Kale and Spinach Masala Vada(i)

What’s your indulgence on a cold miserable day? NC brought out in full spate some miserable and grumpy days to the boot. Nagging cold weather accompanied by some rain and a weather that could not decide between holding onto winter and hopping aboard the spring train. Yikes ! Now imagine a day where the sun refused

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Baked Cauliflower Tandoori Bites

Baked Cauliflower Tandoori Bites New year and new beginnings?  Nah , more like everyday is a clean slate to make something out of yourself. It’s what I keep telling myself . There is joy in small things. It’s the small things that build it up for the grand finale – life . Calvin and Hobbes

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Baked Mixed Vegetable Samosa

An absolutely  packed schedule just before the winter break sets in. There are days and then there is today … So while the going gets crazy , the crazy get going ?? The breakfast was bit of a dud ..Cold winter morning , not freezing but still cold enough for you to want to pull in

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Roasted Garlic, Jalapeño & Herb Focaccia Bread (Wheat)

Roasted Garlic, Jalapeño & Herb Focaccia Bread ( Wheat)

This post has sat in drafts for a very long time. I have no clue why it took that long but all is well… Been  a bit scatter brained , but that’s not unusual either. The usual activities of soccer and gymnastics and the seasonal prep of FRC begins. Maya, on the other hand has

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Lime Chili Peanuts – With a touch of honey and oven toasted!

Disclaimer : A super quick post. Still have not gotten around to using my cannon after the vacation. Inertia , I suppose.. So smartphone shots it is ! Well the Masala Peanuts lasted but a few precious hours in the house .. There was still some awesome raw peanuts left and I wanted something with

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Quick and No Oil Masala Peanuts – Crunchy, spicy and Irresistible

A very short post. In all honestly did not even take pictures on my Cannon. Cause today was such a day that paid homage to the ” need a vacation after the vacation” kind of thing. After a long and exhausting road trip , and I mean really exhausting, laundry and stuff needed something to

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Beet, Oats and Flax Seed Tikki / Croquette/ Cutlets

  Hot weather in Spring : Check Crabby kids : Check Crabby mom : Check ( Nah, I am an angel!) Weekly produce cleaning and org: Check A bunch of beets : Check It was hot sultry calm before the storm in NC. Very hot and humid weather and temperature in higher eighties.. We know

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Herbal Ayurvedic Tea – Concocting Detoxifying Decoctions!

Have you watched the “Sound of Music”? No silly!  Not the live theater version, but the gold standard one..The movie!  I sure don’t claim to live in an Abbey , but today’s grey skies and grumpy weather had me reaching for something. Anything. I never know why it is called ‘Out of the blue” , I

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Cheese and Herbs stuffed Crescent Rolls- Quick fix from your pantry for the hungry child!

Cheese and Herbs stuffed Crescent Rolls – Quick fix from your pantry for the hungry child! NC has been blessed with rain and more rain. SO much that the sun played it safe and decided to have a day off…Wanting to cheer up the kids bit for the after school munchies as much to indulge

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