zucchini salad, homegrown, vegetable garden, jalapeno carrot pickle

Backyard to table – The joy of homegrown vegetables

I present to you.. A minimalist zucchini noodle salad which tasted awesome without any fancy ingredients! zucchini and grape tomatoes are from my backyard garden and the jalapeno carrot pickle is homemade. I admit that a big part of the

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zucchini salad, homegrown, vegetable garden, jalapeno carrot pickle

Backyard to table – The joy of homegrown vegetables

I present to you.. A minimalist zucchini noodle salad which tasted awesome without any fancy ingredients! zucchini and grape tomatoes are from my backyard garden and the jalapeno carrot pickle is homemade. I admit that a big part of the

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DIY Diwali Paper Kandil

DIY Diwali Paper Lanterns / Kandil

In my delayed series of posts sharing my Diwali crafts from last year, I add yet another DIY beauty. Kandils! They are pretty easy to make and looks great! Don’t trust me? See for yourself. I created some Kandils last

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DIY Diwali Paper Kandil

DIY Diwali Paper Lanterns / Kandil

In my delayed series of posts sharing my Diwali crafts from last year, I add yet another DIY beauty. Kandils! They are pretty easy to make and looks great! Don’t trust me? See for yourself. I created some Kandils last

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DIY Paper Marigold Flower

DIY Paper Marigold Flowers

Diwali decorations seems incomplete without strands of marigold hanging around the house. In India, they are an undisputed must for Diwali decor. Ah.. how much I miss those days.🙂 Last year, when we initially thought about organizing a Diwali party,

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DIY Paper Marigold Flower

DIY Paper Marigold Flowers

Diwali decorations seems incomplete without strands of marigold hanging around the house. In India, they are an undisputed must for Diwali decor. Ah.. how much I miss those days.🙂 Last year, when we initially thought about organizing a Diwali party,

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backyard makeover | garden update

A journey to a dream backyard 

Don’t you dream for a perfect backyard? Filled with flowers, laden with fruit trees, exotic vegetables, a tiny koi pond with a small rock waterfall, frequented by colorful butterflies and birds and Ah! The serene sounds of nature! How wonderful that

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backyard makeover | garden update

A journey to a dream backyard 

Don’t you dream for a perfect backyard? Filled with flowers, laden with fruit trees, exotic vegetables, a tiny koi pond with a small rock waterfall, frequented by colorful butterflies and birds and Ah! The serene sounds of nature! How wonderful that

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Broken Vase | Incomplete DIY

Broken

Few months ago, I decorated a Terracotta flower-pot with all my heart..  taking out couple of minutes here and there .. working on it for around a week. Finally I had it almost finished… At least my part was finished.

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Broken Vase | Incomplete DIY

Broken

Few months ago, I decorated a Terracotta flower-pot with all my heart..  taking out couple of minutes here and there .. working on it for around a week. Finally I had it almost finished… At least my part was finished.

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Avocado Chutney | South Indian | Avocado Dip | Idli Dosa Chutney

South Indian Chutney with Avocado

Today I present a unique mix of goodness of Avocado with the mouth-watering chutney. Use it to go along Idlis and Dosas or just about anything else as a dip. We use quite a lot of avocados in our home

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Avocado Chutney | South Indian | Avocado Dip | Idli Dosa Chutney

South Indian Chutney with Avocado

Today I present a unique mix of goodness of Avocado with the mouth-watering chutney. Use it to go along Idlis and Dosas or just about anything else as a dip. We use quite a lot of avocados in our home

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Crochet Cushion Cover

Dual Design Crochet Cushion Cover

This is my first ever try on cushion cover and I was (and still am) pretty pleased with the results. It has been a long time since I posted about any of my crochet projects. The matter of the fact

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Crochet Cushion Cover

Dual Design Crochet Cushion Cover

This is my first ever try on cushion cover and I was (and still am) pretty pleased with the results. It has been a long time since I posted about any of my crochet projects. The matter of the fact

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Tulip Festival | Skagit Valley

Tulip Festival – Tips and Pics

Tulip festivals are a not to miss event for the spring. Full of colors, beauty and bloom, it’s a breathtaking experience for all ages. Here are some tips for your trip to tulip festival and pictures for you all to enjoy,

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Tulip Festival | Skagit Valley

Tulip Festival – Tips and Pics

Tulip festivals are a not to miss event for the spring. Full of colors, beauty and bloom, it’s a breathtaking experience for all ages. Here are some tips for your trip to tulip festival and pictures for you all to enjoy,

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Nail art | Glossy Black and Golden

Glossy Black and Golden Nail Art

Here is another minimalist and glamorous look for  you to try. Black and gold are forever classy and this design can be done in no time. Tools and Things Required: Silver nail paint Black nail paint Glossy top coat Stripe

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Nail art | Glossy Black and Golden

Glossy Black and Golden Nail Art

Here is another minimalist and glamorous look for  you to try. Black and gold are forever classy and this design can be done in no time. Tools and Things Required: Silver nail paint Black nail paint Glossy top coat Stripe

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Apple Jalebi | sweet apple rings - quick dessert

Apple Jalebi |Sweet Apple Rings

Today I am going to share the recipe for one of my favorite and unique desert, Apple Jalebi! Apple Jalebi or sweet Apple rings is a very uncommon dessert made with apple rings coated with batter, deep-fried and then soaked

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Apple Jalebi | sweet apple rings - quick dessert

Apple Jalebi |Sweet Apple Rings

Today I am going to share the recipe for one of my favorite and unique desert, Apple Jalebi! Apple Jalebi or sweet Apple rings is a very uncommon dessert made with apple rings coated with batter, deep-fried and then soaked

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Wheat grass home decor | Cheap Daiso Decor

Wheatgrass as Home Decor

What would be a better decor item then one which is edible and actually healthy for you? Three awesome qualities in one! Check out my little wheat grass garden which scores a lot of “Wow”, “Soo cute”. “These are adorable”

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Wheat grass home decor | Cheap Daiso Decor

Wheatgrass as Home Decor

What would be a better decor item then one which is edible and actually healthy for you? Three awesome qualities in one! Check out my little wheat grass garden which scores a lot of “Wow”, “Soo cute”. “These are adorable”

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Hummingbird nest

LiveStreaming a Hummingbird Nest from my backyard

Have you ever seen a hummingbird nest? I found one in my backyard couple of days ago and have been fascinated by it ever since. Finally I put together live streaming for everyone of enjoy this natural marvel. The eggs

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Hummingbird nest

LiveStreaming a Hummingbird Nest from my backyard

Have you ever seen a hummingbird nest? I found one in my backyard couple of days ago and have been fascinated by it ever since. Finally I put together live streaming for everyone of enjoy this natural marvel. The eggs

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Hummingbird nest

In love with my new guest (shh.. it’s a Hummingbird!!)

Yes! There is a tiny hummingbird nest in my backyard! It is sooo exciting! I am positively thrilled to have a bird nest in just first year of home ownership… and that too a Hummingbird!! We see quite a few

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Hummingbird nest

In love with my new guest (shh.. it’s a Hummingbird!!)

Yes! There is a tiny hummingbird nest in my backyard! It is sooo exciting! I am positively thrilled to have a bird nest in just first year of home ownership… and that too a Hummingbird!! We see quite a few

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Shallow Fried Purple Yam - Quick Snack

Purple Yam – Quick Snack

  I eat purple yam mostly for one reason.. they look so exotic!! :) As I am not a big fan of the sweet flavor, I usually make it crunchy and tangy using this quick recipe. Ingredients – Purple Yam Salt Lemon

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Shallow Fried Purple Yam - Quick Snack

Purple Yam – Quick Snack

  I eat purple yam mostly for one reason.. they look so exotic!! :) As I am not a big fan of the sweet flavor, I usually make it crunchy and tangy using this quick recipe. Ingredients – Purple Yam Salt Lemon

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Eggless Peach Cake

Eggless Peach Cake

Eggless baking isn’t always easy but once you have found the perfect recipe.. it is a piece of cake🙂. With years of trial and error I can proudly say “Yeah.. I bake!”🙂 You must agree that cakes with fresh fruit have

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Eggless Peach Cake

Eggless Peach Cake

Eggless baking isn’t always easy but once you have found the perfect recipe.. it is a piece of cake🙂. With years of trial and error I can proudly say “Yeah.. I bake!”🙂 You must agree that cakes with fresh fruit have

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Lemons with unusual shape

Weirdos from my garden

The recent harvest from my lemon tree is full of weirdos! There are plenty of usual huge size lemons along with the never seen before shapes. Wanna have a look? Here you go.. Here is the bountiful harvest!  Did you

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Lemons with unusual shape

Weirdos from my garden

The recent harvest from my lemon tree is full of weirdos! There are plenty of usual huge size lemons along with the never seen before shapes. Wanna have a look? Here you go.. Here is the bountiful harvest!  Did you

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Dates Sesame Laddoo | No bake dessert

Date and Sesame Laddoo | No Bake Dessert

Continuing my date desert posts, today I will be sharing the recipe for Date and Sesame Laddoo. Once again the recipe is as simple as it can get. Let’s jump right in. Ingredients : 3/4 Cup Sesame Seeds 2 Cup Pitted Dates

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Dates Sesame Laddoo | No bake dessert

Date and Sesame Laddoo | No Bake Dessert

Continuing my date desert posts, today I will be sharing the recipe for Date and Sesame Laddoo. Once again the recipe is as simple as it can get. Let’s jump right in. Ingredients : 3/4 Cup Sesame Seeds 2 Cup Pitted Dates

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bird house

Dear Birds, you are welcome

Bought a tiny bird house for my backyard. It just looks so cute hanging on the fence. I tried to wrap around some vines from my purple trumpet flower plant to give it a little tucked-in feel. I know spring

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bird house

Dear Birds, you are welcome

Bought a tiny bird house for my backyard. It just looks so cute hanging on the fence. I tried to wrap around some vines from my purple trumpet flower plant to give it a little tucked-in feel. I know spring

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Dates coconut laddoo, No Bake Dessert

Date and Coconut Laddu – Healthy, Quick and Easy Dessert

Packs and packs of pitted dates taking over half of refrigerator lowest shelf is a common sight at our home. And why not? It is one of the best snacking items! Healthy, tasty and nutritious. We munch on them at

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Dates coconut laddoo, No Bake Dessert

Date and Coconut Laddu – Healthy, Quick and Easy Dessert

Packs and packs of pitted dates taking over half of refrigerator lowest shelf is a common sight at our home. And why not? It is one of the best snacking items! Healthy, tasty and nutritious. We munch on them at

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Glitter Candle | DIY Candle Decor | Christmas | Diwali

Dripping Red Glitter Candle

The much awaited Diwali Party is finally over and so is all the rush of getting things done. I couldn’t blog about my projects as soon as I completed them😦, now I will try to catch up🙂. Here is another

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Glitter Candle | DIY Candle Decor | Christmas | Diwali

Dripping Red Glitter Candle

The much awaited Diwali Party is finally over and so is all the rush of getting things done. I couldn’t blog about my projects as soon as I completed them😦, now I will try to catch up🙂. Here is another

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Candle Decor DIY | Diwali

Yet another candle decor

This Diwali I decorated a number of candles to set up multiple display areas throughout my home. Here is yet another candle. To add more glam, I have used some glitter paint and rhinestone in addition to the basic puffy

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Candle Decor DIY | Diwali

Yet another candle decor

This Diwali I decorated a number of candles to set up multiple display areas throughout my home. Here is yet another candle. To add more glam, I have used some glitter paint and rhinestone in addition to the basic puffy

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Henna Candles | DIY Diwali Decor

Henna Candle Decor

The party preparations are in full swing with my return gifts all ready, most of the shopping done, all craft projects completed and cooking preps underway. I couldn’t post things as they were done, but well… finally I sneaked out

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Henna Candles | DIY Diwali Decor

