Shades of my life - food, travel, photography!

Recent Posts

KETO MUG CAKE – READY IN 90 SECONDS

KETO MUG CAKE – READY IN 90 SECONDS

Being on keto is a promise to me that a lot of good things are coming my way. But an important learning for me through this lifestyle is that I if try to fight my cravings, I am not going to be able to continue […]

SHIRATAKI NOODLES WITH CHICKEN AND VEGGIES

SHIRATAKI NOODLES WITH CHICKEN AND VEGGIES

Shirataki Noodles are a low calorie, gluten free and zero net carb noodles which I have successfully used to make this delicious and out of the world guilt free Shirataki Noodle Stir-Fry with Chicken and Veggies.

SIMPLE VANILLA CAKE WITH WHIPPED CREAM FROSTING

SIMPLE VANILLA CAKE WITH WHIPPED CREAM FROSTING

This is a very simple and completely no fuss Vanilla cake recipe – super moist and full of flavor. The cake has been frosted with a vanilla flavored whipped cream frosting. Yummy! Yes. I make too many cakes. I guess it won’t be extrapolating if […]

SMALL BATCH CHOCOLATE CAKE – FOR TWO!

SMALL BATCH CHOCOLATE CAKE – FOR TWO!

This is a perfect recipe for making Small batch Chocolate Cake – to rescue you from times when you don’t want a huge cake or are simply planning a small and romantic dinner with your loved one. Yields only two (standard size) or three (smaller) […]

PALAK MUSHROOM – MUSHROOMS COOKED IN A SPICY SPINACH GRAVY

PALAK MUSHROOM – MUSHROOMS COOKED IN A SPICY SPINACH GRAVY

A creamy, no onion, no garlic dish made with pureéd spinach and sauteéd mushrooms laden with deep flavors. This is a variation of the popular dish Palak Paneer. I present to you my keto friendly Palak Mushroom.

DAYS LIKE THESE – NECESSARY RANT

DAYS LIKE THESE – NECESSARY RANT

Some days are just different. Penning down your thoughts is especially difficult on some days. And sometimes, these ‘some days’ may last a few days. As I grow older, I think I have realised that the best way to deal with such days is to […]

INDIAN STYLE MUSHROOM CHEESE OMELETTE – A KETO BLESSING

INDIAN STYLE MUSHROOM CHEESE OMELETTE – A KETO BLESSING

Yello everyone! Till a few years or even months back, if anyone told me that I couldn’t eat rice anymore, I would run away from them and vow to never speak to them again! I never could imagine giving up on rice and fighting with […]

BUDGET DIY WALL HANGING – DIY WALL DECORATION ON A BUDGET

BUDGET DIY WALL HANGING – DIY WALL DECORATION ON A BUDGET

Yello everyone! If you have been following me on Instagram or if you happened to see my previous post on my Facebook page, you would know that recently I made a wall hanging piece of decor for my home. What is special about this DIY […]

PHOTOGRAPHY – SOME OF MY RECENT SHOTS

PHOTOGRAPHY – SOME OF MY RECENT SHOTS

Yello! Most of you probably do not know how big of a procrastinator I am. I am big believer of being content with my ‘current’ situation. Trying new things does not come naturally to me. So I believe it was a sign from the universe […]

A DAY TRIP FROM PORTLAND – TO MOUNT HOOD

A DAY TRIP FROM PORTLAND – TO MOUNT HOOD

Hello everyone! Travelling is another love of my life. Just as much as I love cooking, travel is what keeps the monotony at bay! Luckily, I got married to Nishant who is equally passionate about travelling. An extra thanks goes out to him because he […]


%d bloggers like this: