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Project Superfood with No Leftovers and a Recipe for a Lifestyle Change

Kick-off to Project Superfood in collaboration with No Leftovers, and featuring a simple and delicious recipe for brown rice and stir-fried 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 we eating something that can adversely affect our health? Is the food that…

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…

Aloo ki Tahari or Aloo Chawal a simple vegetarian one-pot dish made with rice and potatoes.
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Aloo ki Tahari Recipe

 Aloo ki Tahari or Aloo Chawal is a simple vegetarian one-pot dish made with rice and potatoes. It is one of my favourite Desi comfort foods, and I love having it with lots of raita on the side. The way it’s always been made at my place has been with potatoes (and there’s always an extra potato for me!), but other vegetables like beans or peas can also be added. It can easily be served on its own as a…

This popular Sindhi vegetarian recipe is made from lotus root (bhae in Urdu/Sindhi) in a onion based gravy with potatoes and tamarind pulp.
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Lotus root or bhae ki sabzi with potatoes

This popular Sindhi vegetarian recipe is made from lotus root (bhae in Urdu/Sindhi) in a onion based gravy with potatoes and tamarind pulp. The lotus root known as bhay/bhae/bhein in Sindhi and kanwal kakri in Urdu/Hindi is an indigenous vegetable grown in interior Sindh and used widely in Sindhi cuisine. I had it for the first time at my husband’s house. It’s a staple vegetable which mostly is consumed in its own salan (curry), sometimes with potatoes and as pakoras…

Pavlova with whipped cream, salted caramel and strawberries
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Pavlova with Salted Caramel and Strawberries

Pavlova is a meringue-based dessert made from egg whites. In this recipe, the crisp pavlova base is topped with whipped cream, salted caramel and strawberries. Salted Caramel Pavlova and Happy 2017 2016 just flew by and what an exciting year it was. So many things happened in my life, my career and this blog. Alhamdullilah all of them good. I got married to someone who supports me in everything I do. Who is okay with eating cold food because I…

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Baked Chicken and Vegetables

This recipe comprises of baked chicken and vegetables tossed with spices, and made in one baking tray so it’s simple, healthy and delicious. Have been trying to eat healthy for the past month or so. It’s been tough. Not that the food is bland or tasteless. I am NOT going to let that happen. But what I find challenging is figuring out what to cook and the meal prep involved. Just to give you an idea here’s what a regular…

This comforting Shepherd's Pie consists of a layer of chicken mince with vegetables, a light sprinkle of cheese and creamy mashed potatoes on top.
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Shepherd’s Pie

This comforting Shepherd’s Pie consists of a layer of chicken mince with vegetables, a light sprinkle of cheese and creamy mashed potatoes on top. The chill of winter makes me want to make comfort food. Simple recipes, with rich flavors and lots of carbs. Nothing fancy. Just something in which a big spoon could be dug right into. All these thoughts in my mind made me come up with this Shepherd’s Pie recipe. I made it for friends at a…