This beloved Mexican street food snack can easily be made at home — guilt free. Made with greek yogurt and parmesan cheese instead of mayo, it's light and full of protein with a spicy, tart, salty and sweet kick.
Creamy, sweet, tart and a cinch to whip up, this no-churn ice cream requires no special equipment and hardly any prep. It’s a perfect, simple homemade dessert to enjoy all summer long.
This is possibly one the easiest, fastest, healthiest and delicious seafood soup you could make. The mussels add a sea-salty touch to broth, which is simply a quick vegetable stock made of aromatics and tomatoes.
Inspired by a spiced minced meat recipe that my mother-in-law taught me known as kheema, this 30-minute meal pairs ground lamb with a flavor bomb of spices, fresh herbs and lime.
Marinated in cumin, coriander, lemon zest, garam masala and other spices, these paneer kebabs have a wonderful flavor that’s both surprising and mild. This dish can be eaten on it’s own or with a fresh chutney and served alongside a big salad for a complete meal.
Sweet and nutty with just a hint of spice, this coconut rice with sliced almonds and currants is a perfect side dish for so many things, including spicy curries, a simple chicken or poached fish with fresh herbs. It’s also fully satisfying all on its own — or maybe even with a runny egg on top for breakfast. Made with brown basmati rice and coconut milk, it's sneakily on healthier side of comfort food.
Here's a sample menu and my list of things you shouldn't leave the house without when planning a great picnic.
One of the most cherished foods in ancient ayurvedic holistic medicine practice, mung beans are a powerhouse of nutrients. Crunchy and nutty, they hold up wonderfully in salads and quickly soak up all the flavors of the dressing, which in this case is a powerful combo of cumin, caraway and fennel seeds.
This is quite possibly one of the easiest, tastiest meals you could make. Shrimp, pineapple, avocado and a whole lot of cilantro make this ceviche super bright and summery, while a trifecta of lemon, lime and orange juice for the marinade give it the perfect combination of sour and sweet.
Sweet roasted red peppers paired with crisp cucumber and spicy red onion are the perfect combo for this chewy naan flatbread. Roasted garlic hummus and a slightly spicy cilantro chutney add a creamy element and pack this wrap full of summery flavors that make it perfect for a weekend picnic or lunch.