Walnut Pate Cucumber Tea Sandwich bites

My first attempt at posting something for Fiesta Friday that I was so excited to discover on the Novice Gardener blog…. what a great idea, bringing people together with awesome food. I tend to cook healthy and mostly vegetarian food. This weekend we had celebrated with friends with snacks and team. Some good walnuts, a can of…

Tempeh Tacos with corn salsa

A great healthy way to end a weekend and bring the family together to fix tacos. A simple recipe that showcases fresh organic vegetables with citrus flavors and ofcourse Tempeh for the vegan protein that is crisp and hearty. Tempeh is a traditional fermented soy product that originated in Indonesia but readily available is local…

Nun Chai ( Kashmiri tea)

Originally posted on Food For The Soul:
Kashmiri Nun Chai Nun Chai was not traditionally made in our house while I was growing up so I relied on other resources to savor this wonderful salty tea. Memories include waiting for the housekeeper to wake up or knocking on the their shack behind our house to…

Lavender Peppermint Lip Balm

I know this is not food but this natural lip balm sure does feed the soul. My daughter and I spent a hour this morning making this for friends for thanksgiving. Recipes from the Thanksgiving meal will follow:) You will need the following. Please make sure all ingredients are organic and good quality. 3 tablespoon…

Carrots, peas and corn with cumin

Looking for a unique side dish for thanksgiving? Why not go with global spice that satisfies the taste buds. #thanksgiving Fresh slim organic carrots cut into small pieces Fresh or frozen organic green peas and corn 1 tsp cumin seeds,  1/2 tsp oinion seeds, 1 tsp each of minced ginger and garlic, 1/tsp tumeric, 3…

Power Breakfast!

Millet cooked in Almond milk…topped with almonds, walnuts, golden raisins, chia seeds, flax meal and cacao nibs. A super charged breakfast for the weekend along with green juice ( celery, kale, bitter melon and cucumbers)

Karela Roti

Bitter Melon or Karela known for its bitter taste and for its ability to fight diabetes. Normally I remove the seeds and use this vegetable in juicing, getting all the nutrients. Using it in a bread recipe was a delicious move. You could also fry the bread and make puri’s and serve with dal. I…