Dips, Sauces and Spreads
Nutritious homemade spreads and dips can help you stay away from processed food. My book has 20 easy recipes for these everyday staples.
A Middle Eastern spread that has superfoods as its core ingredients.
Guacamole and Tomato Salsa
Fresh and healthy Mexican-inspired dips with Indian ingredients.
Yummy Yoghurt Dip
Dips are a great way to start eating raw vegetables!
Breakfast must be the most important meal since we need to jump-start our metabolism and our day. Eggs, porridge, idli, dosas, chutneys, muesli, pancakes, muffins, smoothies etc... 39 recipes in all.
South Indian dosa
A dosa is made with whole grains and dal and accompanied with lentil sambar and a variety of chutneys
Multigrain Crunchy Muesli
Homemade goodness with oats, red rice poha, any flakes, dates, nuts, dried fruit and seeds
Cinnamon Oats Apple Muffins
Whole wheat and oats, chopped apple chunks and topped with cinnamon sugar
A balanced school or office lunch should include protein, wholegrains and vegetables. Variety is the spice of life... so get creative and get cooking with my 50+ recipes!
Made with millets or broken wheat (dalia), this dishes cooks in minutes and can be loaded with vegetables of your choice
Mexican inspired, these grilled chapatis are stuffed with kidney beans, vegetables and cheese. Perfect for a lunch box or anytime snack!
Colourful pasta salad
A fun and tasty way to get a variety of nutrients and loads of vitamins on your plate.
Breads and Soups
Baking bread is not difficult, it just requires some technique and some patience, and is pleasure for all the senses. Dunk homemade bread into a nutritious soup for a balanced meal.
Whole wheat loaf bread
Hearty and wholesome, good with cheese, jam or to dunk into a soup
Like Popeye's muscles, this is bulging with goodness.
Make enriched buttery rolls of any shape for burgers, subs or to accompany a meal.
After School Snacks and Drinks
Healthy snacks can be mini-meals and homemade cold drinks will help you stay away from packaged sugary fizzy and fruity drinks.
Sprouts Chaat - Dahi Puri
Fill up your plate with sprouted pulses, sweet and hot chutneys and yoghurt and experience the joy of 'chatpata' chaat.
Iced Tea and Lime mint cooler
Thirst quenchers for a hot summer's day or when the kids come home from school.
Spinach and Tomato Bruschetta
A super healthy snack that's also a great appetizer for parties since it looks so pretty.
Homemade Fast Food
Forgo those high-fat, high sugar fast food meals, and make pizzas, burgers and unfried chicken at home. Good food, made with love :)
Thin Crust Pizza
Make wholewheat oven-baked or stove top pizza and load them with your favourite toppings
Chicken or Bean Burger
Go for homemade burger buns with a wholesome bean or chicken burger and use your family's favourite toppings to make it more exciting.
Restaurant-style Unfried Chicken
Delicious and healthy baked chicken - make your own 'chicken in a bucket'!
When you make treats at home you use quality ingredients you can see and you can control the amount of fat and sugar that goes into them. Here are 20 family favourites!
Lemon Curd Cake
Truly scrumptious and ideal for a brunch or tea party. Lemon curd can also be served on toast.
For Xmas, birthdays or any celebrations, these buttery cookies can be made any shapes you fancy.
When mangoes are in season, this frozen treat bursts with fruit and flavour.