Sesame Seed Brittle (Til Chikki)

Sesame Seed Brittle (Til Chikki)

Ellunda, as it’s called in Kerala, was a staple while I was growing up. It’s not only delicious and easy to make but also has a chock-full of nutrients. It is an excellent source of copper, manganese, calcium, magnesium,phosphorous, iron, zinc, molybdenum, selenium, vitamin B1, 

Vegan “Beef” Fry

Vegan “Beef” Fry

This is a really easy guilt-free version of the Kerala beef fry. It has zero cholesterol and is significantly lower in fat and calories without causing unnecessary harm or compromising on taste. You can learn more about the perils of consuming red meat here at the 

Super Easy Vegan Jello

Super Easy Vegan Jello

Super easy and healthy vegan jello made with agar agar and sweetened with apple juice. Conventional jello is made with gelatin which is derived from collagen obtained from various animal by-products like the skin, bones, hooves and connective tissues of animals such as cows, chickens, 

Southwest Tofu Scramble

Southwest Tofu Scramble

Tofu is extremely versatile and it can be added to almost anything you can think of like smoothies, soups, salads, entrees, sides and  desserts. It can be fried, baked, broiled, stewed, grilled or scrambled and can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, dinner or  even as 

Kale Quesadilla

Kale Quesadilla

Here is something that’s easy, nutritious and extremely kid-friendly! Ingredients 1 tortilla, uncooked or cooked 1 tbsp kale, finely chopped 1 – 2 tbsp of vegan shredded cheese 1/2 tsp garlic oil (optional) Directions I used uncooked tortilla but cooked tortilla will also serve the 

Easy Kale and Coconut Stir Fry (Thoran)

Easy Kale and Coconut Stir Fry (Thoran)

Thoran is a daily staple at most homes in Kerala. It is a vegetable stir fry with grated coconut and delicately spiced with cumin, turmeric, mustard, chilies and curry leaves. It is typically served with steamed rice. Ingredients 2 cups kale, finely chopped 4 tbsp 

Raw Vegan “Cheesecake”

Raw Vegan “Cheesecake”

Just in time for the holidays! This “cheesecake” is not only incredibly delicious but much more nutrient dense than a traditional cheesecake. Cashews and coconut oil take the place of cream cheese, sour cream and eggs, raw almonds take the place of graham crackers and 

Spaghetti & Zucchini Noodles With Greens & Avocado Sauce

Spaghetti & Zucchini Noodles With Greens & Avocado Sauce

Here is another easy and nutrient dense dish. We all know how absolutely essential greens are for good health. They are low in calories, low in sugars, low in sodium, no cholesterol, high in fiber and is a nutrient powerhouse! They contain a high amount of 

Creamy Chocolate Frosting

Creamy Chocolate Frosting

When I became vegan I thought I’d have to say goodbye to birthday cakes and cakes with frosting in general. But I soon found out that nothing could be further from the truth! This was the first frosting I made after I became vegan and 

The Best Chocolate Cake

The Best Chocolate Cake

This is most probably the only chocolate cake recipe you’ll ever need vegan or otherwise!!! I made this cake for my cousin’s birthday and she loved it! She said she couldn’t tell the difference, and she is not even vegan.    I’ve tried this recipe