Green Lentil and Oats Burger

This Green Lentil and Oats Burger is a healthy twist on the regular veggie burger; packed with proteins and fiber!

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Sometimes, it is nice to give up the crazy addiction for fast food and cook something light, refreshing and healthy! Keeping up with the promise I made to myself in the beginning of 2015 (to make healthy lifestyle changes), I’ve been consciously opting for ingredients that are healthy. Take Green Lentils (or Green Sprouts, if you may) for example. Packed with proteins and rendering a great texture when cooked, they are wonderful for making patties.

I’m not going to lead you to believe that a healthy lentil and oat burger will be infinitely tastier than your average burger. Health food can only do so much. However, the nuttier flavor kinda grows on you, leaving you satiated for a long time after.

If you’re looking to make a healthy vegetarian (vegan, even) choice, then do give these green lentil and oats burgers a try.. (more…)

Paneer Tikka Masala

Here’s my version of the classic Paneer Tikka Masala! It’s classic, simple and oh-so-flavorful!

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A good paneer recipe can make my heart skip a beat. Among most Indian-food lovers – especially the vegetarian ones – Paneer is revered because it is the one ingredients that can made into whatever their heart desires… Kind of like an avocado. 😉

I experiment with Paneer quite often. This is my absolute favorite recipe for a Paneer Tikka Masala. It is classic, simple, zingy, flavorful and oh-so-spicy! This is the kind of recipe that Indian food dreams are made of! Admittedly, this recipe does involve a few steps that may not be an impatient guy’s cuppa tea. However, the recipe steps are quite easy and absolutely doable by any home-cook!

Indian restaurants make big bucks selling paneer tikka masala to Indian food enthusiasts. While a good curry in the restaurant is definitely worth the buck, you’d be better off if and when you make it at home – knowing fully well what goes into the gravy and well in control of the spices, salt and oil. And of course, a homemade dish is always going to leave you feeling satisfied. So without further ado, here’s how I like to make Paneer Tikka Masala.  (more…)

Baked Potato Wedges

Enjoy a big plate of spicy baked potato wedges with your favorite condiment! These roasted fries take almost no time to prepare and are hard to resist!

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Potatoes are humble vegetables. Inexpensive and incredibly flexible, they make for some of the best savory food creations.

Take these baked potato wedges for example. These spicy, crispy, roasted potatoes are all you need out of comfort food. And because they’re baked, you’re doing yourself a favor by cutting out all the fat. Still not the healthiest dish around, I’ll admit. But when you go high on starch, you could benefit from reducing the fat at the very least, yeah?

You can use your favorite combination of spices to customize these wedges the way you want. In fact, I always like experimenting with the seasoning, just so that I could enjoy the variety. These extra crispy baked potato wedges are quickly becoming a Friday-night staple. I freaking adore them and I’ll bet you would too! 🙂   (more…)

Milk Popsicles

Beat the summer heat with these quick and easy creamy milk popsicles. Made with everyday ingredients, you’ll love them unconditionally!

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Are you one of those who absolutely loathe milk but also know the benefits of drinking milk so forcibly gulp down a glass everyday anyway?

Or are you, like me, an ardent lover of milk?

Either ways, you can’t not like these delicious, creamy milk popsicles. Made with exactly 5 ingredients, these fudgy milk delights are quick and delightful – especially for a hot summer day. They don’t take more than 15 minutes of your time and can be customized infinitely! Think chocolate / strawberry / apple / banana / butterscotch etc.

But for starters, let’s just see how to make a basic version of the milk popsicles – that you can flavor with your favorite spices / extracts.
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