Henna Candle Decor

The party preparations are in full swing with my return gifts all ready, most of the shopping done, all craft projects completed and cooking preps underway. I couldn’t post things as they were done, but well… finally I sneaked out

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DIY Candle holder decor | Diwali Return Gift | Moroccan lamps

DIY – Decorative Candle Holders | Diwali Decor

  This year we are organizing a Diwali party at our home. I am super excited and filled with ideas to decorate our home with lights, diy crafts, marigold flowers,  rangoli and many more. Not to mention diwali sweets, quick party

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DIY Candle holder decor | Diwali Return Gift | Moroccan lamps

DIY – Decorative Candle Holders | Diwali Decor

  This year we are organizing a Diwali party at our home. I am super excited and filled with ideas to decorate our home with lights, diy crafts, marigold flowers,  rangoli and many more. Not to mention diwali sweets, quick party

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Arabic Theme Bottle Decor| DIY Moroccan Glass Metallic

DIY Glass Bottle Decor | Arabic Nights Themed Craft

I came across some beautiful DIY Moroccan lamps with mason jars and up-cycled glass containers on pinterest and fell in love with the idea. The metallic golden paint gives the illusion of textured metal just like a authentic Moroccan lamp.. isn’t

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Arabic Theme Bottle Decor| DIY Moroccan Glass Metallic

DIY Glass Bottle Decor | Arabic Nights Themed Craft

I came across some beautiful DIY Moroccan lamps with mason jars and up-cycled glass containers on pinterest and fell in love with the idea. The metallic golden paint gives the illusion of textured metal just like a authentic Moroccan lamp.. isn’t

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Fall Decor with Hydrangea | Autumn Mantel

Fall Mantel Decor

It is tough to resist the urge to change decor when Pinterest is filled with fall decor pictures. Inspired from super talented people out there, I finally decided to make a little fall display on our fireplace mantel too. In

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Fall Decor with Hydrangea | Autumn Mantel

Fall Mantel Decor

It is tough to resist the urge to change decor when Pinterest is filled with fall decor pictures. Inspired from super talented people out there, I finally decided to make a little fall display on our fireplace mantel too. In

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Diwali Decor DIY Candle holder

DIY – Decorative Candle Holders | Diwali decor 

Diwali is just around the corner and you must be looking for new ways to bring the festival of lights to your home. I start my Diwali decor pretty early to get the festive feel around our humble abode. Sharing these

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Diwali Decor DIY Candle holder

DIY – Decorative Candle Holders | Diwali decor 

Diwali is just around the corner and you must be looking for new ways to bring the festival of lights to your home. I start my Diwali decor pretty early to get the festive feel around our humble abode. Sharing these

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Protein stuffed shell Pasta | Vegan

Tofu, Brocolli and Asparagus Stuffed Shell Pasta

One fine day while making shell pasta, I messed up my measurements and ended up with a lot of leftovers. Oh how much I hate left overs! I can’t serve same dish for two suppers.. How can I? Even if I

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Protein stuffed shell Pasta | Vegan

Tofu, Brocolli and Asparagus Stuffed Shell Pasta

One fine day while making shell pasta, I messed up my measurements and ended up with a lot of leftovers. Oh how much I hate left overs! I can’t serve same dish for two suppers.. How can I? Even if I

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Easy DIY Halloween Pumpkin Decor with old Nail Polish

Easy Halloween Pumpkin Painting (With old Nail Polish)

Yes, You read it right. I decorated my Halloween pumpkins with whatever I had handy and it turned out just perfect. I was tempted to do pumpkin decoration but did not have any painting supplies. So instead of buying stuff

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Easy DIY Halloween Pumpkin Decor with old Nail Polish

Easy Halloween Pumpkin Painting (With old Nail Polish)

Yes, You read it right. I decorated my Halloween pumpkins with whatever I had handy and it turned out just perfect. I was tempted to do pumpkin decoration but did not have any painting supplies. So instead of buying stuff

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Mediterranean Style Stuffed Capsicum

