Rainbow Idli: A Holi Treat for Kids

Rainbow Idli: A Holi Treat for Kids

Looking for a simple yet fun way to add a little Holi spirit to your kid’s lunchbox? This quick hack transforms a basic idli into a rainbow idli, which in the eyes of a kid makes it ten times more appetizing and fun of course!. I learned the power of…

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Quick Indian Cooking – Tadka Cubes

Quick Indian Cooking – Tadka Cubes

It’s no secret I love my desi food. In fact my ultimate comfort food is dal chawal (lentils and rice). I could eat that meal every day, and it is definitely my death bed choice – if I had to choose of course. However, with all the moving office business,…

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Should I Buy a Microwave?

Should I Buy a Microwave?

Here’s a strange thing you might not know about me – the last time I owned a microwave was in 2008. Yup it’s been 9 years since we had one in our house, and neither of our kids has ever known life with a microwave.[A pink microwave, this is too…

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Family Food Goals: 2017

Family Food Goals: 2017

About five years ago I started getting serious about annual goal setting, and one of the areas I took into consideration was the food my family eats. I know it sounds kind of silly to set goals and intentions around grocery shopping and meal plans, but it’s so important. [Aloo bhartha…

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Family Food Goals 2016

Family Food Goals 2016

What my family eats, and where our food actually comes from is a very important subject for me. There was a time when I didn’t really have much of a ‘food education’, and I didn’t think there was anything wrong with eating mac & cheese from a box, or starting…

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Meal Plan Monday 1: The Impulse Cook

Meal Plan Monday 1: The Impulse Cook

Well, I’ve finally given up resisting the meal plan and here we are on week 1 of my meal planning journey. I have a sort of love/hate relationship with meal plans, and to fully understand why, I think you need to hear the back story. Cue the flashback music….Once upon…

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