Mango Lassi

Growing up, mango lassis were one of my favorite to order when we ate out at Indian restaurants.  The sweet mangoes, the tangy yogurt, and the hint of rose at the end of each sip…. oh so delicious!  The fact that mangoes are my absolute favorite fruit just adds to my love for this lassi!
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A summer time must have, even my girls look forward to having a glass almost daily which just makes my heart happy.  Easy to whip up, you don’t need much.  A blender and the ingredients are all you have to use.  I did use a dash of rose syrup to give it a summer-y floral hint which takes this lassi to a whole new level.
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Have this delicious mango lassi as an afternoon snack to cool down in the heat, or pair it with some delicious Indian food.  It pairs well with Masala Omelette for breakfast, or even a lunch time drink with a Desi Masala Bowl or with dinner when you try out this Instant Pot Chole.

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From my kitchen to yours, enjoy this delicious treat!


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 of our favorite is this Tropical Fruit Smoothie.  Though we can’t be in the tropics, the girls and I decided to bring the flavors of the tropics home.  Continue reading “Tropical Fruit Smoothie”

Cha (Chai) Yum

One of my favorite memories is coming home to a nice cup of hot cha (as many Indians call it, but also famously known as Chai) and hanging out with my mom talking about our day.  It didn’t matter if I was coming home from high school, college, or once I moved out, coming home for the weekend – cha was our time.  Especially during the cold, snowy winters, that cup of chai just worked wonders. Continue reading “Cha (Chai) Yum

Avocado Banana Shake

Avocado Banana Shake

This shake is a huge hit in my family.  It’s perfect for a breakfast on the go, a snack to come home to before dinner is served, or just a drink that we serve while hanging out with the family and sharing stories.  I was first introduced to it by roommate before I got married.  Initially I thought she was crazy to mix avocado and banana together but when I tried it – I never went back.  Since then, I’ve changed her recipe slightly to make it my own.  Check it out and hopefully you’ll like this unusual combo too!

1 Avocado
1 Ripe Banana
1/3 c Walnuts
1 1/2 c Lowfat Milk

Blend it all together and enjoy! So simple and so good!