Mediterranean style stuffed capsicum

I had a heavenly dish in a beautiful Mediterranean restaurant when I was frequenting Washington DC. I can’t recall the name of the dish, it was aromatic rice stuffed in capsicum, squash and one more vegetable (might have been tomato)

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Mediterranean Style Stuffed Capsicum

Mediterranean style stuffed capsicum

I had a heavenly dish in a beautiful Mediterranean restaurant when I was frequenting Washington DC. I can’t recall the name of the dish, it was aromatic rice stuffed in capsicum, squash and one more vegetable (might have been tomato)

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Portland Japanese Garden

Portland Japanese Garden

Japanese garden is a mesmerizing and pleasant place adorning the beautiful city of Portland. I was dumbstruck with the serenity of the place. Colors so vibrant and setting so enchanting,  anyone would fall in love. Here are some pics from our

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Portland Japanese Garden

Portland Japanese Garden

Japanese garden is a mesmerizing and pleasant place adorning the beautiful city of Portland. I was dumbstruck with the serenity of the place. Colors so vibrant and setting so enchanting,  anyone would fall in love. Here are some pics from our

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Tofu dip, no cheese, cream dip

Silken Tofu Creamy Dip

Cheesy dip and crispy chips…Yum!  This world-famous combo has a nasty temptation and brings guilt for health conscious people. I tried to make this snack as guilt free as possible. Using silken tofu as a base in place of fatty cheese

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Tofu dip, no cheese, cream dip

Silken Tofu Creamy Dip

Cheesy dip and crispy chips…Yum!  This world-famous combo has a nasty temptation and brings guilt for health conscious people. I tried to make this snack as guilt free as possible. Using silken tofu as a base in place of fatty cheese

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Roasted Eggplant Greek Salad with yogurt and Mint

Fire Roasted Eggplant Salad with Yogurt and Mint

I cook middle eastern food quite frequently because of its high protein content. I love fresh baked pita too but try to keep it at minimum for carbs. I make many varieties of Hummus, Baba Ganoush and Tabbouleh and wanted

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Roasted Eggplant Greek Salad with yogurt and Mint

Fire Roasted Eggplant Salad with Yogurt and Mint

I cook middle eastern food quite frequently because of its high protein content. I love fresh baked pita too but try to keep it at minimum for carbs. I make many varieties of Hummus, Baba Ganoush and Tabbouleh and wanted

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DIY Summer Nail Art with Flowers and Rhinestone

Summer Nails | Flowers and Rhinestones nail art

I haven’t had a chance to post any of my nail art since this post back in May. I guess first year of blogging is like this for most casual bloggers. It takes time to add blogging as a scheduled

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DIY Summer Nail Art with Flowers and Rhinestone

Summer Nails | Flowers and Rhinestones nail art

I haven’t had a chance to post any of my nail art since this post back in May. I guess first year of blogging is like this for most casual bloggers. It takes time to add blogging as a scheduled

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Crochet Afghan

Crochet Afghan

Who says I am not a philanthropist? If I can give away a highly cherished and loved output of my 10 month’s hard work, that too to my MIL, then I don’t think I should settle on anything less then being

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Crochet Afghan

Crochet Afghan

Who says I am not a philanthropist? If I can give away a highly cherished and loved output of my 10 month’s hard work, that too to my MIL, then I don’t think I should settle on anything less then being

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storing cilantro

Storing Cilantro Puree for chutney

Cilantro is extensively used in my Kitchen. Though fresh cilantro is always best, there are times when you are out of fresh cilantro leaves and need at least some for a chutney (you can always use tomatoes, onions, peanuts etc

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storing cilantro

Storing Cilantro Puree for chutney

Cilantro is extensively used in my Kitchen. Though fresh cilantro is always best, there are times when you are out of fresh cilantro leaves and need at least some for a chutney (you can always use tomatoes, onions, peanuts etc

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My Giant Lemons

Reaping the benefits (in form of huge lemons)

We moved in our first home pretty recently. As a first time homeowner, I had crazy number of ideas on what all I am going to do. Starting a vegetable garden, making a koi pond, painting my backyard patio, renovating

