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Make This Delicious Mango Parfait This Summer

During the summer season, I make this alphonso mango parfait for breakfast. Ensure that the granola is not sweet, or else this parfait will end up a lot sweeter than what you want. I usually make 3 containers, so I am set for a couple of days. If you cannot find alphonso mango puree, you can use fresh mango puree.

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Masala Omelet

Masala Omelet is a spicy Indian omelet. This is perhaps, the only omelet that is popular eaten all over India. Be it a street-side vendor, a home cook, or a fancy restaurant/hotel, they all make this omelet. I remember my mom making this omelet on certain days of the week, and we will eat it with tomato ketchup and bread, and went on our way to school. If using bread, use white wonder bread, no other :) The key is Amul brand of salted butter, and since it is difficult to find that butter in the United States (except at the Indian store), we can use regular unsalted butter/salted butter. When the omelet is cooked and you think it is...

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Shakshuka Verde (Spinach and Eggs)

Spring into wellness! And it is time to eat healthy, lose weight, and get ready for summer beach body :) Well, so here is our recipe that is super easy to make, it is filling, and it is a great breakfast dish - Shakshuka Verde (aka Spinach Eggs). For those you are not aware, Shakshuka is a popular middle-eastern egg and tomato dish. It is quite popular in Washington, DC restaurants, and because it is spring and we wanted to make a green healthy breakfast dish, we thought of changing Shakshuka tomatoes to spinach. I always buy fresh organic spinach, and that makes a ton of difference. Honestly, I buy everything organic if I can. It is healthier and flavorful...

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Grilled Tomato over Cafreal Toast

Summer is here, and along with summer come the best tomatoes in the market. Today's post is about making a simple breakfast toast. Cafreal is a green paste that is applied over meat (usually chicken) and cooked over the stovetop. The origin of this green paste is from Africa, and via Portuguese, it made its way to India, specifically Goa. Ingredients 2 slices of sourdough bread 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter 1 summer tomato, such as beef steak, sliced in 1 inch thick pieces 1 Tablespoon olive oil  1/2 teaspoon black pepper, freshly cracked 1/2 teaspoon Maldon sea salt OR Kosher sea salt   Cafreal Paste: 1/3 cup white wine vinegar 1/2 cup cilantro, roughly chopped 1 jalapeno, seeds removed 1 teaspoon sea...

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