There is nothing more refreshing than a glass of fresh lemonade on a hot summer day. This raspberry lemonade is made with freshly squeezed lemon and homemade raspberry syrup.  A perfect healthy drink to stay cool and hydrated during summer days . Feel free to adjust sugar and lemon to your taste. 





Prep time-  15-20 Minutes
Yield - about 10 cups

Ingredients

  • Sugar- 1 cup
  • Fresh lemon juice -  3/4th cup
  • Water- 10 cups
  • Frozen raspberries- 1 cup

Instructions-

  • In a saucepan, boil 1 cup of water with 1 cup of sugar and a cup of raspberries for 10 minutes
  • Let it cool  and blend it in a blender
  • Strain the syrup through a strainer to get rid of seeds.
  • Combine 9 cups of water, raspberry syrup and lemon juice in a large pitcher and stir well.
  • Garnish with lemon slices and serve over ice.
Posted by sneh On Thursday, July 30, 2015 No comments READ FULL POST

Colorful mix of  vegetables grilled and charred to your liking and tossed with lemon pepper and honey mustard dressing. This salad is a bowl full of healthy you will be glad you tried. 
The lemon pepper and honey mustard combination works very well in this salad.

The red cabbage and bell peppers add a crunch to this salad, top it with some potato chips for added crunchiness. 





Prep time-  10  Minutes
Cook Time-  15 - 20  Minutes
Serves - 1 to 2

Ingredients

  • Purple Cabbage
  • Onion 
  • Green Bell Pepper 
  • Yellow Bell Pepper
  • Paneer (Cottage cheese)
  • Potato Chips (optional) - 
  • Lemon Pepper seasoning salt- to taste
  • Honey Mustard- To taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves- to garnish

Instructions-

  • Wash and cut the vegetables into one inch  rounds 
  • Take 2 rounds of each vegetable and brush with very little oil 
  • Slice paneer into one inch thick slice and brush a little oil.
  • Grill Vegetables and paneer till they are charred to your liking. I did it in my                      George foreman grill.
  • Cut the vegetables and Paneer into strips except onions and toss everything in a bowl.
  • Sprinkle some Lemon pepper seasoning.
  • Drizzle some Honey mustard dressing and top with potato chips and fresh coriander leaves.






Posted by sneh On Saturday, April 25, 2015 No comments READ FULL POST


Palak paneer bhurji with grated paneer and chopped palak is a simple variation of traditional palak paneer and tastes deliciously different. It goes well with paranthas, chapatis and rice. Its quick and easy and can also be used as a filling for sandwiches and wraps. I hope you enjoy it.





Prep time- 10 minutes
Cook Time-  15 - 20 Minutes
Serves - 1 to 2

Ingredients

  • Chopped Spinach Leaves- 2 cups
  • 1 Medium Onion-  chopped
  • 1/2 tomatoes- chopped
  • Garlic - 1 clove finely chopped
  • Coriander Powder- 1 tsp
  • Cumin Powder- 1/4th tsp
  • Chat masala- 1/2 tsp
  • Whole Red Chilies - 2
  • Kashmiri Red chili  powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Grated Paneer- 100 gms
  • Ginger chopped- 1 tsp
  • Salt - to taste

Instructions-

  • Heat oil in a wok/pan
  • Add garlic and whole red chilis and cook for few seconds 
  • Add onion and cook till it turns translucent
  • Add all the dry spice powders, mix well and add tomatoes
  • Cook on medium heat till oil starts seperating
  • Add spinach, stir and cook for few minutes on medium high heat until the water from the spinach evaporates and spinach is soft.
  • Switch off the heat and add grated paneer and ginger
  • Mix well and serve with parantha and Chapatis.
Posted by sneh On Friday, January 30, 2015 No comments READ FULL POST

Roasted cauliflower is my favorite way of eating cauliflower these days .It is not only healthy but also delicious and totally addictive. Roasting converts this otherwise humble vegetable into crisp, sweet and spicy side dish.

I actually like it better than cauliflower fritters!  Just toss the florets into some oil and your favorite seasoning and bake till crisp.

This is a must try recipe which will quickly become your favorite too.

Prep time-  10  Minutes
Cook Time-  25 to 30 Minutes
Serves - 1 to 2

Ingredients

  • Cauliflower Florets- 10 -12
  • Olive oil - 1 tbsp
  • Coriander Powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin Powder- 1/4th tsp
  • Garlic Powder- 1/8th tsp (optional)
  • Lemon juice- 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli flakes or powder - to taste
  • Salt - to taste

Instructions-

  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees
  • Mix all the spices with olive oil in a bowl
  • Toss Cauliflower florets with the above mixture to  coat evenly
  • Bake the florets for 20 to 25 minutes till crispy done






Posted by sneh On Tuesday, January 20, 2015 No comments READ FULL POST

Everyone knows how healthy yogurt is as it contains calcium, protein, vitamins and minerals and the good bacteria that are important for the digestive system. Greek yogurt is in these days. It is thick, creamy, tasty and healthy. Most greek yogurts contain twice the amount of protein of regular yogurt and less sugar.

Because of its creamy and thick texture, Greek yogurt can replace sour cream, mayonnaise and cream cheese in many recipes.
One such recipe is this creamy veggie sandwich. It is so simple and so good, you can eat without any guilt and feel healthy.


Prep time-  10  Minutes
Assemble Time-  10 Minutes
Serves-  2

Ingredients

  • 4 Slices of bread
  • 4 tbsp low fat greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp grated cabbage
  • 1 tbsp grated paneer(cottage cheese)
  • 1 tbsp chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped bell pepper
  • Few chopped mint leaves
  • Butter
  • Salt to taste 
  • Pepper to taste

Instructions-

  • Mix  all the ingredients in a bowl except bread and butter
  • Spread some butter on one side of one bread. 
  • Then spread the veggie mixture and top with the other bread.
  • Cut into 4 pieces and serve.
Posted by sneh On Saturday, November 15, 2014 No comments READ FULL POST
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