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Hip Hop Flash Mob

My team at work has a unique and fun culture. Last year at our holiday party we had done a Bollywood style flash mob and we wanted to continue our dancing tradition this year too. We got in touch with Tracey Wong who is a local hip hop instructor who helped us with the choreography […]

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Stage Management

A close friend who is an accomplished and talented dancer, runs a Bollywood dance school called Aakriti Dance Academy in Seattle. Every year her troupe puts together a show for a good cause and donates all the money to a local charity. For the past few years, I have volunteered as the stage manager and […]

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Summer 2019 – London & Paris

One of my favorite quotes is – “Traveling is an antidote to ignorance”. Travelling to new countries and experiencing different cultures really opens up your mind to appreciate different perspectives. This summer our family had the privilege to visit London and Paris and the experience was absolutely amazing. Several folks ask me what I eat […]

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The Art of Product Management

You have probably seen this joke floating around if you have been in the tech industry and unfortunately it’s true to some extent. Recently, I had the privilege to talk to many candidates as I was hiring for my team and I realized that a lot of folks who are early in career had questions […]

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Healthy Vegan Breakfast Potatoes

I definitely have a soft spot for breakfast potatoes whenever we go out for brunch and honestly sometimes that is the only vegan / vegetarian thing I find on the menu. Many times there is just no way to get the same rich feeling and taste in food without the “unhealthy” items in it but […]

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Grilled Tofu skewers with spicy peanut sauce

I have used Tofu in way too many dishes and love the way it tastes but somehow I have never been satisfied with the grilled tofu flavor. The taste is usually okay but does not wow for sure. I recently came across an article where the author was raving about a particular tofu press which […]

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Dark Chocolate Vegan Mousse

Okay, I have a confession to make. I cannot resist dark chocolate and if that is presented in the form of a delicious mousse I am pretty sure you will not be able to resist it as well. The best vegan mousse I have had till date was from whole foods and it had a […]

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Watermelon Margarita

Margartia is one of my favorite drinks and with summer in full swing what could be better than combining my favorite drink with a summer fruit like Watermelon. Making this drink is really easy and has only 3 ingredients! Start with making some watermelon juice by blending the watermelon in a high speed blender Strain […]

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Vegan Banana Bread

I have tried baking vegan things many times in the past and have always failed. It either never rises, is under cooked or just plain yuck in taste. In the spirit of trying, learning and growing I never give up and keep experimenting till I succeed. I am happy to present the first recipe for […]

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Vegan zucchini noodles with peanut sauce

I found this amazing recipe on a blog that I have started following regularly. The colors and flavors of this dish are absolutely amazing and proof was in the speed at which my 10 year old devoured his “veggies” While the recipe itself is quite straightforward, I made a few tweaks: I stir fried the […]