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My Giant Lemons

Reaping the benefits (in form of huge lemons)

We moved in our first home pretty recently. As a first time homeowner, I had crazy number of ideas on what all I am going to do. Starting a vegetable garden, making a koi pond, painting my backyard patio, renovating

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Black Bean and Radish Salad

Black Bean Salad with Radish

I have not regularly cooked or prepped lunch for as long as I can remember. All the traveling jobs and a husband that doesn’t take lunch pack, made this my reality until now. This is the first year of my

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Black Bean and Radish Salad

Black Bean Salad with Radish

I have not regularly cooked or prepped lunch for as long as I can remember. All the traveling jobs and a husband that doesn’t take lunch pack, made this my reality until now. This is the first year of my

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Produce Wash Recipe

2 step Homemade Produce Wash

Fruits, veggies, berries, everything is loaded with preservatives and chemicals these days. You can’t always trust on organic produce either. Of course there is variety of produce wash available in market but they are quite expensive. I read here and many

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Produce Wash Recipe

2 step Homemade Produce Wash

Fruits, veggies, berries, everything is loaded with preservatives and chemicals these days. You can’t always trust on organic produce either. Of course there is variety of produce wash available in market but they are quite expensive. I read here and many

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Hydrangea

My Hydrangea

My Hydrangea had its first bloom. A beautiful bountiful flower head as big as size of my face is bringing beauty to my front yard. I loved to watch it bloom from a bud to a fully grown flower head,

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Hydrangea

My Hydrangea

My Hydrangea had its first bloom. A beautiful bountiful flower head as big as size of my face is bringing beauty to my front yard. I loved to watch it bloom from a bud to a fully grown flower head,

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9 watermelon

9 Best Watermelon Recipes (drinks, salads and much more)

In US, July is national watermelon month. You will see these big juicy ball of vibrant colors in abundance everywhere. Here are some interesting and less known facts about watermelon Watermelons are the most consumed melons in US Watermelon is a

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9 watermelon

9 Best Watermelon Recipes (drinks, salads and much more)

In US, July is national watermelon month. You will see these big juicy ball of vibrant colors in abundance everywhere. Here are some interesting and less known facts about watermelon Watermelons are the most consumed melons in US Watermelon is a

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Watermelon Ice Cubes

Watermelon Ice Cubes

Watermelon puree ice cubes are great for chilling your water and adding the sweet flavors. I like to puree the fruit instead of freezing the chunks. The puree ice cubes eventually dissolve in drink and you don’t have to fish

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Watermelon Ice Cubes

Watermelon Ice Cubes

Watermelon puree ice cubes are great for chilling your water and adding the sweet flavors. I like to puree the fruit instead of freezing the chunks. The puree ice cubes eventually dissolve in drink and you don’t have to fish

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Sprout Chaat

Spice up your Sprouts! (Sprouted mung salad disguised as chaat)

I am sharing my favorite recipe for sprouts. The indian inside me crave for crunchy spicy food quite often. This is my healthy alternative for those “chaat cravings”🙂 This quick and easy recipe post is 100 words only!😉 2 cups

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Sprout Chaat

Spice up your Sprouts! (Sprouted mung salad disguised as chaat)

I am sharing my favorite recipe for sprouts. The indian inside me crave for crunchy spicy food quite often. This is my healthy alternative for those “chaat cravings”🙂 This quick and easy recipe post is 100 words only!😉 2 cups

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Raw Mango Salsa

Salsa with raw mango 

It will be wrong to say I like raw mangoes. The fact is.. I LOVE them! Whenever I see raw Mangoes in grocery store, I feel an unexplained pull..as if I am hypnotized and can NOT stop until I buy them. May

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Raw Mango Salsa

Salsa with raw mango 

It will be wrong to say I like raw mangoes. The fact is.. I LOVE them! Whenever I see raw Mangoes in grocery store, I feel an unexplained pull..as if I am hypnotized and can NOT stop until I buy them. May

