Pasta with Coriander Pesto

Yummy!!! This pasta was too good to be so easy to prepare. Seriously, once pasta was boiled it took just 15 minutes to cook and serve. My basic idea was to incorporate almonds into a pasta dish. I have made this with pine nuts but almonds area healthier option. Almonds have less calories, less fats…

Days of the Year Translated

There is website that I found which has the whackiest yet the funniest tags for each day of th year. While I do not get a chance to look through all, there are a few that totally get my attention and I love translating them in my foodie little brain into meals, dishes and ingredients!…

Chip-less Baked Veggies

I had posted a pic of my carrot fries on Instagram a few weeks ago, but I did not post the recipe. So, what better day than today to post the recipe along with another one – Zucchini Fries. So here is my version of this popular recipe CARROT FRIES Preheat oven to 200°C Slice…

Why I love Chickpeas

I do love chickpeas, I can eat them just boiled and salted. I can eat them at any time of the day as a snack as well. I always find chickpeas give me a sense of fullness and satiety that many other foods don’t. This was my personal feeling long before I got into the…

Indian Chickpea Salad

I love chickpeas! I know that I have to put aside 300 calories of my daily calorie intake to have a chickpea dish (working on my 1,200 calorie diet – I am trying to lose weight to help with my fibromyalgia aches) but I think it is absolutely worth it!! Chickpeas are essentially a healing…

One Pot Pasta with Spinach and Parmesan

It was week day, rather a week night when I was definitely stressed for time (among other things that stressed me out that day) that I decided to give a one pot pasta dish a try. Usually I like to cook my pasta separately before adding it into the sauce. The thought of doing everything…