meaning to make Lettuce wraps at home for ages. Whenever we all go to CPK, my all time order is Lettuce Wraps. They sound healthy, not sure how many calories they are but I make sure never to ask.
When you look at the list of ingredients, you are going to think this sounds like a Thai Fried Rice then why didn’t she say so. Well, look at it again. It says, Duck Sauce. Duck sauce is Chinese-American sauce so I couldn’t call it Thai Basil Fried Rice. When I started making the rice, I mentally scanned my pantry and thought I definitely have … Continue reading Basil Fried Rice
Happy New Year, fellow foodies. Let’s start this year with one of my favorite dishes. If you haven’t’ tried it, I urge to give it a try to this wonderfully tangy and sweet dish. When I was in college in India, American Chop Suey was one most ordered menu item in our favorite Indo-Chinese place. I am not sure why there is “American” in the name … Continue reading American Chop-Suey
In my last post I complained about the stress at work in the last few months and how I am not able to post as often as I would like. I do want to admit that part of this stress is my own doing. Do you know about load bearers? When we were in Michigan back in 2003, the entire Northwest was plunged into darkness. … Continue reading Protein filled Chickpea Shwarma Wrap
Sweet and Sour Tofu Here is another week-night meal for you, my friends. Super easy to make and almost no prep time required. What’s more? If you are cutting carbs from your meals, this is your dish. Serve it with some Soba Noodles or Brown rice and it becomes super-healthy. If you are in mood for more comforting food, stick to White rice. Serve … Continue reading Sweet and Sour Tofu
Keeping in the theme of clean eating, I have this recipe for you that is not only very easy to make but also quick. This will beat any chinese take-out any day. Perfect for a healthy weeknight meal when you are juggling soccer, gymnastics and toddler demands. Go ahead and substitute any veggies that you like. If you would rather add chicken, go for it. … Continue reading Brown Rice Bowl with Asian Stir fry
I had some Pie Pastry dough in the refrigerator for some time. It was bought when I was in the store on a whim thinking I will make some yummy sweet tart. Since our family is into clean eating now, I was wondering what I am going to do with this dough. Luckily, Tarts aren’t just for desserts. They can be savory with vegetable or meat … Continue reading Tomato Tart
I make sandwiches at least one night in the week. Caprese sandwiches especially, are super easy to make. My hubby doesn’t like the original version very much since it is not spicy at all so I use Cilantro chutney as a spread. I don’t use butter at all, Olive oil in the chutney makes up for it. Ingredients: makes about 5 sandwiches Ciabatta bread 1 … Continue reading Caprese Sandwich with Indian twist
Lately I often find myself late into Sunday evening, happily exhausted with all week-end activities and wondering how am I going to cook a full meal for the whole family with literally 30 minutes on hand. Without fail I have been resorting to various types of Noodles with veggies. These Noodles themselves are good as a full meal but you can also serve them alongside … Continue reading Noodles in Thai Yellow Curry
When I started writing this post, I realized I had never had Pad Thai or any Thai food for that matter until I came to U.S. How did I live without it, I have no idea. It’s so funny that a person like me who likes to try out new dishes all the time in my home kitchen, I usually order the same food when … Continue reading Home-made Pad Thai
Last weekend, my daughter wanted to visit the Zoo so badly that she was at her best behaviour the entire week leading to the week-end. All home work done on time, no fighting with the little one, no problems taking shower on her own. It was amazing. We came back pretty late and everyone was tired and hungry including me. I made these Noodles as a … Continue reading Week-night Noodles
I generally haven’t been posting recipes that can be categorized as healthy or quick. Desserts always excite me more and I like to talk about them more. This recipe though is a life saver if you don’t have a lot of time on hands and are not inclined to eat carbs either. I used Quinoa Noodles to make this a healthier version but by all means … Continue reading Healthy Quinoa Noodle Bowl