A healthy spin on a childhood fav of mine - oven fried okra with tangy masala.
This is inspired by a spicy shrimp appetizer that I love at our local Hakka Chinese restaurant. They coat the shrimp in a light batter and then stir-fry it in garlic, peppers, and onions and a splash of soy sauce. It's so simple but packs such a great flavour punch. I wanted to recreate the [...]
Vegan and paleo friendly beetroot chops aka kebabs are delicious and they are an awesome hot pink colour!
A creamy rich and flavourful meatless curry that I tried to get my eggplant hating husband to love eggplant. How do you think I did?
An egg free vegetarian breakfast alternative using paneer (or soft tofu for a dairy free option) in place of eggs and loads of bold flavours make this one quite addictive! You will probably want to make double.
So now that we've explored all my spice basics, and tried out some more unique underrated (in my opinion anyways) spices, let's kick it up a notch and create some awesome spice blends! This is what I love to do - trying out different mix of spices to create new and unique flavour combinations. It [...]
Following my spice basics post, I thought I'd share a few other spices that might be lesser known, but are staples in my cupboard. I like to use these quite often, but I don't think everyone cooks with these as frequently. They offer a great flavour boost that can really help a dish standout. They [...]
Did you get my healthy fit fast guide all about intermittent fasting? One of the tips I shared in there for a healthy fast is to ensure you stay hydrated. Which is probably good advice whether you are fasting or not. Chia seeds add an extra hit of protein and omega-3 making this a bit [...]
Ramadan is coming! And I am in full meal prep mode getting ready for our long 16-hour fasts. So, for all my muslim friends, and for those of you intermittent fasting in general, here's some recipe inspiration for you! I find that during Ramadan I tend to have little energy for long involved recipes. So [...]
Are you afraid of fat? (Eating it, that is). Don't be. I break down the different fats and why you should be eating fat as part of a balance diet.