Immunity Booster Drink

Karthik and I came down with something viral a couple days ago. Between the two of us we have a sore throat, sneezing, stuffy nose, runny nose, and the occasional night-time cough. When I notice these symptoms or just general exhaustion even, I make a batch of my immunity-boosting drink. It contains freshly squeezed orange and lemon juices, fresh pineapple, Read More …

Potato Soup with Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Each and every time I end up with either no leftover mashed potatoes or about two cups of leftover mashed potatoes. I could never gauge how much mashed potatoes my family will eat. When I do have mashed potatoes leftover, no one really wants them the next day because they just do not re-heat to be the same consistency or Read More …

Vallarai Keerai Sambol

Our ancestors regularly consumed a wide variety of leafy greens and herbs all with respective health benefits. One such green is the vallarai keerai; known as Indian Pennywort in English. With regular consumption, Vallarai keerai is neuro-protective, increasing attention span and concentration, thus reducing the effects of aging on the brain. It improves blood circulation and is an excellent source Read More …

Garlic Green Beans with Toasted Pine Nuts

This recipe really amplifies the taste of usually ordinary green beans. Tossed in freshly minced garlic, shallots, butter, and toasted pine nuts, these green beans will look elegant sitting on your Thanksgiving table. This recipe serves four but feel free to double or triple as required. Green Beans RECIPE Ingredients: approximately 30 green beans, washed 1 Tbsp. salted butter 2 Read More …

Stovetop Vegetarian Stuffing

I think most would agree that a Thanksgiving feast is just not complete without stuffing. With ingredients like Ace Bakery croutons, carrots, celery, onion, Granny Smith apple, sage, and walnuts, this all vegetarian, homemade stuffing not only looks great served alongside your main, it tastes great and is full of flavour too. This recipe easily feeds 4-5 people but feel Read More …