Like cheese whiz, but dairy free and made with real food ingredients. This sauce has so many uses. Pour it over your fav pasta or pasta substitute for a delish mac n'cheeze. Or pour it over roasted cauliflower for a 'cauli n'cheez'. Pour it over loaded nachos. Or as a dip with veggies. This dairy [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The only way to omlette - the desi omlette!
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
(& 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 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 [...]