Bhindi Sabzi Punjabi Style (Bhindi Masala)

There are very few Indian recipes that I just¬†know by heart. You know the ones where you can move through the ¬†motions and never have to think about how much coriander powder or onions to add – somewhere between your…

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…

Healthy Back to School Snacks {+ Dehydrator Giveaway}

Every year around this time, I make a commitment to pack healthier snacks for the kids when they go back to school. It’s easy and exciting to do for the first couple of weeks of the school year, and then…

Chocolate Dipped Besan

Without a doubt, besan is my favourite Punjabi mithai. What’s not to love? It’s made of chickpea flour, ghee, and sugar, and is pure deliciousness. Of course, I can never leave good enough alone and need to mess with perfection…

Aloo Matar Sabzi: Kid Friendly Indian

Aloo matar (potatoes and peas) is one of most basic Punjabi sabzis, and is often overlooked as being blah or boring. I remember suggesting my mom make aloo matar once when my sister’s in laws were visiting shortly after her…

Gulab Jamun Cupcakes

Yes, that’s right; I put a gulab jamun inside of a chocolate coconut cupcake. I made gulab jamun cupcakes! It was really one of my finest moments in the kitchen (and painfully easy to do), and I’m pretty much going…

Rooh Afza Lemonade with Mint

This post is from the archives, but one I turn to a lot at this time of year so I thought it was worth re-sharing! Rooh Afza is the perfect drink during summer and with preparation for Eid festivities in…

Hamilton Beach Ice Cream Maker – Review & Giveaway!

When I heard that the product I’d be testing for Hamilton Beach this month is an ice cream maker my inner 12 year old squealed in delight. Okay, let’s be honest, my outer 34 year old also jumped for joy…

Aloo Methi Sabzi {Potatoe and Fenugreek Leaves}

Earlier this year I wrote about my food goals for 2015, and one of them is to be more conscious about choosing to cook with seasonal foods. The reason for this is two-fold; first, if a food item is in…


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