Creamy Cheese and Tomato Pasta

For the longest time since childhood, I was obsessed with cheese and tomato pasta. This was one of the few select dishes that I would eat with my fussy infantile taste-buds.  It was always an exciting treat to have Cellentani pasta as I was obsessed with the fun corkscrew-shape and ridges. My favorite tomato andContinue reading “Creamy Cheese and Tomato Pasta”

Steamed Flounder and Vegetables

Flounder is a mild tasting fish, and its delicate flavor is retained by simply steaming it.  This effortless dish is perfect if you are looking for something light and tasty. The crunchy broccoli florets, sweet Aloha peppers and the umami rich King Oyster mushrooms complement each other well to make “healthy” somewhat less of aContinue reading “Steamed Flounder and Vegetables”

Garlic Parmesan Mushroom Pasta

Grab a fork and twirl it around this heavenly creamy garlic mushroom spaghetti.  This recipe calls for easy to access ingredients and it will fill your kitchen with such a wonderful aroma. The buttery garlic bread perfectly balances the velvety pasta sauce and the mushrooms add a glorious “meaty” profile. An ideal dish if youContinue reading “Garlic Parmesan Mushroom Pasta”

Tofu and Vegetable Noodles

This might be the easiest noodle bowl you can put together if you are in a time crunch or just looking for something simply scrumptious. A plant based dish that can be rustled up in 15-minutes sharp. Ingredients: Serves 1-2 1 pack extra firm tofu wheat noodles (16oz) 1 carrot (ribbons) 2 cups of beanContinue reading “Tofu and Vegetable Noodles”

Tofu and Eggplant Stir-Fry

This easy Tofu and Eggplant Stir-fry recipe is loaded with the most delicious velvety oyster sauce. It imparts a “meaty” rich savory flavor which adds depth to the soft eggplant and plain tofu.   Eggplant, aubergine and brinjal. What do you call them? Ingredients: Serves 2-3 2 cups of rice 1 firm tofu block 3Continue reading “Tofu and Eggplant Stir-Fry”

Salmon with Rainbow Salad

Starting the week with this fun, colorful and mouth-watering warm salad. Yes, I hear you how exciting a salad can be, but this mix of vibrant crunchy vegetables, sweet potato and succulent salmon should not disappoint.   Ingredients: 8oz salmon 1 sweet potato ½ cup red cabbage (shredded) ½ carrot (ribbons) 3 slices cucumber 1Continue reading “Salmon with Rainbow Salad”

Fluffy Buckwheat Pancakes

Treat yourself to a stack of these buckwheat pancakes. I used half buckwheat and all-purpose flour for a fluffy texture. You can also just use buckwheat flour for a nutrient dense nutty profile. Ingredients: 1 cup buckwheat flour 1 cup all purpose flour 3 tbsp unsalted butter 3 tbsp sugar almond and cashew milk (milkContinue reading “Fluffy Buckwheat Pancakes”