Chana Palak
Dinner Lunch

Chana Palak

Every time I go to the Indian buffet there is a version of palak or saag which are a spinach or other leafy green dish. They usually contain something else including chickpeas or paneer, which is a blocked cheese. It’s my father-in-law’s favorite dish and something I always steer clear of. That being said, I …

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Dinner Lunch

‘Chorizo’ Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos

Been a tough week. Our flight to visit my in-laws got cancelled due to a major winter storm, I’ve had THE worst heartburn all week thanks to our growing little one, and it’s been so bitter cold here, it’s enough to burn a person out. That being said, a little heat from some vegetarian ‘chorizo’ …

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Teriyaki vegetable stir fry
Dinner Lunch

Easy Teriyaki Vegetable Stir Fry

There are those nights where you get home from work and want dinner quick. It’s not often we haven’t prepared ahead of time, but this was one of those instances. Luckily we’re prepared for these situations – most recently we purchased a giant bag of stir fry frozen vegetables from Costco. I’d normally cut my …

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chana-balti
Dinner Lunch

Chana Balti

Our favorite Indian restaurant is Punjabi and they have a specialty dish called Balti. It took us quite awhile to give it a try, but it became quickly our favorite. Being we are vegetarian, there were a couple of options for us, including Chana Balti and Mushroom. From there they had options of adding mixed …

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garlic-roasted-broccoli
Dinner Lunch Side Dishes Snacks

Garlic Roasted Broccoli

My husband loves broccoli. When they say kids hate broccoli, well this guy is the opposite. Sometimes I use this as an addition to other main courses, and he eats half the tray before I get to the point of needing to add it. I’ve learned I need to make extra if he’s home, since …

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tofu-green-beans
Dinner Lunch

Indian Spiced Tofu and Green Beans Curry

Since the first time trying my first Indian dish, which of course was Chicken Tikka Masala, I’ve branched into other dishes, including sabzi (Indian vegetable based dishes), bean, chickpea, and (lentil) based dishes. Since we’ve been cutting meat out of our diets, we’ve been experimenting with a lot more of these sabzi dishes to give …

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Dinner Lunch Salads

Greek Power Salad

Ever been craving greens, or wanted greens but not wanted the flavor? This salad has become a go-to in our house since it’s SO delicious, and incredibly easy. Have you had the quinoa greek salad from Panera? Well I have, too many times. After the first time trying this salad, I probably went back to …

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