Simple Quinoa Salad Bowl

 

Simple Quinoa Salad Bowl

Quinoa Salad Bowl

It was one of those days, when I was almost out of all veggies and had to come up with a quick-lunch with whatever was available in the fridge! So armed with my meagre supplies, I made this Simple Quinoa Salad Bowl! I call it a salad, which implies it should be eaten cold, but I love it warm too. 🙂

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Glutenfree Brownie Waffles

 

Glutenfree Brownie Waffles

We are a big waffle/ pancake family..well at least the kids are and I enjoy them occasionally too. More often than not, I have a batch in my freezer for a quick school day breakfast. It makes them ( these days the little man only as the daughter is away to college) happy and its one of the few things they’ll eat before school. So to his utter joy, last few days, he’s been getting treated to these Brownie Waffles! Please note, chocolate sauce is for a special afternoon treat, mornings are all about honey or maple syrup! 🙂

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Blue Pea Flower Tea

 

Blue Pea flower tea

Blue Pea flower tea

Blue Pea Flower Tea

Blue Pea Flower Tea Infused Water

Have you all seen this beautiful blue tea all over the internet? I exaggerate, but it is definitely everywhere on the instagram map! In my mind, it had got to be something truly exotic, imported and awfully expensive, till I decided to dig a little deeper ( believe me, I didn’t have to go far!). And ladies and gentlemen, this is my grand discovery – Clitoria ternatea, also known as Aparajita, Butterfly pea, Asian pigeonwings or Blue pea , is a flowering plant that bears white and blue flowers. It’s a commonly growing creeper in India ( and in some South East Asian countries) in our gardens and in the wild too!! Its been right here all my life and I just noticed, oh well, better late than never! 🙂

Blue Pea flower

Blue Pea flower

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