America · Vegetarian food

Eat Healthy, Make Merry & Save

Since living in close proximity to Manhattan, we are, constantly, being made aware of what goes into our bodies. I am way more¬†health conscious than ever before – eating organic food as and when possible, choosing salads over other foods and snacking on nuts rather than a fried snack. Good, nutritious foods come at a… Continue reading Eat Healthy, Make Merry & Save

America · Immigrant stories

Fall Guide For A New Comer

As I started to feel more and more at home¬† in the United States, I realized that it had was because of my familiarity with the seasons. Getting used to seasons is not just about getting used to the hot and cold weather nor the erratic weather that comes in between. For me, it’s about… Continue reading Fall Guide For A New Comer

Lifestyle · Travel · Vegetarian food

Eat Healthy, Travel More And Save

I guess, I was a skeptic and thought warehouse shopping was for people who hoard, large¬†suburban¬†families and the frugal. It was definitely not for young Manhattanite¬†without cars, who lived in boxes and shopped at Whole Foods and who enjoyed exploring new and different things and places. That was my silly narrow minded view when I… Continue reading Eat Healthy, Travel More And Save

Vegetarian food

Marie Claude’s Oriental Tabouli

Vegan goodness My friends were visiting me from France. Every time that I have been with them I have always had a chance to taste Marie Claude’s tabouli. It had become a dish that I¬†solely associated with her, so much so that I thought that was the only thing she made. It turns out she… Continue reading Marie Claude’s Oriental Tabouli

Vegetarian food

A Big Bowl Of Green

Vegan Lunch Salad Spring comes around and I crave to eat salads. Is that the case with everyone? It’s not really spring, but it definitely feels like it. Back in India, I never really ate salads. I mean i had some cut cucumber, tomatoes and onions accompanying lunch but never as a meal. In fact,… Continue reading A Big Bowl Of Green

Vegetarian food

Almond Cake Recipe

Vegan! (Eggless) I grew up in a vegetarian family and continue to be a vegetarian. We cooked with and ate diary products and consumed eggs in desserts and bread only. Mindlessly I continue this same lifestyle. When I started cooking and later studying what to eat, it turned over half the food I made was… Continue reading Almond Cake Recipe

America · Vegetarian food

An American Brunch

Back in 2011when I arrived in New York and began my journey in this new country, one of the most fascinating meals to me was brunch. It‚Äôs eaten only on weekends and is popular among the cool, laid-back people. The very mention of the word ‚Äėbrunch‚Äô conjures up lazy Sundays. I was exposed to a… Continue reading An American Brunch