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Gluten Free Lemon Ricotta Pancakes Blueberry Compote

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes are Gluten Free and Fluffy! Hi friends. I hope you’re having a fabulous Sunday, but by now it might be Monday or happy hour Friday. If so, plan to make this on the weekend, because it’s a real treat. Ricotta cheese...
by Spinach Tiger on Jun 5, 2016

Roasted Red Pepper Soup Recipe

This roasted red pepper soup recipe almost didn’t happen. But sometimes, the heavens line up,  and what was going to be a lunch of leftovers suddenly becomes a worthy recipe. After making sausage and peppers for a party, most of the peppers...
by Spinach Tiger on Feb 16, 2016

Italian Sausage Ricotta Spinach Frittata

I grew up eating frittatas, more so for dinner as a side dish than as breakfast. However, I have my own traditions, and the easiest special kind of breakfast brunch to make is the frittata, stuffed with all your favorite ingredients. I made this for...
by Spinach Tiger on Feb 7, 2016

Chicken Wings with Aromatic Spice Rub

I’m not a hot wings fan in the typical sense. However, I do love crispy, oven fried, flavorful spice-rubbed wings. In this recipe,  I used a homemade aromatic spice rub of coriander seed, fennel seed, Tellicherry peppercorns and sea salt. T...
by Spinach Tiger on Feb 2, 2016

Mustard Roasted Spatchcock Chicken with Roasted Whole Cauliflower

This is chomping food. You know the food that makes you ravenous just to look at it and you don’t want to be polite. You want to chomp. You want to dip the chicken in its juices and you want to lick your fingers. Go ahead. It’s good for y...
by Spinach Tiger on Jan 17, 2016

Super Spinach Greek Salad with Salmon and Lemony Dressing

Raw onions made me cry in childhood. It’s not what you think. I wasn’t peeling them or cutting them. I was being tricked to eat them. I hated raw onion in salad and everyone knew it. Before I would stab the lettuce with my fork, I would l...
by Spinach Tiger on Jan 7, 2016

Why You Should Eat Kale and a Kale’s Winter Salad with Walnut Viniagrette

Hale Kale the Gang’s All Here. The gang of 5,222, 000 recipes for kale salad that is, four of which are mine. Why should I bring you another one? Answer 1: I understand kale, and kale must be understood to taste good. Kale salads can go ver...
by Spinach Tiger on Jan 4, 2016

Vegan Lemon Quinoa Bean Salad

Spring has sprung and along with frequent showers, blooming flowers and warm weather it has also brought back my craving for salads. Throughout the cold months of fall and winter, I crave soups and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Veg Inspirations on May 12, 2015

Sage Kissed Crispy Baked Healthy Sweet Potato Fries

Are Sweet Potatoes Fries healthy? They can be if you oven bake them and skip any temptation to place them next to a burger! Just kidding of course, because I love burgers and if you’re  looking for a natural burger companion to these fries, th...
by Spinach Tiger on Apr 26, 2015

How to Cook Red Quinoa for a Power Breakfast

I’ve been taking this weight training/fat burning class for months, twice a week, and noticed that on some days it makes me hungry all day. I needed a plan to eat something powerful as soon as I walk in the door After talking to my trainer, she...
by Spinach Tiger on Apr 22, 2015

Roasted Eggplant Crostini Recipe

Healthy Eggplant Dip is a great way to get the  party started and feel good about it. The good news is how easy this is to make, although you do need something like a Vitamix to pull it off. Simply bake up eggplant, peppers, onions, and if you have...
by Spinach Tiger on Dec 28, 2014

Quinoa Lentil Swiss Chard Soup

When it comes to super foods, quinoa is most definitely a winner, at least  in my book.  Quinoa is full of nutrition, is a great source of protein and is so versatile that it works in a variety of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Veg Inspirations on Dec 16, 2014

Kambu Oats Adai ~ Bajra Oats dhal Dosa ~ Savory millet and lentil Indian crepes.

One of the first things I realized when I started working on pictures for my blog is that props are a very important part of a good picture. As a result,  I am always on the lookout for good props... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Veg Inspirations on Nov 25, 2014

Pindi chole ~ Pindi chana ~ Vegan Chickpeas Curry

Pindi chole is a type of curry made with chana/ chickpeas with a light coating of spices/ gravy. It tends to be a tad bit drier than the conventional chole or chana masala. While I was reading up... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by Veg Inspirations on Nov 4, 2014

Carrot kosambari ~ Carrot and mung bean salad

Festival season with all it's sweets and snacks always leaves me craving something light, healthy and nutritious. Something that is healthy to the core and is completely unlike all the rich calorie... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Veg Inspirations on Oct 28, 2014

Kambu Adai ~ Bajra Dhal Dosa ~ Savory vegan and GF millet and lentil crepes

Ever since I used hulled pearl millet in this dosa for the first time, pearl millet has become a regular addition to my grocery list. I've been wanting to experiment with it a lot more , but for now... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Veg Inspirations on Sep 30, 2014

Quinoa Pulao ~ Spinach quinoa

The newest healthy ingredient in my kitchen is avocado oil. Have any of you used it yet ?  I found it in a local health food store at first and purchased it, then noticed even my regular grocery has... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by Veg Inspirations on Sep 5, 2014

Bhindi ki sabzi ~ Okra curry ~ Vendakkai Curry

Okra is one of my favorite veggies and this easy and simple curry is one of my favorite curries to make with it. Every few weeks  I make this at least once, yet surprisingly I never got around to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Veg Inspirations on Aug 26, 2014

Onion Spinach Roti ~ Indian Wheat Flat bread ~ Pyaaz Palak Roti

One of my favorite food combinations is roti or phulka with some kind of curry and/or dhal. This simple,  humble combination never fails to satisfy.  Since I like a little variety in rotis though,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Veg Inspirations on Aug 14, 2014

Oats adai ~ Dhal dosa with oats ~ Savory Indian crepes with lentils and oats

Adai or dhal dosa (savory Indian crepes) is traditionally made with rice and a few types of lentils. It is one of my favorite types of dosa, because it tastes amazing, is a good source of protein and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by Veg Inspirations on Aug 4, 2014


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