It’s that time of year for picnics, but that doesn’t mean you have to go with the same menu. If you’re done with the potato salad, then step into a new kind of summer picnic menu with Szechuan Chickpea Soft Tacos. So go ahead and schedule that picnic, and then let your taste buds be swept away with the exotic flavors of India.
There’s no better way to enjoy the summer than being outside while camping and cooking around the fire. I’ve been backpacking and eating in the backcountry for the last 20 years and my favorite kind of meal is one that’s simple, delicious and filling. I’ve been cursed with a distaste for doing dishes while camping, so I also like food that utilizes one pot or, if possible, no cooking at all. And that’s why Tasty Bite® is one of my favorite things to bring on the trail. While they’re delicious out of the bag by themselves, they can also be used for a variety of meals, from breakfast to dinner.
Do you ever feel like you don’t have the time to pack a healthy lunch? So many of us are busy these days and between work, school, and after school activities, planning a nutritious lunch can often fall by the wayside. That’s usually when we end up hitting the vending machine at the office or […]
It’s easy to think of lunchtime as a sandwich and a bag of chips, but if you aspire to more, you’ve come to the right place. Today we’re sharing a favorite, easily transportable recipe, Lunchtime Channa Masala with No-Cook Blackberry Chutney. Slip away to your lunch break and feel instantly transported to the exotic flavors […]
Want to give dinner in an exotic twist? How about trying sushi that’s taken in a completely new direction! Today I’m so pleased to share with you a recipe for Vegetarian Sushi with Kashmir Curry Dipping Sauce. Sure, you don’t often think of curry and sushi in the same sentence, but why not? If we […]
When most people think about coconut, they probably picture lounging on a beach with a piña colada or some other creamy tropical drink in hand. But the truth is that coconuts are actually used in a wide variety of dishes around the world—both savory and sweet. Coconut products have become quite popular lately, making their […]
Are you finishing up another day at the office and wondering, yet again, what you’ll have for dinner? Are you tired of the same old dinnertime routine? Add some spice to your day, literally, with this vegetarian Easy Green Curry Zoodles recipe! Made with only a few ingredients and ready in less than 30 minutes, […]
The Vegetarian diet is looked at with skepticism in some parts of the world. There is always the question about your daily intake of the required amount of protein. Vegetarian food has a wide variety to offer, you can get your daily protein intake and all of the essential amino acids from a vegetarian diet. […]
Enjoy a show-stopping, exotic dinner sure to make the whole family happy (including yourself), with this vegetarian Chickpeas and Cauliflower Korma served over Garlic Brown Rice. You’ve finished another harried day at the office and once you’re on the drive home, the nightly question begins: what should you fix for dinner? You love trying new […]
If you have ever tasted Biryani (Indian flavored savory rice) or kheer (Indian rice pudding) or the famous Finnish pulla, you would probably identify the aroma of cardamom. The sweet and mystical spice was used by the Greeks and Romans in their perfumes and the ancient Egyptians as mouth fresheners. Even today, Cardamom (green) is […]
Is ginger a spice or an herb? Ginger is listed as an herb in many culinary recipes while others classify it as a spice. Some call dried ginger powder a spice while calling the fresh root version an herb. What’s the answer? It’s a spice! No matter how the botanical and culinary experts label this […]
Are you a fan of cilantro? Do you love diving into salsas, curries, and pesto sauces that are packed with this flavorful herb? Or do you find its flavor off-putting and avoid it at all costs? Cilantro, also known as Chinese parsley, is definitely a polarizing herb. But whether you love it or hate it, […]
Turmeric is traditionally called the Indian saffron; it originated in southern India about 4000 years ago. This region continues to be the world’s largest producer. It has been documented to have been used in Vedic culture (1750–500 BCE). From India, expanded into China by 700 AD, East Africa by 800 AD, West Africa by 1200 […]
Instant Ramen has been infamously known for years as the classic college food staple. When I first moved into my dorm as a freshman, I remember watching other students and their parents carrying into the dorms giant bulk packages of Ramen – every kind from Cup Noodles to Spicy Kimchi Ramen. Though it is fast […]