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A Lil Bit of Spice

Collection by Sapna Patel

Sapna Patel
Thandai Infused Rainbow Crème Brûlée (Vegan) Coconut Almond Milk, Canned Coconut Milk, Toasted Coconut, Coconut Cream, Classic French Desserts, Holi Special, Caramelized Sugar, Arrowroot Powder, Rainbow Sprinkles

Thandai Infused Rainbow Crème Brûlée (Vegan) - A Li'l Bit of Spice

A creamy, rich, aromatic custard with a beautiful caramelized crust that is unbelievably easy to make. This Thandai Infused Crème Brûlée is a twist on the classic French dessert by using coconut cream and coconut milk making it vegan and gluten-free. Holi has always been one of my favorite Indian festivals. The colors, the food,… Continue reading →

Almond Cacao Energy Bites - A Li'l Bit of Spice Nutrition And Dietetics, Breakfast Bars, Energy Bites, Diabetic Friendly, My Recipes, A Food, Food Processor Recipes, Cravings, Sweet Tooth

Almond Cacao Energy Bites - A Li'l Bit of Spice

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Since making my New Year’s Resolution to eat healthier this year, I have significantly cut down on snacking, especially on fried foods or foods that are calorie dense but not necessarily nutrient dense. But I do love snacking and therein lies the problem of how will I curb my cravings for the sweets and carbs… Continue reading →

A Li'l Bit of Spice – Roasted Chili Almonds Raw Almonds, Vegan Appetizers, Cayenne Peppers, Charcuterie Board, Afternoon Snacks, Chili, Spicy, Roast, Vegetarian

Roasted Chili Almonds

Chili almonds are the perfect snack. You can make these ahead and have them after a workout, an afternoon snack, or even on a cheeseboard. Quick to make, these chili almonds are a delicious combi…

A Li'l Bit of Spice – Pear Halwa Cake Pear And Almond Cake, Almond Cakes, Small Food Processor, Food Processor Recipes, Traditional Cake Pans, Raw Pistachios, Springform Pan, Cake Servings, Sweet Cakes

Pear Halwa Cake

The amazing taste of ground nuts, just a hint of sweet, and the nostalgic flavor of halwa that any Indian can recognize. This Pear Halwa Cake has become so popular in my household, I’ve actu…

A Li'l Bit of Spice – Pineapple Fried Rice Pineapple Bowl, Pineapple Fried Rice, Summer Recipes, Easy Dinner Recipes, Easy Meals, Easy Recipes, Leftover Rice, Roasted Cashews, Frozen Peas

Pineapple Fried Rice

I'm all about summer and summer foods these days. This Pineapple Fried Rice is the perfect balance between sweet, spicy, crunchy, soft, and a burst of flavors. Best of all, it takes 20 minutes to make! A fun weeknight recipe, or a weekend recipe with some Thai Curry on the side. Go ahead, try this…

A Li'l Bit of Spice – Paneer Cabbage Cups Cilantro Chutney, Lime Wedge, Healthy Dishes, Garam Masala, Spicy, Cabbage, Avocado, Cups, Veggies

Paneer Cabbage Cups

Paneer Cabbage Cups are a light and healthy dish that is packed with a burst of flavor and texture in each bite. The spicy jalapeño, a pop of lemon, the crunch of the cabbage and the creaminess of…

Tropical Fruit Smoothie – A Li'l Bit of Spice Vegan Gluten Free, Vegan Vegetarian, Fruit Smoothie Recipes, Mixed Berries, Frozen Fruit, Protein Foods, Non Alcoholic, Spices, Tropical

Tropical Fruit Smoothie

This is the most perfect afternoon drink on a hot summer day. We’ve had temps in the high 90’s and low 100’s lately so we’ve been making ice cold drinks to stay cool. One …

A Li'l Bit of Spice – Fresco Carpaccio Fruits And Veggies, Vegetables, Potato Peeler, Stop Eating, The Fresh, Fresh Fruit, Summer Recipes, Fresco, Cucumber

Fresco Carpaccio

So, traditionally, a carpaccio is an appetizer made of thinly sliced meat. I decided to take the technique and make my own summer version of that. The sharp tang of lemon, the fresh fruit, and th…

A Li'l Bit of Spice – The BEST Veggie Quesadillas Veggie Quesadilla, Quesadillas, Learn To Cook, Food To Make, Couscous Salad, Quick Weeknight Meals, Grilled Veggies, Tasty, Yummy Food

The Best Veggie Quesadillas

There’s no wrong way to make a quesadilla. It’s one of those foods that can be served as a quick weeknight meal, an after school snack, bite sized as a party app; filled with just chee…

A Li'l Bit of Spice – Garlic Herb Potato Stacks Herbed Potatoes, Parmesan Potatoes, Sliced Potatoes, Dinner Side Dishes, Dinner Sides, Air Fryer Potato Chips, Batch Cooking, Serving Dishes, Fresh Herbs

Garlic Herb Potato Stacks

Crispy, garlicky, and full of flavor, these Garlic Herb Potato Stacks are an easy to make crowd pleaser! One of my new favorite ways to eat potatoes, you really can’t go wrong with them.

A Li'l Bit of Spice – Aloo Paratha Dried Mangoes, Coriander Powder, Whole Wheat Flour, Some Recipe, Spice Mixes, Garam Masala, Indian Food Recipes, Cravings, Brunch

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Aloo parathas are a standard in any Indian household, especially for breakfast/brunch on the weekends. Traditionally a Punjabi dish, it is popular amongst everyone for its taste, and the nostalgic…

A Li'l Bit of Spice – Grilled Ceggie and Couscous Salad Bbq Grill, Grilling, Skillet Cooking, How To Dry Rosemary, Couscous Salad, Seasoning Mixes, Food Network Recipes, My Recipes, Feta

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The weather has been so nice lately and we love spending the days in our backyard as much as possible. The evenings have also been amazing so we have been grilling and BBQ’ing more often.

A Li'l Bit of Spice – Root Vegetable Salad Root Vegetables, Veggies, Eating Raw, Dried Cranberries, Vegetable Salad, Beets, Farmers Market, Sweet Potato, Carrots

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Root vegetables are so versatile in any recipe you use. They can be roasted, baked, sautéed, mashed or even eaten raw! They have an earthy taste when raw that turns sweet when you cook them.

A Li'l Bit of Spice – Rainbow Lentil Stew Brown Lentils, Lentil Stew, Veggie Soup, Bowl Of Soup, Fresh Lime, One Pot Meals, I Foods, Spices, Veggies

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Rainy days always inspire a bowl of soup from my kitchen. This particular stew is inspired from my love of including rainbows in my food. Even better, it’s a one pot meal that’s easy …

A Li'l Bit of Spice – Brown Butter Toasted Tortellini Types Of Sauces, Brown Butter Sauce, Marinara Sauce, Tortellini, Pesto, Snack Recipes, Wordpress, Toast, Spices

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I’m a pasta lover and and am so proud to say so are my girls. I can get them to eat almost anything as long as I pair it with pasta. The only caveat, they keep changing what type of sauce t…

A Li'l Bit of Spice – Popeye Muffins Have Good Day, Cinnamon Powder, Muffin Tins, Breakfast Options, Whole Wheat Flour, Mini Muffins, Grocery Store, Yummy Treats, Baking Soda

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Popeye muffins are one of the girls’ favorites. I started making these when the girls were too young to eat leafy greens but old enough to eat more than pureed meals. They were an instant h…