Pasta with Kale and Mixed Mushrooms

Ingredients 4 oz Penne Pasta about 5 to 6 Kale leaves 3/4 cup mixed mushrooms (such as portabella, oyster, button mushroom etc.) 4 – 5 halves of sun dried tomatoes 2 tablespoons olive oil salt and pepper to taste 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil (optional) 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese (may be more according to…

Beets Blast

I like to make fresh juice in summer especially on a hot day like this.  We are having the most hottest days for this years and the temperature is scorching to about 100F.  So this morning I thought to make this Beet juice with Kale and apples. Ingredients: 1/2 of a medium beet about 5…

Whole Grains Blend Pulav

Today when I came from home, I was way too tired to cook something from scratch.  So I always buy and keep these instant pulav mixes.  This whole grain blend is very nutritious and very easy to cook.  This blend contains Bulgar, brown rice, whole grain rice, and other grains.  One box is enough for…

Carrot Ginger Juice

I feel like we are already in the middle of  summer in the North-East.  With this hot and steamy weather, every one is looking for some thing to cool off.  I love juice.  But when I look at the nutritional values in the label of  juice drinks or  smoothies they are all loaded with lots…

Panna Cotta with Mango Lassi and blueberry sauce

When I came back from work last Friday, I was thinking what to make that is light and refreshing for the weekend.  It was a hot day.  I knew the weekend was also going to be hot.  So I had some left over mango lassi.  Immediately I knew what I wanted for the weekend –…