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Avocado & Quinoa Salad with Balsamic Dressing

Avocado and quinoa balsamic salad

Today’s recipe is Super Healthy and yummy to the boot – introducing Avocado and Quinoa Balsamic salad I am a very intuitive cook..The first time I attempt making something,I usually throw things together purely on instinct..Which works well, if I am making something familiar but when making dishes which I haven’t really tasted before or attempting a new cuisine ,I need to follow recipes..Though truthfully,I look at recipes more as a guideline than the absolute truth and I feel doing that gives me the artistic freedom needed to make the recipe my own. There are other perils of following recipes blindly too.Every region produces different flavour,size and quality of ingredients and it’s not possible to replicate a recipe 100% using natural …

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Super Food Salad

Super Food Salad

This is how my brain worked for this salad Criteria : Be a Super Food (or be decadent and Hopefully Crunchy!) What do you get? Kale, Quinoa, Avocado, Apple. Remember an apple a day keeps the doctor away? Put them all together maybe add some feta or cashew cheese or plain old Paneer and add some crispy ham for extra love! There is your salad! Dressing you ask? Fine put some of my herb oil, salt and Red wine vinegar and take it and go now! Here is your high nutrient healthy Super Foods Salad! For all you Kale non believers -I can’t even begin to tell you how nutritious these humble greens are! One thing I have noticed is …

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Egg Avocado Breakfast Tower

Egg Avocado Tower

You are consciously not aware of it but your mind has associated smells with certain events and locations.Its deeply entrenched in your memories.Today morning when I was making my coffee(thankyou Arvind Shanker!) I was almost instantly transported back to this small library in R A Puram,Chennai which used to be my frequent haunt in 10 th std. I used to borrow and eat 5 books a week and that’s when my school was crazy strict and gave not buckets but tub full of homework! There was a coffee beans grinding shop right next to it and even before I really started appreciating coffee this smell was a part of my history with Chennai. Old romance novels and coffee smell is …

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Baked Egg in Avocado

I have never really caught on with the avocado obsession till date. I remember on our visit to Sri Lanka one of my friends stopped our entire caravan on a sinuous bend to get some avocados from the roadside ,which turned out to be raw by the way. How in London one of my friends went oooh ahhing on avocado butter and I thought to myself how can a fruit replace good old butter?! On the whole30 community I saw people eating avocado with almost anything..Salads with avacado,eggs and avacado,grilled avacado,cauliflower and avocado! So it was almost peer pressure which made me give one more opportunity to avocado to prove itself yummy! I decided to try the combination of egg …

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