Archive for the Food Category

Chocolate Brownie Faux-co-roons

Passover is just around the corner, and that always makes me think of macaroons! A few years ago I recreated my favorite macaroon since I wanted a healthier version of a seasonal childhood treat that wasn’t going to cost me an arm and a leg. A reader recently asked me

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Katchumber (raw Indian salad)

It’s summer time, and that always makes me think of tomatoes and cucumbers (and all the other wonderfully delicious seasonal fruits and vegetables). And in the spirit of summer, I created a quick and easy katchumber to make use of the season’s abundance. Usually when I make this

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Ginger Chai

This post is for my dear friend Brandy who says that my chai is the best she’s ever had! Chai (which just means tea) is the quintessential Indian beverage and one of my favorite things to drink. Most of the time, what you are drinking

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Spicy Kale with Toasted Coconut

I’m always looking for new ways to cook vegetables, especially the super-nutrient-dense ones like kale. It is a cruciferous vegetable related to cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower, and its dark green leaves are full of vitamin K1, carotenoids, and calcium. Kale is considered a super food because

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Tummy Healing Chicken Soup

When I was growing up, whenever I wasn’t feeling well my mom would make me chicken noodle soup. Okay, actually she would open a can of Campbell’s Chicken Noodle Soup, but the thought was the same–chicken soup feeds the body and the soul, right? I

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