Author: Sapna

Appetizers, Main Dishes

Masoor Dal

I have made this dal several times, and it’s so delicious every single time. I like thicker soups and stews because they are more savory, hearty, and warm to me and that is exactly what type of dish this is. This dal is rich and creamy, infused with spices, and […]

Main Dishes

Soupy Thai Green Curry Noodles

Welcome to the dish you are going to make this weekend! I promise, it’s so easy and you guessed it, SO DELICIOUS! We love Thai food around here and especially when it’s extra soup-y and contains noodles. I used Explore Cuisine organic brown rice pad thai noodles for this recipe […]

Main Dishes

Vegan Seitan with a Homemade Marinade

Seitan is a great meat substitute for vegans and vegetarians. It becomes similar to the look and texture of meat when cooked. Seitan is also called wheat gluten or wheat protein. Although it is made from wheat, seitan has little in common with flour or bread. Seitan is high in […]

Main Dishes

Palak Paneer

I said one of my goals for 2019 was to cook more Indian food, so here you have a favorite – smooth, creamy palak paneer made with fresh spinach leaves, onion, garlic, ginger, tomato, and lots of traditional Indian spices. One of North India’s most popular dishes, this recipe is […]


Homemade Everything Bagels – Paleo / Gluten Free

Homemade bagels – need I say anything else? Wait, there’s more! These are paleo, low carb, and gluten free. I can’t believe how good they taste. This recipes uses Simple Mills Pizza Mix which contains only 8 simple ingredients: almond flour, arrowroot, flax meal, cauliflower, baking soda, organic oregano (this […]

Appetizers, Main Dishes

Spinach Tofu Ricotta Stuffed Shells

As promised, here is my recipe for stuffed shells. It was a major hit this weekend with my family. I love to make extra as they taste even better the next day or make the perfect packed lunch πŸ™‚ I incorporate tofu into this recipe – you can’t even taste […]

Appetizers, Main Dishes

Homemade Marinara Sauce

This is, hands down, the best marinara sauce. Of course, anything from scratch always usually tastes better. This recipe uses canned crushed tomatoes but feel free to use fresh chopped plum tomatoes instead (puree them slightly so they mimic the canned version). If you have some time, meal prep this […]

Appetizers, Main Dishes

Quick & Easy Veggie Stir-Fry

I randomly get cravings for stir-fry: 1) because I love vegetables 2) it involves a lot of vegetables :). You can pair all the veggies with a protein source like tofu or use a soy meat product. I like the items Quorn sells, and for this recipe I used Quorn […]

Sweet Treats

Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie for Two

As much as I love healthy cooking, I also love baking – cakes, cupcakes, breads, muffins, cookies, brownies, you name it. When the craving hits, sometimes you just have to satisfy it. It’s all about moderation πŸ™‚ This cookie is wonderful for when you don’t feel like baking an entire […]