Jonnalu Senagalu (Sorghum & Chickpea Saute)

BM# 77: Week 1/ Day 2 Theme: Recipes with Whole Grains Dish: Jonnalu Senagalu (Sorghum/ Jowar & Chickpea Saute) For the second day of this week’s blogging marathon, I have a healthy and nutritious snack made with sorghum aka jowar (in Hindi) aka jonnalu (in Telugu). This Jonnalu senagalu which literally means sorghum and chickpeas is a…

Thai Quinoa Salad with Peanut Dressing Recipe

BM# 70: Week 3/ Day 1 Theme: Cooking for One Dish: Thai Quinoa Salad with Peanut Dressing My theme for this week’s blogging marathon is ‘Cooking for One‘. I mostly cook for 1 because I cook during the day when the kids are in school and my husband is usually traveling for business. When I saw the theme, I…

Tabbouleh with Roasted Tomato

Roasted Tomato Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh with roasted tomatoes. Bulgur is rather bland by itself, but adding roasted tomatoes and fresh herbs adds much needed flavor.It tastes tastier as it sits. This salad is great for summer parties and barbecues. It can also be served in a Middle Eastern platter.

Quinoa & Pistachio Salad with Moroccan Pesto

Quinoa & Pistachio Salad with Moroccan Pesto is easy and quick to put together. While the quinoa is cooking, you can make the pesto and prep the veggies, then toss everything together. It can be served right away or chilled until ready to serve. It is great to make ahead for picnics or to pack for lunchbox.

Freekeh & Roasted Cauliflower Salad

This salad combines freekeh with crispy roasted cauliflower and is flavored with lemon, fresh mint and other bright seasonings. If you can’t find freekeh, then broken wheat or coarse bulgur is a fine substitute. Roasted cauliflower is one of my latest favorites and it tastes amazing in this salad.