Khatte Aloo Indian Spiced Potatoes

Carbs are a staple in this house. Not just because I’m a carbaholic but because it’s so versatile. These Khatte Aloo Indian Spiced Potatoes are so delicious. And new take on potatoes in our house. Continue reading “Khatte Aloo Indian Spiced Potatoes”

Instant Pot Misir Wat (Ethiopian Spicy Red Lentils)

We love Ethiopian food and when hubby said he was going to start working out I knew I needed to incorporate more high fiber low calorie food into our weekly meal plan. But you know me, I’m all about comfort food so it had to be a dish that really hit the spot. This Instant Pot Misir Wat (Ethiopian Spicy Red Lentils) does exactly that. Continue reading “Instant Pot Misir Wat (Ethiopian Spicy Red Lentils)”

Corn and Poblano Empanadas

September 15 was the beginning of Hispanic Heritage month. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month I wanted to share some of my favorite dishes. This Corn and Poblano Empanadas recipe was well received even though this is a house full of carnivores. Continue reading “Corn and Poblano Empanadas”

Breakfast Burritos

So, I am absolutely in love with breakfast burritos. Sometimes, if I have to think about breakfast it just doesn’t happen. So having a breakfast that’s easy to make takes the stress out of the morning (well at least that part of the morning). Best part… this recipe can be made ahead of time and thrown in the freezer. These breakfast burritos are so delicious, it actually makes me want to eat breakfast. Even on my groggiest days. Continue reading “Breakfast Burritos”

Baingan Bharta – Roasted Eggplant Curry

Sometimes it seems as though a good vegetarian dish is hard to find. But that’s not true. This Baingan Bharta – Roasted Eggplant Curry is the perfect vegetarian dish. This dish is quick to make and filled with flavor. I suggest you make this Baingan Bharta your main dish instead of your side dish. Continue reading “Baingan Bharta – Roasted Eggplant Curry”

No Bake Carrot Coconut Bites

As the babies eat more and more solid food I’ve been looking for recipes that are healthy, high in protein and good fats. But I needed something that was quick and not stressful. These No Bake Carrot Coconut Bites are the perfect snack for these growing boys. Continue reading “No Bake Carrot Coconut Bites”

Spanakopita (Greek Spinach Pie)

Monday is May Day, another celebration of Spring. I know I’m really pushing this Spring thing. The idea of May Day is believed to have begun with the agricultural rituals of the Greeks and Romans. So in honor of May Day I’m making one of my favorite Greek dishes, Spanakopita or Greek spinach pie. Continue reading “Spanakopita (Greek Spinach Pie)”

Moroccan Spiced Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger

It’s probably obvious that we love all types of food in this house. But lately I’ve been exploring more North African cuisine. As I’ve been diving into Moroccan cuisine, I’ve noticed several recipes with sweet potatoes and ras el hanout. That’s what inspired this Moroccan spiced sweet potato black bean burger. Continue reading “Moroccan Spiced Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger”

Pressure Cooker Chickpea Masala (Chana Masala)

The last couple of days have been cooler than expected. And on those days I just want something warm and inviting. This chickpea masala or chana masala is just that. Super easy in the pressure cooker and you can adapt it however you want. Filling with a spicy kick at the end, that’s exactly what I like in a dish.

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Gobi Pakora: Indian Cauliflower  Fritters

Monday is Holi the Hindu Spring festival in India. Holi is also know as the festival of color because during the celebration people throw paint at each other. There’s music and food and dancing during the celebration. It’s a wonderful time. Unfortunately, we will not be able to make it to the celebration (the New York celebration is serious) so I thought it might be nice to celebrate in our own way. So we are making pakoras. Pakoras are fritters with lots of Indian spices. One of our favorite types is gobi pakora or the cauliflower fritter. Gobi pakoras were served at last year’s celebration so it’s fitting that we make them for our mini Holi celebration.

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