Black Eye Pea and Black Bean Hummus Lettuce Wraps

This protein rich hummus is different from your usual chick pea hummus. Black eye peas are truly my favorite! They are so flavorful and different from the usual black beans or chick peas that we usually eat. I generally have a bag of dry black eye peas in my pantry and break it out whenever…

Sesame Broccoli and Tofu

Toasted sesame oil is the secret to all good take-out Chinese food. It adds a nutty umami and if you don’t have it in your pantry yet, I highly recommend you purchase it on your next trip to the grocery store. The recipe doesn’t require much outside of the usual Asian pantry essentials. That’s my…

Lentil Pilaf

A meal should ideally contain carbohydrates, protein and fat. The carbohydrates will help to reduce the appetite quickest and protein will keep you full for much longer.  Lentils are great for this purpose as it will accomplish the role of having a large amount of protein and non-processed carbohydrates. So, this is a take on…

Ginger & Garlic Sauce Asian Zucchini Noodles

Zucchini noodles are a fantastic substitute for real noodles without the extra processed carbohydrates. This simple noodle recipe is easy to make and packs lots of flavor. The magic is in the delicious and fragrant ginger & garlic sauce.  We hope you enjoy this recipe, it’s perfect to make after a long day at work…

Tomato Cauliflower Rice

When it comes to Indian cooking, rice is often at the base of the recipe. As you know, we try to avoid rice and other processed carbohydrates in our recipes because we find that there are healthier substitutes. This quick and simple cauliflower rice is a take on the classic Indian tomato rice which is made with stewed tomatoes, onion, and garlic mixed with rice. Its tangy, spicy, and flavorful and it’s a favorite of mine growing up. This was the first time we made it using riced cauliflower and now I am definitely obsessed! We hope you like it as much as we did.