Kale and Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Here is a very simple Kale salad with roasted sweet potatoes.  When I was working in New York City, I always go to the Whole Foods market to get lunch.  They have healthy salad bar and hot dishes – buffet style.  In fall, this Kale salad is one of my favorite.  They make this salad… Continue reading Kale and Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Pineapple Zucchini Cake with dried Cranberries

Who can resist a tropical pineapple flavor pared with cranberries and walnuts.  The original recipe called for shredded carrots.  I have made carrot cakes and Indian carrot sweets which had a “carroty” flavor and taste which I am not a fan of.  So I was looking for a twist and thought why not zucchini since… Continue reading Pineapple Zucchini Cake with dried Cranberries

Creamy Maple Oatmeal with Cranberries

Ingredients: 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats 2 ½  cups      water 1 cup milk ¼ cup raisins ¼ cup dried cranberries ¼ cup maple syrup 2 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts Cinnamon Pinch of salt Method: Boil water in a saucepan Once water starts boiling add oats, raisins, cranberries, and salt and cook on medium… Continue reading Creamy Maple Oatmeal with Cranberries

Lemon Scented Cranberry Scones

For some reason I always thought scones are a difficult thing to make.  I think I tried to make scones couple of years ago and it was a disaster.  That’s all, I stopped and never thought about it.  So with the Thanksgiving long weekend, I had some extra time and I wanted to make something… Continue reading Lemon Scented Cranberry Scones