Here’s my version of slow-cooked Moroccan chicken (Sorry about the bad picture-I was starving and couldn’t wait to dig in )Ingredients: 500 gms Skinless Chicken Breast2-3 tsp Moroccan spice rubjuice of 1/2 lemonsalt1/2 green capsicum1 red onion1/4 cup water Marinate the chicken with spice rub,lemon and salt. I had bought my chicken in bulk,so had… Continue reading Day5 Slow-cooked Moroccan Chicken
Ingredients: 125 gms soft butter 1 1/4 cup flour 3/th cup brown sugar 1/2 cup oats 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla essence Cream the butter,sugar and eggs together.Add the essence and then fold in flour and oats.Chill it in the fridge for 20 minutes.Using a spoon,drop blobs of cookie dough(its a little sticky) on… Continue reading chocolate chip oatmeal cookies
Aadi was sick,so she stayed away from school. When I asked her what she wanted to eat for lunch,her answer was,”can we go to a restaurant?” I said no..”Can we get takeaway?” I said No! Can we get Maccas? I said,N.O. She went to ask SD,who was also home that day. “Papa,Mumma says we can’t… Continue reading Homemade Pizza from scratch
Last month I signed up for this 28 day program with Jordan Lark of Evolutionary Health.This program gave me the kick start to get back on the clean eating wagon. The program ended on 31st October and I continued with clean eating.I say clean eating in the broadest sense of the word.But mostly I am… Continue reading Refreshing 4 Bean Salad
Its that time of the year..time to flick through the photo-copied version of my mom’s recipe book.Its so nice to see her handwritten recipes-its almost like she is telling me what to do..it also fills my heart with so much yearning for what could’ve been…There is so much more,I want to say about this..but today… Continue reading Peanut Barfi- Traditional and healthier versions
Here’s wishing a very happy Rakshabandhan to all the brothers and sisters across the world. ‘Rakhi’ is a big deal in our household.When I was a kid, my sister and I used to tie ‘Rakhis’ to each other, along with all our cousins and ‘Rakhi’ brothers. When we grew up, we started tying the… Continue reading Happy Rakshabandhan 2013
Ingredients: 2 cups of cooked Pasta 4-5 chicken sausages cooked and sliced 1 small onion diced 1/2 cup diced capsicum For avocado sauce: 2 medium sized avocados 3 cloves garlic 1/4 cup coriander leaves Salt&Pepper- to taste Cheese for garnish(optional) For avocado sauce-Whiz all the avocado sauce ingredients in a food processor. Toss pasta,sausage,saute’ed onion… Continue reading Penne Pasta with Chicken Sausage in Avocado sauce.
Ms.Aadya was going to the zoo today and its sort of a tradition in this house that Mumma has to bake her something special for such occasions.I asked her what she wanted and she said,”Carrot Cake”..So,that’s what I baked. I have to tell you,it was quite an experience,cracking eggs,when I had my own cheer-leading team… Continue reading Of carrot cakes and truth about frostings… Day 5
Its that time of the year..In the last two years our list of gift-giving has grown and the most important people on that list are Aadya’s teachers and why not,after all they spend so much time with her,nurturing her.Last year’s teachers were even more special,because they watched out for her,even more,specially since I had a… Continue reading Joy of Gifting -Day 4!
Every week,we start eating healthy/clean.But by the time its Friday evening,all good intentions fly out the window.Weekend mood kicks in and that’s it..who really wants to cook then. And then starts my downward spin :Eat-out on Friday night,followed by eat-out on saturday afternoon,may be cook something or else,eat out on Saturday night.Sunday morning starts out… Continue reading Day 3- A big cookout &10,000 visitors on the blog!