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Yogurt Parfait

Yogurt parfait loaded with fruit balls 

Yogurt parfait is one of the rare breakfast option which is healthy, nutritional, visually appealing and vegetarian, all at the same time. In years of extensive business traveling it was my only retreat at airport shops with only breakfast option

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Yogurt Parfait

Yogurt parfait loaded with fruit balls 

Yogurt parfait is one of the rare breakfast option which is healthy, nutritional, visually appealing and vegetarian, all at the same time. In years of extensive business traveling it was my only retreat at airport shops with only breakfast option

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watermelon carving bowl

Watermelon Carving | Watermelon Bowl 

Watermelons are abundant in market, making it my first choice of fruit. There are a dozen of different ways to include this nutritious food in your diet. Here is a simple watermelon Carving idea to make a serving bowl. For

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watermelon carving bowl

Watermelon Carving | Watermelon Bowl 

Watermelons are abundant in market, making it my first choice of fruit. There are a dozen of different ways to include this nutritious food in your diet. Here is a simple watermelon Carving idea to make a serving bowl. For

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Nail Art

Easy DIY Wear to Work Nail Art

Until recently, I was not into painting my nails regularly. I guess all these things comes as a phase and fade away. Nail art somehow keep finding its way back🙂. Shiny things attract women and nail art is no exception.

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Nail Art

Easy DIY Wear to Work Nail Art

Until recently, I was not into painting my nails regularly. I guess all these things comes as a phase and fade away. Nail art somehow keep finding its way back🙂. Shiny things attract women and nail art is no exception.

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Cucumber salad | Summer Salad

cucumber summer salad

Cucumbers are my favorite no matter what the season is! May be because we both originated in India😉. Cucumber is one of the very low-calorie vegetable. It gives just 15 calories per 100 gms. In addition to anti-oxidants and Vitamin K,

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Cucumber salad | Summer Salad

cucumber summer salad

Cucumbers are my favorite no matter what the season is! May be because we both originated in India😉. Cucumber is one of the very low-calorie vegetable. It gives just 15 calories per 100 gms. In addition to anti-oxidants and Vitamin K,

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Granny Square Slippers

Granny square slippers

I love crochet! No doubt about that.. no siree! But when it comes to small project vs big project, I am more likely to pick small ones. Call it ADD or need for instance gratification, it’s just plain simple truth. Starting

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Granny Square Slippers

Granny square slippers

I love crochet! No doubt about that.. no siree! But when it comes to small project vs big project, I am more likely to pick small ones. Call it ADD or need for instance gratification, it’s just plain simple truth. Starting

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Summer Squash Gratin

Summer Squash Gratin – Healthy Version

I simply love the look of summer squash gratin! Not just the completed dish, but the whole process of making/decorating turns me into an excited little kid. The French were no doubt pretty awesome cooks. The inventors of Baguette, macaroons,

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Summer Squash Gratin

Summer Squash Gratin – Healthy Version

I simply love the look of summer squash gratin! Not just the completed dish, but the whole process of making/decorating turns me into an excited little kid. The French were no doubt pretty awesome cooks. The inventors of Baguette, macaroons,

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Black Mountain Trail Via Rhus Ridge – Spring Wildflowers and morning views

We went for a short hike on Black Mountain trail last Sunday.  Spring wild flowers were blooming at every step of the way. It made the otherwise strenuous hike much more fun🙂. Sharing some of the pics captured  ‘      

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Black Mountain Trail Via Rhus Ridge – Spring Wildflowers and morning views

We went for a short hike on Black Mountain trail last Sunday.  Spring wild flowers were blooming at every step of the way. It made the otherwise strenuous hike much more fun🙂. Sharing some of the pics captured  ‘      

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Turn It Up Tuesday #138

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the amazing moms out in the blogosphere! Follow me on Pinterest Check out my crochet cushion cover and don’t forget to drop in a line if you like it Thank you so much for

Turn It Up Tuesday #138

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the amazing moms out in the blogosphere! Follow me on Pinterest Check out my crochet cushion cover and don’t forget to drop in a line if you like it Thank you so much for