Hot and Sour Soup

Hot and Sour Soup

It’s cold outside and I have been craving soup! My mother used to make a lovely Hot and Sour soup while I was growing up that I have been able to replicate while keeping it Whole 30 compliant. If you are following my journey on my Instagram stories, you may be aware that I am following the Whole 30 protocol…

Homemade Nimco

Homemade Nimco

I am absolutely obsessed with this homemade nimco recipe. For those of you who don’t know, nimco is much like trail mix.  A South Asian version of trail mix if you will.  Perfect for gift giving As with many of my recipes I have my aunt (khala ammi as I call her) to thank for this one. She has been…

Paleo Chocolate Brownie Cake

Paleo Chocolate Brownie Cake

So who doesn’t love a good moist, rich and fudgy chocolate cake? I know it is my absolute favorite dessert to have and I’m almost scared at how easy this is to make because I have been making way too much of it!  MY GLUTEN FREE JOURNEY Going gluten free meant I was not able to enjoy the conventionally made,…

Chicken Karahi

Chicken Karahi

Chicken Karahi may be by far the most popular dish to come out of The Subcontinent. Originated in the North West Frontier Province or Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as it is now known,  in present day Pakistan, the Karahi gets its name from the wok like pan it is made in. I tend to cook it in a more modern stainless steel…

Hara Masala Chicken Curry

Hara Masala Chicken Curry

If you’re of Pakistani descent then you’re likely familiar with the hara masala chicken.  My mom made it mostly for formal dinners and there are many variations of it, I’m sure.  Today I’m showing you a quick way to bring it all together for easy weeknight meals as well!    Hara Masala Chicken Curry   Save Print Prep time 10…

Rainbow Thai Salad

Rainbow Thai Salad

I love making this Thai salad. It is so colorful with the variety of cabbage as well carrots, the tri colored bell peppers. This salad pairs perfectly with my Gluten Free Khao Suey. I recently taught a cooking class in my membership and on the menu were these two dishes. My recipes are simple and quick because, really who has…

Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad

Today I wanted to spotlight Quinoa, the seed of the Incas.  It has gained immense popularity in recent years and has even been cultivated in my native Pakistan.  I didn’t grow up eating this grain status seed, but upon first introduction, it was pure love.   My journey to eating whole foods started right along with my decision to go gluten…

Homemade Salsa

Homemade Salsa

Making your own salsa at home can be as easy as dumping everything into a food processor or blender! Here’s how I like to make mine: Salsa   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 mins   This quick and easy condiment comes together in less than 10 minutes for a cleaner, no preservative snack. Layer on top…