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Fresh mushrooms sautéed in garlic, avocado slices and of course lemon juice and salt come together to make this delicious avocado mushroom toast. Enjoy for breakfast, brunch or even dinner.
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Avocado Mushroom Toast

Fresh mushrooms sautéed in garlic, avocado slices and of course lemon juice and salt come together to make this delicious avocado mushroom toast. Enjoy for breakfast, brunch or even dinner. The first time I tried avocado was as guacamole with tortilla chips and for years that was the only recipe I tried. As much as I loved them, avocados can be pricey and there is always that risk of them being under-ripe. Now that I am more comfortable with judging…

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Roasted Butternut Squash

Roasted butternut squash is the simplest way to use this hearty winter vegetable. Just cut, toss in spices and bake till tender. Toast the seeds to make for a quick snack. Living in the land down under (aka Australia) requires a bit of adjustment. For instance, it’s the month of July and I cannot go out without wearing a proper fleece jacket or a wool coat. Yes, that cold! Why? Because the seasons are upside down here and so it’s…

This healthy chicken Manchurian sauce is made by pan-frying boneless chicken cubes in olive oil. Toss in a flavorful sauce, seasoned with Chinese spices and sauces.
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Healthy Chicken Manchurian Sauce

This healthy chicken Manchurian sauce is made by pan-frying boneless chicken cubes in olive oil. Toss in a flavorful sauce, seasoned with Chinese spices and sauces. It’s important to eat healthy, not just to lose weight but to keep fit and energetic. At least that’s my goal – a healthy lifestyle where I am not weak and have the stamina to do chores. Whenever it comes to eating healthy, focus should always be on lifestyle changes because they are sustainable…

This post gives a detailed explanation of how to make brown rice and a recipe for an Asian style brown rice bowl with chicken and vegetables. 
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Brown rice bowl with chicken and vegetables

Making brown rice can be tricky which is why this blogpost gives a detailed explanation of how to make brown rice and a recipe for an Asian style brown rice bowl with chicken and vegetables.  It’s important to know what we are eating on a daily basis. Not just to check calories, but to look at the nutritional aspect of the food that we are eating. Is our diet balanced or are we eating too much fat, protein, sugar? Are…

This recipe makes use of tomato paste, fresh tomatoes and Italian herbs to make a flavorful and versatile tomato sauce which is quick to prepare. Toss with pasta to make the perfect dinner.
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Versatile Tomato Sauce

This recipe makes use of tomato paste, fresh tomatoes and Italian herbs to make a flavorful and versatile tomato sauce which is quick to prepare. Toss with pasta to make the perfect dinner. I have pored through many cookbooks and Googled many different recipes but have yet to find a quick tomato sauce recipe that suited my kitchen. Almost all the quick recipes called for canned & crushed tomatoes, with San Marzano tomatoes being the recommended brand. Unfortunately, canned tomatoes aren’t…

The ultimate pan-seared chicken recipe is made from boneless meat marinated in Asian and Pakistani spices. Eat the chicken on its own, or use the chicken in sandwiches, salads, pasta and more.
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Ultimate Pan Seared Chicken Recipe

The ultimate pan seared chicken recipe is made from boneless meat marinated in Asian and Pakistani spices. Eat the chicken on its own, or use it in sandwiches, salads, pasta and more. It’s super simple to make, delicious and healthy at the same time. Its versatility makes it work with pretty much everything – sandwiches, salads, pasta, Chinese and more. While leaving for work or chores in the morning, take out a portion of boneless chicken and keep it in the…

A hybrid between Pakistani spices and Italian herbs, this baked chicken loaf is healthy, delicious and oh so easy to make. 
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Chicken Loaf with Basil

A hybrid between Pakistani spices and Italian herbs, this baked chicken loaf is healthy, delicious and oh so easy to make …  For someone with a busy schedule, it’s important to have recipes that can be easily made, and that can serve as multiple meals at the same time. This chicken loaf is one such recipe. It can be sliced and served with roti for dinner, or used to make sandwiches. It can be eaten on its own, or cut…