Gujarati Thali

Gujarat is a state on the western coast of India and is known for it’s rich and diverse culture which is embodied by festivals like Navratri and of course delicious and unique food. My family is originally from Gujarat and I am definitely proud of this heritage. This weekend we had several friends coming over…

Vegan Orange Tofu Buddha Bowl

Recipe Source: https://frommybowl.com/crispy-orange-tofu-buddha-bowls/ Even though I have been eating Tofu for many years, I am always looking forward to new recipes and marinades. I stumbled upon this recipe on YouTube and looked really good. Also I have never been able to make baked tofu taste good but I think I have finally found the secret!…

Vegan Falafel Wraps

Recipe Source : Falafel – https://frommybowl.com/easy-falafel-recipe/ and Tahini – https://minimalistbaker.com/3-ingredient-tahini-sauce-everything/ Falafel is one of my favorite things to have at a Mediterranean restaurant so for this week I decided to give that a try. There was more expectation on this meal as some of my friends who have been following my progress on this blog…

Vegan Quinoa Bites

Recipe Source: https://thebellyrulesthemind.net/quinoa-bites-vegan-gluten-free/ Found this amazing recipe on Facebook some time back and finally gave it a try today. These turned out to be absolutely amazing! The final product was so tasty that the family devoured them within minutes. It was really hard to believe that the stuffing was made from quinoa, veggies and beans….

Vegan Fettuccine Alfredo

Recipe Source: https://www.carveyourcraving.com/vegan-alfredo-sauce-pasta/ OMG!! This recipe turned out to be absolutely amazing! Finally I have a 5 star review from my personal critic (my son). He has been quite inspired by my weekly creations that he decided to make a dessert for himself with fruits, yogurt and granola. Knowing how food is made is a…

Vegan Brownie Bites

Recipe Source: https://nutritionstudies.org/recipes/dessert/chocolate-strawberry-brownies/ There is something magical about desserts which makes us crave them but unfortunately most of them in the market are neither healthy nor vegan. I have to admit that I get ridiculously excited when I see a vegan dessert or ice cream somewhere 🙂 For valentine weekend, I decide to try out…

Vegan Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Recipe Source: https://minimalistbaker.com/spanish-quinoa-stuffed-peppers/ Seattle is experiencing a snowmageddon right now with all schools shut and people going stir crazy trapped at home. While I have not lived in many places with a lot of snow, even a bit of snow in Seattle causes the entire city to shut down as we just don’t have the…

Vegan Biryani

Recipe Source: https://ministryofcurry.com/vegetable-paneer-biryani-instant-pot/ A super easy recipe which turned out be delicious as well. While the original recipe is not vegan you can easily substitute ghee with oil and the paneer with potato or tofu. We had this for our Superbowl party and everyone enjoyed it! Some additional tips: Fry the onions separately so that…

Vegan Moroccan Chickpea Stew

Recipe Source: http://instantpoteats.com/moroccan-style-instant-pot-chickpea-stew/ A great recipe and perfect for a winter evening when served with some warm bread, salad and wine! Most of the ingredients are pretty easy to find in your pantry and the only thing that I had to buy were sun dried tomatoes. Here are some tips based on my experience: I…

Vegan Panang Curry

Recipe Source: https://spicecravings.com/thai-panang-curry-instant-potpressure-cooker If you love Thai food, you surely must have tried Panang Curry which is a featured dish in most restaurants. Most Thai curry dishes are very easy to make vegan since their base is coconut milk and Tofu really absorbs the curry flavor well. The recipe I found online looked very promising…