Dairy Free Gluten Free Mac n’ Cheez

Dairy Free Gluten Free Mac n’ Cheez

I know - why do this to good ole' mac n' cheese? This all happened because I want to reduce my dairy consumption and eat more veggies. But I also want Mac n’ cheese! What’s a girl to do?! I decided to first satisfy the pasta craving by making Detoxinistas vegan Mac n’ cheez. It’s [...]

Quick Spicy Garlic Shrimp Stir-fry

Quick Spicy Garlic Shrimp Stir-fry

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 [...]

Sindhi Potatoes

Sindhi Potatoes

Incase you haven't heard. Potatoes are like my favourite food group. Yup. They are in their own category cause I love them that much! These Sindhi-style potatoes are no exception. Sindhi food is known for its simplicity. Since my parents are both from Sindh in Pakistan, this is what I have learnt and grew up [...]

Channa Masala Vol 2 (the tangy tamarind one)

Channa Masala Vol 2 (the tangy tamarind one)

Did you give last weeks channa masala a try? This channa masala recipe is by far my favourite of all the channa masalas (did you know there were more than one?!). I absolutely love the tangy sweetness of tamarind in this. I could eat this by the bowl full. Best served with a sprinkle of [...]

Channa Masala Vol 1 (the tomatoey one)

Channa Masala Vol 1 (the tomatoey one)

Iv'e got two different versions of channa masala that I like to make. Today's recipe is a tomato based channa masala. It makes use of all those spice basics we have in our cupboard as well as the garam masala I know you made 😉 This one is best served with warm parathas or puris [...]

Stupid Simple Watermelon Salad

Stupid Simple Watermelon Salad

(& other great summer BBQ recipe ideas) Happy (almost) Canada Day folks (and early Independence Day for my US friends & family)! This year, like every year, our long weekend is going to be filled with lots of family and summer based fun. Including some water based activities, BBQ-ing with the family and all the [...]

Ramadan Healthy Recipe Round-up

Ramadan Healthy Recipe Round-up

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 [...]